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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.