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Fisher Community Making News

August 13, 2021

Faculty, staff, and students at St. John Fisher College continue to make headlines. Here’s a round-up of their recent accomplishments.

On Saturday, July 3, Dr. Richard DeJesús-Rueff, emeritus vice president of student affairs and adjunct faculty member of St. John Fisher College, was featured on the local Spanish language radio station, Poder 97.1.

Gabe Iturbides, director of TRIO Student Support Services at Fisher, was elected to the Board of Directors for the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education (AEEE) as one of three general board members.  AEEE is the New York/New Jersey regional association for all TRIO Programs. His term began Thursday, Aug. 5.

The second edition of the book co-written by Dr. Tim Madigan, a professor and department chair of philosophy, was published earlier this summer. Madigan co-wrote the text, Beyond Sustainability, with a friend and colleague, Dr. Tim Delaney, professor of sociology at the State University of New York at Oswego.

Along with several other members of the New York Presbyterian Tracheostomy Thursday Team, Mallory Milligan ’16 has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Helen Henry Excellence of Care Award from Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

Michelle Price, sciences, health sciences, and special collections librarian at Lavery Library, was awarded one of 18 Sewell Scholarships to attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting virtually this October.

Dr. Hemant C. Sashittal, professor of marketing in the School of Business, recently co-authored an article with Dr. Avan Jassawalla, professor of management at SUNY Geneseo, titled “Brands as Personal Narratives: Learning From User-YouTube-brand Interactions.”

Dr. Carol Wittmeyer, interim dean of the School of Business, was named a recipient of a 2020 Schulze Publication Award, given by Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange.

Several alumnae of the Wegmans School of Nursing have recently been selected for leadership roles in the community.