St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Campus, en-US 2016-12-06T04:47:30 Grant Gives Media Arts Lab an Interactive Makeover This winter, the Media Arts Lab at St. John Fisher College will be transformed into an interactive learning space, thanks to a $99,255 grant from the Gladys Brooks Foundation. Housed in the Department... 2016-12-06T09:00:00 Fisher Event Registers 60 Bone Marrow Donors At St. John Fisher College, a recent campaign to raise awareness of Be the Match and encourage donors added an impressive 60 individuals to the worldwide registry. 2016-12-01T08:45:00 Employees Recognized for Milestone 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 ... 2016-12-01T08:30:00 Women’s Basketball Team Hosts Toy Drive during Crosstown Basketball Tournament When the St. John Fisher College women’s basketball team takes the court this weekend for the first-ever Mark’s Pizzeria Crosstown Shootout, they’ll be doing a lot more than scoring points. During the... 2016-12-01T08:15:00 College to Host 17th Annual Day of Celebration On Saturday, Dec. 3, St. John Fisher College’s Cleary Family Auditorium will welcome hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and community members for the 17th Annual Day of Celebration. This year’s ... 2016-11-30T02:45:00 National Conference Offers Fisher Students Chance to Network with PR Pros Six students from St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication attended the Public Relations Student Society of America’s National Conference (PRSSANC), “Crossroads of Public ... 2016-11-30T11:45:00 Business Students Find Success at BGS Summit For Aviana Catarisano and Shane Bloom, members of the St. John Fisher College School of Business chapter of international honor society Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), November was anything but ordinary. Both... 2016-11-29T12:45:00 Wegmans School of Pharmacy, Senator Rich Funke, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Launch Safe Medication Disposal Campaign The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College announced today a new effort to fight prescription medication misuse in the Rochester region. The School, in partnership with the Rochester ... 2016-11-17T12:00:00 For Fifth Consecutive Year, Students Take First in Regional Tax Competition A team of accounting students from St. John Fisher College School of Business will have the opportunity to defend their title as national champions of the Deloitte FanTAXtic case competition, after ... 2016-11-17T09:15:00 College Club Program Recognized by Bank of America Foundation Earlier this month, St. John Fisher College’s College Club was formally recognized by the Bank of America Foundation as an initiative creating impact in the community. The College Club was among 19 ... 2016-11-17T07:45:00 Fisher Faculty, Students Present at Seneca Falls Dialogues Faculty and students from Fisher participated in the 5th Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues, held October 21-23. The Dialogues are a collaborative effort to reinvigorate Seneca Falls as a site of ... 2016-11-16T11:30:00 Three from Fisher Attend Undergraduate Research Programs Institute A trio of St. John Fisher College faculty members attended the Council on Undergraduate Research Initiating and Sustaining Undergraduate Research Programs institute in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, held ... 2016-11-16T11:30:00 Fisher Alumnus Named Outstanding Educator by Maryland Teachers Council Robert Phelan, an 2014 alumnus of the Master of Science in Mathematics/Science/ Technology Education program, was recently honored as the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics Outstanding ... 2016-11-16T10:30:00 Science Scholar, Chemistry Faculty Present Research at National Conference Chau To, a junior chemistry student and Summer Science Fellow, and Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández attended the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science’s (SACNAS... 2016-11-16T10:15:00 NYS Reading Association Conference Features Three from Fisher Dr. Joellen Maples presented with two of her literacy master's candidates, Kathryn Hansen and Sarah Oescheger, at the New York State Reading Association Conference. 2016-11-16T10:15:00 Proietti, Renfro Talk Politics with Local Marketers The Rochester chapter of the American Marketing Association featured Tom Proietti and Dr. Wesley Renfro on a panel about the presidential race as the biggest marketing event of the year. 2016-11-16T08:45:00 Sarachan Featured on Panel about "The Birth of a Nation" Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Department of Media and Communication, was featured as a panelist in a post-film discussion of “The Birth of a Nation: The Nat Turner Story,” held... 2016-11-16T08:30:00 Accounting Students See Real-life Scenarios in PwC Case Competition More than 30 St. John Fisher College accounting students competed in the annual PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) business competition. The challenge, which is sponsored by PwC, included freshman, ... 2016-11-16T09:15:00 King Penguins Focus of December First Friday Lecture What is it like to spend a month among a colony of King Penguins in the Antarctic? Find out during the December First Friday Lecture, featuring Dr. Gregory Cunningham, associate professor of biology ... 2016-11-16T09:00:00 Coffee and Conversation Create Connections at President’s Residence On a typical Wednesday morning, faculty and staff might find themselves gathering around the coffee maker, chatting about their work or the latest episode of their favorite television show. And, now, ... 2016-11-16T08:45:00 Fisher Named to 2017 Military Friendly School List St. John Fisher College has been named to the 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List, released today by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds for the ... 2016-11-10T01:00:00 World Philosophy Day to Explore Sustainability The intersection of sustainability and philosophy will be the topic of conversation during St. John Fisher College’s 14th annual World Philosophy Day celebration. Free and open to the public, the two-... 2016-11-10T11:45:00 Two at Fisher Named Dante Scholarship Award Recipients Two St. John Fisher College students—Giuliana Pietrantoni and Lisa Manioci—were named recipients of the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Award. Pietrantoni and Manioci were among ... 2016-11-10T10:45:00 Parkhill Honored for Work with 13Thirty Cancer Connect Dr. Amy Parkhill, associate professor in the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy, was honored with the Make a Difference Award from 13thirty Cancer Connect, a regional non-profit that ... 2016-11-10T09:30:00 Fisher Senior Accepted into KPMG Master’s Program This fall, St. John Fisher College senior Megan Keib was accepted into an inaugural master’s degree program sponsored by international accounting firm KPMG. Developed in collaboration with the Ohio ... 2016-11-09T01:45:00 School of Business Strategic Planning Event Brings Stakeholders to the Table On Friday, Oct. 21, the St. John Fisher College School of Business launched its five-year strategic planning process, bringing together students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members to ... 2016-11-09T12:45:00 Fisher Experts Share Analysis of Presidential Election This fall, faculty members at St. John Fisher College have offered insights and expertise into the 2016 Presidential Election, and will continue to do so throughout the week. 2016-11-07T02:15:00 Field Hockey, Men’s Soccer Claim First Empire 8 Titles The St. John Fisher College field hockey and men's soccer teams made history, with both programs winning Empire 8 Conference Championship titles. 2016-11-07T02:15:00 Scavenger Hunt to Raise Awareness of Campus Accessibility Student members of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) are hosting an Accessibility Awareness Scavenger Hunt on the St. John Fisher College campus. During the event, scheduled from noon to 2 ... 2016-11-03T01:00:00 SGA to ‘Get Out the Vote’ on Election Day The Student Government Association (SGA) has planned a series of activities aimed at encouraging students to cast their ballot this Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. 2016-11-03T12:45:00 St. John’s Residents Share 80+ Years of Election Experience with Fisher Students This fall, students in Dr. Kathleen Donovan’s Campaigns and Elections course have the unique opportunity to learn about presidential elections from a group of individuals with nearly a century of ... 2016-11-03T12:45:00 Maples Honored with Faculty Information Literacy Award Dr. Joellen Maples has been named the 2016 Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award recipient. An associate professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, Maples was recognized... 2016-11-03T11:45:00 National University Ranking Places Fisher among Top 400 The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2017 College Rankings placed St. John Fisher College among the top universities and colleges in the nation. 2016-10-31T09:00:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Center Given Prestigious PACE Award by Laerdal Medical The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College was recently honored with the Pinnacle Award for Collaboration in Education (PACE); given by Laerdal Medical, a leading provider of medical ... 2016-10-28T03:15:00 School of Business Welcomes Visiting International Students This month, St. John Fisher’s School of Business welcomed visiting students and faculty from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), a premier and prestigious institution in the field of commerce and ... 2016-10-27T12:15:00 National Pharmacy Week Celebrates the Profession The Wegmans School of Pharmacy engaged a series of events and awareness efforts to celebrate National Pharmacy Week, held Oct. 16-22. The national celebration is sponsored by the American Society of ... 2016-10-27T09:45:00 Case Competition Brings Sports, Statistics Together On Friday, Oct. 21, the St. John Fisher College Sport Studies Department, in conjunction with the Math Department, hosted the inaugural Analytics Case Challenge, bringing together students, faculty, ... 2016-10-27T09:30:00 Fisher Hosts Business School Deans Roundtable Business School Leaders from five colleges in Western New York visited St. John Fisher College on Friday, Oct. 14, to participate in a roundtable discussion focused on accreditation, new initiatives, ... 2016-10-27T08:00:00 Campus to Hold “Four Freedoms Week” Students, faculty, and staff will have the opportunity to reflect on the value of freedom during St. John Fisher College’s annual “Four Freedoms Week” celebration, Friday, Oct. 28 through Saturday, ... 2016-10-27T08:00:00 Social Media Conference Features Fisher Professor On Saturday, Oct. 15, Arien Rozelle, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, participated in the second Upstate Social Sessions conference, an event to inspire and ... 2016-10-26T12:45:00 St. John Fisher College Announces New Men’s Volleyball Program St. John Fisher College will add a new men’s volleyball program to its athletic offerings in fall 2017. 2016-10-24T01:30:00 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