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Summer Research Fellow Studies Economic Decisions by States Amid Pandemic Jacob Vinch gives a thumbs up while sitting at his laptop in his living room.

10/12/2020 - Senior Jacob Vinch, economics major with minors in mathematics and finance, spent his summer conducting research with Dr. Ben Niu, associate professor in the Economics Department, examining the factors that influenced the decisions to enact the state-wide stay-at-home orders as a response to COVID-19.

Summer Fellow Studies Social Determinants of Health During COVID Emma Cottrell

10/05/2020 - This summer, Emma Cottrell, a psychology major with minors in chemistry and biology, researched the racial disparities of COVID-19 through the lens of the social determinants of health.

Fisher Alumnus to Serve on Rochester City Council Miguel A. Meléndez, Jr. ’08

09/25/2020 - St. John Fisher College graduate Miguel A. Meléndez, Jr. ’08 was recently selected to serve as a Councilmember at Large on the Rochester City Council, filling a seat vacated in August. During a special session on Thursday, Sept. 24, he was formally named to the position and took his Oath of Office. He will serve until December 31, 2021, which coincides with the term for that seat.

New Platform Helps Fisher Students Register to Vote Logo: Fisher Votes

09/24/2020 - According to the Campus Vote Project, “young adults (ages 18-29) made up about 21 percent of the voting eligible population in 2014, but voter turnout for this demographic has reached record lows in recent years.”

Online Learning Disruptions and the Impact on Learning Outcomes Emily Moore sits at a laptop in her room.

09/18/2020 - Senior Emily Moore, a psychology major with a minor in sociology, spent her summer conducting research with Dr. Sara Goodman of the Psychology Department on the effects of text chat disruption on lecture comprehension in the virtual learning environment of Zoom.

PAC: Your voice matters. Register to Vote! A graphic says vote with a red, white, and blue tie dye design behind.

09/10/2020 - This month, the Political Action Club (PAC) will be partnering with the Office of Student Engagement and Inclusion, Multicultural Affairs, Residential Life, and the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement to host a virtual registration drive.

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.

Course Offers Interdisciplinary Approach to COVID-19 A drawing of the coronavirus with arrows pointing to a house, medicine bottle, hands being washed, stethescope, and people six-feet apart.

08/14/2020 - Nearly 80 members of the Class of 2024 spent the last six weeks looking at the coronavirus pandemic through a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary lens.

New Grad Driven to Change the World Erin Turpin ’20

08/12/2020 - When Erin Turpin graduated from St. John Fisher College, she left with more than a degree in sustainability and sociology.

Lights, Camera, Action for one #Fisher2020 Graduate Josh Ramos

07/29/2020 - For 2020 graduate Josh Ramos, life has been full of “lights, camera, action” ever since he earned his degree. The media and communication major, who minored in film and television studies, is now managing his own company as the producer of Wolf Cry Productions.