St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2016-10-24T11:55:09 See You at Family Weekend Your students are settled into campus, but you may feel like you just left them here. See St. John Fisher College through their eyes, and join us for Family Weekend, which will take place Friday, Oct.... 2016-10-21T08:45:00 Junior Places Fourth in National Marketing Sales Competition Four St. John Fisher College students traveled to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for the American Marketing Association (AMA) Regional Conference, held from Thursday, Oct. 13 to Saturday, Oct.... 2016-10-20T12:15:00 Father Cavanaugh Reading Series to Feature Fiction Writer Fiction writer Rachel Hall will read a collection of stories during the 2016 Father Cavanaugh Reading Series, sponsored by the St. John Fisher College English Department. The reading, which is free ... 2016-10-20T12:00:00 Fun Run, 5K Helps to Kick Off Teddi 35 Lace up your sneakers for the third annual Teddi Trot 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 29. Organized by the Teddi Committee, the race helps kick start the team’s fundraising efforts for Camp Good Days... 2016-10-20T12:00:00 Environmental Project Brings Classroom Lesson to Life Students in the learning community, Sustainability and the Environment, spent the morning of Monday, Oct. 3, at the natural area behind Murphy Hall, where they put what they’ve learned in the ... 2016-10-20T09:45:00 Fisher Students aBANdon the Ban on Banned Books Students in Dr. Arlette Miller Smith’s Young Adult Literature course recognized Banned Book Week with posters and presentations that explored the many young adult books that have been banned ... 2016-10-20T09:15:00 September a Busy Month for Diversity Office The month of September saw a flurry of activity in the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs. 2016-10-20T08:15:00 Fisher Students Make Strides A group of St. John Fisher College students participated in the annual Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk, held on Saturday, Oct. 16. 2016-10-20T08:15:00 Pharmacy Profession Celebrated on Good Day Rochester Dr. Alex DeLucenay ’06 (’10 Pharm.D.) and Dr. Christine Birnie joined 13 WHAM/FOX Rochester anchor Alexis Arnold to celebrate and promote the pharmacy profession during National Pharmacy Week. 2016-10-20T08:00:00 Nursing Sim Center Featured in <i>Rochester Business Journal</i> Dr. Joanne Weinschreider, director of the Wegmans School of Nursing Glover-Crask Simulation Center, was featured in an article in the <i>Rochester Business Journal</i>. 2016-10-20T08:00:00 Education Professor Featured in <i>Post</i> An article written by Dr. Jeff Liles, associate professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was featured in the fall 2016 issue of <i>Post</i>, a Rochester-based magazine. 2016-10-20T08:00:00 Llewellyn, Pray Published in <i>Science & Children</i> Douglas Llewellyn and Sandra Pray, adjunct faculty members for the graduate program in Mathematics/Science/ Technology Education, had an article published in this month’s <i>Science & Children</i>. 2016-10-20T07:45:00 Arndt Published in <i>American Annals of the Deaf</i> A peer-reviewed journal article co-written by Dr. Katrina Arndt, was published in the most recent volume of the <i>American Annals of the Deaf</i>. 2016-10-20T07:45:00 Faculty Member to be Published in Career Development Journal Robert Costigan recently had a paper accepted for publication in the <i>Journal of Career Development</i>. 2016-10-20T07:30:00 Upcoming Forum Explores Presidential Election Looking to learn more about the presidential candidates and their policy proposals? Hear the candidates’ positions on a series of topics at the Fisher Votes Policy Forum, scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. on... 2016-10-18T08:15:00 St. John Fisher College Announces First Online Education Certificate Program The St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education has announced its first fully online program, an advanced certification in special education leadership—the first program of its ... 2016-10-17T09:30:00 The Queen of Kings: The history of the Fisher Kings rugby club traces back to one student This year, the St. John Fisher College men’s rugby team, the Fisher Kings, celebrates its 25th anniversary. Throughout its history, hundreds of players have worn the team’s signature green and blue, ... 2016-10-13T01:45:00 Fisher Alumna on a Mission to Raise Awareness of Bone Marrow Donation Teaming up with the Wegmans School of Nursing, Fisher alumna Caryn Hurwitz '88 will talk about the importance of bone marrow donation during a presentation on Thursday, Oct. 27, in Basil 135. 2016-10-13T01:45:00 Panel Explores Issues of Poverty in Rochester In September, members of the ninth cohort of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership Doctoral Program heard from seven prominent leaders in the Rochester community, as they... 2016-10-13T12:45:00 Symposium Explores Integrative Medicine for Holistic Care Next month, members of the community have the chance to hear from national and local experts on how best to improve their physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual well-being, thanks to a day... 2016-10-13T09:45:00 Community Service Efforts Land Fisher on President’s Honor Roll St. John Fisher College has been named to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes the nation’s leading colleges and universities for their commitment to ... 2016-10-13T08:45:00 AMA Marketing Week Incites Passion for Field St. John Fisher College’s chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) hosted a week-long showcase of career opportunities and highlighted the benefits of AMA membership during its annual ... 2016-10-13T08:45:00 O’Keefe Ross Gallery Exhibit Showcases Pittsford Art Group Members of the Pittsford Art Group will show a collection of work during a six-week exhibit beginning this month. The juried exhibition, which opens Tuesday, Oct. 25, will be on display through Friday... 2016-10-13T08:30:00 Ricca Presents Two Papers at International Conference Dr. Barney Ricca, associate professor in the Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, presented two papers at the Conference on Complex Systems in Amsterdam, Netherlands, this fall. 2016-10-06T01:00:00 Madigan Delivers Presentation on Frederick Douglass Murals Dr. Timothy Madigan, associate professor of philosophy at St. John Fisher College, shared how Frederick Douglass became an international figure of peace through the murals of Danny Devenny, a former ... 2016-10-06T01:00:00 Save the Dates for 2016-2017 First Friday Lectures From post-presidential race predictions to the olfactory sense of king penguins, St. John Fisher College faculty and alumni will address a range of topics during this year’s lineup of the First Friday... 2016-10-06T12:45:00 Markwick Featured on Fox Rochester Dr. Laura Markwick, an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently featured on Fox Rochester for being named the 2016 New York State Nurse Practitioner of the Year. 2016-10-06T10:15:00 Smith Presents, Publishes on Nursing Leadership, Professional Development Dr. Charlene Smith, professor and chair of the undergraduate nursing program in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has presented and published research on nursing leadership. 2016-10-06T10:00:00 Library Media Students Champion Digital Literacy The newly revived Master of Science in Library Media program, through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, is preparing candidates for the ever-expanding role of school-based librarians. 2016-10-06T09:45:00 Ed.D. Alum Promoted at NTID Dr. Mary Karol Matchett, an alumna of Fisher’s executive leadership doctoral program, was promoted to assistant vice president of student and academic services at the National Technical Institute for ... 2016-10-06T09:30:00 Buffalo Bills Training Camp presented by Connors & Ferris to remain at St. John Fisher College The Buffalo Bills and St. John Fisher College today announced that Buffalo Bills Training Camp presented by Connors & Ferris will remain at St. John Fisher College as the team and school have signed a... 2016-10-04T02:45:00 Sheila Brady-Root Given Pi State Achievement Award Sheila Brady-Root, science events coordinator at St. John Fisher College, was honored with the Pi State Achievement Award, given by Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG), a professional society of women educators. 2016-10-04T11:00:00 A Look Back at Alumni Weekend More than 1,000 alumni came back to the St. John Fisher College campus for the annual Alumni Weekend—four days full of social, athletic, and academic events. 2016-10-03T03:15:00 Five Inducted into Science and Tech Hall of Fame St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame during a ceremony held on Thursday, Sept. 29, as a part of Alumni Weekend. Dr. Stephen A. Di Biase ... 2016-10-03T02:00:00 Inaugural Ten Under 10 Awards Honor Young Alumni On Friday, Sept. 30, St. John Fisher College recognized the achievements of graduates over the last decade during the inaugural Ten Under 10 Awards. Held during Alumni Weekend, the awards honored ... 2016-10-03T01:00:00 Sport Management Program Receives National Accreditation St. John Fisher College’s Bachelor of Science in Sport Management degree program was granted a seven-year accreditation from the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). The program, ... 2016-09-29T02:00:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Celebrates 10 Years This Alumni Weekend, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy community will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of the School with an alumni luncheon, continuing education program, and a bench ... 2016-09-29T01:00:00 Markwick Named New York State Nurse Practitioner of the Year Dr. Laura Markwick, an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was given the Nurse Practitioner Association’s (NPA) 2016 New York State Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award. Markwick was... 2016-09-29T10:45:00 Healthy Living Sustainability Fair Set for Oct. 6 This October, the Go Green Sustainability Fair teams up with the annual Healthy Living Fair, bringing to campus a group of environmentally responsible, sustainable, and health/wellness-minded ... 2016-09-29T10:30:00 It’s Never Too Early for a Fisher Education The St. John Fisher College Early Learning Center (ELC) is a full-service child care program for children ages 18 months to 8 years, with an after-school program for older children in the Pittsford ... 2016-09-29T10:30:00 Best Bets for Alumni Weekend 2016 More than 1,000 Fisher alumni are expected to return to campus for Alumni Weekend, held Thursday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 2. Among the dozens of events happening over the course of the four ... 2016-09-28T11:30:00 Accounting Club Hosts 35th Annual Golf Tournament On Saturday Sept. 24, St. John Fisher College’s Accounting Club hosted its 35th annual networking golf tournament at Island Valley Golf Course in Fairport. A record number of nearly 80 students, ... 2016-09-28T10:00:00 Fisher Storms Back to Win Courage Bowl XII Nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College rallied to a 42-38 win over the College at Brockport in Courage Bowl XII on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Empire 8 Conference football matchup was played in front ... 2016-09-25T09:15:00 Luncheon Celebrates Courage Bowl Honorary Coaches, Cheerleaders The honorary coaches and cheerleaders for Courage Bowl XII were announced during a celebratory luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 22, at The College at Brockport. 2016-09-22T03:45:00 Service Trips a Passion for School of Pharmacy This summer, a record 48 students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy engaged in domestic service trips or international medical missions. In what’s become a capstone experience, the trips provide ... 2016-09-22T02:00:00 Service Saturdays Help Students Give Where They Live “Give where you live.” That’s the motto of St. John Fisher College’s Service Saturdays initiative. Now in its second year, the program is designed to encourage members of the Fisher community to lend ... 2016-09-22T01:30:00 C-SPAN Bus Brings Election Season to Life Students interested in the upcoming presidential election received an interactive look at government in action during a visit from the C-SPAN Campaign 2016 bus. The multimedia bus stopped by campus on... 2016-09-22T12:45:00 Students Focus on Strengths during Semester’s First Women’s Leadership Series Event On Friday, Sept. 16, 18 students from the St. John Fisher College School of Business had the opportunity to examine their strengths and talents during the first session of the Women’s Leadership ... 2016-09-21T04:00:00 Microfluidics: A Collaboration between the Chemistry and Biology Departments In spring 2016, Drs. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, and Fernando Ontiveros established a collaboration on the implementation of a novel microfluidic laboratory experiment for ... 2016-09-21T02:00:00 2010 Grad Named Assistant Coach for NBA Development League Team Brandon Rosenthal ’10 was recently appointed an assistant coach for the Northern Arizona Suns, an NBA Development League (D-League) team based in Prescott, Arizona. 2016-09-21T01:45:00