Modern Languages News
Florence Byham Weinberg, who was chair of the Modern Languages and Classics Department and director of International Studies at St. John Fisher College from the 1960s through to the 1980s, recently sat down for a question-and-answer session with a reporter from Examiner.com.
St. John Fisher College student Caitlin Antaya ’15 has been awarded a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholarship to Turkey, where she will serve as an English Teaching Assistant.
The final featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Bianca Genao. She was nominated by Kimberly Felton, Administrative Assistant in the HEOP Office.
Dr. Stella Plutino-Calabrese, former director of the Casa Italiana at Nazareth College, will explore the Italian American Identity, past and present, during the April First Friday Lecture Series on Friday, April 10.
This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Adrienne Aldridge-Kiner, an International Studies and French major. She was nominated by Dr. Sebastien Lazardeux, Assistant Professor, of Political Science.
On Tuesday, March 10, the School of Arts and Sciences will host a free screening of the film, “Shadows of the Lynching Tree” from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in Basil 135.
If you are headed to the popular First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which is taking place now in downtown Rochester, you’ll see some familiar Fisher faces on stage and behind-the-scenes. Faculty members Dr. Ruben Gomez, M.J. Iuppa, and Jeremy Sarachan are all playing a role in the popular event.
A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony. The awards were presented by Dr. Donald Bain and members of the Fisher faculty.
The St. John Fisher College Eta Chi chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma, the national foreign language honor society, held its 43rd annual induction ceremony on Thursday, April 10.
The Fisher in Galway Program is halfway through its first semester, and judging from the students and their photos, they are feeling the Irish love and have settled in nicely.