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First Friday Lecture Explores Friendship of St. Thomas More, St. John Fisher

First Friday Lecture Explores Friendship of St. Thomas More, St. John Fisher

09/14/2016

Dr. William Graf, associate professor and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at St. John Fisher College, will present “A Tale of Two Saints,” exploring the lives and friendship of St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More. The event, which begins with Mass and breakfast at 9 a.m., takes place at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room. Read More

#MoreUtopia: Conference Celebrates 500th Anniversary of Utopia

#MoreUtopia: Conference Celebrates 500th Anniversary of <i>Utopia</i>

09/08/2016

St. John Fisher College will mark the 500th anniversary of St. Thomas More’s imaginative book, Utopia, with “A Book for All Seasons,” a series of lectures, panel discussions, and activities throughout the month of October. 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 Faculty, Alumnus Contribute to Book on Sportsmanship

Fisher Faculty, Alumnus Contribute to Book on Sportsmanship

03/30/2016

Three professors from St. John Fisher College contributed chapters to the recently published book, Sportsmanship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Read More

MacCammon Joins Local Business Ethics Foundation Board

MacCammon Joins Local Business Ethics Foundation Board

01/06/2016

Dr. Linda MacCammon, an associate professor in the religious studies and ethics departments at St. John Fisher College, recently joined the board of the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation. Read More

Lecture Explores Family and the Catholic Faith

Lecture Explores Family and the Catholic Faith

10/29/2015

Boston College moral theologian Dr. Lisa Sowle Cahill will explore how families find meaning and guidance from the Catholic faith during the Religious Studies Department’s Annual Fall Lecture Series at St. John Fisher College. The lecture, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, in Basil 135, is free and open to the public. Read More

Deacon Jewell Pens Article for United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Deacon Jewell Pens Article for United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

04/13/2015

Dcn. Jewell's two-part article explores the formation of conscience. Read More

Preventing Youth Violence in Rochester Focus of Annual Trovato Lecture

Preventing Youth Violence in Rochester Focus of Annual Trovato Lecture

03/23/2015

Rochester City Police Officer, Moses Robinson, will speak on issues of gangs, youth violence, and race relations in Rochester during the College’s annual Joseph A. Trovato Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, in Basil 135. 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

Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club

Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club

11/18/2014

Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club. Read More

 

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