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First-Year Students Call First Six Weeks Exciting, Inspiring Sophia Sportelli poses with the Cardinal!

10/17/2019 - Sophia Sportelli came to St. John Fisher College to study early childhood education with a focus on biology. A native of Syracuse, New York, she described her first six weeks on campus as exciting, challenging, and welcoming.

NSF Grant Helps Fisher, FLCC Boost Rural Teacher Pipeline Educators and administrators from Fisher, FLCC, and area schools met in August to collaborate on the new Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship program.

10/16/2019 - St. John Fisher College, in partnership with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC), aims to alleviate the teacher shortage in high-needs rural districts through its newly created Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship Program.

New Faculty Members Join Campus A wall in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Building reads: A great education starts with a great teacher.

09/13/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College students will see 13 new faculty members in their classes.

Value, Quality Earn Fisher a Spot on U.S. News’ “Best Colleges” Feature Kearney Hall

09/09/2019 - St. John Fisher College earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature, making the grade for its value, quality educational opportunities, and support of veterans, among other characteristics.

Fisher Earns “College of Distinction” Designation 2019-2020 Colleges of Distinction Badge

08/13/2019 - St. John Fisher College was among just 400 colleges and universities across the country to earn a 2019-2020 Best Colleges of Distinction designation.

Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms Focus of Conference The Basilian motto,

08/07/2019 - In August, a first of its kind conference in Rochester will offer local teachers and school leaders the opportunity to explore the benefits of creating trauma-sensitive classrooms.

Fisher Alumni Power the New Paychex Promise Three female Fisher graduates at Paychex

06/21/2019 - Statistics show that many young companies can struggle to meet their cash flow obligations, often leading to closure within the first few years.

#Fisher2019: Ed.D. Grad Says “Inclusive Education a ‘Passport’ to Excellence” Dr. Cord Stone in cap and gown.

06/18/2019 - At the hooding ceremony for the doctoral candidates in St. John Fisher College’s Executive Leadership program, Dr. Cord Stone had the opportunity to address his fellow graduates. His message: “inclusive education is the passport to excellence in leadership.”

Education Faculty Present at Conferences Dr. Whitney Rapp, Dr. Susan Schultz, Dean Mike Wischnowski

06/05/2019 - Dr. Whitney Rapp was the keynote speaker at the “Accessibility: Designing Access for All Learners” Conference held at Buffalo State University this spring. Her presentation was entitled Universal Design for Learning: Applications for Higher Education.

Fisher Anticipates Welcoming Class of 2023 Accepted students from the Class of 2023 meet the Cardinal at an open house.

06/03/2019 - For the fall 2019 semester, and for the third year in a row, over 600 first-year students have committed to St. John Fisher College making the Class of 2023 the third largest incoming class in the College’s history.

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