Fisher News

April First Friday Lecture Explores the Power of Undergraduate Research Dr. Kristin Picardo

04/01/2024 - Learn about the myriad ways undergraduate research experiences positively impact student success at St. John Fisher University during the April First Friday Lecture, led by Dr. Kristin Picardo, assistant provost and director of the Center for Student Research and Creative Work.

Countdown to Commencement: Emily Sullivan Emily Sullivan

04/01/2024 - Next to be featured in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Emily Sullivan, a student majoring in inclusive childhood education. Sullivan was nominated by Dr. Sue Schultz, professor of education, and Sarah Mancini-Goebert, assistant director of campus ministry.

Fisher to Host Seven Events Leading Up to Solar Eclipse The 360-degree photo of the Fisher athletic fields warped to be shaped like a planet.

03/29/2024 - Rochester is poised to witness a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, marking a significant astronomical event for the region. This occurrence will be the first total solar eclipse in Rochester since January 24, 1925, and it won’t happen again until October 26, 2144. To celebrate this historic event, St. John Fisher University will be hosting multiple events in the week leading up to the eclipse.

Fisher Students Collaborate with Monroe County to Pay Homage to Medal of Honor Recipient Sara Casale, Shane Morgan, Caroline Cahalan, and Sara Yorio

03/29/2024 - St. John Fisher University students and faculty members are collaborating with Monroe County to honor Rochester veterans.

Accounting and Finance Alumni, Students to be Honored at Annual Awards The crowd at the 2023 Accounting Awards Banquet.

03/28/2024 - St. John Fisher University will celebrate the achievements of alumni and students during the 34th Annual Accounting Awards Celebration on Tuesday, April 23, at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. A networking reception will begin at 5 p.m. with the dinner and program beginning at 6 p.m.

Fisher Student Chosen to Represent New York in National Competition Adam Grover

03/28/2024 - During the Fall Qualifier of Certiport’s 2024 Microsoft Office Specialist United States National Championship, eight St. John Fisher University students secured positions in the top 10.

Fisher Recognized as a 2024-2025 Military Friendly School Seal: Military Friendly School 24-25 Gold

03/27/2024 - St. John Fisher University has been recognized as a 2024-25 Military Friendly School in a list published by Viqtory Media. Fisher was categorized as a private university that offers a doctorate and was given a gold ranking, indicating that the institution was within 10% of the 10th-ranked organization. The University was also acknowledged as a military spouse-friendly school.

Planned Gift Makes Big Impact on Fisher’s Library The construction site for the Lavery Library renovations.

03/27/2024 - The activity of construction at the site of the Lavery Library Modernization and Renovation Project is in part thanks to the planned gift of St. John Fisher University alumnus Leon Creek ’60.

School of Arts and Sciences Creates Interdisciplinary Divisions Dr. Carolyn Vacca leads a class in a discussion.

03/26/2024 - This spring, the School of Arts and Sciences reorganized its departments and programs into six dynamic divisions, creating spaces for interdisciplinary collaboration among students and faculty.

Dr. Robert W. Loss, Jr. ’74 Posthumously Inducted into Science and Technology Hall of Fame Janice Loss and President Rooney at the induction ceremony for Dr. Robert W. Loss, Jr. ’74 into the Science and Technology Hall of Fame.

03/26/2024 - St. John Fisher University inducted Dr. Robert W. Loss, Jr. ’74 into the Science and Technology Hall of Fame during a ceremony held on Tuesday, March 19.