St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2015-06-30T08:01:47 Lavery Library Earns Several Awards Lavery Library was recently recognized by the Rochester Regional Library Council and the American Library Association. 2015-06-24T10:15:00 Media and Communication Alumna Receives Rising Star Award from Local Public Relations Society Shannon Lappin ’08, an alumna of St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication, was recently honored with the 2015 Rising Star Award, given by the Rochester Chapter of the Public ... 2015-06-23T09:15:00 Area High School Students Honored for College Club Participation More than 15 high school students and their families celebrated their yearlong participation in the College Club during a closing ceremony, held on Saturday, June 20, at the Campus Center Mainstage. 2015-06-22T02:30:00 Four Nursing Faculty Present at National Conference Last month, four Fisher nursing faculty members were selected to present at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses National Teaching Institute. 2015-06-17T02:45:00 Fisher Ed.D. Candidate Praised for Improving School Attendance Current doctoral candidate Roshon Bradley was recently featured in a Rochester Democrat and Chronicle article for his efforts to address issues of school attendance in the Rochester City School ... 2015-06-17T02:00:00 Fisher Hosts Roundtable Discussion for Government Relations Professionals Government relations staff from seven colleges in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland visited St. John Fisher College on Thursday, June 11, to participate in a roundtable discussion, “Deciphering ... 2015-06-12T11:00:00 Hundreds Celebrate Dr. Bain’s Presidency during Tribute Gala More than 450 guests gathered to honor and celebrate the decade-long presidency of Dr. Donald Bain, who will retire from the role at St. John Fisher College at the end of the month. 2015-06-10T10:15:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Earns 10-Year Accreditation Four programs at the Wegmans School of Nursing—undergraduate, master’s, post graduate advanced practice nursing certificate, and doctor of nursing practice—recently received accreditation by the ... 2015-06-08T10:45:00 St. John Fisher College Receives $50,000 Grant for Liberal Arts-Business Education Initiative Four colleges and universities in the Rochester region will partner on an initiative to further embed the liberal arts into undergraduate business programs. Led by St. John Fisher College, the ... 2015-06-04T10:00:00 Humanistic Treatment in Mandated Counseling Focus of Faculty’s Research Article Dr. Rachel Jordan, director of the Mental Health Counseling program and associate professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has recently had an article published in the Person-Centered Journal. 2015-06-04T09:00:00 Education Alumnus to Lead Rochester’s Anti-Poverty Initiative Dr. Leonard Brock, a 2009 graduate of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership doctoral program, was recently selected to lead the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. 2015-06-04T09:00:00 Rice Contributes Two Chapters to Counseling and Psychopathology Encyclopedia Dr. Rob Rice has contributed two book chapters for The Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychopathology. 2015-06-03T09:30:00 Students, Faculty Attend Microbiology Conference Three faculty members and four students attended the regional conference of the American Society for Microbiology in May. 2015-06-03T09:30:00 School of Ed Alum Receives Transformational Leader Award from Nursing Organization Recent doctoral candidate Dr. Annemarie Czyz received the Transformational Leader Award during the New York Organization of Nurse Executive Leaders conference. 2015-06-03T09:00:00 Professor, Student Publish Manuscript in Journal of Pharmacy Practice Dr. Karl Williams recently published a manuscript in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2015-06-02T09:45:00 Three at School of Education Complete Crisis Intervention Certification Program Drs. Katrina Arndt, Susie Hildenbrand, and Whitney Rapp, professors in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, successfully completed the Life Space Crisis Intervention (LSCI) certification ... 2015-06-02T09:45:00 Smith Selected to Edit Nursing Leadership Textbook Dr. Charlene Smith was selected as the editor for the Association for Nursing Professional Development Leadership textbook. 2015-06-02T09:30:00 Teaching Across Cultures Topic of Ikpeze’s New Book Dr. Chinwe Ikpeze has published a new book, Teaching Across Cultures: Building Pedagogical Relationships in Diverse Contexts. 2015-06-01T08:45:00 Pharmacy Professor Tapped to Join Monroe County Asthma Advisory Committee Dr. Ahmed-Sarwar was recently appointed as a member to the Asthma Advisory Committee for the Monroe County Medical Society. 2015-06-01T08:45:00 Dambaugh Joins National Chronic Care Task Force Dr. Lori Dambaugh, CNS Track Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, serves on the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists’ national Task Force for Chronic ... 2015-06-01T08:30:00 Nursing Faculty Participate in Cost of Poverty Experience Drs. Dianne Cooney Miner, Marilyn Dollinger, and Kathie Dever, and Dianne Cooney Miner participated in the March 26 Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency’s Cost of Poverty Experience™. 2015-05-29T11:30:00 Buffalo Bills Release 2015 Training Camp Schedule The Buffalo Bills have released the schedule for the 2015 Training Camp, presented by Connors & Ferris, and St. John Fisher College is ready to welcome the team back to campus for the 16th straight ... 2015-05-28T04:00:00 Community Service Efforts Land Fisher on President’s Honor Roll For the ninth consecutive year, St. John Fisher College has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. 2015-05-27T09:15:00 Justinian Order Honors President Bain during Luncheon The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College held its 14th annual civic luncheon for members of the judiciary, the bar, government, law enforcement, and the business sector on Tuesday, May 19. 2015-05-26T11:00:00 Charles McVay Inducted into National Math Honor Society Charles McVay ’15 was recently inducted into the New York Alpha Sigma Chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at St. John Fisher College. 2015-05-20T10:15:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Holds Hooding, Presents Awards Together with their friends and families, 73 graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy gathered with faculty and staff during the School’s annual hooding and award ceremony. 2015-05-14T08:15:00 Recognition Ceremony Celebrates School of Nursing Grads The Wegmans School of Nursing recognition ceremony is a chance for the School to award students for success in and out of the classroom and thank faculty, staff, and community partners for their role ... 2015-05-14T08:15:00 Dr. Katrina Arndt Receives Trustees’ Distinguished Scholar Award Martin Birmingham, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, presented the Trustees’ Distinguished Scholar Award to Dr. Katrina Arndt, associate professor and chair of Undergraduate Programs in the ... 2015-05-13T02:45:00 Hooding and Awards Ceremony Celebrates Ed.D. Candidates The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held the 2015 doctoral hooding and awards ceremony for candidates of the Executive Leadership Program (Ed.D.) on Friday, May 8. 2015-05-13T12:45:00 Bain Presents Two with President’s Medals During the College’s 61st Commencement ceremonies, President Donald Bain honored two individuals—Robert Agostinelli ’76 and Dr. Arthur “Sam” Walton—with President's Medals. 2015-05-12T04:00:00 Seniors Honored for Academic Achievement, Campus Leadership at President’s Awards Ceremony Students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony, which honored 59 graduating seniors for their academic ... 2015-05-12T12:00:00 Banquet Honors Senior Student-Athletes The St. John Fisher College Athletics Department held its third annual Senior Student-Athlete Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 6, honoring its senior athletes for their years of commitment to ... 2015-05-11T04:00:00 Nearly 1,200 Graduate during Fisher’s 61st Commencement Nearly 1,200 students graduated from St. John Fisher College during its 61st Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2015. 2015-05-11T08:45:00 National Biology Honor Society Inducts 29 The Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta, National Biological Honor Society, held its third induction ceremony on April 1, 2015. 2015-05-11T08:30:00 Entrepreneurship in the Classroom Focus of Education Conference Teachers, principals, administrators, and students from area school districts will gain insights about how to foster an entrepreneurial mindset and spark engagement in their classrooms during the ... 2015-05-07T02:45:00 Fisher Researcher Awarded Patent for New Technology Alexey Ignatchenko, assistant professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College, has been granted a patent for technology that has the potential to revolutionize the production of fertilizers. 2015-05-07T10:30:00 Classroom Dedication Celebrates a True Fisher Family When Alyssa Iacona graduates with a bachelor’s degree this May, she will join her brother and mother among the ranks of proud Fisher alumni. To celebrate this legacy, her parents, Marc and Anne ’83, ... 2015-05-07T10:30:00 Education Celebration Honors Students, Alumni, Community Partners On Friday, May 1, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held an “Education Celebration” to recognize and celebrate the College’s support for education, educators, and ... 2015-05-07T09:15:00 Three at Fisher Named Outstanding Adult Students Three St. John Fisher College students—Michele D. Garrett, Jody Latini, and Kristina Otto Waldman—were recently honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards, given by the Rochester Area Colleges ... 2015-05-06T03:00:00 Students Explore Biology Research at Natural History Conference A group of St. John Fisher College faculty and students traveled to Springfield, Massachusetts, to learn about ecology and natural history during the annual Northeast Natural History Conference, held ... 2015-05-06T02:45:00 Day of Service, Awards Ceremony Cap-Off Academic Year for Pharmacy School Students, faculty, and staff at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy closed out the 2014-2015 academic school year with their annual service day and awards ceremony. 2015-05-06T12:15:00 Class of 2015 Graduates Named to ‘Who’s Who’ Twenty-seven members of the College’s Class of 2015 will be included in this year's edition of Who’s Who Among Students® in American Universities & Colleges. 2015-05-05T02:15:00 Tim Madigan’s Article on Marshall McLuhan Included in New Book Tim Madigan, associate professor of philosophy and director of the Irish Studies Program, has an article in the new book, McLuhan: Social Media Between Faith and Culture. 2015-05-05T12:00:00 From Fisher to the White House, Student Dines with President Obama Hillary Panek '15 traveled to Washington, D.C., for a climate change summit and attended a dinner with President Barack Obama. 2015-05-04T10:45:00 Alum, Media and Communication Professor Collaborate on Video Production Course Project Students in Todd Sodano's video production course created videos for Book1One, a Rochester-based publishing company. 2015-04-30T02:00:00 Sport Management Banquet Honors Students and Alumni The Sport Studies Department held their end-of-year banquet to recognize its seniors, as well as the Sport Manager of the Year, on Friday, April 17, at Oak Hill Country Club. 2015-04-30T01:00:00 Showcases Held throughout April Spotlight Student Work Departments and programs across the College hosted showcase events and symposiums, giving undergraduates the opportunity to share class projects, display art work, or present findings from their ... 2015-04-30T01:00:00 Jack Palvino Award Honors Two Students Rob Sweet ’15 and Kyle Cataldo ’17 were recently named recipients of the 2015 Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Awards. 2015-04-30T11:15:00 New Members Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma On Friday, April 17, the St. John Fisher College School of Business inducted 40 students into the College’s Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) chapter. 2015-04-30T09:30:00 Networking Event Connects Students, Tax Pros More than 50 students from St. John Fisher College, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Alfred University attended the first-ever Student Night, hosted by the Rochester Chapter of the Tax Executive... 2015-04-29T09:15:00