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Biology, Education, Pharmacy Faculty Recognized for Research, Teaching Excellence Dr. Nathan (left) with a member of the pharmacy Class of 2021.

05/09/2021 - This Commencement season, three members of the St. John Fisher College faculty were named recipients of the College’s most prestigious scholarship and teaching honors.

Class of 2021 Graduates from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Members of the Class of 2021 await the start of their Commencement ceremony.

05/08/2021 - During a Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, May 8, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education bestowed baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees on more than 120 graduates.

Fisher’s Commencement to Honor Class of 2021, Prolific Members of the Campus Community Jack DePeters ’73 (left) and Dr. Arlette Miller Smith (right)

04/19/2021 - More than 1,000 students will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 67th Commencement celebration, which features a series of in-person School-based ceremonies from Thursday, May 6 through Saturday, May 8.

Celebrating the 5th Annual Student Research and Creative Work Symposium A student looks into a microscope in a science lab.

04/16/2021 - For the fifth year, St. John Fisher College will celebrate students excelling with their own independent projects during the annual Student Research and Creative Work Symposium. Undergraduate and graduate student scholars will begin sharing their work on Wednesday, April 28.

$25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant to Create New Civic Leaders Program at Fisher Students gather on the Campus Center Quad.

03/29/2021 - A new program at St. John Fisher College will prepare undergraduate students to be educated and engaged civic leaders and citizens of the region and find answers on how to create a more equitable, healthy, and sustainable community.

St. John Fisher College Appoints New Dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Joellen Maples

03/22/2021 - After a nationwide search, St. John Fisher College has appointed Dr. Joellen Maples as the dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education. Maples will officially begin her role at the College on July 1 after having served as interim dean since January 2020.

Ed.D. Graduates Share Leadership Research, Experiences Aerial view of St. John Fisher College's campus in the fall.

03/19/2021 - This spring, the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership Program has been hosting a leadership and research panel discussion series to serve as a catalyst for relevant leadership dialogue that impacts the community in areas of higher education, P-12 education, and health care. The series, facilitated by a program faculty member, features recent graduates who present their dissertation research to current candidates of the program.

Countdown to Commencement 2021: Abigail King Abigal King poses with Cardinal.

03/15/2021 - The next member of the Class of 2021 to be featured in the series is Abigail King, an inclusive adolescence education and English major with a literature concentration. She was nominated by Jen Pluretti, career and academic and planning advisor.

Fisher Receives Scholarship Support from Thiem Charitable Foundation Kearney Hall

03/08/2021 - St. John Fisher College received $125,000 from the Alvin F. and Ruth K. Thiem Foundation to support three scholarship programs.

Miller Smith Appointed to Fairport Board of Education Dr. Arlette Miller Smith

02/03/2021 - Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, a longtime professor in the School of Arts and Science and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was recently appointed to the Fairport Central School District’s Board of Education.

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