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New Training to Support Persons with IDD during Pandemic Two people walking outside.

04/26/2021 - A team of faculty at the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College is creating a four-module training to help individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) and their caregivers handle the unique challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fisher to Expand Support for Students in STEM Fields Banners on a wall in the Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building showcases the many disciplines students can explore at Fisher.

09/28/2020 - St. John Fisher College will create a new student support program for underrepresented minority or economically disadvantaged undergraduates studying STEM fields, thanks to a $400,000 grant from the New York State Education Department’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP).

Federal Grant Funds Creation of Student Support Program at Fisher A student walks out of the Campus Center.

08/27/2020 - St. John Fisher College received a $1.3 million grant from the Federal TRIO (TRIO) Student Support Services program (SSS) to fund the creation of a new student support program for first generation students at the College.

National Science Foundation Grant Funds Fisher Nanoscience Research Alexey Ignatchenko

08/13/2020 - Dr. Alexey Ignatchenko, associate professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College, received a $213,652 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support a fundamental research study in catalytic reactions on surfaces with a potential to improve the production of biofuel.

Fisher Historians Receive Second NEH Grant for Veterans Dialogue Project Seal: National Endowment for the Humanities

07/09/2020 - Two faculty members at St. John Fisher College received a second round of funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to support the continuation of a project aimed at generating discussions of duty, patriotism, and loyalty among Rochester-based veterans.

Fisher Biologist Supports Aquatic Ecology Training for Middle and High School Teachers Students explore area water ecosystems with Dr. Mike Boller.

04/09/2020 - This summer, a group of middle and high school teachers will learn how to incorporate the study of Lake Ontario, and the streams and rivers that flow into it, into their curriculum. The new program—designed by a St. John Fisher College biology professor in collaboration with Genesee RiverWatch and Delta Environmental, Inc.—will connect teachers with tools and opportunities from local, state, and national resources.

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.

Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms Focus of Conference The Basilian motto, Teach Me Goodness, Discipilne, and Knowledge is written on the exterior of Golisano Gateway.

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.

Through Scholarship, Alesco Advisors Invests in Fisher Students A student in a classroom in the School of Business.

07/09/2019 - A scholarship fund at St. John Fisher College will receive a $250,000 boost thanks to the generosity of Alesco Advisors, an investment advisory firm located in Pittsford, New York.

St. John Fisher College Joins REV Campus Challenge A building at St. John Fisher College

07/01/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College will undergo a robust assessment of its energy consumption and explore new ways to reduce its environmental footprint, thanks to a grant from NYSERDA.

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