St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2016-02-14T05:10:44 Fisher Professor’s Study Says Brands on Snapchat Need to be Relatable, Feel-Good Inclusive. Feel-good. Relatable. Those are the personality traits college students want brands on the social media platform, Snapchat, to possess. And thanks to a new study by researchers from the St.... 2016-02-11T11:15:00 The Buffalo Girl: How the heart of a Fisher graduate shaped the heart of “Four Falls of Buffalo” Being a fan of the Buffalo Bills in the 1990s meant a wild ride of exciting highs, countered by devastating lows, as the team won an incredible four AFC Championships, but suffered heartbreaking ... 2016-02-11T10:00:00 Pharmacy Professor Fosters Research Partnership with Indian University A partnership between Dr. Vivek S. Dave, a faculty member in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, and professors at R.T.M. Nagpur University in India is spurring a flurry of research activity at St. John ... 2016-02-11T09:45:00 Women’s Leadership Series Event Focuses on Strengths-Based Development Fifteen students from the St. John Fisher College School of Business recently had the opportunity to reflect on their strengths and talents during the third session of the Women’s Leadership Series, ... 2016-02-11T09:00:00 Fisher Receives $410,000 Higher Ed Capital Funding for Science Building St. John Fisher College received $410,000 from the Higher Education Capital Match Program (HECap) to assist in the purchase and installation of equipment for the newly opened Integrated Science and ... 2016-02-09T10:45:00 Freshmen, Seniors Asked to Participate in Student Engagement Survey St. John Fisher College is again participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The survey launched on Tuesday, Feb. 9, and will remain open until Monday, March 14. Freshmen and ... 2016-02-09T10:30:00 Pharmacy/MBA Students Win State Business Competition Patrick McCabe and Steven Conway, St. John Fisher College students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy/MBA joint degree program, recently won the first-ever Pharmacist Society of the State of New York ... 2016-02-04T10:45:00 Fisher Celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day On Wednesday, Feb. 3, members of the Sport Management Department celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Now in its 30th year, the day is designed to empower women and girls to get moving, ... 2016-02-04T09:45:00 Fisher’s Youth Year Fellows on a Mission to Promote Literacy Through the Rochester Youth Year Fellowship, two recent St. John Fisher College alumni are spending their first year as graduates promoting literacy among area elementary school students. Melissa Guck... 2016-02-03T09:00:00 Fisher Junior Nets 1,000 Points in Basketball Career For the second time this season, a St. John Fisher College basketball player has hit 1,000 points in their career. On Wednesday, Jan. 27, junior Keegan Ryan became the 22nd player in the program’s 53-... 2016-02-03T07:45:00 Pharmacy Students Place in Top 10 at National Clinical Skills Competition St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy students Lilian Brennan and Amanda Gertz recently placed in the Top 10 during the Clinical Skills Competition, held by the American Society of Health... 2016-02-02T10:30:00 Nomination Deadline Extended for Staff Recognition Awards The Staff Recognition Committee has extended the nomination deadline for the College’s annual awards through Friday, Feb. 19. 2016-02-02T09:30:00 Karim Publishes Paper in International Physics Journal Dr. Munawar Karim recently published, “Casimir force in Schwarzschild metric: Progress report” in the January issue of <i>International Journal of Modern Physics A</i>. 2016-02-02T08:15:00 Walgreens Representative Presents Check for Diversity Scholarship Earlier this year, Wegmans School of Pharmacy faculty members Dr. Lipika Chablani and Dr. Karl Williams met with John M. Marraffa (middle), area health care supervisor for Walgreen Co., who presented ... 2016-02-02T08:00:00 Global Climate Change Focus of Annual Trovato Lecture During St. John Fisher College’s annual Trovato Lecture, climate change ethicist Mary Walsh will examine the role social justice and ethical principles have in the development of effective solutions ... 2016-02-01T10:00:00 Teddi Dance Raises $54,000 for Camp Good Days After a year of planning and 24 hours of dancing, participants at St. John Fisher College’s 34th Annual Teddi Dance for Love raised a total of $54,043.60 to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times. 2016-02-01T08:30:00 Phil Castleberry Named Vice President for Institutional Advancement at St. John Fisher College On Monday, Feb. 1, Phillip D. Castleberry joined St. John Fisher College as the new vice president for institutional advancement. In this role, Castleberry will lead the areas of alumni relations; ... 2016-02-01T07:30:00 Senator Funke Announces Grant to Support Fisher’s Academy for Leadership in Long Term Care Senator Rich Funke today announced a $50,000 state grant to help support St. John Fisher College’s Academy for Leadership in Long Term Care, a division of the Wegmans School of Nursing. 2016-01-28T12:00:00 DaMia Harris-Madden Recognized with MLK Community Service Award DaMia Harris-Madden, a member of the seventh cohort of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership doctoral program, was recently honored with the "Martin Luther King Community... 2016-01-28T09:45:00 Katharine Rumrill-Teece Earns Dean Appointment at Onondaga Community College Katharine Rumrill-Teece, a member of the inaugural cohort of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership doctoral program in Syracuse, was recently appointed to the position of... 2016-01-28T09:45:00 Ed.D. Alumnus Names Chief Diversity Officer for SUNY Dr. Carlos Medina, a 2015 graduate of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Executive Leadership doctoral program, was recently named vice chancellor for diversity and chief diversity officer... 2016-01-28T09:45:00 Fisher Student Newspapers Added to Historic Site St. John Fisher College student newspapers, The Cardinal Courier and The Pioneer, were recently added to the New York State Historic Newspapers site. 2016-01-28T09:00:00 Weinschreider Presents Workshop at International Conference St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Lab Director Joanne Weinschreider co-presented a workshop during the 16th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. 2016-01-28T08:00:00 Ketterl Joins Board of Connect and Breathe Stephanie Ketterl, associate director of residential Life at St. John Fisher College, was recently selected to join the board of Connect and Breathe 2016-01-28T08:00:00 Very Beary Brunch Builds Teddi 34 Momentum The Teddi Committee hosted the Very Beary Brunch on Friday, Jan. 22, officially kicking off the countdown to the Teddi Dance for Love. Faculty, staff, students, sponsors, elected officials, and Camp ... 2016-01-27T10:00:00 President Rooney to Deliver February First Friday Lecture President Gerard Rooney will deliver a talk on the “State of the College” as part of the First Friday Lecture Series. The event begins with mass and breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by President Rooney’s... 2016-01-27T09:45:00 Lavery Library Photographs Featured in Douglass Biography Two photographs from Lavery Library’s Frederick Douglass collection have been featured in the book <i>Picturing Frederick Douglass: An Illustrated Biography of the Nineteenth Century's Most ... 2016-01-27T09:00:00 Rapp Delivers Keynote at Accessibility in Higher Ed Conference Dr. Whitney Rapp gave the keynote address at the Alfred State Accessibility Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 13. 2016-01-25T12:30:00 Teddi Dance for Love Celebrates 34 Years at St. John Fisher College The Teddi Dance for Love, a 24-hour dance-a-thon fundraiser to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times, celebrates 34 years at St. John Fisher College in 2016. The annual event, which has raised more... 2016-01-25T12:15:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy Hosts Pharmacist Training Session on Medical Marijuana On Saturday, Jan. 9, St. John Fisher College played host to nearly 100 licensed pharmacists and health care professionals from the Rochester region who attended a day-long medical marijuana training ... 2016-01-25T09:15:00 Fisher Athletics Loses A Legend The St. John Fisher College community lost a legend on Saturday, Jan. 23, as coach Robert "Bobby" Wanzer passed away. He was 94. The campus community joins Fisher Athletics in extending our thoughts ... 2016-01-24T03:15:00 Crowning Career Mary Therese Friel ’04 has spent more than 30 years helping young women, including several Fisher students, find success in the modeling and pageant industries. 2016-01-21T11:00:00 Renfro Awarded Summer Research Fellowship from University in London Dr. Wesley Renfro, assistant professor of political science at St. John Fisher College, was recently awarded a Richmond Summer Visiting Faculty Fellowship from Richmond, The American International ... 2016-01-21T11:00:00 Spring Convocation Puts Community in Focus On Tuesday, Jan. 12, more than 200 St. John Fisher College faculty and staff gathered for Spring Convocation. The day’s theme, “Know Our Students, Know Our Community,” was designed to continue the ... 2016-01-21T09:30:00 More Than a Dance: Freshman, Senior Talk Teddi First-year volunteer Mareesa Boyatzies and dance veteran Briana Macaluso share their passion for Teddi and talk about what they're looking forward to most this year. 2016-01-20T03:00:00 Coexistence Dinner Brings Together Members of Diverse Faiths The Coexistence Dinner and Dialogue, held on Monday, Jan. 18, kicked off a series of events around St. John Fisher College’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week. 2016-01-20T02:45:00 Grants Fund Civic Engagement Efforts The Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement recently awarded six civic engagement grants to students and faculty working in partnership with local community organizations. 2016-01-20T11:30:00 St. John Fisher College Accounting Students Place First in National Tax Competition Five St. John Fisher College School of Business accounting students made history as the first Fisher team to win the national Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition, held Jan. 15 through 17, at Deloitte ... 2016-01-18T03:30:00 Pharmacy Student Wins Poster Competition at International Conference Wegmans School of Pharmacy student Steven Rush (P4) won a poster competition at the Professional Compounding Centers of America International Seminar, held in November 2015 in Houston, Texas. 2016-01-15T03:30:00 White Coat Ceremony Marks Milestone for Wegmans School of Pharmacy Class The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College held a white coat ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 10, a rite of passage that officially marks the entrance of the Class of 2019 into the profession. 2016-01-11T10:00:00 Fisher Alumna Assumes Appointment as Federal Clerk Mary C. Loewenguth, a 1982 graduate of St. John Fisher College, was recently appointed clerk of the court of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. 2016-01-07T01:30:00 Dave, Zhao Receive Research Grants Dr. Vivek S. Dave and Dr. Fang Zhao, from St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy, recently secured an investigator initiated grant for a research project. 2016-01-06T02:00:00 Fisher Alumnus Serves as Distinguished Professorship at RIT St. John Fisher College alumnus Jerome Underwood is half-way through an academic year as Rochester Institute of Technology’s 2015-2016 Minett Professor. 2016-01-06T01:45:00 Shay Publishes New Research in the Field of Media Management Dr. Ronen Shay, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, recently published an article in the International Journal on Media Management. 2016-01-06T01:30:00 Calimeris Kocman Publishes Two Articles in 2015 Dr. Lauren Calimeris Kocman, an assistant professor of economics, published two articles on economic education in 2015. 2016-01-06T01:00:00 President Gerard Rooney Joins Board of RBA In December 2015, President Gerard J. Rooney joined the board of the Rochester Business Alliance/ Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. 2016-01-06T12:30:00 MacCammon Joins Local Business Ethics Foundation Board Dr. Linda MacCammon, an associate professor in the religious studies and ethics departments at St. John Fisher College, recently joined the board of the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation. 2016-01-06T12:15:00 Novelist, Past Fisher Professor Interviewed by Examiner Florence Byham Weinberg, who was chair of the Modern Languages and Classics Department and director of International Studies at St. John Fisher College from the 1960s through to the 1980s, recently ... 2016-01-06T10:15:00 Senior Chaz Lott Reaches Basketball Career Milestone Chaz Lott, a senior from Wynantskill, New York, became the 21st player in the 53-year history of men's basketball at St. John Fisher College to score 1,000 points. 2016-01-04T01:45:00 <i>Military Advanced Education & Transitions</i> Names Fisher a Top School St. John Fisher College has earned the designation as a Top School in <i>Military Advanced Education & Transition’s</i> Guide to Colleges & Universities. Set to release later this month, MAE&T’s guide... 2015-12-17T03:45:00