Spring 2019 News Archive

Conference Demystifies the Family Business Transition Process From Left to Right: Eric Allyn, Hugh Lambert, Terry Griswold, and Hugh Woodside.

02/25/2019 - As part of its new Family Business Initiative, the St. John Fisher College School of Business will host a half-day conference, Managing Planned and Unplanned Transitions, designed to demystify the transition process for leaders of family-owned firms.

Fisher Holds First-Ever Study Abroad Festival Jen Pluretti with the Center for Career and Academic Planning talks with two students about study abroad opportunities at Fisher.

02/25/2019 - St. John Fisher College hosted its first-ever Study Abroad Festival in February, raising awareness about the array of study abroad programs available to students. And for 20 lucky students, the festival was an opportunity to apply for a passport through Monroe County, free of charge.

Fisher Students Receive the Excellus Diversity Scholarship James Leone and Sarah Errington are recipients of the Diversity Scholarship given by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

02/22/2019 - Each year, two St. John Fisher College students are selected to win the Diversity Scholarship given by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

Fisher to Host Screening of “Shadows of the Lynching Tree” A poster promotes the documentary film, Shadows of the Lynching Tree.

02/22/2019 - As part of the ongoing dialogue around race, equity, inclusion, and diversity, St. John Fisher College will host internationally acclaimed filmmaker Dr. Carvin Eison to present his documentary, “Shadows of the Lynching Tree.” The screening begins at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Basil 135. Hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs, it is free and open to the public.

Fisher to Offer Online Graduate Degree in Strategic Communication Students listening to a lecture.

02/21/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College will offer a new online Master of Science in Strategic Communication degree program, providing advanced knowledge in public relations, advertising, and marketing for individuals seeking leadership positions in agencies, corporations, and non-profits. Applications are currently being accepted for the inaugural fall 2019 cohort.

MBA Puts Student on Path to Success Maya Smith

02/21/2019 - When Maya Smith was researching local MBA programs, she found Fisher’s philosophy of building skills in collaboration and personal relationships resonated well with her.

Sustainability Lunch and Learn Solar panels on the roof of a building.

02/21/2019 - Representatives from GreenSpark Solar will deliver a presentation on solar energy during a Sustainability Lunch and Learn from 12:20 to 1:15 p.m. on Friday, March 1, in Basil 211.

Memorial Art Gallery, St. John Fisher College, FDBCC to Honor Douglass A image of Frederick Douglass from Lavery Library's archives.

02/20/2019 - The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester (MAG), the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration Committee, and St. John Fisher College announced today a joint partnership to help honor the life and legacy of the visionary African American Frederick Douglass, whose 25 years in Rochester resulted in some of the abolitionist and freed slave’s most important work.

Countdown to Commencement: Alberto Gutierrez Alberto Gutierrez

02/18/2019 - Political science and legal studies major Alberto Gutierrez is the next featured senior in the Countdown to Commencement video series. He was nominated by Dr. Kathleen Donovan, an assistant professor of political science.

The Review Now Seeking Submissions The Review at St. John Fisher College logo

02/18/2019 - Each year, the Honors Program publishes The Review, Fisher’s undergraduate research journal featuring original, scholarly work from students. The submission period for the 2019 issue is now open, and the editors are encouraging students from across Schools and disciplines to consider submitting.

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