Student Life at Fisher

At Fisher, what happens outside of the classroom is just as important as what happens inside, and is an integral part of your college experience.

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Student-Run Organizations

It’s easy to get involved in one or more student clubs and organizations at Fisher. With more than 70 student-run groups, there is something for everyone. From Biology Club to Sport Management Club and Dance Club to Investment Club, you are sure to find a fit!

Check out our Student Club Profiles to get a taste of some of the clubs Fisher offers!

The Campus Life website also maintains a listing of all the current student clubs and organizations on campus.

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Ties to the Community

Whether you participate in service-learning, college-sponsored service trips, or student-led service activities, an underlying thread at Fisher is this: your experience interacting with others in the local, regional, and even global communities will prepare you for real-world accomplishment.

Learn more about Community Service at Fisher.

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Learning By Doing

Fisher believes in the value of experience. When you expose yourself to new situations—from meticulously recording data in a research lab, to performing on-the-job work at an internship, to communicating with residents of a foreign country—you not only complement your classroom learning, but you learn things in ways you won’t soon forget.

Learn more about Experiential Learning at Fisher.

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Cardinal Athletics

At Fisher, athletic competition will bring out your best. Our student-athletes are good citizens, respectful of others, and involved in serving the community.

Fisher competes in NCAA Division III as part of the Empire 8 Athletic Conference, the ECAC, and the Liberty League. Choose from 23 varsity sports as well as several club and intramural teams.

Visit the Athletics website for more information.

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Friendly Atmosphere

The “Fisher family” includes everyone on campus, and you’ll notice that cohesiveness from the start. Whether it’s a passing smile on the sidewalk, a fellow student or professor holding a door as you approach, or respectful debate and discussion in the classroom, the atmosphere on campus is one of caring, acceptance, and trust.

Student & Faculty Profiles

Briana Macaluso

Briana Macaluso '16

Junior Briana Macaluso, a biology major from Cicero, made sure she took her time to look for small class sizes and relationships with professors when looking at colleges. Low and behold, she found that Fisher was the perfect fit.

Briana is a Student Ambassador, Biology Peer Mentor, and Captain on the Teddi Committee. By getting involved with Teddi, she has had a chance to create some of her most memorable times here at Fisher.

And, living in Rochester plays a big part in Briana’s college experience. She really enjoys checking out the local restaurants and attractions, but is also getting a good sense of the job opportunities here in case she decides to stay close after leaving Fisher.


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