St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2014-08-27T07:08:26 Wischnowski Appointed to Diocesan School Board Dr. Michael Wischnowski, Dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was recently appointed to the Diocesan School Board for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. 2014-08-25T12:15:00 School of Education Hosts Collaborative Statewide School Symposium On August 3 and 4, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education and the School’s Executive Leadership Doctoral Program sponsored the “Schools Sharing What Works” symposium for ... 2014-08-13T08:00:00 Lavigne Presents at International Social Pharmacy Workshop Dr. Jill Lavigne, Professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, recently presented two peer-reviewed workshops with collaborators at the biannual International Social Pharmacy Workshop in Boston, ... 2014-08-12T03:30:00 Students, Faculty Complete Summer Research at University of Rochester Fisher Biology students had an opportunity to work in a nanotechnology laboratory at the University of Rochester for 10 weeks this summer thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. 2014-08-08T11:00:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Students, Faculty Travel to Montana for Service During the last week of July, students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy participated in a domestic service trip with Global Volunteers. 2014-08-08T10:30:00 Fisher to Introduce Sustainability Minor this Fall St. John Fisher College will offer a new Sustainability minor at the start of the 2014 academic year. 2014-08-06T08:15:00 Fisher Ranks on Forbes' 2014 "America's Best Colleges" List St. John Fisher College has been cited on the seventh annual list of "America’s Top Colleges" published by Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United ... 2014-08-05T01:00:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Partners with Rochester General Hospital for “Resident Boot Camp” Being immersed in a crisis scenario in the Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Center sparked more than a renewed sense of love for nursing in one graduate student; it sparked an idea that she took ... 2014-08-04T02:45:00 St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing to Offer Free Concussion Education Day to Community The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing will offer free ImPACT baseline testing and concussion education to 200 area middle and high school athletes on Tuesday, August 19. The program, ... 2014-07-31T08:30:00 College Dedicates Cunningham Classroom in Salerno Center Another classroom in the Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise was officially dedicated on Tuesday, July 29, thanks to a leadership gift from Patrick Cunningham, CEO of Manning & Napier ... 2014-07-30T10:45:00 Basilian Fathers Hold Chapter Meetings, Events at Fisher The Congregation of St. Basil, also known as the Basilian Fathers, recently held their General Chapter meeting at St. John Fisher College. The Chapter meets every four years, and members were on ... 2014-07-30T09:00:00 Donegan Attends National Training Course Dr. Colleen Donegan, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, recently attended a national training course on end-of-life care presented by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing... 2014-07-29T09:00:00 Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher Dozens of students from the East Rochester School District and the Rochester City School District’s “Horizons” summer camp program recently spent a week on the St. John Fisher College campus for ... 2014-07-28T10:15:00 St. John Fisher College Hosts Annual College Bound Program St. John Fisher College kicked off its 8th Annual College Bound program this weekend, hosting 37 area high school students for an intensive five-day residential program designed to help them discover ... 2014-07-28T08:30:00 Alumni Association Board Welcomes New Members The St. John Fisher College Alumni Association Board of Directors has named three new members. Dr. Lesli Myers ’01,’08; Dr. Mike Butler ’80; and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Ulises Miranda III ’84, joined the ... 2014-07-21T11:15:00 St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing Receives Federal Grant The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing has received a $700,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human ... 2014-07-14T12:30:00 CCNE On-Site Evaluation Scheduled The on-site evaluation of the Wegmans School of Nursing Baccalaureate program in nursing, Master's program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, and Post-Graduate Advanced Practice ... 2014-07-11T09:15:00 St. John Fisher College Breaks Ground for New Science Building Earlier today, St. John Fisher College officials broke ground on the College’s much anticipated Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building, slated to open in fall 2015. The new building is part ... 2014-07-08T12:00:00 AP Summer Institute Held at Fisher 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 ... 2014-07-03T10:00:00 St. John Fisher College Appoints Interim Dean of School of Business St. John Fisher College has appointed Dr. Ray Shady as the Interim Dean of the School of Business, effective June 30. 2014-06-30T10:30:00 Alumnae Receive Top Honors at Local Public Relations Industry Awards Kristy (Guerra) Marks ’08 and Dawn Borgeest ’82 recently won the two top individual awards at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Rochester Chapter’s annual PRism Awards on June 19. 2014-06-30T08:30:00 Bain Travels to Ireland President Bain recently returned from a trip to Ireland with stops in Waterford and Galway where he met with college officials at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and the National ... 2014-06-27T07:30:00 Cyber Café Courtyard Open Students will have another relaxing sitting area come fall outside of Cyber Café in the new and improved Cyber Café Courtyard. 2014-06-26T09:30:00 St. John Fisher College Elects New Board Member William J. Pellicano ’80, Co-founder and CEO of PrimePay, was recently elected to the St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees. 2014-06-25T08:00:00 Alumnus Honored by American Medical Association Foundation Michael Maguire ’07, who is currently an MD/MPH student at University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM), was recently honored by the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation with the ... 2014-06-19T10:45:00 TriBeta Students Present Work at National Convention Seven members of the St. John Fisher College Upsilon Rho Chapter of TriBeta, the Biology Honor Society, presented their research results at the Beta Beta Beta National Convention, which was held June ... 2014-06-18T09:15:00 Alumnus Honors Two Basilian Fathers Through Classroom Dedication Two Basilian Fathers—Father Leo Hetzler, C.S.B., and Father Al Cylwicki, C.S.B.— were honored at St. John Fisher College on Monday, June 16. Thanks to a leadership gift from alumnus Jim Leo ’71, and ... 2014-06-17T08:00:00 College Bound Program Holds Graduation Ceremony On Saturday, June 14, St. John Fisher College held the 2013-2014 College Bound graduation ceremony, recognizing 19 program participants for their accomplishments over the past year. 2014-06-16T09:45:00 Fisher’s United Way Co-Chairs Named “Shining Stars” Pam Carzo and Carolyn Martin, Fisher staff members who serve as the College’s Annual United Way Campaign Co-Chairs, recently received the 2014 United Way of Greater Rochester “Shining Star” Award. ... 2014-06-13T08:00:00 Scholarship Golf Tournament Celebrates 25 Years, Raises $125,000 St. John Fisher College hosted the 25th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament, honoring Father Charles Lavery and Father Joseph Dorsey, on Monday, June 9. The tournament attracted 30 foursomes to Oak ... 2014-06-12T11:00:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Hosts Health Fair for Refugees Faculty and students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy held a refugee health fair earlier this month, attracting patients from Rochester’s refugee community. The fair was held at the St. Mary’s ... 2014-06-12T09:45:00 St. John Fisher College President Bain Announces Plans to Retire Dr. Donald Bain, President of St. John Fisher College, has announced his plans to retire from his presidency in 2015. He informed the Board of Trustees and the campus community of his decision earlier... 2014-06-11T09:15:00 College Dedicates Nancy Lyons Evarts Classroom in Salerno Center On Tuesday, June 10, members of the St. John Fisher College administration, Board of Trustees, faculty, and staff gathered to officially dedicate classroom 104 in the Salerno Center in memory of Nancy... 2014-06-10T02:30:00 Rapp Publishes Book 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. 2014-06-06T11:00:00 Fisher Team Makes a Difference at 2014 Jamaican Sports Camp for Disadvantaged Youth Right after walking across the stage at Commencement this year, several new graduates joined current students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni on a trip to Jamaica where they volunteered for 10 days... 2014-06-04T01:00:00 Buffalo Bills Release Training Camp Schedule The Buffalo Bills have released the schedule for the 2014 Training Camp, presented by Connors & Ferris, and St. John Fisher College is ready to welcome the team back to campus for the 15th straight ... 2014-06-04T09:30:00 Powell Presents at Regional Conference Kelly Powell, Residence Director, recently presented at the 2014 Annual Northeast Association of College and University Housing Officers (NEACUHO) Annual Conference in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. The ... 2014-06-03T01:00:00 St. John Fisher College Announces New Doctoral Program Extension Site at Rockland Community College At a press conference earlier today, St. John Fisher College announced that it will offer its Doctoral Program in Executive Leadership (Ed.D.) at Rockland Community College, beginning in September. ... 2014-06-03T11:00:00 From Desk Chair to Corporate Challenge; Fisher Team Finds Success Members of the St. John Fisher College community represented the College well at this year’s J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge held at the Rochester Institute of Technology on May 29. Over 85 ... 2014-06-02T09:30:00 Miller Smith Performs Original Bicentennial Piece for Emma Willard School Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Director of the African American Studies Program, and faculty member in the Executive Leadership (Ed.D.) Program, was ... 2014-05-30T11:45:00 “Without Reservation” Exhibit Now Open in O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery Beginning on Tuesday, May 27, St. John Fisher College will host the “Without Reservation” exhibit in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. The exhibit’s opening... 2014-05-30T08:00:00 School of Pharmacy Faculty, Staff Serve Ronald McDonald House Families Faculty and staff from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy recently took a break during their annual retreat to prepare and serve a meal for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. 2014-05-29T04:00:00 Lackmann Culinary Services Receives 2014 Best of Rochester Award St. John Fisher College’s own Lackmann Culinary Services has won the 2014 Best of Rochester Award in the Rochester Award Program’s Food Service category. 2014-05-28T08:30:00 St. John Fisher College School of Education Receives $7,500 Grant from Bank of America The St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education has received a $7,500 grant from the Bank of America that will be used to support an ongoing partnership with the Rochester Early ... 2014-05-27T09:15:00 Saunders ’93 Honored by New York State Bar Association Kevin Saunders ’93, an associate at Nixon Peabody, was recently honored by the New York State Bar Association for his pro bono work with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. 2014-05-23T10:00:00 District Attorney Sandra Doorley Serves as Guest Speaker at 13th Annual Justinian Luncheon The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College held its 13th annual civic luncheon for members of the judiciary, the bar, government, law enforcement, and the business sector at the Rochester Plaza ... 2014-05-20T03:00:00 Kimaru Awarded Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Dr. Irene Kimaru, Associate Professor of Chemistry, has received a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (ADF), a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education ... 2014-05-19T09:15:00 MBA Graduates Recognized Three students were honored by the School of Business' MBA Program during a reception on Friday, May 9. 2014-05-15T08:00:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Holds Hooding, Presents Awards The Wegmans School of Pharmacy held its hooding ceremony for 77 graduates on May 9, and honored 30 of them with additional prestigious awards. 2014-05-14T03:00:00 Nine Honored at Wegmans School of Nursing Hooding Ceremony The Wegmans School of Nursing held its hooding ceremony on Thursday, May 8, and honored nine graduates with special awards. 2014-05-14T01:00:00