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Fisher Community Making News

September 26, 2018

From conference proceedings to new appointments, Fisher faculty, staff, students, and alumni continue to make headlines. Here’s a roundup of their latest successes and achievements.

Academic Scholarship

On Sunday, Sept. 9, the senior Service Scholars held their senior retreat, a requirement of the Service Scholarship, in which students complete significant community service hours at high-need, social justice oriented non-profit organizations across Rochester. Read More: Senior Service Scholars Prepare for Final Year of Service

Dr. Frederick Dotolo, associate professor of history, presented work about Italian sphere of influence in Yemen at the Society for Terrorism Research’s international conference. Read More: Dr. Frederick Dotolo Presents Work at Conference

Arien Rozelle, visiting assistant professor of media and communication, was named a fellow with the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication this summer. Read More: Arien Rozelle Named Kopenhaver Fellow

On July 12-13, the Pyramid Model Summit, which was led by Fisher alumna Dr. Lynn Lubecki, brought together 80 early childhood education professionals, who were organized by a group of community providers. Read More: Fisher Alumna Heads Summit for Early Childhood Education


Rev. Thomas Rosica, CSB, a 1983 Fisher graduate, has been appointed by the Vatican to be the English language assistant for the Synod of Bishops during the month of October. Read More: Rev. Thomas Rosica Earns New Vatican Appointment

On Friday, Sept. 21, St. John Fisher College’s Accounting Club hosted its first ever bowling networking event. Over 70 students, alumni, accounting professionals, and faculty members gathered at Oak Hill Country Club to build friendships prior to the start of the recruiting season for accounting majors. Read More: Accounting Club Hosts Networking Event