College News

Countdown to Commencement: Sophia Trozzi Sophia Trozzi

03/25/2024 - The next student to be featured in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Sophia Trozzi, an interdisciplinary studies student. Trozzi was nominated by Lauren Scorza, head field hockey coach.

Fifth I Heart Fisher Day a Success Students celebrate I Heart Fisher Day with Cardinal.

03/22/2024 - This year, 1,008 donors raised more than $335,000 during the fifth annual I Heart Fisher Giving Day. Held on Thursday, March 21, the giving day supports students and programs at St. John Fisher University.

Lavery Library Renovation March Update Lavery Library renovations.

03/22/2024 - The ongoing work on the site surrounding the Lavery Library renovation and modernization project continues.

This April, Join the Walk for Suicide Prevention A banner promoting the Out of Darkness walk hangs on the Wegmans School of Nursing.

03/21/2024 - St. John Fisher University students, faculty, staff, and teams from Nazareth University and Roberts Wesleyan University will join the effort to raise awareness about suicide prevention during the Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. The event begins at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall on the Fisher campus.

Fisher to Host Entrepreneurship Week 2024 in April A student presents an idea during a class.

03/21/2024 - Entrepreneurship Week at St. John Fisher University will feature a range of events, competitions, and opportunities tailored to support budding entrepreneurs. The event will kick off on Monday, April 1, and draw to a close on Friday, April 5 under the guidance of Fisher’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Dr. Chantz Miles, Rebecca Pelino Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Visiting Assistant Professor at the School of Business.

Mental Health Advocate Kaleb Joseph Brings Self Help Tour to Fisher Kaleb Joseph

03/20/2024 - Mental health advocate Kaleb Joseph brings his Self Help Tour to St. John Fisher University, sharing the story of overcoming his own mental health struggles. His talk begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall.

Event Celebrates Longevity of Rochester Family Businesses Dr. Carol Wittmeyer interviews the panelists during the Successful Successions event.

03/19/2024 - On Tuesday, March 12, the Family Business Program honored Cornell’s Jewelers with its 100-Year Legacy Award during its “Successful Successions: Learning from Rochester Family Firm Leaders and Their Journey to the Top” event. This prestigious award recognizes family firms that have demonstrated resiliency within the Rochester business community.

Fisher Alumnus to Celebrate 50 Years of Priesthood Fr. Norm Tanck, CSB

03/19/2024 - St. John Fisher University alumnus Reverend Norm Tanck, CSB, a member of the Congregation of St. Basil, will commemorate 50 years of priesthood on Sunday, April 21. The Golden Jubilee celebration for Fr. Tanck will be integrated into the 10 a.m. Mass at the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great, followed by a reception open to all attendees.

Senators Schumer, Gillibrand Secure Federal Funding to Support Arts Center at St. John Fisher University The new blackbox theater offers a flexible performance space for artists.

03/18/2024 - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Gillibrand announced that St. John Fisher University will receive $1.8 million in federal funding through the just-passed Fiscal Year 2024 appropriations bill. The bill included $6.9 million for Rochester and the Finger Lakes in support of the region’s educational institutions, arts sector, and health care and workforce training.

Countdown to Commencement: Khalid Lockhart Khalid Lockhart talks with Dean Dan Connolly.

03/18/2024 - The next student to be featured in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Khalid Lockhart, a marketing major with a minor in economics. Lockhart was nominated by Dr. Marlowe Washington, senior diversity officer.