02/09/2021 - When Dr. Rama Yelkur, a professor in the School of Business at St. John Fisher College, watched the 2021 Super Bowl, it’s safe to say she paid more attention to the commercials than the game. Yelkur, who was joined by Professor Ron Sicker and several marketing students, watched the ads to code and analyze each commercial’s likability.
02/08/2021 - Three members of the St. John Fisher College community are serving on the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force. Dr. Yvette Conyers, assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing and president of the Rochester Black Nurses Association; Dr. Christine Birnie, dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy; and Dr. Alex DeLucenay, associate professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and president of the Pharmacy Society of Rochester, joined the task force this January.
02/08/2021 - Each year, College News Highlights recognizes members of the graduating class in the “Countdown to Commencement” series where rising graduates are nominated by faculty and staff for the impact they have made on the campus community.
02/07/2021 - On Sunday, Feb. 7, Fr. Albert Cylwicki, CSB, passed away. He was 88 years old.
02/06/2021 - In 2019, St. John Fisher College launched a partnership with the Jed Foundation (JED) to engage in its four-year JED Campus program, bolstering resources and support for mental health services across campus.
02/06/2021 - When she is not in class, in her executive internship in the Office of the President, or with her softball teammates, Emily Trotman ’21 can be found planning every detail of the 39th Annual Teddi Dance for Love benefitting Camp Good Days and Special Times, a longtime tradition that will – in many ways – experience many firsts.
02/05/2021 - Rev. Myra Brown, a pastor at Spiritus Christi, an independent Catholic Church based in downtown Rochester, will deliver the keynote address for St. John Fisher College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
02/04/2021 - Advertising guru and expert Dr. Rama Yelkur has spent over 20 years analyzing the success behind Super Bowl ads. She predicts humor, happiness, and unity will win out in 2021 ads.
02/03/2021 - Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, a longtime professor in the School of Arts and Science and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, was recently appointed to the Fairport Central School District’s Board of Education.
02/02/2021 - Alyssa Gara, a finance and accounting junior at the School of Business, recently completed the Ethical Leadership Certification Program offered to Beta Gamma Sigma society members.