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National Book Award Winner Delivers 2018 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities Dr. Ibram Kendi

03/28/2018 - National Book Award winner Dr. Ibram X. Kendi will deliver his talk, “How to be an Antiracist,” during the 2018 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities, to be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

LEAD #LikeAGirl Events Focus on Women in Leadership, Female Empowerment The 2018 Lead #LikeAGirl event committee, from left: Jordyn Weller, Allie Rudy, Alyssa Whitely (back), Claire Sauter, Natalie Gates (back), Lindsey Garrant, Allie Baird (back), Colleen Senglaub, Sophia Germano.

03/28/2018 - Two student organizations at St. John Fisher College—student-run agency, The PRIMA Group, and the Tom Proietti Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)—commemorated Women’s History Month through the third annual LEAD #LikeAGirl Women in Leadership series.

Comedy Competition Raises $2,000 for Gilda’s Club Rochester Members of The Prima Group with their advisor, Arien Rozelle, and representatives from Gilda's Club Rochester.

03/27/2018 - The PRIMA Group, St. John Fisher College’s student-run agency, held the 5th Annual Gilda’s Cup this past Saturday raising more than $2,000 for Gilda’s Club Rochester.

Great Famine Topic of Irish Studies Conference A memorial to those who died during Ireland's The Great Famine of 1845 thru 1850 on St. John Fisher College's campus.

03/26/2018 - The 7th Annual Irish Studies Program Conference will explore the Great Irish Famine through social and historical contexts.

Events Commemorate Visionary Work of Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr.

03/26/2018 - The St. John Fisher College community will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death with a series of events, SJFCMLK50: Rise Up! Know Justice, Know Peace, planned from Wednesday, April 4 through Tuesday, April 10. All events are free and open to the public.

Talk Explores Writings of Thomas Merton Dan Horan

03/21/2018 - Fr. Dan Horan, OFM, a Franciscan friar of Holy Name Province, will deliver a lecture at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, in the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great.

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.

Countdown to Commencement: Claire Sauter Claire Sauter

03/14/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is Claire Sauter, a media management major with a minor in ethics. She was nominated by Arien Rozelle, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication, and by retired Director of Community Service Sally Vaughan.

Bateman Competition Participants Raise Awareness for Pediatric Cancer Fisher’s Bateman Team with Dr. Jessica Shand.

03/12/2018 - As part of the 2018 Public Relations Student Society of America’s Bateman Case Study Competition, the St. John Fisher College team, comprised of five students within the Department of Media and Communication, raised awareness about the need for safe and effective treatment options for children living with cancer in America.

Madigan’s “Frankenstein Today” Brought to Siena College Tim Madigan

03/05/2018 - In January, Dr. Tim Madigan delivered a presentation at Siena College on “Frankenstein Today” to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel.