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Six Questions with Young Adult Literature Expert Joellen Maples Joellen Maples

11/20/2018 - This fall, the New York State English Council named Dr. Joellen Maples its collegiate 2018 Educator of Excellence. The Council, which brings together language arts educators at all levels pre-K through college to offer professional development and share best practices, praised Maples for her leadership in the classroom, mentorship of teachers new to the profession, and for inspiring her students to become skillful readers and writers.

Crowdfunding@Fisher Offers Seven Ways to Support Fisher Fisher students traveled to Mexico to provide health care to residents.

11/14/2018 - Since its inception, Crowdfunding@Fisher has helped the community come together to support causes they truly believe in. Launched in spring 2018, the efforts help groups of Fisher students, faculty, staff, and alumni raise money for college-based and affiliated initiatives and projects.

St. John Fisher College Hosts TEDxSJFC for Second Year TEDxSJFC - an independently organized TED event

10/26/2018 - On Saturday, Nov. 3, St. John Fisher College will host TEDxSJFC from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Basil 135.

Fall 2018 Teach-In Focuses on Justice Scrabble tiles spell out the word justice.

10/25/2018 - St. John Fisher College faculty and staff members will offer short presentations along the theme of justice during the Fall 2018 Teach-In.

Education Dean Delivers Keynote at Symposium Mike Wischnowski

10/16/2018 - Two members of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education delivered talks to 60 new school administrators during the Central New York Region Leadership Symposium.

Let’s Connect: New Platform Brings Together Alumni, Students Cardinal Connections @SJFC graphic

10/05/2018 - With the launch of The Fisher Edge in fall 2018, the Office of Institutional Advancement, in collaboration with the Center for Career and Academic Planning, joined the initiative by launching Cardinal Connections, a new online platform that connects alumni and students with the purpose of providing meaningful avenues for mentorship and guidance.

Fisher Professors Ranked No. 29 in New York A professor talks with students in a science lab.

10/04/2018 - Niche.com, a major research and ranking site, has ranked St. John Fisher College No. 29 among the Colleges with the Best Professors in New York for 2019.

Fisher Alumna Heads Summit for Early Childhood Education Dr. Hemmeter, Dr. Wischnowski, and Dr. Lubecki.

09/24/2018 - On July 12-13, the Pyramid Model Summit, which was led by Dr. Lynn Lubecki, brought together 80 early childhood education professionals, who were organized by a group of community providers.

Albatross Project Brings Sustainability into Focus at Fisher A black footed albatross.

09/21/2018 - St. John Fisher College will host a College-wide, two-day initiative, The Albatross Project, focused on sustainability on Tuesday, Oct. 9 and Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Thirteen 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.

09/13/2018 - This fall, St. John Fisher College welcomed 13 new faculty members to campus.

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