Spring 2019 News Archive

Appreciation Week Celebrates Commuters A tshirt displays the Commuter Council logo.

02/06/2019 - St. John Fisher College is celebrating commuters with a weeklong series of events, from Monday, Feb. 18 through Saturday, Feb. 23.

2018 Nursing Graduates Out Pace State Average on Licensure Exam Pass Rates A patch on the uniform students wear at the Wegmans School of Nursing..

02/05/2019 - In 2018, graduates of the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College exceeded the New York State average in their ability to successfully pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on their first attempt.

Learning Fund Helps Grad Secure Position in Pro Baseball Garrett Steiger

02/05/2019 - The Student Experiential Learning Fund, created in 2018, helped pave the way for Garrett Steiger ’18 (pictured, left) to land a full-time position in professional baseball.

For Super Bowl Ad Expert, Spots with Humor, Girl Power Won the Game Rama Yelkur

02/05/2019 - Marketing expert Dr. Rama Yelkur, dean of the School of Business at St. John Fisher College, predicted that ads with humor and girl power would emerge as themes during Super Bowl LIII. And, with Disney promoting Captain Marvel and the NFL’s “Fumble” ad celebrating the league’s 100th anniversary, Yelkur would say this year’s ads delivered on her forecast.

Pharmacy Partnership with Egyptian University Propels International Outreach Dr. Christine Birnie signs an MOU with officials from Future University.

02/04/2019 - This January, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College launched a formal partnership with Future University in Cairo, Egypt.

Students Gain Industry Insight through Internships Each summer, Fisher students intern at the Buffalo Bills Training Camp, which is held on campus.

02/04/2019 - A hallmark of Fisher’s sport management program continues to be the engaging internship and practicum experiences students have throughout the academic year.

Countdown to Commencement: Kenneth Caminero Kenneth Caminero

02/04/2019 - Kenneth Caminero left New York City four years ago with his sights set on St. John Fisher College, and today, he is counting down to his 2019 Commencement. Caminero was nominated for the Countdown to Commencement series by Tara Preteroti, assistant director of the College’s Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP).

Fisher Students Aim to Raise $90,000 at Teddi 37 Dancers run into the field house to kick off Teddi 36.

02/01/2019 - St. John Fisher College students are ready to take the floor for the 2019 Teddi Dance for Love. A 24-hour dance-a-thon that has raised more than $1 million for Camp Good Days and Special Times, the event will be held from 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8 through 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center.

School of Business Earns Re-Accreditation from AACSB A student in the School of Business delivers a presentation in class.

01/30/2019 - St. John Fisher College’s School of Business received continued accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Industry Experience Takes Student to Spain Taylor Ketcham ’21 paired her passion for event management with her love of competition when she traveled to Barcelona, Spain to work as a volunteer with Ironman Triathlon in October.

01/28/2019 - Sophomore Taylor Ketcham had been involved with Ironman Triathlon long before choosing to attend St. John Fisher College for sport management. The Cazenovia, New York native has been a competitor, race volunteer, and spectator over the years, helping her develop a passion for event management along the way.

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