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Six Undergraduates Earn Prestigious Trustee Awards Molly Taylor addresses her fellow graduates at the School of Arts and Sciences morning Commencement ceremony.

06/03/2021 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors graduating seniors for their academic successes. Among the Class of 2021, six students who graduated in December 2020 and May 2021 were recognized for exceptional academic performance. These are the highest honors bestowed to baccalaureate students during their time at the College.

Biology Professor Given National Mentoring Award Dr. Maryann Herman

06/01/2021 - Dr. Maryann Herman, associate professor of biology at St. John Fisher College, has been awarded a Mid-Career Mentor Award from the Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research. This national award honors biology mentors for their sustained efforts in supervising undergraduate research students.

Swartz Becomes Fisher's First Student-Athlete to Win NCAA Elite 90 Award Sophomore Lauren Swartz of the nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse team became the College's first-ever Elite 90 award recipient.

05/24/2021 - Sophomore Lauren Swartz of the nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College women's lacrosse team became the College's first-ever Elite 90 award recipient. She was honored on Friday, May 21, during the NCAA Division III National Championship, held in Salem, Va.

Biology, Education, Pharmacy Faculty Recognized for Research, Teaching Excellence Dr. Nathan (left) with a member of the pharmacy Class of 2021.

05/09/2021 - This Commencement season, three members of the St. John Fisher College faculty were named recipients of the College’s most prestigious scholarship and teaching honors.

Two Ceremonies Recognize Graduates of the School of Arts and Sciences Mary Grace Shine offers words of encouragement to her fellow graduates.

05/08/2021 - In her speech to members of the School of Arts and Sciences Class of 2021, graduate Mary Grace Shine reflected on the memory of officially matriculating at the College in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center Fieldhouse, remarking on how fitting it seemed to complete her journey in the same room four years later.

Countdown to Commencement 2021: Riley Moscicki Riley Moscicki

04/26/2021 - The final member of the Class of 2021 to be featured in the “Countdown to Commencement series” is media and communication major, Riley Moscicki.

Five New Inductees Join National Mathematics Honor Society . New inductees included Clarissa Hensler, Natalie Petruzelli, Rachael Osterhoudt, MacGregor Winegard, and Kailyn Woodard.

04/21/2021 - On Friday, April 16, the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics inducted its eighth cohort of students into Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society.

Fisher’s Commencement to Honor Class of 2021, Prolific Members of the Campus Community Jack DePeters ’73 (left) and Dr. Arlette Miller Smith (right)

04/19/2021 - More than 1,000 students will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 67th Commencement celebration, which features a series of in-person School-based ceremonies from Thursday, May 6 through Saturday, May 8.

Celebrating the 5th Annual Student Research and Creative Work Symposium A student looks into a microscope in a science lab.

04/16/2021 - For the fifth year, St. John Fisher College will celebrate students excelling with their own independent projects during the annual Student Research and Creative Work Symposium. Undergraduate and graduate student scholars will begin sharing their work on Wednesday, April 28.

$10,000 Grant Funds Fisher Research on Obesity Ed Freeman

04/06/2021 - Dr. Edward Freeman, associate professor of biology at St. John Fisher College, received a $10,000 grant from the Wyman-Potter Foundation to support his research on the impact of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDC) on obesity.

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