A Message from the COVID-19 Monitoring Team Official Seal of St. John Fisher University

10/20/2020 - St. John Fisher College will transition to remote instruction for the remainder of the fall semester.

Salerno Named Fellow of the Academy of Electrical Contracting Victor E. Salerno ’66

10/19/2020 - St. John Fisher College alumnus and Board of Trustees member Victor E. Salerno ’66 was selected to become a Fellow of the Academy of Electrical Contracting, through the National Electrical Contractors Association. He was formally installed into the Academy on Tuesday, Oct. 6, during NECA 2020 LIVE, the association’s virtual convention and trade show.

Summer Research Fellows Pair Up to Study Treatments for Obesity Two hands hold a slide under a microscope.

10/19/2020 - Joseph Current and Caden Jensen spent their summers conducting research to confirm the obesogenic effects of BPS, a substitute for BPA in plastic and food containers, and determining if the antiobesogenic properties of natural compounds can be used to rescue zebrafish from these effects.

#ClubCorner: CAC is Kicking Cancer to the Curb A poster promotes Colleges Against Cancer and their Fisher Fights message.

10/19/2020 - This week, College New’s #ClubCorner features Colleges against Cancer. Also known as CAC, this club provides students with the opportunity to get involved with fun events that celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all.

Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing Joins Effort to Address Gaps in Health Profession Training Logo: The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College

10/19/2020 - The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College is part of a new $1.75 million grant that brings together five colleges and universities to address health disparities among individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD) by strengthening the knowledge base of the health care workforce.

Fisher Alumnus Contributes to TIME’S UP Now Report on Bias in Media Coverage Evren Durmaz ’18

10/18/2020 - Earlier this fall, TIME’S UP Now commissioned Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) to analyze media coverage of the announcement of Senator Kamala Harris as the Democratic vice presidential candidate, and compare it to announcements of candidates Mike Pence and Tim Kaine in 2016.

School of Business Hosts Food Drive Cans of tomatoes and corn.

10/17/2020 - Students, faculty, and staff in the School of Business are hosting a food drive to benefit Bethany House. Organized by Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) and the Dean’s Student Advisory Council (DSAC), the drive will run from now until Friday, Nov. 13.

Weeklong Events Celebrate Pharmacy Profession A pharmacy student poses in her white coat.

10/16/2020 - A weeklong series of events at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy will celebrate the pharmacy profession.

Fisher Selected to Host Pair of NCAA Championships Logo: St. John Fisher College is a NCAA Championships Host for 2023 Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship and 2025 Division III Men's Golf Championships

10/15/2020 - The NCAA National Office released its host site selections for a majority of its upcoming championships on Wednesday afternoon with St. John Fisher College earning the right to serve as the host institution for two of the association’s largest postseason events.

Study Confirms Fisher’s Significant Contributions to, Impact on Rochester Economy Aerial view of St. John Fisher University's campus in the fall.

10/12/2020 - The economic and civic impact of St. John Fisher College is strong and projected to grow in the coming years, according to a recent economic impact study conducted by Appleseed, a New York City-based economic consulting firm.

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