Summer 2016 News Archive

Forbes.com Ranks Fisher among “America’s Top Colleges” Kearney Steeple

08/30/2016 - Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, this report ranks 660 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve. Read More

What to Expect at Orientation 2016 Students and the Fisher cardinal on move-in day

08/26/2016 - Fisher's Orientation program, which begins with Move-In Day on Saturday, Sept. 3, is designed to help students discover what Fisher has to offer, connect with their peers, and engage in the many opportunities on campus. Read More

Advice Straight from the Orientation Team Orientation team

08/17/2016 - A freshman’s first few weeks on campus are filled with useful advice from parents, professors, and staff members. And, some of the best advice comes from current students who remember well the hectic, nerve-wracking, and exciting experience of being a freshman. Here, three Orientation team members share their advice for making the most of your first year at Fisher. Read More

Bills Selected to Attend Workshop on Medicinal Chemistry Andrea Bills

08/09/2016 - Dr. Andrea Bills, assistant professor of chemistry, was selected to attend a medicinal chemistry workshop at the University of Minnesota. Read More

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Pilot Program Leads to Successful Residency Matches SJFC Pharmacy Jackets

08/08/2016 - During the 2015-2016 academic year, the School of Pharmacy piloted a structured program to help students navigate the residency match process. Of the 17 students who participated in the program and completed the match and ranking process for residency programs, all were successful in matching with one of their ranked choices. Read More

Fisher Launches New TV Campaign Student Teacher reading to elementary students

08/05/2016 - This month, St. John Fisher College launched its new marketing campaign, #upclose, with a series of television commercials showcasing the student experience, including academics, co-curricular activities, and athletics. Read More

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Earns Accreditation Wegmans School of Pharmacy Hooding

08/03/2016 - The School was found compliant with all 30 standards and earned a full eight years of accreditation from the Council, which is the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy and providers of continuing pharmacy education. Read More

Comedian, Former Presidential Speech Writer Headline Fisher’s Alumni Weekend Alumni weekend banner

08/01/2016 - Comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Nasim Pedrad along with former presidential speechwriter and Daily Beast columnist Jon Favreau will headline St. John Fisher College’s 2016 Alumni Weekend, held Thursday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 2. Tickets are now on sale for both shows. Read More

Pharmacy Students Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on New York State Licensing Exam SJFC Pharmacy Jackets

07/28/2016 - Recent graduates of the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy earned a 100 percent pass rate on the June 2016 New York State Part III licensure exam. Fisher’s pass rate exceeded the state average of 87 percent. Read More

A Voice for the Community: Pharmacy Professor Serves on Advisory Board for Global HIV Vaccine Study Ramil Sapinoro

07/25/2016 - Since 2007, St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy faculty member Dr. Ramil Sapinoro has served as a member of the Community Advisory Board for the Rochester Victory Alliance. Through his work on the board, Sapinoro has helped researchers at RVA, the University of Rochester’s HIV vaccine clinical trials unit, review language and information distributed to the community about their studies. Read More