Summer 2019 News Archive

Transfer Student Embraces Life at Fisher Skylar Swatt (center) with fellow sport management majors during a trip to Orlando.

08/05/2019 - A recipient of the Transfer Achievement Award, Skylar Swatt ’20 has had the opportunity to share her experiences with students considering a transfer to St. John Fisher College. Her advice: stay out of your comfort zone.

Four Ways to Make Fisher Home Leah Jasek helps students move in during Orientation 2018.

08/02/2019 - This year, St. John Fisher College’s Orientation theme is “Welcome Home” and Fisher students are excited to meet the members of the Class of 2023.

Research Opportunity Takes Trio to Notre Dame Alex Martinez and Fabio Sacco presented their projects to the members of the Zartman Laboratory as soon as they arrived, and presented their results before leaving.

08/01/2019 - For two months this summer, a Fisher faculty and student trio were deep in lab work and research in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the University of Notre Dame, thanks to funding provided by the College’s Center for Student Research and Creative Work as well as the University Radiation Medicine Foundation.

What to Expect from Orientation 2019 A student poses with the Cardinal during Move-In 2018.

08/01/2019 - Orientation 2019 begins with Move-In Day on Saturday, Aug. 31, and concludes with the Matriculation Ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 3, marking the start of your transition to St. John Fisher College.

Kiplinger Names Fisher a “Best College Value” Students walk through the quad.

07/31/2019 - St. John Fisher College was named to Kiplinger’s “500 Best College Values for 2019” ranking, which recognizes colleges and universities for academic quality and affordability. Fisher was listed at No. 291 on the full ranking, and No. 98 among private universities.

Start Your Semester with Service A Fisher student helps build a house through Habitat for Humanity in Tampa, Florida.

07/31/2019 - First-year students at St. John Fisher College have the opportunity to engage in community service projects before they even step on campus, thanks to a new initiative from the Office of Campus Ministry.

#Fisher2019: Mental Health Counselor Finds Meaning in Work Shantel Giles

07/30/2019 - Shantel Giles is a natural listener and throughout her life, friends and family have viewed her as a confidant and source of advice.

College Bound: Students Prep for Next Step 2019 College Bound students and mentors pose as a group on the steps of Kearney Hall.

07/26/2019 - Phoukham “George” Vongkhioy has his sights set on becoming a nurse, and as a first generation college student hopeful, the College Bound program at St. John Fisher College helped dispel some of the mystery behind the admissions process.

#Fisher2019: Double Degrees Add Up To Success Jessica Bolak poses in front of Kearney Hall in cap and gown holding her degree.

07/24/2019 - One St. John Fisher College degree wasn’t enough for Jessica Bolak. A 2017 graduate of the accounting program through the School of Business, Bolak returned to the College to complete her MBA with a concentration in accounting.

Research Cracks Open the Tiger Nut Trevor Smith sets up an experiment in the lab as a part of his summer research project.

07/23/2019 - Found throughout the Eastern Hemisphere, Cyperus esculentus looks a lot like wild grass. Cultivated as a crop, this plant produces tiger nuts—small, wrinkly tubers resembling a cross between a peanut and a hazelnut.

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