Summer 2023 News Archive

From Athletes in Action to Water Fleas in Ponds, Creativity and Exploration Shine in Student Research Allie Bruno collects samples from Mendon Ponds for a study about water fleas.

08/14/2023 - This summer, 25 St. John Fisher University undergraduates majoring in 11 different disciplines had the opportunity to conduct original research alongside a faculty mentor through the Summer Fellows Research Program.

St. John Fisher University Partners with Syracuse University to Offer 4+1 Program A student works on a laptop in Tepas Commons.

08/10/2023 - St. John Fisher University has partnered with Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communication to offer a 4+1 program, allowing qualified students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years.

#Fisher2023: Researching Success in Biology Conner Bennett

08/09/2023 - Biology major Conner Bennett ’23 is a member of St. John Fisher University’s Class of 2023. Hailing from Aurora, New York, Bennett began attending Fisher considering a career in health care before discovering his passion for laboratory research. Names Fisher Among Best American Colleges Two students walking through campus.

08/04/2023 - St. John Fisher University was recently recognized among’s “2023 Best Colleges in America.”

Campus Enhancements Continue Through Summer Months A rendering of Fisher's new Blackbox Theater in Murphy Hall.

07/11/2023 - Though summer is traditionally considered a quieter time on most college campuses, at Fisher, it is a time to move forward with campus enhancements – both on the exterior and interior of various campus spaces. From academics to athletics, roofing to flooring, and everything in between, students will return in less than two months to some completed and ongoing projects.

Martz Selected for Leadership Academy Program Diane Martz

07/10/2023 - Diane Martz, controller at St. John Fisher University, has been accepted into the prestigious 2023-2024 Senior Leadership Academy (SLA), co-sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the American Academic Leadership Institute (AALI). The 12-month academy program includes two seminars, leadership theory and practice, development of a professional experience plan, mentorship, individualized executive coaching, and more.

St. John Fisher University Honored as 2023-2024 College of Distinction Badge: 2023-2024 Colleges of Distinction

07/05/2023 - St. John Fisher University has been named a College of Distinction for the 2023-2024 academic year, marking its commitment to providing a high-quality undergraduate education that focuses on hands-on learning, strong student-faculty relationships, a vibrant campus life, and successful outcomes. This is the eighth consecutive year that Fisher has earned the designation.

Fisher Named to PTK’s Transfer Honor Roll Badge: 2023 Transfer Honor Roll

07/05/2023 - St. John Fisher University was once again recognized by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) as a “transfer-friendly” campus. Fisher was one of 208 colleges and universities to be included PTK’s 2023 Transfer Honor Roll in recognition of the ways the University has supported transfer students.

St. John Fisher University Dean Named to National Fellowship for Educator-Preparation Leaders Logo: Deans for Impact

06/28/2023 - Dr. Joellen Maples, dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher University, was recently named an Impact Academy fellow through national non-profit organization Deans for Impact (DFI). Maples joins a cohort of leaders chosen for their commitment to improving educator preparation.

Fisher Programs Among RBJ Readers’ Favorites A student works on a computer.

06/28/2023 - St. John Fisher University’s undergraduate and graduate programs were selected as the top “reader favorites” in the Rochester Business Journal’s 2023 Reader Rankings Awards.

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