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Members of the class of 2020 spell out 2-0-2-0 on the bleachers of the Polisseni Track and Field Complex.
Class of 2020 Celebration

The Class of 2020 arrived at Fisher on September 3, 2016, ready to make new friends, pursue their academic passions, and explore the world around them. As they embark on new journeys, we celebrate their many accomplishments and welcome them into our alumni family. Meet the Graduates

New graduates hold lighted candles during a graduation ceremony.
Master's and Doctoral Candidates

Our master's and doctoral candidates have earned degrees in business, education, nursing, and pharmacy. Many juggled coursework with the demands of full-time careers and home and family life. Now, with degrees in hand, they'll be an even more positive force in their communities. Meet the 2020 Advanced Degree Candidates

Ranita Williams in graduation regalia.
Ranita Williams

Class of 2020 President Ranita Williams reflects on four years at Fisher.

President Gerry Rooney poses outside Kearny Hall.
Gerry Rooney

St. John Fisher College President Dr. Gerard J. Rooney addresses members of the Class of 2020.

Kristen Resetar
Kristen Resetar

Wegmans School of Nursing double Cardinal Kristen Resatar shares words of wisdom on behalf of graduate and doctoral students.

Messages from the Fisher Campus Community

“The enthusiasm and passion that you have for all that you do on campus is clear, and it has been wonderful to experience your last year with you.”

Amanda Metzger, director of student engagement and inclusion, as well as members of the Fisher campus community share their pride in the Class of 2020.

Messages from the School of Arts and Sciences

“You will venture into this world and you will make us proud. And, you shall be remembered.”

Dean Ann Marie Fallon and select faculty members from the School of Arts and Sciences share words of encouragement.


Messages from the School of Business

“During these times, you were resilient, you were agile, you were positive. Those attributes are going to get you very far in your personal life and in the professional business world. You’ve got this. Go get ’em!“

Interim Associate Dean Carol Wittmeyer and select faculty members from the School of Business share advice and messages of congratulations.

Messages from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education

“I am so proud of you all, in the most fantastic way. Go out and set the world on fire.”

Interim Dean Joellen Maples and select faculty members from the School of Education cheer on the Class of 2020.

Messages from the Wegmans School of Nursing

“I wish you all the best as you move forward in your work to help restore the health of our nation, revitalize its economy, reimagine education, and always keep science at the center of decision-making.”

Dean Dianne Cooney Miner and select faculty members from the Wegmans School of Nursing offer words of support to the next generation of Fisher Nurses and to all the 2020 graduates.

Messages from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy

“After years of hard work, many assignments and exams, you’ve made it! A special congratulations to the Wegmans School of Pharmacy graduates as your flexibility and resiliency in completing your clinical rotations over these last few weeks has been a testament to many.”

Dean Christine Birnie and select members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy share their pride in the Class of 2020.

  1. 66

    Fisher celebrates its 66th graduating class in 2020 with a morning full of events. Learn more

  2. Two thumbs up! Congrats Fisher grads - you did it!

  3. +800

    The College will confer more than 800 baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees this year. Learn more

  4. Cardinal says, "Congrats and good luck!"

  5. 32,000

    Members of the Class of 2020 will bring the network of Fisher alumni to 32,000 strong. Learn more

  6. Fisher welcomes back alumni every fall during Alumni and Family Weekend.

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