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#Fisher2020: Legal Studies Major Ready for Law School Katie Smith in cap and gown.

06/03/2020 - In five years, St. John Fisher College alumna Katie Smith ’20 hopes to be either a criminal defense attorney or working at a private law firm. A recipient of the Service Scholarship, Smith was a legal studies and history double major with a minor in ethics.

More than 100 Students Honored with Academic, Campus Life Awards Faculty members from the School of Arts and Sciences cheer on award winners during a ceremony held over Zoom.

05/09/2020 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors members of its graduating class who have achieved excellence in their academic studies and co-curricular pursuits.

Three Recognized for Research, Teaching Excellence Dr. Lipika Chablani, Dr. Sara Goodman, Dr. Shannon Cleverley-Thompson

05/09/2020 - This year, three members of the St. John Fisher College faculty were named recipients of the College’s most prestigious scholarship and teaching honors. The awards are usually bestowed during the College’s Commencement ceremony.

First Year Proves Unforgettable for Two Members of the Class of 2023 Trey Holmes with friends at the Teddi Dance for Love.

04/30/2020 - Fun. Exciting. Amazing. That’s how Tre’vonnte Holmes describes his first year at St. John Fisher College. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Holmes came to campus to pursue a degree in sport management. Along the way, he has engaged in some of Fisher’s best traditions and carved out his very own study space in Lavery Library.

Political Action Club to Host Virtual Voter Registration Drive A button encourages people to vote.

04/14/2020 - In ever changing times, the Political Action Club (PAC) continues to remain an active club on Fisher’s virtual campus. While many of their planned events were canceled, they’re harnessing the connectivity of Zoom to hold a Virtual Voter Registration Drive, beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 16.

Community-Engaged Learning Course Develops “Kids on Campus Day” A student from Dr. Tweet's class works with a fourth grade student from School No. 20.

04/14/2020 - St. John Fisher College is known for serving the Rochester community. This dedication is often on display through the work of community-engaged learning courses offered each year, including Helping Professions in Action, taught by Dr. Patricia Tweet.

Fisher Biologist Supports Aquatic Ecology Training for Middle and High School Teachers Students explore area water ecosystems with Dr. Mike Boller.

04/09/2020 - This summer, a group of middle and high school teachers will learn how to incorporate the study of Lake Ontario, and the streams and rivers that flow into it, into their curriculum. The new program—designed by a St. John Fisher College biology professor in collaboration with Genesee RiverWatch and Delta Environmental, Inc.—will connect teachers with tools and opportunities from local, state, and national resources.

Dane-Staples Earns Journal’s Paper of the Year Honor Emily Dane-Staples

04/08/2020 - Dr. Emily Dane-Staples, associate professor in the Sport Management Department, was recently awarded Sport Management Education Journal’s Best Paper Award for 2019.

Transfer Students Find Their Place on Campus Donavan Ruther

04/01/2020 - You could say that Donavan Ruther ’20 has always envisioned himself at St. John Fisher College. Both his aunt and his brother are Fisher graduates; so when he finished his associate’s degree at Monroe Community College, it was easy to see himself on campus.

Students Present at African American Studies National Conference Seniors Oskarys Fermin and Luisa Rodriguez and sophomore Tamaron McKnight at the conference.

03/27/2020 - Seniors Oskarys Fermin and Luisa Rodriguez and sophomore Tamaron McKnight co-presented a paper with Dr. Lisa J. Cunningham, visiting assistant professor of English and director of Women and Gender Studies, in Dallas, Texas, at the 28th annual National Association of African American Studies National Conference in late February.