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Raising Flags and Awareness on Campus A new art installation in Pioch Hall highlights recent efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment on campus.

02/20/2020 - A new art installation in Pioch Hall highlights recent efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment on campus. The project consists of a series of flag-inspired panels representing inclusion, patriotism, and compassion in the context of the many intersectional communities at Fisher. This creative undertaking is just one result of ongoing interdepartmental diversity and inclusion work at the College.

Graduates of 2019 Report Successful “First Destinations” Jordyn Weller in cap and gown.

02/19/2020 - Graduates from the Class of 2019 are finding success in their lives after Fisher, according to results from the First Destinations Survey (FDS) administered by the College annually to all bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree recipients.

Executive Interns Go Behind-the-Scenes at Fisher The 2019-2020 Executive Interns (from left to right) are Tyler Adams, Darienne Slocum, Cassidy Bell, Madison Byrne, Erica Schultz, and Matthew Jeffries.

02/17/2020 - Tyler Adams ’20, a management major at St. John Fisher College, is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Fisher Forward, the College’s largest comprehensive fundraising campaign.

Gaming for a Cause: Fisher Professor Develops App to Help Preserve Native Language Artwork by Oneida master artist Dawn Dark Mountain (www.dawndarkmountain.com) will inspire the visual look of A Strong Fire.

02/10/2020 - Dr. Wendi Sierra, assistant professor in the English and interactive media programs at St. John Fisher College, says that preserving an indigenous language is a formidable task. She says many native languages have a “missing generation”—parents or even grandparents who know little or nothing of the language, making it hard to revitalize its daily or home use.

Countdown to Commencement 2020: Ranita Williams Ranita Williams

02/09/2020 - The next member of the Class of 2020 to be featured in the Countdown to Commencement series is Ranita Williams, an education and American studies major who was nominated by Erin Barry, director of the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement.

Sarachan Wins Award at Shmoovies Film Festival Jeremy Sarachan

02/06/2020 - Jeremy Sarachan, chair of the St. John Fisher College Department of Media and Communication, recently won the Audience Favorite Award for his film, “Active Voices,” during the Shmoovies Film Festival, held at The Cinema in Rochester, New York in January.

Workshop Teaches Students Communication through Movement Students attended a movement workshop led by Darren Stevenson.

02/05/2020 - Students from two courses in the Department of Media and Communication classes attended a movement workshop led by Darren Stevenson, artistic director and CEO of Push Physical Theatre, a local performance company that uses the physical movement of the body to tell a story and convey emotion.

With the Hornets, Student Learns to Be Unique, Be Different, and Make it Fun Anthony Loussedes high-fives the Charlotte Hornet during his internship.

02/03/2020 - Anthony Loussedes ’19 engaged in an internship with the Charlotte Hornets this fall, seeing it as an opportunity to learn about the inner workings of a professional sporting event.

Fr. Graf Delivers Lecture at Central Library William Graf

01/28/2020 - Fr. William Graf, associate professor and chair of the Religious Studies Department at St. John Fisher College, will deliver the lecture, Racism in the Catholic Church in 19th Century America: a Case Study, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County (115 South Avenue).

Now Boarding: Fisher Flight Plan National Mall in Washington, DC.

01/27/2020 - This April, students will have a unique opportunity that requires a boarding pass, a stack of business cards, and 48 free hours. It’s called Fisher Flight Plan, an immersive career networking and exploration experience, and applications are now being accepted.