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Fisher Celebrates a Decade as a U.S. News “Best College” Seal: US News Best Colleges National Universities 2021

09/14/2020 - For the tenth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature.

$2 Million Gift to Establish the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence at St. John Fisher College Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters, with President Gerard J. Rooney, at the 2019 Teddi Dance for Love. The DePeters announced a $10,000 gift to the Teddi Dance during the fundraiser's opening ceremony.

09/09/2020 - St. John Fisher College today announced the creation of the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence thanks to a $1 million gift from Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters. Jack retired from Wegmans Food Markets after 52 accomplished years of service to the food company, and in honor of his retirement, Wegmans matched the $1 million gift in December 2019.

Teach-In Aims to Open Dialogue, Perspectives Dr. Carolyn Vacca teaches a class outside on the quad.

09/07/2020 - This week, Fisher faculty have organized a teach-in as part of the national Scholar Strike movement designed to educate and encourage dialogue surrounding issues of police violence and racism.

Two Selected as Inaugural Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship Recipients Jonathan De La Fuente and Joseph Torrillo

09/04/2020 - St. John Fisher College students Jonathan De La Fuente and Joseph Torrillo were selected as the inaugural recipients of the Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship.

New Faculty Faces at Fisher A class is in session at the Wegmans School of Nursing.

08/24/2020 - This August, five full-time faculty members will teach their first fall courses at St. John Fisher College.

Fisher to Offer Second Session of Online Education Training for Teachers A wall in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Building reads: A great education starts with a great teacher.

08/18/2020 - Earlier this summer, the St. John Fisher College Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education announced a four-week training course for teachers focused on best practices for online education.

Fisher Offers Online Education Training for Teachers A teacher and students in front of a smartboard.

07/15/2020 - This summer, teachers will have the opportunity to learn best practices in online education thanks to a new four-week training course developed by St. John Fisher College.

#Fisher2020: Honors Student Ready to Carve Out Her Place in the World Julia Detmer ’20

07/01/2020 - Honors student Julia Detmer ’20 says her time at St. John Fisher College opened her eyes to myriad disciplines and experiences.

Maples, Wittmeyer Appointed Interim Deans Dr. Joellen Maples and Dr. Carol Wittmeyer

07/01/2020 - St. John Fisher College has announced the appointments of Dr. Joellen Maples to continue as interim dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education and Dr. Carol Wittmeyer as interim dean of the School of Business for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Lasting Legacies Deans Mike Wischnowski and Dianne Cooney Miner

06/30/2020 - This year, Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, founding dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, and Dr. Michael Wischnowski, dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, are retiring from their deanships. But they won’t go far from campus – Dr. Wischnowski will return to the School as a faculty member and Dr. Cooney Miner will assume full-time the role of executive director of the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing.