St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2014-09-30T08:15:34 Student Athlete Mentors Spread Awareness of Sexual Assault Prevention The Student Athlete Mentors (SAMs) hosted a photo campaign event in the Campus Center on September 24 to spread awareness about sexual assault prevention during National Sexual Health Awareness Week. 2014-09-30T12:15:00 Loss Lecture Series Scheduled for October 15 The 2014 Loss Science Lecture Series will feature Dr. Chih-Chang (C.C.) Chu, Rebecca Q. Morgan ’60 Endowed Chair at Cornell University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 15, at 7:00 ... 2014-09-30T09:00:00 Hundreds Expected on Campus for 2014 Alumni Weekend The annual Alumni Weekend kicks off this Wednesday, October 1, and will last through Sunday, October 5, and celebrations include award ceremonies, class reunions, golf tournaments, the popular alumni ... 2014-09-29T12:45:00 The Éire on the Erie Conference Scheduled for October 17 St. John Fisher College will host its annual Irish Studies Program Conference on Friday, October 17, from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. 2014-09-26T08:45:00 Music to Fisher’s Ears: Meet the SJFC Pep Band Fisher fans were treated to more than just football at the season opener and this past weekend’s Courage Bowl, and many found their feet tapping in the stands to a new sound. So, what is that sound? ... 2014-09-25T10:30:00 Follow @FisherParking for Updates on Campus Parking Availability Do you Tweet? If so, you will want to start following @FisherParking beginning Monday, September 29, to catch live updates on parking availability, courtesy of the Office of Safety and Security. 2014-09-25T08:45:00 Mental Health Counseling Program Recognizes First Group of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors Five recent graduates of the Mental Health Counseling Program have also satisfied the educational requirements leading to eligibility for credentialing as an Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (... 2014-09-24T12:00:00 Gantner Organizing Workshop for Mathematical Association of America Fall Meeting Dr. Ryan Gantner, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Mathematics, is organizing a workshop focused on inquiry-based learning in mathematics at the Seaway Section of the Mathematical ... 2014-09-24T11:15:00 Faculty Appear at Fringe Festival If you are headed to the popular First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which is taking place now in downtown Rochester, you’ll see some familiar Fisher faces on stage and behind-the-scenes. Faculty... 2014-09-23T10:30:00 College Purchases Park and Ride Lot from New York State Earlier this month, St. John Fisher College purchased the Park and Ride Lot on Route 31F/Fairport Road from the New York State Department of Transportation in a public auction. This acquisition will ... 2014-09-22T11:00:00 Fisher Wins 10th Straight Courage Bowl The nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College team defeated The College at Brockport in Saturday’s Courage Bowl X with a score of 36-20 in front of an announced crowd of 9,220. 2014-09-22T08:30:00 Honorary Courage Bowl Coaches, Cheerleaders Announced On Thursday, September 18, the St. John Fisher College football team traveled to The College at Brockport for the annual Courage Bowl luncheon to meet three honorary coaches and two honorary ... 2014-09-19T07:45:00 2014 Beta Gamma Sigma Liaison Tackles New Role with Big Plans The 2014-15 St. John Fisher College Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) liaison, Abby Rhone, is eager to accept her new role and any challenges it may bring. Rhone, a senior Human Resources Management major, was ... 2014-09-18T10:00:00 Students Look to Get Involved at Fall Involvement Fest Tables full of giveaways, prizes, and information dressed up the LeChase Commons sidewalks on September 16 as the annual Involvement Fest was in full swing. 2014-09-18T09:30:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Awards First Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling The Wegmans School of Nursing recently awarded its very first Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling to Stephanie Bliss, a school counselor in the Rochester City School District. She ... 2014-09-17T02:30:00 Cooking Up a Sustainable First Friday Lecture October 3 This fall, the First Friday Lecture Series will focus on a sustainability theme, with the kick-off lecture scheduled for Friday, October 3, as part of Alumni Weekend festivities. Joel Kraft, Executive... 2014-09-16T09:30:00 Nicolay Publishes Monograph Dr. Theresa Nicolay, Writing Center Director and Coordinator of the Center for Academic Excellence, recently published a monograph on J.R.R. Tolkien titled, <i> Tolkien and the Modernists: Literary ... 2014-09-16T09:15:00 Cleaner and Greener – College Introduces New Trash and Recycling Centers Campuswide This semester, the College’s Facilities Department and Recycling and Sustainability Committee have joined forces to implement a more green approach to waste management. 2014-09-15T09:15:00 Trustee Ronald Hermance, Jr. ’69 Passes Away Ronald E. Hermance, Jr. ’69, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. and member of the St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees, passed away on September 11. 2014-09-12T01:30:00 College Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-15 Academic Year This academic year, St. John Fisher College has welcomed several new faculty. Some have previously served as adjunct faculty members, while others are new to the College. 2014-09-11T10:45:00 Get Involved at Involvement Fest Next Tuesday Next Tuesday, September 16, the annual Involvement Fest will take over LeChase Commons and students will see dozens of informational tables and enthusiastic student groups who are ready for new ... 2014-09-11T09:45:00 Exchanging Courses and Lives If Sport Management students walk by Dr. Todd Harrison’s office, they will see someone inside, but it won’t be him. Instead, they will see Dr. Jean McArdle from the Waterford Institute of Technology (... 2014-09-11T08:30:00 St. John Fisher College Recognized on List of America’s Best Colleges 2015 For the fourth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has been named by <i> U.S. News & World Report </i> to the list of America's Best Colleges 2015 in the National Universities category. Of the 201 ... 2014-09-09T09:30:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Introduces Dedicated Education Unit Clinical Site to Students Five years ago, Dr. Karen Parker, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was working on a clinical scholarship project that she hoped would become a reality in the near future. This ... 2014-09-08T02:00:00 Courage Bowl X Slated for September 20, Fisher to Face Brockport They say change is good, and we hope that rings true as the St. John Fisher College football team faces its new opponent, The College at Brockport, for Courage Bowl X, one of the College’s favorite ... 2014-09-08T11:00:00 Pittsford High School AP Chemistry Students work with Fisher Faculty on Project, Presentation Over the summer, a group of 50 AP Chemistry students from Pittsford Sutherland High School (PSHS) presented their Problem-Based Learning (PBL) projects in the Golisano Midway Level at Fisher. The ... 2014-09-04T01:00:00 Chemistry Faculty Members Present at Biennial Conference on Chemical Education Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Assistant Professor in Chemistry; Dr. Kris Lantzky-Eaton, Associate Professor in Chemistry; Dr. Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, General Chemistry Coordinator Adjunct ... 2014-09-04T11:15:00 Sashittal Publishes Book, Article Dr. Hemant Sashittal, Professor and Chair of the Department of Management/Marketing, has had one book and one article published in recent months. 2014-09-04T10:00:00 Welcome Class of 2018! It’s official: St. John Fisher College has welcomed over 600 freshmen to the Class of 2018. 2014-09-02T02:45:00 First-Year Pharmacy Students Include Service in Orientation In the midst of a jam-packed Orientation schedule for first-year students at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, the group still managed to find an afternoon to put away their notes and iPads and disperse... 2014-08-29T08:45:00 Markwick Chosen for AANP Future Leaders Program Dr. Laura Markwick, Family Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has been selected by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), ... 2014-08-28T01:30:00 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