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An Appetite to Study Abroad Students in Stella Plutino-Calabrese's Italian classes made 22 pounds of pasta from scratch making spaghetti, fettucine, and linguine before sitting and enjoying the meal.

02/07/2019 - This semester, over 60 St. John Fisher College students are studying in Spain, Italy, Ireland, and Australia, marking one of the largest cohorts of students Fisher has sent abroad in one semester. The study abroad program has seen an increase in interest; in part, due to the expanded efforts of program director, Dr. Stella Plutino-Calabrese.

Biology Student Awarded Summer Research Fellowship Maura Connorton and Dr. Ed Freeman

02/06/2019 - Maura Connorton ’20, a junior studying biology at St. John Fisher College, was recently awarded a 2019 Summer Research Fellowship grant through the Endocrine Society.

Learning Fund Helps Grad Secure Position in Pro Baseball Garrett Steiger

02/05/2019 - The Student Experiential Learning Fund, created in 2018, helped pave the way for Garrett Steiger ’18 (pictured, left) to land a full-time position in professional baseball.

Students Gain Industry Insight through Internships Each summer, Fisher students intern at the Buffalo Bills Training Camp, which is held on campus.

02/04/2019 - A hallmark of Fisher’s sport management program continues to be the engaging internship and practicum experiences students have throughout the academic year.

Industry Experience Takes Student to Spain Taylor Ketcham ’21 paired her passion for event management with her love of competition when she traveled to Barcelona, Spain to work as a volunteer with Ironman Triathlon in October.

01/28/2019 - Sophomore Taylor Ketcham had been involved with Ironman Triathlon long before choosing to attend St. John Fisher College for sport management. The Cazenovia, New York native has been a competitor, race volunteer, and spectator over the years, helping her develop a passion for event management along the way.

Photography Exhibit Features Work of Fisher Professor, Students A photo of a mountain landscape.

01/25/2019 - A new gallery exhibit at the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery, “The Art of Living in the Moment,” showcases the photography work of Dr. Linda MacCammon, associate professor of religious studies at St. John Fisher College.

Mindfulness is Top of Mind for Fisher Psychology Professor Melissa Ghera

01/21/2019 - In the fast-paced world of instant gratification and constant communication, Dr. Melissa Ghera is on a mission to slow down.

Newest Seward Scholar has Passion for PR Alyssa Whitley ’19

12/07/2018 - This fall, Fisher’s Department of Media and Communication selected Alyssa Whitley ’19 as the recipient of the James E. Seward Scholarship. Carrying a $1,000 award, the scholarship honors Jim Seward and his 41 years of college teaching, 29 of which were spent at Fisher. The scholarship was established by former students, friends, and colleagues within the department when he retired in 2011.

Graduate Returns to Campus to Help Create a More Sustainable Fisher Julia Green with Dr. Mike Boller at the College's 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

12/06/2018 - St. John Fisher College’s Center for Sustainability launched a post-graduate internship program to support the recently established sustainability major, academic club, and strategic initiatives on campus.

Fisher Students Host “We is for Equality” Event Allison Baird and Natalie Gates

11/30/2018 - On Wednesday, Nov. 14, St. John Fisher College students organized “We is for Equality,” an event featuring panel speakers who discussed the current climate surrounding equality in society.

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