Fisher Unite Series Seeks to Foster Growth, Learning on Campus A banner lists Black lives taken unjustly. Say Their Names is the theme of an upcoming series of discussions for the campus community.

10/12/2020 - Since summer, a small, passionate group of students, faculty, and staff has been engaging in ongoing discussions around topics of racial equity, social justice, diversity, and inclusion.

Summer Research Fellow Studies Economic Decisions by States Amid Pandemic Jacob Vinch gives a thumbs up while sitting at his laptop in his living room.

10/12/2020 - Senior Jacob Vinch, economics major with minors in mathematics and finance, spent his summer conducting research with Dr. Ben Niu, associate professor in the Economics Department, examining the factors that influenced the decisions to enact the state-wide stay-at-home orders as a response to COVID-19.

Yards for Yeardly Fundraiser Raises Awareness of Domestic Violence Logo: One Love

10/11/2020 - Through the month of October, white and red flags line LeChase Commons in an effort to raise awareness of domestic violence. An initiative of the College’s Peer Support Team, the red flags represent unhealthy relationships and the white display bystander intervention messages.

Pharmacy Students, Residents, Faculty Volunteer at Mobile Clinic Desmond Martz, Mackenzie Roberts, and Natalie Lugo, all members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, volunteered at the mobile clinic.

10/10/2020 - During National Pharmacy Month, students, residents, and faculty members from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy are demonstrating their commitment to the community by volunteering at a mobile health clinic through Rochester Regional Health, Common Ground Health, and InterVol.

Fisher Joins United Way’s 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge Logo: 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

10/09/2020 - St. John Fisher College has formally joined the United Way’s 21-Day Equity Challenge, an effort to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect individuals and the community. Fisher is among more than 100 organizations participating in the Challenge, which runs from Friday, Oct. 23 through Friday, Nov. 20.

Pitch Competition Helps Accounting Students Market Their Skills An illustration of a person at a laptop working on the job search process.

10/09/2020 - This month, accounting students in Dr. Omar Watt’s Intermediate Accounting course set aside their spreadsheets and financial statements to develop the skills needed to successfully interview for an internship during the first-ever Accounting Perfect Pitch competition.

#ClubCorner: BSU Creates Spaces for Black Voices to be Heard BSU President Lisa Balde; Vice President Faith Chukwu; Secretary Kiara Gilbert; Treasurer Laura Goya Noel; Event Coordinator Francine Charles; and Media and Marketing Officer Lindsey Walton.

10/08/2020 - This week, College News’ #ClubCorner features the Black Student Union. Also known as BSU, this club gives people of color a voice at Fisher, and aims to educate the campus community about the experience of being a black student on the Fisher campus. BSU supports black students, affirms their culture, and offers a safe space for students to share their views and opinions, as well as voice changes they want to see implemented on campus.

Annual Reading Series Features Author Sejal Shah Author Sejal Shah. Photo credit - Preston Merchant.

10/08/2020 - This fall’s Cavanaugh Reading Series, hosted by the St. John Fisher College English Department, will feature author Sejal Shah.

Meet the 2020-2021 SGA Executive Board Logo: SGA at St. John Fisher College

10/07/2020 - This fall, the 2020-2021 Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board welcomes new members into key positions. The new executive board is ready to work with the College’s student organizations to foster openness and inclusion, and create engaging campus events.

PRIMA Hosts Diversity and Inclusion Panel Annette Ramos, Erin Barry, and Jessica Lewis will serve as panelist for the discussion.

10/06/2020 - The PRIMA Group, St. John Fisher College’s student-run integrated advertising, public relations, and marketing firm, will host a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Fall 2020 News Archive