College News

St. John Fisher College Appoints Dean of Wegmans School of Pharmacy Christine Birnie

01/13/2017 - After an extensive national search, St. John Fisher College has appointed Dr. Christine Birnie as the new dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, effective immediately. The search was led by Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc., an executive search, consulting, and training firm. Read More

Fisher to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Attendees engage in conversation about spirituality and faith during the 2016 Coexistence Dinner.

01/10/2017 - St. John Fisher College will host seven events this month to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Running Wednesday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 26, the week features meals, dialogues, and film screenings, among other activities. Read More

Basketball Coach Claims 300th Win Men's basketball head coach Rob Kornaker won his 300th career game on Thursday, Dec. 29.

01/03/2017 - St. John Fisher College men's basketball head coach Rob Kornaker won his 300th career game on Thursday, Dec. 29, as the Cardinals posted a 95-67 victory over Colby-Sawyer College in the second game of the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa Tournament. Read More

Sandra Doorley Announced as Honorary Chair of the 35th Teddi Dance for Love Sandra Doorley will serve as honorary chair at the 2017 Teddi Dance for Love.

12/15/2016 - Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley will serve as the honorary chair of the 35th annual Teddi Dance for Love at St. John Fisher College. The 24-hour dance-a-thon, which has raised more than $1 million for Camp Good Days and Special Times, will be held from 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 through 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Read More

Fisher Named a 2017 “Best College Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Golisano Gateway

12/15/2016 - For the fourth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of the Top 300 Best College Values of 2017. Read More

Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign to Launch in January Students thank Fisher Annual Fund donors.

12/14/2016 - The annual faculty and staff giving campaign will kick off next semester with a celebratory luncheon at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in Cleary Family Auditorium. Read More

Conference to Explore Human Trafficking in Rochester A poster promotes the conference, Human Trafficking: A Rochester Problem, Too.

12/14/2016 - According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, in 2015 human trafficking occurred in all 50 states. This January, in observance of Human Trafficking Awareness/Prevention Month, a two-day event at St. John Fisher College will address this harrowing human rights issue and its connection to Upstate New York during Human Trafficking: A Rochester Problem, Too. Read More

Student by Day, Fashionista by Night Media management student Ruya Kirac is a fashion blogger.

12/14/2016 - Media management student Ruya Kirac has found the perfect way to blend her passion for writing with her interest in fashion. In 2013, the Rochester, New York native launched Sweet, Short & Stylish, a fashion and lifestyle blog that has served as an avenue for Kirac to hone her writing skills and put to use the knowledge she’s gained in courses related to digital marketing and social media. Read More

Pharmacy Students Place in Top 10 at National Clinical Skills Competition MacKenzie Crist and Seda Donmez

12/14/2016 - For the third consecutive year, St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy students placed in the Top 10 during the Clinical Skills Competition, held by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). MacKenzie Crist and Seda Donmez, both P4 students, rose to the top against 131 teams from across the nation. Read More

O’Keefe Ross Gallery Exhibit Showcases Images of Diverse Landscapes Artwork by adjunct faculty member Elizabeth Durand.

12/14/2016 - A new exhibit at St. John Fisher College’s Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery will showcase a collection of images of diverse landscapes, curated by adjunct faculty member Elizabeth Durand. The exhibition, which opens Monday, Jan. 9, will be on display through Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Gallery, located in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12. Read More