04/12/2018 - According to the Jewish Family Service of Rochester, secondary education teachers often spend between $500 and $1,200 of their own money each year buying supplies for their classrooms.
04/12/2018 - For one week in March, a group of St. John Fisher College students traded laptops for sledge hammers, as they helped one resident of Houston, Texas rebuild his home in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
04/12/2018 - For the third year in a row, members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy will snip, clip, or shave their hair in an effort to support local patients battling cancer. It all happens during the annual Bald for Bucks event, scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, April 16, at Shooters Bar (1226 Fairport Road, Fairport).
04/11/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Kaitlyn Mazierski, a Spanish and education major. She was nominated by Kelly Greapentrog, the women’s volleyball coach.
04/09/2018 - Twelve hours and countless laps equaled a $20,000 fundraising feat for the 16th annual Relay for Life at St. John Fisher College. Sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer (CAC), the 12-hour walkathon supports the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge, and this year, students busted their fundraising goal while honoring those who have been touched by cancer.
04/05/2018 - Just in time for spring cleaning, dozens of student volunteers from St. John Fisher College spent two Saturdays in March at four schools in the Rochester City School District, priming, painting, and sprucing up the facilities, during the annual Color the Roc program.
04/05/2018 - St. John Fisher College student Joseph Reyes ’19 believes in doing the right thing. As a Service Scholar, he’s logged dozens of hours volunteering his time to local community agencies. But, when Hurricane Maria caused devastation in Puerto Rico, leaving thousands without their homes and basic items essential for living, community service took a deeper, more personal meaning for him.
03/29/2018 - Student veteran James Elliot, a management major, is the next member of the Class of 2018 to be featured in our Countdown to Commencement video series. Assistant Registrar and Veterans Coordinator, Monica Gebhardt, nominated Elliot.
03/28/2018 - St. John Fisher College student Alexa Zappia ’18 will make an appearance on “Harry,” Harry Connick Jr.’s syndicated talk show next week, sharing details of her diversity and inclusion initiative, Rocks of Unity.
03/27/2018 - On Sunday, March 25, 241 students, faculty, and community members participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk, an effort that raises funds and awareness for the Western New York Area chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).