Fall 2022 News Archive

Swing into the Holidays with the Fisher Swingbirds Members of the 2022-2023 Fisher Swingbirds.

11/18/2022 - The Fisher Swingbirds will perform a holiday concert at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, in the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great.

Students Organize New Toy, Clothing Drive for Area Non-Profits A pile of cozy socks.

11/18/2022 - St. John Fisher University students are teaming up to collect clothing, toys, and toiletries for non-profit organizations in the Rochester area. Donation collection will begin on Monday, Nov. 28 and run through Thursday, Dec. 8; bins will be placed throughout campus. Donated items for both organizations must be new.

Fisher Celebrated as Level Up Champion Badge: Level Up Champion - Giving Our Community a Raise

11/18/2022 - The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative (RMAPI) has recognized St. John Fisher University as a Level Up Champion for the Rochester community. The program encourages employers to make a commitment to wage enhancement by establishing at least a $15/hour starting pay for all employees in their organization. Fisher was among nearly 100 area employers honored for its involvement in the program during a one-year anniversary celebration held in October.

Scotland to America: Fisher Senior Follows Football Passion Cameron Dunn throws a ball during football practice.

11/17/2022 - Cybersecurity major and sport aficionado Cameron Dunn ’24 joined St. John Fisher University to play American football, a journey he made from his hometown of Livingston, Scotland.

Students Master the Chemistry of Love Students in Dr. Chichester's class do an activity with seniors.

11/17/2022 - In collaboration with St. John’s Meadows, first-year Learning Community (LC) students in the Chemistry of Love community-engaged learning (CEL) course have spent the semester learning about the seven types of love including friendship, agape, family, self, romantic, pragmatic, and obsessive.

Fisher Students Compete in Local Pitch Competition Theresa VanWormer ’23, Bryce MacPherson ’23, Ali Short ’24, and Suhaily Garcia ’24.

11/15/2022 - Four students from the Department of Media and Communication participated in a public relations bootcamp competition, The Pitch, hosted on Sunday, Nov. 6. The competition was sponsored by the Rochester chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and hosted at Dixon Schwabl + Company.

Italian Women’s Civic Club Honors Two from Fisher Nicole Conciardo, Dr. Stella Plutino-Calabrese, and Mason Gasbarre.

11/15/2022 - St. John Fisher University students Mason Gasbarre and Nicole Conciardo were named recipients of the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) 2022 Dante Scholarship Award.

St. John Fisher University, Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Host COVID, Flu Vaccine Clinic A nurse prepares a vaccine.

11/14/2022 - The St. John Fisher University Wegmans School of Nursing is partnering with the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and Monroe County Department of Public Health to host a COVID-19 bivalent booster and flu vaccine clinic. The clinic will run from noon to 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Mt. Olivet (141 Adams Street).

Dugan Family Practice Facility Enhances St. John Fisher University Intercollegiate Athletics Program A rendering of the Dugan Family Practice Facility.

11/14/2022 - St. John Fisher University has announced a gift from alumnus Kevin Dugan ’70, long-time supporter of the University’s nationally-ranked baseball team, to fund the construction of the state-of-the-art Dugan Family Practice Facility.

For Economics Students, CEL Courses Motivate Learning Dr. Clair Smith and his students at Tap Root Collective.

11/11/2022 - In an effort to provide students in his Environmental Economics course with meaningful opportunities to extend classroom learning, Associate Professor of Economics and Department Chair, Dr. Clair Smith, has incorporated several Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) projects into his syllabus.

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