Fall 2021 News Archive

Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign Launches Today Fisher staff members celebrate the launch of the giving campaign with the help of Cardinal.

11/01/2021 - Cardinal pride took over Cleary Auditorium this morning as College employees came together to celebrate the launch of the Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign, which encourages employee giving to the Fisher Fund.

Fisher Students Check In on Mental Health Students hold up signs of encouragement.

11/01/2021 - It’s okay to check in on your mental health. That’s the message St. John Fisher College students took from Fresh Check Day, which brought more than 150 students to LeChase Commons to reflect on their mental health and wellness and to learn more about the campus resources available to them.

Fisher to Celebrate First-Gen Day Logo: Fisher Celebrates First-Generation Studentes

10/29/2021 - On Monday, Nov. 8, St. John Fisher College will celebrate all first-generation students, faculty, staff, and alumni during a First-Gen Day reception in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will hear from first-generation students from the campus community, including President Rooney, who will share what their journey as a first-generation student has meant for them.

Peer Support Group Offers Opportunities to Address Mental Health Issues Scrabble tiles spell out the word support.

10/29/2021 - A twice-monthly peer support group on campus is designed to help students address their mental health issues with the assistance of peers and professionals. A cross-campus collaboration, the sessions are organized by Dr. Chris Noel, visiting associate professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, and facilitated by two graduate students in the mental health counseling program in the Wegmans School of Nursing.

Fisher Receives Higher Ed Capital Funding to Transform Classrooms A newly designed classroom.

10/26/2021 - Nine classrooms at St. John Fisher College are being transformed into innovative, flexible, active learning spaces, thanks in part to a $52,000 grant from the Higher Education Capital Match Program (HECap) that was secured in collaboration with the College’s Office of Sponsored Programs.

One Alumna, Two Students Awarded Italian Women’s Civic Club Scholarship Winners of the Dante Scholarship with Stella Plutino (second from the left)..

10/25/2021 - St. John Fisher College alumna Ellen Fichera ’21 (M.S.), and students William DePasquale ’22 (Pharm.D.) and Anthony Nicolosi ’23 were named recipients of the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Award. Fichera was honored as a 2020 recipient, and DePasquale and Nicolosi were honored as 2021 recipients.

Ninety-Nine Employees, Including Longest Serving Faculty Member, Recognized for Service Dr. Don Muench and Dr. Gerry Rooney

10/22/2021 - St. John Fisher College faculty and staff were recently recognized for milestone years of service during the annual Service Awards Ceremony.

Perfect Pitch Judges Offer Students Expert Advice The Perfect Pitch judges gather on a Zoom call with Dr. Monica Hodis.

10/21/2021 - On Thursday, Oct. 14, School of Business students in Dr. Monica Hodis’ class took part in a “Perfect Pitch” competition to gain experience in selling themselves when interviewing.

New Marketing Competition Makes AMA’s Conference a Notable Success Attendees of the AMA conference.

10/20/2021 - On Saturday, Oct. 16, the School of Business American Marketing Association chapter hosted its third annual regional conference at Fisher.

SGA Hosts First Cardinal Conversations A banner displays the Presidential Seal at St. John Fisher College.

10/19/2021 - On Wednesday, Oct. 13, members of the campus community gathered for the kick-off of a monthly speaker series called Cardinal Conversations. Approximately 40-50 students and another 10-15 faculty, staff, and community members were in attendance.

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