St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-08-30T08:31:54 Fisher Joins on to Sponsor Race for the Space Entrepreneurship Competition Fisher’s Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise joins a host of collaborators in launching Race for the Space, a business competition that is part “Shark Tank,” part “Extreme Home Makeover,”... 2015-08-27T02:00:00 Critical Care Nurse Publishes Article Co-Authored by School of Nursing Faculty Tara Sacco, visiting assistant professor at the Wegmans School of Nursing, recently co-authored an article published in the August issue of Critical Care Nurse. 2015-08-27T10:30:00 Ed.D. Candidate Presents at D.C. Educator Conference Robert DiFlorio, a current doctoral candidate in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership program, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to present at the Rethink School ... 2015-08-27T10:15:00 iHeartMedia Names Fisher Alum L.A. Market President Media and entertainment company iHeartMedia recently named Kevin LeGrett ’91 market president for Los Angeles, California, where he’ll lead broadcast, digital, mobile, social, and live event efforts ... 2015-08-27T09:30:00 Two Fisher Students Participate in LeaderShape Institute St. John Fisher College students Colby Brown and Kelsey Michener spent six days in Atlanta, Georgia, at the LeaderShape Institute, an immersion program that challenges participants to lead with ... 2015-08-27T09:15:00 President Rooney Shares the Vision of Fisher’s Founders with Rochester Rotary President Gerard J. Rooney shared the vision of St. John Fisher College’s founders with members of the Rochester Rotary earlier this month. 2015-08-25T01:45:00 O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery to Open “Rodzina” Exhibit St. John Fisher College will host an exhibit in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center titled, “Rodzina,” which means "family" in Polish. The exhibit, which runs ... 2015-08-25T08:15:00 Find Food, Friends, Football, and Fun at Fisher’s Alumni Weekend Calling all Cardinals! St. John Fisher College’s Alumni Weekend is one month away, and with new premier events and fan-favorites like Alumni Tailgating and the Cardinal Carnival, you’ll want to make ... 2015-08-13T04:00:00 Fisher Welcomes the Cleveland Browns to Campus for Practice with the Buffalo Bills St. John Fisher College welcomes the Cleveland Browns and their fans to campus as they will practice with the Bills during the Buffalo Bills 2015 Training Camp presented by Connors & Ferris. 2015-08-12T04:00:00 Fisher Alumna Attends White House Commemoration of Americans with Disabilities Act When the White House commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act being signed into law, and St. John Fisher College alumna Stephanie Woodward was in attendance to mark the... 2015-08-06T09:30:00 Madigan Delivers Paper at International Conference on MacIntyrean Enquiry Tim Madigan, associate professor of philosophy, delivered a paper at the 9th Annual Meeting of the International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry. 2015-08-05T01:30:00 Business Horizons, Harvard Business Review Pick Up Business Professor's Papers Hemant C. Sashittal, chair of the Management/Marketing Department at the School of Business, has had several articles slated for publication this summer. 2015-08-05T01:15:00 Cooney Miner Named Honorary Fellow by Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, dean of St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently named an Honorary Faculty Fellow of Nursing & Midwifery by the Royal College of Surgeons, in Dublin, ... 2015-08-04T02:00:00 Nursing Graduate Earns Research Merit Award at National Conference Cathleen Van Houten, December 2104 graduate of the Wegmans School of Nursing in the Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Masters Program, was honored at the Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses ... 2015-08-03T11:30:00 Thomas Selected to Participate in Paul Ambrose Scholarship Program Third year pharmacy student Ryan Thomas was selected to participate in the Paul Ambrose Scholarship program, which prepares public health and clinical health professions students address population ... 2015-08-03T11:15:00 Fisher Students Blogging—and Bragging—About Campus Life Two St. John Fisher College students, Courtney Bow and Doria Karin Darroch, have had pieces about the College run in The Odyssey, a print and online publication which covers life on college campuses ... 2015-08-03T10:30:00 Markwick Elected President of Monroe County Health Department Board of Directors Laura Markwick, assistant professor at the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently elected as president of the Board of Directors for the Monroe County Health Department. 2015-08-03T09:30:00 Ranks Fisher among “America’s Top Colleges” St. John Fisher College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Fisher ranks 457 out of the 650 institutions; 63 of which are in New York ... 2015-07-31T08:30:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Earns Accreditation for Continuing Professional Education Program St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy will launch a new Continuing Professional Education program, which recently received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy ... 2015-07-30T09:00:00 Fisher Alumna Pens RomCom Novel St. John Fisher College graduate Meghan Culligan ’07 released her debut novel, Flirting with Frogs, on last March. 2015-07-29T04:00:00 Retired Political Science Professor Publishes First Novel 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. 2015-07-29T03:45:00 Chemistry Graduate Wins TA Scholar Award from LSU Benjamin Haywood, a 2014 graduate of St. John Fisher College’s chemistry program, was recently honored by the Louisiana State University (LSU) Chemistry Department. 2015-07-29T03:45:00 Bank of America Awards $5,000 Grant to Fisher’s College Club Program The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from Bank of America to continue its after-school extracurricular College Club program in partnership with the ... 2015-07-28T10:00:00 Political Science and Statistics Faculty Wins Fellowship 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 ... 2015-07-27T03:45:00 Fisher’s Tech Support Services Director Shares Best Practices at Tech Summit Michael Allington, director of Technology Support Services at St. John Fisher College, participated in a panel presentation at the NYSERNET Tech Summit 2015 Conference, held on June 11 and 12, in ... 2015-07-27T03:15:00 School of Pharmacy Faculty Present at National Conferences Two Wegmans School of Pharmacy faculty and a former staff member recently delivered presentations at the Association for Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) Conference in Lexington, ... 2015-07-27T02:45:00 St. John Fisher College Mourns the Loss of Reverend Joseph Lanzalaco, C.S.B. Reverend Joseph Lanzalaco, C.S.B., Director of Campus Ministry at St. John Fisher College, passed away on Friday, July 24. He was 65 years old. 2015-07-24T11:00:00 Middle Schoolers Stop By Fisher for Digital Download More than 30 sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders from the Urban League of Rochester Summer Academy spent Wednesday, July 15, on campus, learning about college and careers focused on the visual arts. 2015-07-21T11:00:00 Pharmacy Student Matthew Yacobucci Awarded AACP Walmart Scholarship Matthew Yacobucci, a P4 pharmacy student at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy, has been awarded the AACP Walmart Scholarship for 2015. 2015-07-21T10:00:00 Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs for Summer Fun in Rochester This summer, the Office of Multicultural Affairs is teaming up with community partners to participate in a variety of events that celebrate cultural diversity. 2015-07-17T09:45:00 Buffalo Bills Announce 2015 Training Camp Ticketed Practice Information The Buffalo Bills have announced distribution information for tickets to six practices during the 2015 Buffalo Bills Training Camp presented by Connors & Ferris. 2015-07-16T04:00:00 Sarachan is "Five Minutes of Fame" Presenter at New Media Consortium Conference Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media and Communication and Program Director for the Digital Cultures and Technologies program, presented at the Five Minutes of ... 2015-07-14T09:30:00 Fellowship Sends Journalism Instructor Back to the Newsroom This summer, Marie Villa, advisor to the Cardinal Courier and journalism instructor in the Department of Media and Communication, will spend most of her time in sunny Miami, Florida, but unlike many ... 2015-07-07T08:30:00 Cooney Miner Selected to Participate in Rochester’s Anti-Poverty Initiative Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently selected to participate in the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, a task force that will explore ways to combat ... 2015-07-06T09:15:00 Perales Tapped to Serve as Fisher's Interim VP for Enrollment Management Jose J. Perales ’95 was recently appointed interim vice president for Enrollment Management at St. John Fisher College. He assumed the role on July 1, after spending 20 years serving in a variety of ... 2015-07-06T07:45:00 Westbay Begins Role as Interim Dean of the College School of Arts and Sciences On July 1, Dr. Theresa Westbay began in her new role as interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences. Prior to her selection, Westbay served as an associate professor of ... 2015-07-02T09:00:00 Rooney’s Tenure as St. John Fisher College President Begins July marks Dr. Gerard J. Rooney's first month as St. John Fisher College’s 7th president. 2015-07-01T08:30:00 Lavery Library Earns Several Awards Lavery Library was recently recognized by the Rochester Regional Library Council and the American Library Association. 2015-06-24T10:15:00 Media and Communication Alumna Receives Rising Star Award from Local Public Relations Society Shannon Lappin ’08, an alumna of St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication, was recently honored with the 2015 Rising Star Award, given by the Rochester Chapter of the Public ... 2015-06-23T09:15:00 Area High School Students Honored for College Club Participation More than 15 high school students and their families celebrated their yearlong participation in the College Club during a closing ceremony, held on Saturday, June 20, at the Campus Center Mainstage. 2015-06-22T02:30:00 Four Nursing Faculty Present at National Conference Last month, four Fisher nursing faculty members were selected to present at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses National Teaching Institute. 2015-06-17T02:45:00 Fisher Ed.D. Candidate Praised for Improving School Attendance Current doctoral candidate Roshon Bradley was recently featured in a Rochester Democrat and Chronicle article for his efforts to address issues of school attendance in the Rochester City School ... 2015-06-17T02:00:00 Fisher Hosts Roundtable Discussion for Government Relations Professionals Government relations staff from seven colleges in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland visited St. John Fisher College on Thursday, June 11, to participate in a roundtable discussion, “Deciphering ... 2015-06-12T11:00:00 Hundreds Celebrate Dr. Bain’s Presidency during Tribute Gala More than 450 guests gathered to honor and celebrate the decade-long presidency of Dr. Donald Bain, who will retire from the role at St. John Fisher College at the end of the month. 2015-06-10T10:15:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Earns 10-Year Accreditation Four programs at the Wegmans School of Nursing—undergraduate, master’s, post graduate advanced practice nursing certificate, and doctor of nursing practice—recently received accreditation by the ... 2015-06-08T10:45:00 St. John Fisher College Receives $50,000 Grant for Liberal Arts-Business Education Initiative Four colleges and universities in the Rochester region will partner on an initiative to further embed the liberal arts into undergraduate business programs. Led by St. John Fisher College, the ... 2015-06-04T10:00:00 Humanistic Treatment in Mandated Counseling Focus of Faculty’s Research Article Dr. Rachel Jordan, director of the Mental Health Counseling program and associate professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has recently had an article published in the Person-Centered Journal. 2015-06-04T09:00:00 Education Alumnus to Lead Rochester’s Anti-Poverty Initiative Dr. Leonard Brock, a 2009 graduate of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership doctoral program, was recently selected to lead the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. 2015-06-04T09:00:00 Rice Contributes Two Chapters to Counseling and Psychopathology Encyclopedia Dr. Rob Rice has contributed two book chapters for The Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychopathology. 2015-06-03T09:30:00 Students, Faculty Attend Microbiology Conference Three faculty members and four students attended the regional conference of the American Society for Microbiology in May. 2015-06-03T09:30:00