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College News

 

February

Fisher Professor’s Study Says Brands on Snapchat Need to be Relatable, Feel-Good

Fisher Professor’s Study Says Brands on Snapchat Need to be Relatable, Feel-Good

02/11/2016

Inclusive. Feel-good. Relatable. Those are the personality traits college students want brands on the social media platform, Snapchat, to possess. And thanks to a new study by researchers from the St. John Fisher College School of Business, brand managers now have a guide for leveraging that persona in the “snapchatverse” among a segment of the population that, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, represents approximately $412 billion in spending power. Read More

The Buffalo Girl: How the heart of a Fisher graduate shaped the heart of “Four Falls of Buffalo”

The Buffalo Girl: How the heart of a Fisher graduate shaped the heart of “Four Falls of Buffalo”

02/11/2016

Being a fan of the Buffalo Bills in the 1990s meant a wild ride of exciting highs, countered by devastating lows, as the team won an incredible four AFC Championships, but suffered heartbreaking losses in four consecutive Super Bowls. It’s an emotional history Bills fans know all too well, and one that Fisher alumna Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04 was able to help recreate as a producer of “Four Falls of Buffalo,” one of the newest installments in the ESPN “30 for 30” documentary series. Read More

Pharmacy Professor Fosters Research Partnership with Indian University

Pharmacy Professor Fosters Research Partnership with Indian University

02/11/2016

A partnership between Dr. Vivek S. Dave, a faculty member in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, and professors at R.T.M. Nagpur University in India is spurring a flurry of research activity at St. John Fisher College. Read More

Women’s Leadership Series Event Focuses on Strengths-Based Development

Women’s Leadership Series Event Focuses on Strengths-Based Development

02/11/2016

Fifteen students from the St. John Fisher College School of Business recently had the opportunity to reflect on their strengths and talents during the third session of the Women’s Leadership Series, held on Friday, Feb. 5. Read More

Fisher Receives $410,000 Higher Ed Capital Funding for Science Building

Fisher Receives $410,000 Higher Ed Capital Funding for Science Building

02/09/2016

St. John Fisher College received $410,000 from the Higher Education Capital Match Program (HECap) to assist in the purchase and installation of equipment for the newly opened Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building. Read More

Freshmen, Seniors Asked to Participate in Student Engagement Survey

02/09/2016

St. John Fisher College is again participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The survey launched on Tuesday, Feb. 9, and will remain open until Monday, March 14. Freshmen and seniors are encouraged to participate, and members of both classes should have received the survey via email. Read More

Pharmacy/MBA Students Win State Business Competition

Pharmacy/MBA Students Win State Business Competition

02/04/2016

Patrick McCabe and Steven Conway, St. John Fisher College students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy/MBA joint degree program, recently won the first-ever Pharmacist Society of the State of New York Business Plan Competition, held on Sunday, Jan. 31, at the organization’s winter meeting in Saratoga Springs. Read More

Fisher Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Fisher Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day

02/04/2016

On Wednesday, Feb. 3, members of the Sport Management Department celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Now in its 30th year, the day is designed to empower women and girls to get moving, embrace physical activity, and push past their limits both in sports and in life. Read More

Fisher’s Youth Year Fellows on a Mission to Promote Literacy

Fisher’s Youth Year Fellows on a Mission to Promote Literacy

02/03/2016

Through the Rochester Youth Year Fellowship, two recent St. John Fisher College alumni are spending their first year as graduates promoting literacy among area elementary school students. Melissa Guck ’15 and Burnette Woody ’15, were both selected as fellows in the Americorps*VISTA-sponsored program, which places recent graduates at community-based organizations for one year to create or expand initiatives that address the various challenges facing youth and families in Rochester. Read More

Fisher Junior Nets 1,000 Points in Basketball Career

Fisher Junior Nets 1,000 Points in Basketball Career

02/03/2016

For the second time this season, a St. John Fisher College basketball player has hit 1,000 points in their career. On Wednesday, Jan. 27, junior Keegan Ryan became the 22nd player in the program’s 53-year history of men’s basketball to score 1,000 points. Read More

 

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