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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.

Fisher Celebrates a Decade as a U.S. News “Best College” Seal: US News Best Colleges National Universities 2021

09/14/2020 - For the tenth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature.

Media Management Major Participates in NextGen Leadership Program Riley Moscicki

09/11/2020 - For 10 weeks this summer, St. John Fisher College student Riley Moscicki engaged in the NextGen Leadership Program hosted by WPP, an international advertising and marketing services group.

$2 Million Gift to Establish the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence at St. John Fisher College Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters, with President Gerard J. Rooney, at the 2019 Teddi Dance for Love. The DePeters announced a $10,000 gift to the Teddi Dance during the fundraiser's opening ceremony.

09/09/2020 - St. John Fisher College today announced the creation of the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence thanks to a $1 million gift from Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters. Jack retired from Wegmans Food Markets after 52 accomplished years of service to the food company, and in honor of his retirement, Wegmans matched the $1 million gift in December 2019.

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.

Two Selected as Inaugural Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship Recipients Jonathan De La Fuente and Joseph Torrillo

09/04/2020 - St. John Fisher College students Jonathan De La Fuente and Joseph Torrillo were selected as the inaugural recipients of the Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship.

Rozelle Praised for “Great Ideas for Teaching” Papers Arien Rozelle

09/03/2020 - Arien Rozelle, assistant professor of media and communication, was recognized during the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Public Relations Division annual conference held in early August.

New Faculty Faces at Fisher A class is in session at the Wegmans School of Nursing.

08/24/2020 - This August, five full-time faculty members will teach their first fall courses at St. John Fisher College.

Course Offers Interdisciplinary Approach to COVID-19 A drawing of the coronavirus with arrows pointing to a house, medicine bottle, hands being washed, stethescope, and people six-feet apart.

08/14/2020 - Nearly 80 members of the Class of 2024 spent the last six weeks looking at the coronavirus pandemic through a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary lens.

National Science Foundation Grant Funds Fisher Nanoscience Research Alexey Ignatchenko

08/13/2020 - Dr. Alexey Ignatchenko, associate professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College, received a $213,652 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support a fundamental research study in catalytic reactions on surfaces with a potential to improve the production of biofuel.