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Fisher Hosts School Supply Drive A pile of school supplies, including an open notebook, pencils, scissors, and erasers.

10/02/2020 - The Office of Campus Ministry and Institute for Civic and Community Engagement are teaming up to sponsor a school supply drive for three Rochester City School District elementary schools. The drive runs through Sunday, Oct. 18.

#ClubCorner: Political Club is Ready for Action Members of the Political Action Club at a meeting last spring.

10/01/2020 - St. John Fisher College’s Political Action Club, otherwise known as PAC, is a bipartisan club focused on connecting students to their interests. On the surface, students may think that this club is just a place to talk politics, but PAC focuses on giving students the opportunity to talk about topics and engage in projects that interest them.

New Platform Helps Fisher Students Register to Vote Logo: Fisher Votes

09/24/2020 - According to the Campus Vote Project, “young adults (ages 18-29) made up about 21 percent of the voting eligible population in 2014, but voter turnout for this demographic has reached record lows in recent years.”

Upgrades Turn Fisher’s Cyber Café into Grab-and-Go Hub Students stand in line to order food at the newly renovated Cyber Cafe.

09/21/2020 - A popular dining spot for St. John Fisher College students and employees, Cyber Café, received several upgrades this summer, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Fred L. Emerson Foundation.

2020 Student Film Festival Goes Virtual Media Management alum Lizzy Beach ’20 stars in Evanesce at the 2020 St. John Fisher College Student Film Festival.

09/17/2020 - The 2020 St. John Fisher College Student Film Festival will once again run as part of Rochester’s annual Fringe Festival.

Running for a Cause The winner of the 2019 Teddi Trot runs to the finish line.

09/16/2020 - Lace up your running shoes, charge your phone, and get ready for the 2020 Teddi Trot Challenge. This year, the event—which raises funds for the Teddi Dance for Love—has a fun, digital twist.

PAC: Your voice matters. Register to Vote! A graphic says vote with a red, white, and blue tie dye design behind.

09/10/2020 - This month, the Political Action Club (PAC) will be partnering with the Office of Student Engagement and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs, Residential Life, and the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement to host a virtual registration drive.

Teach-In Aims to Open Dialogue, Perspectives Dr. Carolyn Vacca teaches a class outside on the quad.

09/07/2020 - This week, Fisher faculty have organized a teach-in as part of the national Scholar Strike movement designed to educate and encourage dialogue surrounding issues of police violence and racism.

Fisher Implements Wastewater, Saliva Surveillance to Boost COVID-19 Detection Founders Hall

08/31/2020 - This semester, St. John Fisher College is engaging in a wastewater surveillance program in all campus residence halls as part of its SARS CoV2 (COVID-19) detection and mitigation strategy.

Fisher Adds 24/7 Telehealth Access from TimelyMD to Support Students’ Medical and Mental Health Needs Logo: Fisher Care 24/7 Telehealth for Students, Powered by TimelyMD

08/31/2020 - As part of St. John Fisher College’s ongoing response to COVID-19, all full-time undergraduates now have free, immediate, and unlimited access to medical and mental health screening visits through TimelyMD, a telehealth company that specializes in higher education.