St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2014-10-31T11:03:46 Schlosser Publishes Article Dr. Linda Schlosser, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, coauthored an article, “Playing to Learn: How After-School Clubs Influence Teachers’ Beliefs about Instruction... 2014-10-31T10:30:00 Maggs Presents at International Atlantic Economic Conference Dr. Gary Maggs, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, recently presented a coauthored paper at the International Atlantic Economic Conference. The conference was held in Savannah, ... 2014-10-31T09:15:00 Buffalo/Niagara Alumni Chapter Presents Annual Awards The Buffalo/Niagara Alumni Chapter recently held its annual awards dinner on October 16 at the Buffalo Yacht Club, honoring three Western New York alumni. 2014-10-31T08:00:00 Price Places 2nd in “Secrets to Successful Rollouts Revealed!” Video Contest Michelle Price, Outreach and Special Collections Librarian, placed 2nd in a video contest hosted by Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence, and point-of-care ... 2014-10-30T09:45:00 Vega Receives Award from Ibero-American Action League Juana Vega, Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity, was honored at the 46th Annual Ibero-American Action League luncheon on Friday, October 24. 2014-10-30T09:45:00 College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week” Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 2-8 through a variety of campus-wide initiatives aimed at embracing the freedom of speech, ... 2014-10-30T08:30:00 Men’s Soccer Team Hosts Special Game for Special Olympics The men’s soccer team played a special game on Saturday, October 18, when they decided to host Special Olympics Day and recognized local Special Olympians while raising money for the local chapter. ... 2014-10-30T08:00:00 Schultz, Nelson-Tuttle Present Research at Narcolepsy Network’s Annual Conference On October 17-19, Dr. Susan Schultz, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, and Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, ... 2014-10-29T01:45:00 Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team presents at 2014 Assessment Institute, Indianapolis The College's newly formed Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team (EALT) gave a panel presentation at the 2014 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis October 19-21. 2014-10-29T12:00:00 2014 Graduates Continue Service Through Rochester Youth Year Fellowship Program Three members of the Class of 2014 moved on to their next chapter in life together by joining the Rochester Youth Year (RYY) Fellowship Program, an Americorps VISTA-sponsored program administered by ... 2014-10-29T09:30:00 Schools of Business and Education Partner to Deliver BGS Annual Day of Service On Friday, October 24, a group of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) members and Service Scholars dressed up in their Halloween best and traveled to School No. 19 to read classic tales to children from pre-... 2014-10-28T02:30:00 Faculty, Students Participate in Seneca Falls Dialogues From October 17-19, faculty from Women and Gender Studies, Digital Cultures and Technologies, and English participated in the Seneca Falls Dialogues, a biennial conference that takes place at the ... 2014-10-28T10:30:00 MacDonald Wins Top Student Award Senior Finance major and Investment Club President, Garrett MacDonald, was recently selected to receive the Turn Around Management’s (TMA) top student award, including a $1500 scholarship. 2014-10-28T08:30:00 Copeland Publishes and Presents at National Conference Dr. Mary Kay Copeland, Assistant Professor of Accounting and Finance, presented three papers at the National and Northeast Regional American Accounting Association (AAA) Conference held in August and ... 2014-10-27T09:15:00 Donahue Presents at Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference Dr. Lynn Donahue, Director of the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, presented at the Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference in Jacksonville, Florida. The conference took place ... 2014-10-24T10:00:00 Kunsch Elected New MBA Program Director St. John Fisher College School of Business faculty have elected Dr. David Kunsch as the new Director of the MBA Program for the School of Business. 2014-10-24T09:30:00 Fisher Community Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer A total of 45 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff participated in the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 19 in downtown ... 2014-10-24T09:00:00 Rice Recognized for Lecture Dr. Mark Rice, Professor and Chair of the American Studies Department, was recently recognized by <i> </i> for an October 15 lecture he delivered at the Philippine Consulate ... 2014-10-23T11:30:00 Souza Presents Workshop at International Conference in Italy Dr. Jane M. Souza, Assistant Dean of Assessment in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, traveled to Milan, Italy in September for the International Association for Medication Education (AMEE) Conference ... 2014-10-23T10:15:00 Investment Club Visits Paychex The St. John Fisher College Investment Club, a unique student-run investment fund managing a real portfolio worth around $45,000, recently paid a visit to Paychex at the company’s Henrietta facility. 2014-10-23T09:15:00 Lecture Being Held by Author Chris Lowney On Wednesday, October 29, author Chris Lowney will be giving a lecture on his latest book, “Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Does,” at 7:00 p.m. in the Basil Auditorium. 2014-10-23T09:00:00 McKinzie Presents at Mathematical Association Fall Meeting Dr. Mark McKinzie, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, served as a speaker at the Mathematical Association of America Seaway Section Fall Meeting at Alfred ... 2014-10-22T01:45:00 Birnie Presents in Bangkok, Thailand Dr. Christine Birnie, Department Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences, presented at the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) World Congress of Pharmacy in Bangkok, Thailand this past September. ... 2014-10-22T11:15:00 SWAV Trip Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community Includes Service, Culture For the 3rd year in a row, Students With A Vision (SWAV) spent their recess weekend at Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community, a small Mohawk/Kanienkahaka community on the north bank of the Mohawk River, ... 2014-10-22T09:00:00 College Recognizes 67 Employees for Years of Service The St. John Fisher College Human Resources Department held its annual Service Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, October 16. The event was held in Cleary Family Auditorium, and celebrated 67 faculty ... 2014-10-21T12:30:00 Family Weekend 2014 Kicks Off on Halloween Family Weekend is right around the corner with a schedule of family-friendly activities offering something for everyone from October 31-November 2. 2014-10-21T08:45:00 Hetzler Honored Through Film, Exhibit Fr. Leo A. Hetzler, C.S.B., retired professor emeritus of English Literature at St. John Fisher College, has received a lot of attention in recent months thanks to a documentary and an exhibit now on ... 2014-10-20T12:45:00 Women’s Soccer Team Raises $1,500 for Pancreatic Cancer Research The St. John Fisher College women's soccer team hosted a pie in the face fundraiser in the academic quad on Thursday, October 15, to support pancreatic cancer research. Coaches, faculty, and staff ... 2014-10-20T08:00:00 MacGregor Presents at Statewide Conference David MacGregor, Adjunct Professor of history and international studies, recently presented a paper at the 64th Annual New York Association of European Historians Conference, which took place on ... 2014-10-17T10:30:00 Maples Appointed to National Award Committee Dr. Joellen Maples, Associate Professor in Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Literacy Department, was recently selected by ALAN (Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the National Council... 2014-10-17T09:15:00 Fisher Hosts 4A’s Agency Conference St. John Fisher College hosted the fourth annual 4A’s Agency Transformation Conference themed “Best and Brightest: Today and Tomorrow” on October 15 in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. 2014-10-16T10:15:00 Culinary Creations for a Cause On Wednesday, October 15, President and Mrs. Bain hosted the inaugural Culinary Creations for a Cause, a cooking demonstration that raised money to support the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship for military ... 2014-10-16T08:30:00 Students "Smash the Scale" On National Love Your Body Day Students came out swinging at the "Smash the Scale" event hosted by the College’s Health and Wellness Center, Women and Gender Studies Program, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity ... 2014-10-16T08:00:00 Calling All Gamers (For a Good Cause) Digital Cultures and Technologies (DCT) students and faculty will be participating in an international celebration of the social impact of gamers on October 25 with Extra Life, an online grassroots ... 2014-10-15T02:15:00 Students Represent Fisher at TutorCon ’14 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. 2014-10-15T12:30:00 “Sustaining a College” is November 7 First Friday Lecture Topic The second lecture in the First Friday Lecture Series, which is focused on a sustainability theme this fall, will feature Dr. Michael L. Boller, Associate Professor of Biology and Sustainability ... 2014-10-15T08:00:00 "Smash the Scale" on National Love Your Body Day St. John Fisher College will celebrate the National Organization for Women Foundation’s Love Your Body Day with a scale smashing event and workshops in an effort to promote healthy body image ... 2014-10-14T08:00:00 From Dancing Shoes to Running Shoes: Teddi Trot Coming October 25 Teddi 33 is right around the corner, and in an effort to get a jumpstart on fundraising for Camp Good Days and Special Times, the Teddi Committee has organized the first-ever Teddi Trot 5K on Saturday... 2014-10-13T08:30:00 “Lisa Kindel, You Are An Ironman!” Senior Lisa Kindel played sports in high school, but never considered herself a runner. But, the Geneva native recently completed a feat few are able to tackle, and heard the words even fewer hear as ... 2014-10-09T09:00:00 Fisher Named to 2015 Military Friendly Schools List St. John Fisher College has been named to the 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List, recently released by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. 2014-10-09T08:30:00 College Receives “Mentoring Matters” Grant from First Niagara Bank 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... 2014-10-08T11:45:00 Nursing Students, Faculty Participate in Out of the Darkness Walk Over 60 students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Nursing participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on September 28 at Genesee ... 2014-10-08T09:00:00 Tran Named 3rd Farash Scholar at Fisher Freshman biology major Brian Tran, a graduate of Greece Arcadia High School, is St. John Fisher College’s third Farash Scholar, chosen by the Max and Marian Farah Charitable Foundation earlier this ... 2014-10-07T11:00:00 School of Business Adds New Faculty, Staff The School of Business welcomed new faculty this year, and named a new staff member to a position that helps business students land valuable internships during their time at Fisher. 2014-10-07T08:45:00 Pharmacy and Biology Faculty, Alumnae Publish Paper A group of faculty and students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and the Biology Department have published a peer-reviewed original paper in the <i> American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. ... 2014-10-06T09:45:00 Lavery Library Hosts Irish Exhibit Lavery Library is now hosting the Irish American Heritage Museum’s “Irish and the Erie Canal” exhibit in the Lower Level Gallery. The exhibit was created by James Zibro, and will be on display through... 2014-10-03T01:00:00 Business Abroad A total of 16 students from the St. John Fisher College School of Business chose to study abroad in Italy, London, Australia, Greece, and Ireland during their spring semester. 2014-10-03T10:30:00 College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on October 2. The induction took place during the College’s Alumni Weekend, which runs... 2014-10-03T10:30:00 Marketing Club Plans Robust Marketing Week, Open to Campus Community The St. John Fisher College Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) will host a weeklong celebration in honor of the AMA from October 6-9. “Marketing Week” gives the collegiate chapter a ... 2014-10-02T10:00:00 Gandhi Wins Szarejko Information Literacy Award St. John Fisher College’s Lavery Library recently presented Dr. Mona Gandhi, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, with the 5th Annual Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy ... 2014-10-02T08:30:00