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PR Students Austin Bound Thanks to Gift from Alumna A $9,000 gift from advertising guru Sharon Napier ’81 will help St. John Fisher College students studying public relations attend an annual industry conference.

04/19/2018 - A $9,000 gift from advertising guru Sharon Napier ’81 will help St. John Fisher College students head to the Annual Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference in Austin, Texas this fall.

Justinian Order Honors One of its Founders during Annual Luncheon St. John Fisher College President Emeritus Dr. Donald Bain and Steve Tierney ’79 present the Justinian Medal to organization founder Lawrence J. Oberlies, J.D.

04/19/2018 - The Justinian Order of St. John Fisher College, an academic and legal society for Fisher graduates professionally involved in legal fields, held its civic luncheon for members of the judiciary, the bar, government, law enforcement, and the business sector on Thursday, April 12, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.

Alumnus Dan Kane Honored with 2018 Drake Hero Award Dan Kane (right) was honored as the 2018 recipient of the Drake Hero Award, given during the group’s Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 13.

04/18/2018 - Dan Kane, an investigative journalist at The News & Observer of Raleigh, North Carolina, was recently honored by The Drake Group, an organization committed to defending academic integrity in higher education. Kane was honored as the 2018 recipient of the Drake Hero Award, given during the group’s Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 13.

Alumni Honored during Accounting Awards Ceremony Dean Rama Yelkur presents John Almeter ’71 with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

04/16/2018 - St. John Fisher College honored two esteemed alumni—John Almeter ’71 and David Pitcher ’78—during the 29th annual Accounting Awards Banquet, held on Thursday, April 5.

Ceremony Recognizes Doctoral Graduates at Ed.D. Extension Site Twenty-three doctoral students in the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program received their hoods during a ceremony held this March.

04/04/2018 - On Saturday, March 17, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education held a hooding and awards ceremony for graduates of the Ed.D. in Executive Leadership program at Iona College, one of two extension sites where the program is offered.

Fisher Hosts Integrative Medicine Symposium A chef from Wegmans delivers a cooking demonstration during the 2016 Integrated Medicine Symposium.

03/28/2018 - National and local health experts will share knowledge, resources, and advice on how to improve a person’s physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual well-being during the annual Integrative Medicine Symposium hosted by St. John Fisher College. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall.

Pharmacy Graduates Far Exceed State and National Averages on Licensing Exams A scene depicting a pharmacist-patient consultation.

03/22/2018 - Recent graduates of the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy earned high percentage pass rates on three licensure exams for 2017.

Aging and Spirituality Topic of April First Friday Nathan Kollar

03/21/2018 - Dr. Nathan Kollar, emeritus professor of religious studies at St. John Fisher College, will deliver a talk on aging and spirituality during the April First Friday Lecture.

Kahler, Legendary Fisher Basketball Coach, Passes Away Phil Kahler in 2008.

03/19/2018 - St. John Fisher College legend Phil Kahler passed away on Saturday, March 17, at the age of 84. He leaves behind his wife, Fran, whom he married in 1955, and their loving daughter, Jill.

Philanthropy Week Kicks Off Monday During the Thank-A-Donor Ice Cream Social, a student grabs ice cream from celebrity scoopers Professor Todd Harrison and President Rooney.

03/14/2018 - During the week of March 19 through March 23, a series of events will celebrate philanthropy at St. John Fisher College. Now in its third year, Philanthropy Week aims to educate students about the positive impact of giving on the campus community.