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Father Cavanaugh Reading Series to Feature Fiction Writer

Father Cavanaugh Reading Series to Feature Fiction Writer

10/20/2016

Fiction writer Rachel Hall will read a collection of stories during the 2016 Father Cavanaugh Reading Series, sponsored by the St. John Fisher College English Department. The reading, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in Wilson Formal Lounge. Read More

Environmental Project Brings Classroom Lesson to Life

Environmental Project Brings Classroom Lesson to Life

10/20/2016

Students in the learning community, Sustainability and the Environment, spent the morning of Monday, Oct. 3, at the natural area behind Murphy Hall, where they put what they’ve learned in the classroom into action by helping to control the invasive species pale swallow-wort on the site. Read More

Fisher Students aBANdon the Ban on Banned Books

Fisher Students aBANdon the Ban on Banned Books

10/20/2016

Students in Dr. Arlette Miller Smith’s Young Adult Literature course recognized Banned Book Week with posters and presentations that explored the many young adult books that have been banned throughout history. They presented their research during an event on Wednesday, Sept. 28 in Lavery Library. Read More

Fisher Hosts National Computers and Writing Conference

Fisher Hosts National Computers and Writing Conference

05/25/2016

More than 300 scholars from across the country traveled to St. John Fisher College for the annual Computers and Writing Conference, held May 19-22. Read More

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

05/11/2016

This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors. Read More

Three Named Outstanding Adult Students

Three Named Outstanding Adult Students

05/11/2016

Three St. John Fisher College students were recently honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards, given by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association (RACCE). Katherine Grams, April Gaudy, and John Snyder were formally recognized by RACCE at a banquet on Wednesday, April 20. Read More

Fisher Faculty Wins Visiting Position Abroad

Fisher Faculty Wins Visiting Position Abroad

05/04/2016

Dr. William Waddell, a professor of English, was selected to teach two courses for Central College Abroad in Merida, Mexico during the spring 2017 semester. Read More

Peer Colleagues Provide Support, Advice to Freshmen Writers

Peer Colleagues Provide Support, Advice to Freshmen Writers

04/14/2016

Last fall, freshmen in Dr. Jill Swiencicki’s Service Scholars Learning Community found not only one resource for advice on drafting and writing, but three, thanks to the new Peer Colleague Program for Learning Communities and Research-based Writing. Read More

Delmendo’s Research Featured in Philippine News Site

03/10/2016

The Philippine Daily Inquirer recently interviewed Sharon Delmendo, professor of English, on her research of the arrival and settlement of members of the Jewish community in the Philippines during World War II. Read More

Fulbright Brings English Professor to Turkey

Fulbright Brings English Professor to Turkey

02/17/2016

Jim Bowman, associate professor of English at St. John Fisher College, was recently selected as a 2017 Fulbright Fellow. Bowman will serve as a visiting professor at Ankara University, in the capital city of Turkey, during his Fulbright tenure, which begins in spring 2017. Read More

 

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