St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-11-25T01:20:46 Recent Alum Selected for AmeriCorps Program St. John Fisher College alumnus Matthew Berry ’13 recently began a 10-month term of service in the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), a program through AmeriCorps. Berry, who graduated with a ... 2015-11-24T08:45:00 Four Fisher Alumni among RBJ’s ‘Forty Under 40’ The 2015 class of the Rochester Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 includes four St. John Fisher College alumni—Kristen Duckles, accounting certificate recipient; Bryan O’Donovan ’04, ’08 (M.S.); ... 2015-11-23T02:45:00 Fisher’s Budding PR Students Learn from the Pros during National Conference “Be the one to raise your hand.” That’s what Chloe Smith '16 took away from her time at the Public Relations Student Society of America’s (PRSSA) annual conference, held this October in Atlanta, ... 2015-11-23T01:45:00 Campus Conversations Report on State of the College This fall, the presidential forums took on a new format with President Gerard Rooney’s Campus Conversations. Held on Wednesday, Nov. 18 and Thursday, Nov. 19, Rooney was joined by several College ... 2015-11-19T03:00:00 Students Learn Dialogue Skills during Semester-long Workshop Students at St. John Fisher College are tackling issues of difference head-on through the Dialogue Moderator Training Workshop Series. 2015-11-19T11:30:00 Business Student Hones Leadership Skills at Global Summit As president of St. John Fisher College’s Beta Gamma Sigma chapter, School of Business student Amanda Gabak’s November was anything but ordinary. Earlier this month, the junior accounting major joined... 2015-11-19T11:30:00 Ranking Places Fisher among Top 30 Best Colleges in New York St. John Fisher College placed among the top 30 Best Colleges in New York State, according to a ranking by 2015-11-19T11:15:00 Fisher Teams Take First, Second in Regional Tax Competition For the first time in St. John Fisher College history, two teams of accounting students from the School of Business took the top two spots in a Deloitte FanTAXtic Regional Competition, held Nov. 7-8 ... 2015-11-18T12:30:00 Service-Learning Topic of December First Friday Lecture Lynn Donahue leads a discussion on ways in which St. John Fisher College’s School of Arts and Sciences has woven service-learning and civic engagement into course curriculum during the December First ... 2015-11-18T12:00:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Launches Three New Master’s Programs The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College has launched three new master’s level programs designed to provide the skills and knowledge nurse practitioners need to meet critical health ... 2015-11-17T12:45:00 Sacks Publishes Textbook on Financial Derivatives Jana Sacks, an associate professor of accounting and finance in the School of Business, recently published a new book, Elementary Financial Derivatives: A Guide to Trading and Valuation with ... 2015-11-17T11:00:00 Rapp Delivers Keynote Address at Teaching and Technology Symposium Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Professor Whitney Rapp recently delivered the keynote address at the annual SUNY Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching and Technology (FACT2) Symposium. 2015-11-16T01:45:00 School of Education Faculty Present at International Conference Three faculty members in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education presented at the Ontario Council for Exceptional Children's 2015 international conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada in ... 2015-11-16T01:30:00 Four Fisher Grads among 2016 Athena Award Finalists Four St. John Fisher College alumnae—Melissa Mulcahy Brown ’99, ’04 (M.S.); Katrina Busch ’95; Marilynn Patterson Grant ’10 (Ed.D.); and Lesli Myers ’01 (M.S.), ’08 (Ed.D.)—are among the finalists for... 2015-11-16T01:00:00 Nelson-Tuttle Named Advanced Pediatric Nurse of the Year by March of Dimes Christine Nelson-Tuttle, associate professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was named the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year in the Advanced Pediatric Nurse category. 2015-11-16T12:45:00 Irish Times Features Q-and-A with Tim Madigan In advance of St. John Fisher College’s World Philosophy Day conference, which marks the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats’s birth, The Irish Times featured a question-and-answer article with conference ... 2015-11-16T12:30:00 Fisher Unveils Statue in Memory of Alumnus Thomas Way ’66 on Veteran’s Day This Veteran’s Day, St. John Fisher College honored a special alumnus and member of the United States Armed Forces, Thomas Urban Way ’66, by unveiling a statue commissioned in his memory. Way, who was... 2015-11-12T02:00:00 Toothbrush Drive Benefits RCSD Students This fall, St. John Fisher College is hoping to collect 5,000 toothbrushes for students in extended-day programs in the Rochester City School District. 2015-11-12T01:45:00 Natural Landscapes Subject of New Exhibit at Fisher’s Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery St. John Fisher College hosts alumnus Robert Hinkelman’s photographic exhibit, “Timeless Textures: The Landscapes and Microscapes of Robert Hinkelman,” in the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Art Gallery in the ... 2015-11-12T01:30:00 College Named to 2016 Military Friendly School List St. John Fisher College has been named to the 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List recently released by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. 2015-11-11T09:45:00 “Year of Yeats” Brings Two-Day Philosophy Conference to Fisher This year marks the 150th birth anniversary of W.B. Yeats, and St. John Fisher College is commemorating the year with a two-day conference, “W. B. Yeats at 150: A Celebration,” held on Thursday, Nov. ... 2015-11-11T08:30:00 Michaud ’17 Receives Scholarship from Local Italian Women’s Group Lindsey Michaud ’17 was among five students given 2015 Dante Scholarship Awards by members of the Italian Women’s Civic Club. Michaud was formally recognized during an awards dinner on Saturday, Nov. ... 2015-11-11T08:00:00 KeyBank Funds Scholarships at St. John Fisher College St. John Fisher College received a $5,000 grant from KeyBank to assist with undergraduate scholarship awards. 2015-11-10T08:30:00 Awards Recognize Milestone Employee Service Years Faculty and staff from St. John Fisher College gathered to celebrate milestone years of service during the annual Service Awards Ceremony. Twelve members of the campus community marked more than 20 ... 2015-11-09T04:00:00 Nursing Student’s Community Bike Program Transforms a Neighborhood St. John Fisher College will hold a bike drive to support Wheels for Warriors, a program launched by Theresa Bowick, a student in the doctoral nursing program. 2015-11-06T09:45:00 SGA: Paint the Campus Purple for Courtney On Monday, Nov. 9, members of the Student Government Association are encouraging the St. John Fisher College community to wear purple in remembrance of Courtney Wagner, the Canandaigua teen who passed... 2015-11-05T02:00:00 #FisherCares Day Finds Big Impact in Small Acts of Kindness For the last three years, students, faculty, and staff at St. John Fisher College have banded together for a full-scale day of service, engaging in a series of small activities that make a big impact.... 2015-11-05T09:00:00 Faculty, Staff Participate in Brain Game Fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Rochester A group of Fisher faculty and staff met at the Strathallan to defend their title as reigning champions of The Brain Game, a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Rochester. 2015-11-05T08:15:00 Physical Chemistry Lab Named in Honor of Schmitt Foundation On Tuesday, Nov. 3, St. John Fisher College administrators, faculty, staff, and students formally opened the newly named Kilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Physical Chemistry Laboratory, located in the... 2015-11-05T08:00:00 Michelle Erklenz-Watts Recipient of Lavery Library’s Faculty Information Literacy Award Dr. Michelle Erklenz-Watts was the recipient of the 2015 Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award, given by Lavery Library. The award was presented by Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, president of ... 2015-11-04T11:45:00 Fisher Faculty, Students Contribute to Launch of New Journal Faculty members from St. John Fisher College played instrumental roles in the launch of a new academic periodical, The Seneca Falls Dialogues Journal. The multidisciplinary, peer reviewed, online ... 2015-11-04T11:30:00 Juba Wins Paper Presentation Competition at Clinical Pharmacy Conference Dr. Katherine Juba was recently named the winner of the “The Great Eight-2015 Annual ACCP Meeting Best Paper Presentation,” a competition held during the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s annual... 2015-11-04T09:45:00 Lull and Mathews Present Research at Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Conference Wegmans School of Pharmacy faculty members Dr. Melinda Lull and Dr. Jennifer Mathews attended the 33rd annual Gay and Lesbian Medical Association conference in Portland, Oregon. 2015-11-03T09:45:00 Eight Inducted into Athletics Hall of Fame During a ceremony that drew more than 200 guests, St. John Fisher College celebrated the induction of eight new members into the Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 30. The 2015 class, made up of ... 2015-11-02T01:00:00 Rosica, Smith Meet with Pope Francis St. John Fisher College Board of Trustee member Fr. Tom Rosica ’80, C.S.B., recently met with The Very Reverend George Terence Smith, C.S.B., and Pope Francis at the Vatican in Rome, Italy. 2015-11-02T11:45:00 Dave Appointed to United States Pharmacopeia Committee Professor Dr. Vivek Dave was recently appointed as a member of the Excipients Monograph Expert Committee for the United States Pharmacopeia. 2015-11-02T10:15:00 Teaching Middle School Students Topic of Education Event Students and professors from four higher education institutions gathered to address the topic of teaching middle school students. 2015-11-02T10:00:00 School of Ed Grad Students Present at Finger Lakes Conference Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education master's candidates presented w at the Finger Lakes Cerebral Palsy/Happiness House professional development day. 2015-11-02T09:45:00 Pogroszewski Featured in WalletHub’s World Series Study Dr. Alan F. Pogroszewski, associate professor of Sport Management, was featured in a recent study on the World Series. 2015-11-02T09:30:00 Ghostly Rumor in Kearney Hall Vanishes into Thin Air There’s no doubt about it. The fourth floor of Kearney Hall, the oldest building on St. John Fisher College’s campus, can seem a little spooky at night. So, it’s no surprise that rumors the space is ... 2015-10-30T08:45:00 From Project Partners to Friends, Service-Learning Course Connects Fisher Undergrads to PSP Students Through a Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education service-learning project, Fisher undergraduates and students in the College's Post-Secondary Program are building friendships through shared ... 2015-10-29T11:15:00 Fisher Research Says Sense of Smell Could Aid King Penguins in Colony Identification A new study—led by Dr. Greg Cunningham, associate professor of biology at St. John Fisher College—showing that king penguins are able to detect odors associated with their own species has steered ... 2015-10-29T11:00:00 Lecture Explores Family and the Catholic Faith Boston College moral theologian Dr. Lisa Sowle Cahill will explore how families find meaning and guidance from the Catholic faith during the Religious Studies Department’s Annual Fall Lecture Series ... 2015-10-29T10:30:00 Napier to Women’s Leadership Group: Be Yourself; Live Your Values There are hundreds of online advice columns about how to shape your personal brand, but last week, more than 30 students, faculty, and staff from St. John Fisher College’s School of Business heard ... 2015-10-29T10:15:00 St. John Fisher College Pharmacy Faculty Study Effects of New Dispensing Device on Medication Adherence Faculty at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy have released preliminary results from a study of a new home medication adherence system. The system, MedaCube, includes a fully ... 2015-10-28T09:15:00 For Learning Community Students, Short Trip to Montreal Left Big Impressions Eight students from the Travels and Transformations Learning Community recently traveled to Montreal, Quebec for an immersion trip that exposed them to the language and culture of French-speaking ... 2015-10-28T08:00:00 Annual Giving Campaign Kicks Off with Luncheon The annual faculty and staff giving campaign will kick-off next month with a celebratory luncheon on Wednesday Nov. 4, in Clearly Family Auditorium. 2015-10-27T12:15:00 Rochester Radio Show Comes to Fisher during November First Friday Lecture Join two of St. John Fisher College’s media legends, Jack Palvino ’55 and Tom Proietti ’67, as they recall Rochester radio over the past six decades during the November First Friday. The event, which ... 2015-10-26T02:00:00 First Early Assurance Cohort Begins Coursework at Wegmans School of Pharmacy This fall, 17 undergraduate students matriculated into the Wegmans School of Pharmacy as the College’s first cohort of Early Assurance program participants. 2015-10-22T12:00:00 Maggs Co-Authors Paper for Economic Research Journal Dr. Gary E. Maggs, professor of economics at St. John Fisher College, and Ben L. Kyer, professor of economics at Francis Marion University, have had their paper, “Inflation and the Exchange Rate: The ... 2015-10-22T09:45:00