Adolescence Education News
On Saturday, October 4, seniors Nicole Barry and Michael LaFave had the opportunity to represent St. John Fisher College as panel participants at TutorCon ’14.
St. John Fisher College received a grant on October 2 from the First Niagara Foundation that will help fund the continuation of a mentoring initiative started in 2012 between the College and the World of Inquiry School No. 58.
The annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) was held at St. John Fisher College from June 30 – July 3, attracting 165 AP teachers from schools across New York State, outlying states, and even some from as far away as Turkey.
Dr. Whitney Rapp, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, has recently published a book that is a resource for inclusive education teachers and teacher candidates.
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.
Two faculty were honored with prestigious awards from the College during Commencement Weekend.
On Friday, May 2, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held an “Education Celebration” to recognize and celebrate the College’s support for education, educators, and community leadership. Graduating seniors, graduate candidates, and alumni were honored during the event.
Service-learning has become a familiar term on campus, as more and more students enroll in service-learning courses. And on Thursday, April 10, the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement hosted the Civic Engagement Award Ceremony to showcase the service-learning work from this past year and recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond in their work, epitomizing the true meaning of service-learning.