St. John Fisher College News http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2016-08-26T07:26:07 What to Expect at Orientation 2016 Fisher's Orientation program, which begins with Move-In Day on Saturday, Sept. 3, is designed to help students discover what Fisher has to offer, connect with their peers, and engage in the many ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=dbd58c4a-7872-4581-b15d-fa034f4273bd 2016-08-26T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=dbd58c4a-7872-4581-b15d-fa034f4273bd Advice Straight from the Orientation Team A freshman’s first few weeks on campus are filled with useful advice from parents, professors, and staff members. And, some of the best advice comes from current students who remember well the hectic,... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4de8a4dd-e4a4-495a-9b4d-94a3dff13599 2016-08-17T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4de8a4dd-e4a4-495a-9b4d-94a3dff13599 New Greater Amsterdam School District Superintendent an Ed.D. Grad Dr. Vicky Ramos, a graduate of the executive leadership doctoral program at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was selected to be the new superintendent of the Greater Amsterdam School ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0adce091-3e8e-4f04-bef1-0a2362783e98 2016-08-09T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0adce091-3e8e-4f04-bef1-0a2362783e98 Bills Selected to Attend Workshop on Medicinal Chemistry Dr. Andrea Bills, assistant professor of chemistry, was selected to attend a medicinal chemistry workshop at the University of Minnesota http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9222037d-0d4d-4af1-a19d-98bcf7ccd0d4 2016-08-09T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9222037d-0d4d-4af1-a19d-98bcf7ccd0d4 Fisher Launches New TV Campaign This month, St. John Fisher College launched its new marketing campaign, #upclose, with a series of television commercials showcasing the student experience, including academics, co-curricular ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a7ef9bae-a15a-4662-9be7-0288a87d7f5c 2016-08-05T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a7ef9bae-a15a-4662-9be7-0288a87d7f5c Wegmans School of Pharmacy Earns Full Accreditation St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy recently received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a20f4677-8725-4ce9-aeff-1485cca31253 2016-08-03T12:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a20f4677-8725-4ce9-aeff-1485cca31253 Comedian, Former Presidential Speech Writer Headline Fisher’s Alumni Weekend Comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Nasim Pedrad along with former presidential speechwriter and Daily Beast columnist Jon Favreau will headline St. John Fisher College’s 2016 Alumni ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=df0bb579-ee0d-4b75-bc7c-a3252e871a11 2016-08-01T11:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=df0bb579-ee0d-4b75-bc7c-a3252e871a11 Pharmacy Students Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on New York State Licensing Exam Recent graduates of the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy earned a 100 percent pass rate on the June 2016 New York State Part III licensure exam. Fisher’s pass rate exceeded the state... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5bc16773-8ee0-49e6-bd1b-2a9d1139c469 2016-07-28T03:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5bc16773-8ee0-49e6-bd1b-2a9d1139c469 A Voice for the Community: Pharmacy Professor Serves on Advisory Board for Global HIV Vaccine Study As a member of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network's Global Community Advisory Committee, Dr. Ramil Sapinoro has played a role in shaping community outreach efforts about a new HIV vaccine clinical trial. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c72d907a-c298-41e5-98f0-f9b56f4ce493 2016-07-25T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c72d907a-c298-41e5-98f0-f9b56f4ce493 Crews Install Cross on Kearney Hall Spire This morning, crews installed the cross back on St. John Fisher College’s Kearney Hall spire. The restoration marks the first time the cross has ever been removed from the spire. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=96434145-f63c-4f7a-8ed8-427490dc9a5d 2016-07-22T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=96434145-f63c-4f7a-8ed8-427490dc9a5d Buffalo Bills Announce Ticket Distribution Information for 2016 Training Camp The Buffalo Bills have announced distribution locations for the five ticketed practices during the 2016 Buffalo Bills Training Camp presented by Connors & Ferris at St. John Fisher College. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=cc93b4da-d383-4f33-b9af-19f329e53107 2016-07-21T03:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=cc93b4da-d383-4f33-b9af-19f329e53107 Bob Ward to be Inducted into Red Wings Walk of Fame Bob Ward, athletic director at St. John Fisher College, will be inducted into the Rochester Red Wings Walk of Fame at Frontier Field. As a member of the 2016 class, Ward will be formally inducted into... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f3c456b8-3c56-4670-9cb0-7761a944e2af 2016-07-21T07:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f3c456b8-3c56-4670-9cb0-7761a944e2af St. John Fisher College a “Great College to Work For” St. John Fisher College has been named a 2016 Great College to Work For®, according to a survey conducted by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=472b9946-3357-439a-9c42-7c6d270c52f6 2016-07-18T09:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=472b9946-3357-439a-9c42-7c6d270c52f6 Fisher Breaks Ground on New Chapel More than 100 members of the St. John Fisher College community gathered on Saturday, July 16, to break ground on the new Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6e419db8-b114-4dad-bc52-a058ae0d7b33 2016-07-16T11:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6e419db8-b114-4dad-bc52-a058ae0d7b33 Lavery Library Photos on Display at Museum of African American History Four photos of Frederick Douglass from Lavery Library’s Special Collections Archive will be on display at the Museum of African American History as a part of the exhibit, “Picturing Frederick ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5aeb7efd-0a7f-4188-924a-21c2951275a0 2016-07-15T09:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5aeb7efd-0a7f-4188-924a-21c2951275a0 Mental Health Counseling Program Earns Recognition from Trade Website St. John Fisher College’s Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling program earned a fourth place rank among top value advanced degree counseling programs in New York State, according to ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8fd13a94-5c6b-431c-b58b-2adc32f0b787 2016-07-14T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8fd13a94-5c6b-431c-b58b-2adc32f0b787 Fisher to Break Ground on New Chapel On Saturday, July 16, St. John Fisher College will break ground on the construction of the new Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great, a 9,000 square-foot sanctuary that will be built adjacent ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a4120965-92bc-4d25-8aad-9959f187111a 2016-07-13T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a4120965-92bc-4d25-8aad-9959f187111a Fisher Student Participates in NSF Summer Research Experience St. John Fisher College student Camille Pensabene is spending the summer at California State University at Chico, participating in the National Science Foundation-funded Research Experiences in ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b6736e5a-a352-4fc4-af13-b23ceb9a7178 2016-07-13T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b6736e5a-a352-4fc4-af13-b23ceb9a7178 Rochester Press-Radio Club Honors Fisher Grad Local sports photographer Jamie Germano ’80 was honored with the Gary Smith & George Beahon Sports Media Excellence Award during the Rochester Press-Radio Club’s 67th annual Day of Champions dinner. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5b363a08-5f58-40ea-9885-3766ac879e7e 2016-07-13T07:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5b363a08-5f58-40ea-9885-3766ac879e7e Ed.D. Alumnus Joins Board of Education for Liverpool School District Alumnus Dr. Christopher Hockey ’16 (Ed.D.) was elected to the Board of Education for the Liverpool Central School District. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0fb31c70-79e2-4126-8334-bd6d84f02cdf 2016-07-13T07:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0fb31c70-79e2-4126-8334-bd6d84f02cdf Phillips Installed as President of Regional Health-Systems Pharmacist Council Dr. Elizabeth Phillips was installed as president of the Central New York Chapter of the New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (NYSCHP) for the upcoming 2016-2017 year. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=91b554a6-4100-4be4-b2e3-2a24724ff532 2016-07-13T07:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=91b554a6-4100-4be4-b2e3-2a24724ff532 Lavigne to Help Lead American Pain Society’s Shared Interest Group on Pain Education Wegmans School of Pharmacy professor, Dr. Jill Lavigne, has taken the helm as co-chair of the American Pain Society’s Pain Education Shared Interest Group. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=224c9ec4-ea7e-4f66-81a0-4cdb69862d7c 2016-07-12T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=224c9ec4-ea7e-4f66-81a0-4cdb69862d7c Bowers Begins Role as Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences Dr. James Bowers will serve as the interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences, stepping into the position as the search for a permanent dean continues into the 2016-2017 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=dbcbd8da-8cad-4984-82fc-de537cf47379 2016-07-06T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=dbcbd8da-8cad-4984-82fc-de537cf47379 President Rooney Given Top Award by Local Public Relations Association On Thursday, June 16, Dr. Gerard Rooney, president of St. John Fisher College, was honored as the Executive of the Year by the Rochester chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Rooney was ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ee39a7b-1d1d-44c6-a45d-d6b4a9889b47 2016-06-20T12:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ee39a7b-1d1d-44c6-a45d-d6b4a9889b47 Human Resources Student Organization Earns Recognition from National Chapter A student organization at St. John Fisher College devoted to promoting the human resources profession was recently recognized by the world’s largest HR association, the Society for Human Resource ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d4af8ea8-94ae-49fd-99e0-f02660080723 2016-06-20T12:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d4af8ea8-94ae-49fd-99e0-f02660080723 O’Keefe Ross Gallery Exhibit Showcases Rochester Art Club Member Work Signature members of the Rochester Art Club will show a collection of work during a six-week exhibit this month. The juried exhibition, which opens Monday, June 20, will be on display through Friday, ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=472389d8-6739-49cc-ad32-067259b093b4 2016-06-20T12:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=472389d8-6739-49cc-ad32-067259b093b4 St. John Fisher College Mourns the Loss of Rev. Patrick O’Conner Braden, C.S.B., Third President of the College Reverend Patrick O’Conner Braden, C.S.B., the third president of St. John Fisher College, passed away on Thursday, June 16. He was 92 years old. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2f771239-82a3-41e3-a44f-cdb7f981895a 2016-06-17T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2f771239-82a3-41e3-a44f-cdb7f981895a Parades, Festivals Mark Fun for Office of Multicultural Affairs This summer, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs is teaming up with community partners to participate in a variety of events that celebrate cultural diversity. The campus ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d3c942f1-1345-4a8c-aa59-e5f165984bd9 2016-06-16T07:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d3c942f1-1345-4a8c-aa59-e5f165984bd9 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Pilot Program Leads to Successful Residency Matches During the 2015-2016 academic year, the School of Pharmacy piloted a structured program to help students navigate the residency match process. Of the 17 students who participated in the program and ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=291d6de5-543d-44a9-942d-8d9556166fa7 2016-06-15T12:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=291d6de5-543d-44a9-942d-8d9556166fa7 For Volunteers, JASY Camp an Unforgettable Experience One month after returning home, the St. John Fisher College student volunteers for the Jamaica Advantage Thru Sports Youth (JASY) Day Camp talk about the experience with a passion they say they will ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b0d4707e-d736-4b0b-b97f-4f1c99599486 2016-06-13T02:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b0d4707e-d736-4b0b-b97f-4f1c99599486 Summer Construction Projects Mean Campus Enhancements, Upgrades Several construction projects currently underway will offer upgrades and renovations to several buildings, parking lots, and campus infrastructure at St. John Fisher College. But, it’s really summer ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4afaf0ad-25c0-4add-b9a0-f3dc99cafc1a 2016-06-10T09:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4afaf0ad-25c0-4add-b9a0-f3dc99cafc1a St. John Fisher College Announces Construction of New Chapel The St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees recently announced the construction of the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great, a 9,000 square-foot sanctuary that will be built adjacent to ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=eaab02c6-965d-4b2f-b801-861b58677ecc 2016-06-09T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=eaab02c6-965d-4b2f-b801-861b58677ecc Tenures Begin for New Chairs, Member of St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees This week, Martin K. Birmingham begins his tenure as chair of the St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees. Formerly vice chair, Birmingham succeeds Victor E. Salerno ’66 as the Board’s leader. ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d62bfa99-f4d7-408b-b274-bded4addceac 2016-06-08T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d62bfa99-f4d7-408b-b274-bded4addceac Spring Athletes Celebrate Historic Seasons The 2016 spring season will go down as one of the most memorable times in the history of St. John Fisher College athletics. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=814e21bb-c59c-4b37-8299-2826002c71e0 2016-06-08T07:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=814e21bb-c59c-4b37-8299-2826002c71e0 Ahead of the Class: Pharm.D. Grad Qualifies for Second Year Residency, Board Certification For Marwa Amer, a 2016 graduate of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy’s doctoral program, a unique combination of experience and coursework allowed her to qualify for (and successfully complete) board ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7b0e7a38-03aa-4651-bf8e-01fb4d39f4c6 2016-06-07T07:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7b0e7a38-03aa-4651-bf8e-01fb4d39f4c6 Fisher Alumnus Organized Art Exhibit in Waterford, Ireland, Rochester’s Sister City Alumnus Desmond Murray ’73 made news for his work organizing an exhibit showcasing paintings and sketches created by his father, Thomas Murray. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bd7cab92-4d88-4142-b3e9-e6525afadce8 2016-06-03T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bd7cab92-4d88-4142-b3e9-e6525afadce8 P4 Students Engage in International Clinical Rotations This academic year, the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy saw a record-breaking 10 students travel to Roatan, Honduras, as part of their final clinical rotations. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c2424c82-131e-48d3-b923-c33d18c5a4c5 2016-06-01T01:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c2424c82-131e-48d3-b923-c33d18c5a4c5 Beyond the Shore: Fisher Alumnus Breaks U.S. Transatlantic Rowing Record Phillip Theodore ’89 and his rowing partner, Daley Ervin, completed the 2015 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge in 45 days, 9 hours, and 21 minutes, shattering the previous U.S. Pairs Division record... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e5956249-3ac9-43bc-9718-0ceb300cf2f0 2016-05-26T12:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e5956249-3ac9-43bc-9718-0ceb300cf2f0 Health Fair Delivers Medical Care to Refugees in Rochester On Saturday, April 30, students and faculty from the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy held their third annual health fair, benefiting refugee patients living in the Rochester area. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6e7ff5b0-995b-4110-8f85-9a55a2604e83 2016-05-26T12:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=6e7ff5b0-995b-4110-8f85-9a55a2604e83 Fisher Hosts National Computers and Writing Conference More than 300 scholars from across the country traveled to St. John Fisher College for the annual Computers and Writing Conference, held May 19-22. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=22c0b465-3021-457d-ac8a-6858bfc6d6aa 2016-05-25T01:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=22c0b465-3021-457d-ac8a-6858bfc6d6aa Rice’s Book Earns Philippine Book Award Nomination Dr. Mark Rice recently saw his book, <i>Dean Worcester's Fantasy Islands</i>, nominated for the Philippine National Book Award in History. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8e95d293-5fa4-4b4c-9891-92690a26640c 2016-05-24T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8e95d293-5fa4-4b4c-9891-92690a26640c Executive Leadership Alum Named Superintendent of Greene County School District Dr. Susan Vickers, a 2016 graduate of the executive leadership doctoral program at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was appointed by the Hunter-Tannersville Central School District Board ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=75ca219d-4b8a-4d15-8012-0e046a61f811 2016-05-24T09:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=75ca219d-4b8a-4d15-8012-0e046a61f811 Ed.D. Candidate Appointed Dean of Admissions at Morrisville State College Executive Leadership doctoral candidate Rob Blanchet has been appointed dean of admissions at Morrisville State College. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9f25c5fa-46d3-4fd3-be67-85376997bf23 2016-05-24T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9f25c5fa-46d3-4fd3-be67-85376997bf23 Community Literacy Center Receives Grant Support The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education received a check from the Tompkins Charitable Gift Fund to support the Community Literacy Center. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5b3c869e-4a9e-416a-b113-4ec567564340 2016-05-24T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5b3c869e-4a9e-416a-b113-4ec567564340 Fisher Alum Appointed Dean of UB School of Dental Medicine Joseph J. Zambon, Ph.D., DDS, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontics and Endodontics, has been appointed dean of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. A member of the ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=98a5c9bc-bf64-4129-917b-8758f36c1c7f 2016-05-24T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=98a5c9bc-bf64-4129-917b-8758f36c1c7f School of Education Hosts Virtual Classroom Demo for High School Students Ten high school students enrolled in the Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers program and two of their teachers visited the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education for a virtual classroom ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a69dcc85-1b0a-46a3-8268-cf4acadd80f5 2016-05-24T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a69dcc85-1b0a-46a3-8268-cf4acadd80f5 Schlosser Publishes Two Papers in Education Journals Dr. Linda Schlosser, an associate professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, published articles in two academic journals. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=343a5806-97ad-45ef-a0e9-d44e2e8b9d32 2016-05-24T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=343a5806-97ad-45ef-a0e9-d44e2e8b9d32 Cleverley-Thompson Presents on Leadership through Storytelling Dr. Shannon Cleverley-Thompson was invited to present “Teaching Storytelling as a Leadership Practice” at the inaugural Global Virtual Leadership Conference on May 16. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ec8353df-ab92-40bb-94c3-b321a78097ae 2016-05-24T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ec8353df-ab92-40bb-94c3-b321a78097ae Tubiolo Presents at State Archaeology Conference Justin Tubiolo presented a paper at the Centennial Conference of the New York State Archaeological Association http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=818a6397-b29c-447c-8196-f37f0a987a36 2016-05-24T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=818a6397-b29c-447c-8196-f37f0a987a36 Fisher to Play Host to Bertrand Russell Society Annual Conference St. John Fisher College will host the Bertrand Russell Society’s annual conference, June 24-26. Dr. Tim Madigan is currently president of the international society, which seeks to better understand ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1e9a9e76-4881-456d-b66d-32faf7405336 2016-05-24T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1e9a9e76-4881-456d-b66d-32faf7405336