Spring 2019 News Archive

Events Aim to Inspire Fight for Equality Poster promoting the Lifting Up The Roc(k): Resistance and Renewal in the Fight for Social Justice events.

03/11/2019 - For one full week this March, Lifting Up The ROC(k): Resistance and Renewal in the Fight for Social Justice, will bring activists, educators, writers, and performers to St. John Fisher College for a series of events that explore the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass, and through interactive discussions and presentations, will examine racism and inequity in Rochester and the larger society.

Countdown to Commencement: Alyssa Whitley Alyssa Whitley ’19

03/11/2019 - The next senior in Fisher’s Countdown to Commencement video series is Alyssa Whitley, a transfer student majoring in media management, who has spent her two years on campus immersed in public relations study, both in and outside of the classroom. Whitley was nominated by Arien Rozelle, assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication.

Congressmen Visit Fisher for Two Days of Talks Congress to Campus Logo

03/11/2019 - This week, two former members of congress, one democrat and one republican, will spend two days at St. John Fisher College for a series of discussions around timely and important political topics.

Pharmacy Graduates Surpass National Average on NAPLEX, MJPE Exams Wegmans School of Pharmacy Seal

03/10/2019 - Pass rates for the 2018 North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) and Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MJPE) were recently released from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and revealed that 2018 graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy well exceeded the national average on both exams.

Acclaimed Novelist to Deliver 2019 Lobene Lecture Omar El Akkad

03/07/2019 - Novelist Omar El Akkad will deliver the talk, “The Obligations of Literature in a Politically Fractured Age,” during the 2019 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 29, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Cavanaugh Reading Series Features American Novelist, Poet Idra Novey

03/06/2019 - NPR Best Book author Idra Novey will read from her newest novel, Those Who Knew, during St. John Fisher College’s 2019 Cavanaugh Reading Series. Sponsored by the English Department, the event is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in Wilson Formal Lounge, and is free and open to the public.

CAC Offers Six Ways to Relay Students at the 2018 Relay for Life.

03/06/2019 - The 17th annual Relay for Life, sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer (CAC), is right around the corner and the whole campus is invited to attend. Whether it’s your first or seventeenth time, there are several ways to get involved with this incredible fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society and Hope Lodge.

College Factual Names Fisher a “2019 Best Value School” College Factual Best Value Nationwide - Top 15% Badge

03/01/2019 - St. John Fisher College has been ranked as one of the best schools for the money in the U.S. by College Factual, a college search website based in Troy, New York.

Students Hone Litigation Skills Through Mock Trial Competition St. John Fisher College's Mock Trial team traveled to Buffalo State University to compete against mock trial teams from across the state.

02/28/2019 - On February 22, the St. John Fisher College Mock Trial team traveled to Buffalo State University to compete against mock trial teams from across the state.

Countdown to Commencement: Anthony Loussedes Anthony Loussedes

02/25/2019 - Anthony Loussedes has always loved baseball. At Fisher, he found a new path for his sport. Loussedes, a sport management major, is the next senior to be featured in the 2019 Countdown to Commencement series; he was nominated by Jen Granger, business manager and compliance coordinator for the Athletics Department.

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