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St. John Fisher College, Rochester Historical Society, Gilder Lehrman Institute Partnership Funds Scholarship Dr. Carolyn Vacca teaches a class outside on a warm fall day.

01/25/2021 - A new partnership between St. John Fisher College, the Rochester Historical Society, and the prestigious Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History will create a scholarship for students interested in pursuing studies in history.

Pharmacy Alumna Tapped as Chief Pharmacist for Monroe County Department of Public Health Dr. Joy Snyder

01/21/2021 - Dr. Joy Snyder ’18 (Pharm.D.) was recently tapped to serve as chief pharmacist for the Monroe County Department of Public Health. In this newly created role in the Department, Snyder will help oversee county vaccination efforts and outreach projects that use her skills in both pharmacy and public health.

Vicker, Franz Collaborate to Write Team Projects Book Tim Franz and Lauren Vicker

01/20/2021 - Dr. Lauren Vicker, a longtime professor in the Department of Media and Communication, and Dr. Tim Franz, professor of psychology, have collaborated to write and publish a book, Making Team Projects Work: A Resource for High School and College Educators.

College Offers Free January Seminars Through Extended Break Kearney Hall

01/04/2021 - St. John Fisher College has organized a series of seminars throughout the month of January in response to students interested in looking for ways to continue to connect and engage with each other and members of the faculty and staff through the extended break.

Fisher to Partner with Rochester Pro Soccer Club Soccer players battle for a ball on the field.

11/18/2020 - The Sport Management Department at St. John Fisher College is engaging in a strategic partnership with Rochester Pro Soccer Club LLC.

St. John Fisher College Announces iFisher Initiative Students in Dr. Michael Boller's class participated in the Apple 1:1 pilot during the 2019-2020 academic year.

11/16/2020 - The College will become the first in Upstate New York to implement an Apple 1:1 program for all undergraduate students.

Psychology Department Studies Problem Solving with Pets A dog tries to solve the puzzle.

11/12/2020 - At one time or another, most dog owners have found themselves chatting up their four-legged friends. They may have even ruffled their fur, and said aloud, “I wonder how much you actually understand?”

Fisher Celebrates Its First-Generation Students First-generation students Diana Delrio, Lindsey Walton, and Mariangelis Gonzalez.

11/09/2020 - More than 450 first-generation students currently call St. John Fisher College home. They lead student organizations, conduct research in labs, and volunteer in the community. On Monday, Nov. 9, Fisher joins a nation-wide celebration of first-generation students and the positive impacts they have on campuses across the country.

Fisher Alumnus Contributes to TIME’S UP Now Report on Bias in Media Coverage Evren Durmaz ’18

10/18/2020 - Earlier this fall, TIME’S UP Now commissioned Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) to analyze media coverage of the announcement of Senator Kamala Harris as the Democratic vice presidential candidate, and compare it to announcements of candidates Mike Pence and Tim Kaine in 2016.

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.