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School of Business Taps 26 Students into Beta Gamma Sigma Select students were invited to join BGS during surprise in-class tapping ceremonies.

04/13/2020 - This spring, 26 students in the School of Business were tapped to join St. John Fisher College’s chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), an international honor society for business students and scholars.

Plastic Bag Ban, COVID-19 Effects Topics of Professors’ Op-Ed Isar Kiani and David Kunsch

04/07/2020 - Two professors from the St. John Fisher College School of Business share opinions on the plastic bag ban and effects of COVID-19 on the economy in separate Rochester Business Journal opinion pieces.

Uncertain Times Give Investment Club Experiences in Market Volatility A monitor shows stock prices.

04/06/2020 - For just over a decade, St. John Fisher College’s Investment Club has managed a portfolio of investments. In the last four years alone, the Club had one of the longest market peaks in recent history, only to turn downward at a rapid rate, due to the uncertainty brought on by COVID-19.

Course Provides Real World Experience for Business Students The School of Business is housed in the Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise.

04/02/2020 - Each year, students in Professor Ron Sicker’s Promotions Management courses create a fully integrated promotional campaign for clients, developing creative materials and an implementation strategy. Promotions Management is part of the suite of community-engaged learning courses, which work with partners in the Rochester community to strengthen students’ academic learning and professional preparation while providing mutual benefit to a local organization.

Business Students Find Ways to Continue Internships Remotely Matthew Sciandra continues his internship with The Bonadio Group from home.

03/30/2020 - The switch to online classes as a result of COVID-19 didn’t just alter students’ plans in the classroom. As Fisher students returned home, and non-essential businesses closed, many internships also came to an end. Luckily, technology allowed several students to continue their internship work, just with a much different backdrop.

Lambert Publishes on Family Business Succession Planning Hugh Lambert

03/24/2020 - St. John Fisher College faculty member Hugh Lambert, CPA, has published an article on family business succession planning opportunities in the December 2019 issue of the CPA Journal.

Celebrate the Best in Fisher Accounting President Rooney speaks at the 2019 Accounting Awards.

02/20/2020 - The St. John Fisher College Accounting Alumni Society will gather with faculty, staff, students, and alumni to celebrate the program’s success during the 31st Annual Accounting Awards.

Graduates of 2019 Report Successful “First Destinations” Jordyn Weller in cap and gown.

02/19/2020 - Graduates from the Class of 2019 are finding success in their lives after Fisher, according to results from the First Destinations Survey (FDS) administered by the College annually to all bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree recipients.

Executive Interns Go Behind-the-Scenes at Fisher The 2019-2020 Executive Interns (from left to right) are Tyler Adams, Darienne Slocum, Cassidy Bell, Madison Byrne, Erica Schultz, and Matthew Jeffries.

02/17/2020 - Tyler Adams ’20, a management major at St. John Fisher College, is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Fisher Forward, the College’s largest comprehensive fundraising campaign.

Countdown to Commencement 2020: Darienne Slocum Darienne Slocum

02/16/2020 - The next member of the Class of 2020 to be featured in the annual Countdown to Commencement series is Darienne Slocum, a marketing major who was nominated by Monica Gebhardt, assistant registrar and veterans coordinator at Fisher.