Spring 2017 News Archive

Novel Helps Fisher Students Engage in Difficult Conversations Students skype with the authors of All American Boys.

02/23/2017 - Over the course of the academic year, students at St. John Fisher College will have learned the skills and tools needed to engage in difficult conversations about identity, race, privilege, and equality through the reading and analysis of All American Boys, a young adult novel published in 2015. Read More

Events Aim to Promote Campus Unity Odell Bizzell

02/23/2017 - Next week, the newly formed Unity Council at St. John Fisher College is collaborating with student organizations and academic programs from across campus to create the inaugural Unity Week, running from Friday, Feb. 24 through Wednesday, March 1. Read More

Lazardeux Headed to Rome through Competitive Research Fellowship Sebastien Lazardeux

02/23/2017 - Dr. Sebastien Lazardeux, assistant professor of political science at St. John Fisher College, was recently awarded a Richmond Summer Visiting Faculty Fellowship from Richmond, The American International University in London. He is the second Fisher faculty member to be selected for the competitive fellowship program. Read More

Register Now for Student Scholarship and Creative Work Symposium A student presents research at a conference.

02/23/2017 - In April, the St. John Fisher College campus community will have a chance to celebrate undergraduate and graduate student scholars during the first-ever Student Scholarship and Creative Work Symposium. Read More

PR Students Launch Campaign to Raise Awareness of Mental Health on Campus Student members of the Tom Proietti Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) launched a week-long campaign to raise awareness of mental health on campus.

02/22/2017 - Student members of the Tom Proietti Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) launched a week-long campaign to raise awareness of mental health on campus, called fisher 5 signs. The campaign will run throughout campus from February 20-24. Read More

Trump and Taxes: First Friday Lecture Explores the President’s Proposed Tax Reforms Lynn Mucenski-Keck

02/22/2017 - St. John Fisher College’s March First Friday Lecture will explore the impact the political climate in Washington might have on income taxes. During the lecture, Lynn Mucenski-Keck, associate professor of accounting in the School of Business at St. John Fisher College, will review the proposed individual tax reform by the Trump administration and Republican House of Representatives. Read More

Colleen Wegman, President of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., to Deliver Keynote at 63rd Commencement of St. John Fisher College Colleen Wegman, president of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Commencement ceremony.

02/22/2017 - More than 1,000 students will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 63rd Commencement, which begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. Read More

Teddi Dance Raises $70K for Camp Good Days Teddi 35 dancers raised $70,187.45 for Camp Good Days and Special Times.

02/20/2017 - This weekend, participants of St. John Fisher College’s Teddi Dance for Love raised a record-breaking $70,187.45 to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times. This marks the highest total raised solely by students in the dance-a-thon’s 35-year history. Read More

Serve and Protect Steve Stepnick '08

02/20/2017 - An up close look at how Fisher is transforming the next generation of criminal justice professionals Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Shannon Dehoff Countdown to Commencement 2017 Logo

02/20/2017 - Our next featured senior in the 2017 Countdown to Commencement video series is Shannon Dehoff, an English major nominated by Dr. Deborah Uman, professor and chair of the English department. Read More