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Proietti, Renfro Talk Politics with Local Marketers

11/16/2016

The Rochester chapter of the American Marketing Association featured Tom Proietti and Dr. Wesley Renfro on a panel about the presidential race as the biggest marketing event of the year. Read More

Fisher Experts Share Analysis of Presidential Election

Fisher Experts Share Analysis of Presidential Election

11/07/2016

This fall, faculty members at St. John Fisher College have offered insights and expertise into the 2016 Presidential Election, and will continue to do so throughout the week. Read More

St. John’s Residents Share 80+ Years of Election Experience with Fisher Students

St. John’s Residents Share 80+ Years of Election Experience with Fisher Students

11/03/2016

This fall, students in Dr. Kathleen Donovan’s Campaigns and Elections course have the unique opportunity to learn about presidential elections from a group of individuals with nearly a century of experience. Read More

Upcoming Forum Explores Presidential Election

Upcoming Forum Explores Presidential Election

10/18/2016

Looking to learn more about the presidential candidates and their policy proposals? Hear the candidates’ positions on a series of topics at the Fisher Votes Policy Forum, scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 in Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

C-SPAN Bus Brings Election Season to Life

C-SPAN Bus Brings Election Season to Life

09/22/2016

Students interested in the upcoming presidential election received an interactive look at government in action during a visit from the C-SPAN Campaign 2016 bus. The multimedia bus stopped by campus on Tuesday, Sept. 20, as a part of the television network’s New York tour. Read More

Bowers Begins Role as Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

Bowers Begins Role as Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

07/06/2016

Dr. James Bowers will serve as the interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences, stepping into the position as the search for a permanent dean continues into the 2016-2017 academic year. Bowers succeeds Dr. Theresa Westbay in this role, and his appointment began July 1, 2016. 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

Fisher Alum Elected President of Clemson University Graduate Students

Fisher Alum Elected President of Clemson University Graduate Students

05/04/2016

Tyrese Bryant ’15, who studied political science and African American studies at St. John Fisher College, was recently elected president of the graduate student government at Clemson University, where he is pursuing a master’s degree in city and regional planning. Read More

Jack Palvino Award Honors Two for Academic Excellence

04/25/2016

Jake Allen ’18 and Jessica Martin ’17 were recently named recipients of the 2016 Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Awards. Given to two students within the Department of Media and Communication at St. John Fisher College, the award recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate academic excellence and a passion for a career in communication. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Michael Montemalo

Countdown to Commencement: Michael Montemalo

03/29/2016

Our next featured senior in the 2016 Countdown to Commencement video series is Michael Montemalo who was nominated by Drs. Sebastien Lazardeux, Wes Renfro, and Katie Donovan, all assistant professors in the Political Science Department. Read More

Award-winning Filmmaker Klaudia Kovacs Presented Film on Hungarian Revolution

Award-winning Filmmaker Klaudia Kovacs Presented Film on Hungarian Revolution

03/23/2016

On Wednesday, March 9, the Department of Political Science and Legal Studies marked the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian revolution of 1956 by inviting to campus the talented director, producer, and writer Klaudia Kovacs for the screening of her multi-award winning documentary, “Torn from the Flag.” Read More

First Friday Lecture to Explore Presidential Election

First Friday Lecture to Explore Presidential Election

03/22/2016

Dr. Wes Renfro, assistant professor of political science at St. John Fisher College, will present “The State of the Union,” exploring the many aspects of the 2016 presidential election as part of the College’s First Friday lecture series. The event, which begins with mass and breakfast at 9 a.m., takes place at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 1, in Cleary Auditorium in Kearney Hall. Read More

Documentary Screening Explores Hungarian Revolution of 1956

03/07/2016

The Department of Political Science and Legal Studies at St. John Fisher College presents a screening of the film, “Torn from the Flag,” from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, in Skalny 141. Read More

#FisherExperts: Political Scientists Sound Off on Super Tuesday

02/29/2016

With voters from 12 states engaging in the nominating process on March 1, Super Tuesday will be a pivotal day for the Republicans and Democrats seeking the presidency. Drs. Kathleen Donovan and Wes Renfro, political scientists from St. John Fisher College, breakdown what Super Tuesday means for candidates looking to secure the nomination, and share their predictions on who will come out on top for each party. Read More

Fisher Students Experience Policy-Making Process through EuroSim Program

Fisher Students Experience Policy-Making Process through EuroSim Program

02/25/2016

Six St. John Fisher College students recently traveled to Antwerp, Belgium, to participate in EuroSim, a simulation of the policy-making process in the European Union. Read More

Renfro Publishes Chapter on Foreign Policy Friction between Congress, Obama

Renfro Publishes Chapter on Foreign Policy Friction between Congress, Obama

02/25/2016

Dr. Wes Renfro, assistant professor of political science, recently published a paper, “Partisanship and the Prospects of Foreign Policy Friction During the 114th Congress and Beyond,” which was co-written by recent Fisher alumna, Hillary Panek ’15. Read More

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

 

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