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Fisher’s AMA Achieves Excellence at International Conference Group photo after the first night of awards with 3rd place in website, 2nd place in social impact video, Excellence in Marketing Week, and 1st place in Educational Value for the Exhibit Competition.

04/19/2018 - In early April, the St. John Fisher College chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) attended the AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. While the group has attended the conference since 2012, this year, they experienced a first.

Alumni Honored during Accounting Awards Ceremony Dean Rama Yelkur presents John Almeter ’71 with the the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

04/16/2018 - St. John Fisher College honored two esteemed alumni—John Almeter ’71 and David Pitcher ’78—during the 29th annual Accounting Awards Banquet, held on Thursday, April 5.

School of Business Celebrates Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees, Honoree The St. John Fisher College School of Business inducted 28 students into Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the international honor society for exceptional business students and scholars, during a formal ceremony held on Friday, April 6.

04/10/2018 - The St. John Fisher College School of Business inducted 28 students into Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the international honor society for exceptional business students and scholars, during a formal ceremony held on Friday, April 6.

Countdown to Commencement: James Elliot James Elliot

03/29/2018 - Student veteran James Elliot, a management major, is the next member of the Class of 2018 to be featured in our Countdown to Commencement video series. Assistant Registrar and Veterans Coordinator, Monica Gebhardt, nominated Elliot.

Trip to Big Apple Inspires Big Dreams for Investment Club The Investment Club saw 21st Century Fox ring the opening bell at the NASDAQ.

03/28/2018 - Twelve students from the St. John Fisher College Investment Club got a taste of the exciting world of business and banking during a Spring Break trip to New York City’s Financial District.

Countdown to Commencement: Ikenna Onuoha Ikenna Onuoha '18

03/21/2018 - The next featured member of the Class of 2018 in the Countdown to Commencement video series is Ikenna Onuoha, who is earning a master’s degree in management from the School of Business. Onuoha was nominated by Matt Lake, international student advisor.

Rochester Financial Organization Honors Fisher Senior From left to right: Professor Hugh Lambert, Kevin Colafranceschi ’18, and Dr. Patricia Wollan.

03/21/2018 - Kevin Colafranceschi ’18, a student in the St. John Fisher College School of Business, has been selected to receive the top scholarship from the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI). Colafranceschi was among six finalists from local area colleges.

Up Close and Driven: Family, Focus, and Fun Drive Cardinals’ Ace Pitcher Lindsey Thayer Lindsey Thayer is a pitcher on the women's softball team.

03/14/2018 - For the last two years, pitcher Lindsey Thayer has helped the St. John Fisher College softball team make back-to-back appearances in the NCAA Division III World Series, where, in 2017, they finished second in the country. But before she found success on the Cardinals’ softball diamond, she found herself immersed in a family that bonded over learning the ins and outs of the game.

Student Marketers Attend Rochester Conference John Valentine, vice president senior financial consultant, Charles Schwab; Emily Risch ’20; Dr. Monica Hodis, St. John Fisher College School of Business faculty member and AMA advisor; Christopher LoTempio, vice president financial consultant, Charles Schwab; and Russ McDonald, vice president of collegiate relations, Rochester AMA.

03/13/2018 - On Friday, Feb. 23, members of the St. John Fisher College chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) attended the fifth annual Rochester Collegiate Conference. The event was held by the Rochester AMA at the Brook-Lea County Club and featured guest speakers, resume resources, and a networking session and career fair.

Students Learn the Art of Networking The event, “The Art of Networking with Dick’s Sporting Goods,” featured the company’s university relations recruiter, Nick Rivers, who encouraged students to “be comfortable being uncomfortable” and to “get out of their comfort zones because that is where the magic happens” to make connections.

03/12/2018 - Nearly 40 students from across campus learned about the critical professional skill of networking, thanks to a February event co-sponsored by the School of Business and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

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