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Palvino Communication Award Honors Two Sophomores Shefki Beha and Shannon Munier

04/24/2020 - The Department of Media and Communication at St. John Fisher College has selected sophomores Shefki Beha and Shannon Munier as the 2020 recipients of the Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Award.

Biology Professors Create Maker Space for Students Fisher's Maker Space

04/20/2020 - Drs. Michael Boller, Fernando Ontiveros-Llamas, and Johnathan Millen, all biology professors at St. John Fisher College, are working to create a Maker Space on campus for students. The goal is to provide the campus community with workshop space to flex their creative muscles to design and build.

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.

Miller Smith, Five Alumnae among RBJ’s Women of Excellence Dr. Arlette Miller Smith

04/05/2020 - St. John Fisher College professor Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, associate professor of English and director of the African American Studies program, is among the Rochester Business Journal’s honorees for the 2020 Women of Excellence awards.

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.

Countdown to Commencement: Hannah Batten Hannah Batten

03/18/2020 - Peer advisor. Residence assistant. Mentor. Writing tutor. Orientation leader and coordinator. Managing editor of the literary magazine, Angles. Honors Program participant. Study abroad alumna. Research fellow. Skier and soccer player. You could say that in four short years, Hannah Batten, this week’s featured senior in the Countdown to Commencement series, has taken full advantage of her time at St. John Fisher College.