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Three from Fisher recognized as Outstanding Adult Student Awards A wall in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center reads: Fisher

05/20/2020 - Three students from St. John Fisher College— Gregory Bartholomew, Ina Buga, and William Maskrey —were recipients of the 2020 Outstanding Adult Student Awards given by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association (RACCE).

More than 100 Students Honored with Academic, Campus Life Awards Faculty members from the School of Arts and Sciences cheer on award winners during a ceremony held over Zoom.

05/09/2020 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors members of its graduating class who have achieved excellence in their academic studies and co-curricular pursuits.

MBA Students Present Capstone Projects The School of Business is housed in the Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise.

04/24/2020 - Most MBA students in the School of Business finish out their degree by completing an actual consulting project for a company or organization under the direction of a faculty mentor. This semester, students in the capstone had to adapt to the virtual world as meetings in the Salerno Center for American Enterprise quickly turned into meetings over Zoom.

Fisher Students Take on Essential Jobs Just over a week ago, Mariah Doig began working at Lowe’s in her hometown of Durhamville, New York.

04/19/2020 - Several School of Business students are doing much more than staying home and taking online classes. They are going to work in essential jobs every day, helping the community stay safely at home.

School of Business Taps 26 Students into Beta Gamma Sigma Select students were invited to join BGS during surprise in-class tapping ceremonies.

04/13/2020 - This spring, 26 students in the School of Business were tapped to join St. John Fisher College’s chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BSG), an international honor society for business students and scholars.

Plastic Bag Ban, COVID-19 Effects Topics of Professors’ Op-Ed Isar Kiani and David Kunsch

04/07/2020 - Two professors from the St. John Fisher College School of Business share opinions on the plastic bag ban and effects of COVID-19 on the economy in separate Rochester Business Journal opinion pieces.

Uncertain Times Give Investment Club Experiences in Market Volatility A monitor shows stock prices.

04/06/2020 - For just over a decade, St. John Fisher College’s Investment Club has managed a portfolio of investments. In the last four years alone, the Club had one of the longest market peaks in recent history, only to turn downward at a rapid rate, due to the uncertainty brought on by COVID-19.

Course Provides Real World Experience for Business Students The School of Business is housed in the Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise.

04/02/2020 - Each year, students in Professor Ron Sicker’s Promotions Management courses create a fully integrated promotional campaign for clients, developing creative materials and an implementation strategy. Promotions Management is part of the suite of community-engaged learning courses, which work with partners in the Rochester community to strengthen students’ academic learning and professional preparation while providing mutual benefit to a local organization.

Business Students Find Ways to Continue Internships Remotely Matthew Sciandra continues his internship with The Bonadio Group from home.

03/30/2020 - The switch to online classes as a result of COVID-19 didn’t just alter students’ plans in the classroom. As Fisher students returned home, and non-essential businesses closed, many internships also came to an end. Luckily, technology allowed several students to continue their internship work, just with a much different backdrop.

Lambert Publishes on Family Business Succession Planning Hugh Lambert

03/24/2020 - St. John Fisher College faculty member Hugh Lambert, CPA, has published an article on family business succession planning opportunities in the December 2019 issue of the CPA Journal.

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