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Students Help Stock Local Classrooms Fisher students volunteer at Pencils & Paper.

04/12/2018 - According to the Jewish Family Service of Rochester, secondary education teachers often spend between $500 and $1,200 of their own money each year buying supplies for their classrooms.

Countdown to Commencement: Kaitlyn Mazierski Kaitlyn Mazierski poses next to a photo of herself on the volleyball court.

04/11/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Kaitlyn Mazierski, a Spanish and education major. She was nominated by Kelly Greapentrog, the women’s volleyball coach.

Fisher Hosts Professional Development Day for Charter School Leaders On Monday, March 19, teams from Rochester’s charter schools came together for a professional development day, thanks to the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership Program and its Charter School Leadership Forums program.

04/04/2018 - On Monday, March 19, teams from Rochester’s charter schools came together for a professional development day, thanks to the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership Program and its Charter School Leadership Forums program.

Ceremony Recognizes Doctoral Graduates at Ed.D. Extension Site Twenty-three doctoral students in the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program received their hoods during a ceremony held this March.

04/04/2018 - On Saturday, March 17, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held a hooding and awards ceremony for graduates of the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program at Iona College, one of two extension sites where the program is offered.

Fisher Student Appears on Harry Connick Jr. Talk Show Alexa Zappia poses with actor, musician, and talk show host Harry Connick, Jr.

03/28/2018 - St. John Fisher College student Alexa Zappia ’18 will make an appearance on “Harry,” Harry Connick Jr.’s syndicated talk show next week, sharing details of her diversity and inclusion initiative, Rocks of Unity.

Fisher Student Named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow Josh Miles

03/12/2018 - St. John Fisher College student Josh Miles ’19 was selected to participate in the 2018 Newman Civic Fellowship. Organized by Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, the fellowship is a one-year experience emphasizing personal, professional, and civic growth.

Ed.D. Grad Promoted at GCC Dr. Thomas C. Priester

03/09/2018 - Dr. Thomas C. Priester, a 2012 graduate of the Ed.D. program, was named associate dean of the Wyoming County Campus centers by Genesee Community College (GCC).

Cleverley-Thompson Published in Education Leadership Journal Shannon Cleverley-Thompson

03/09/2018 - Dr. Shannon Cleverley-Thompson’s peer-reviewed publication, Teaching Storytelling as a Leadership Practice, was recently published in the January 2018 issue of the Journal of Leadership Education.

Autism Research Website Features Schultz’s Work Susan Schultz

03/07/2018 - An article written by Dr. Susan Schultz, Leveraging Social Media, was recently featured on the Organization for Autism Research website.

New Program Brings Jamaican Education Students to Fisher Nigel Bowie, a student from Shortwood College in Jamaica, student-teaches at East Rochester High School.

02/22/2018 - This winter, a new partnership between the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher College and Shortwood Teacher’s College in Kingston, Jamaica came to fruition as students from both institutions spent a month experiencing the campuses and cultures of their international peers.

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