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Renfro Awarded Summer Research Fellowship from University in London

Renfro Awarded Summer Research Fellowship from University in London

01/21/2016

Dr. Wesley Renfro, assistant professor of political science at St. John Fisher College, was recently awarded a Richmond Summer Visiting Faculty Fellowship from Richmond, The American International University in London. Read More

Pre-Law Association Delivers Holiday Baskets to Legal Aid Society

Pre-Law Association Delivers Holiday Baskets to Legal Aid Society

12/09/2015

Members of St. John Fisher College’s Pre-Law Association hosted representatives from the Rochester Legal Aid Society during their final monthly meeting for the fall 2015 semester to personally deliver holiday baskets to the Society’s clients. Read More

Fisher Grad Selected for AmeriCorps Program

Fisher Grad Selected for AmeriCorps Program

11/24/2015

St. John Fisher College alumnus Matthew Berry ’13 recently began a 10-month term of service in the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), a program through AmeriCorps. Berry, who graduated with a degree in political science, is based in Sacramento, California, at one of the organization’s regional campuses. Read More

Wes Renfro Delivers Convocation at Alma Mater

Wes Renfro Delivers Convocation at Alma Mater

09/04/2015

Dr. Wesley Renfro, assistant professor of political science at St. John Fisher College, recently delivered the convocation address at his alma mater, Heidelberg University, located in Tiffin, Ohio. Read More

Retired Political Science Professor Publishes First Novel

07/29/2015

Since retiring as professor of political science at St. John Fisher College, Richard S. Hillman has become a novelist with the publication of his first work of fiction, Tropical Liaison. Read More

Political Science and Statistics Faculty Wins Fellowship

Political Science and Statistics Faculty Wins Fellowship

07/27/2015

Dr. Kathleen Donovan has been awarded a Warren E. Miller Fellowship to participate in the 2015 Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research at the University of Michigan. Read More

From Fisher to the White House, Student Dines with President Obama

From Fisher to the White House, Student Dines with President Obama

05/04/2015

Hillary Panek '15 traveled to Washington, D.C., for a climate change summit and attended a dinner with President Barack Obama. Read More

Adjunct Faculty Recognized during Reception

04/17/2015

The 2nd Annual Adjunct Faculty Professional Development and Appreciation Reception celebrated the contributions of the College’s adjunct faculty. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant

Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant

04/01/2015

This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Tyrese Bryant. He was nominated by Tara Preteroti, Assistant Director of HEOP and Program Coordinator for Fisher Jefferson Partnership. Read More

Renfro Called Upon for Bush Family Expertise

Renfro Called Upon for Bush Family Expertise

02/25/2015

Dr. Wes Renfro, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was recently contacted by two national news outlets to comment on a recent foreign policy address given by the former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush. Read More

7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology: “Let Me Be Frank…”

02/12/2015

The 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology will take place on Wednesday, February 18, and will feature Dr. Heather Lindstrom, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health from the University of Buffalo as the guest speaker. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Fisher Faculty Talk Love in Time for Valentine’s Day

02/11/2015

Members of the Fisher faculty will be talking about love from their research field perspectives during a panel on Thursday, February 12, beginning at 5:30 in Basil 200. The event is sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences. Read More

Race, Equity, and Justice Programs Planned for Spring

01/22/2015

In the wake of the recent racially fueled protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and other places around the country, a group of Fisher faculty started discussing the issues with each other as well as their students. It was when the grand jury decided not to indict any of the police officers involved in the death of Eric Garner on Staten Island that this same group decided it was time to delve into the discussion a little more. Read More

Lazardeux Co-Authors Article, Publishes Book

Lazardeux Co-Authors Article, Publishes Book

01/21/2015

In the last six months, Dr. Sebastien Lazardeux, Assistant Professor of Political Science, has co-authored an article in an international journal and published his own book titled, “Cohabitation and Conflicting Politics in French Policymaking.” Read More

2014 Graduates Continue Service Through Rochester Youth Year Fellowship Program

10/29/2014

Three members of the Class of 2014 moved on to their next chapter in life together by joining the Rochester Youth Year (RYY) Fellowship Program, an Americorps VISTA-sponsored program administered by the Rochester Regional Network. Loriane Ngarambe, Evan Burnett, and Megan Ryan are now Vistas working at community-based organizations. Read More

College Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-15 Academic Year

09/11/2014

This academic year, St. John Fisher College has welcomed several new faculty. Some have previously served as adjunct faculty members, while others are new to the College. Read More

President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors

President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors

05/14/2014

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. Read More

Countdown to Commencement - Loriane Ngarambe

Countdown to Commencement - Loriane Ngarambe

03/31/2014

This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Political Science major, Loriane Ngarambe. She was nominated by Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. Read More

Trovato Lecture Set for February 20

Trovato Lecture Set for February 20

02/11/2014

On Thursday, February 20, St. John Fisher College will host the annual Joseph A. Trovato Lecture featuring Dr. Harry Murray, Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Nazareth College. Read More

Student Publishes Article After Internship

Student Publishes Article After Internship

02/04/2014

Hillary Panek, a junior Political Science and Legal Studies major, completed an internship with the Honorable Richard Dollinger this fall and had an opportunity to submit an article for consideration to The Daily Record , a local newspaper covering legal, real estate, and business news. Her article, co-written with Judge Dollinger, was published on January 24. Read More

 

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