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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

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

 

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