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First-Year Student Advocates for Mental Health, End to Violence in Rochester Isaiah Santiago

11/25/2022 - Growing up in Rochester and showing outstanding leadership and empathy for others, first-year student Isaiah Santiago was named Monroe County’s Young Citizen of the Year in June 2022.

Sarachan Presents at Anti-Fascism Conference Jeremy Sarachan

11/22/2022 - Professor Jeremy Sarachan, chair of the Department of Media and Communication and director of the Interdisciplinary Arts program, gave a talk at Hofstra University in early November as part of the Anti-Fascism in the 21st Century conference.

Honors Program to Host Keystone Showcase A student gestures to their presentation.

11/22/2022 - On Thursday, Dec. 1, the St. John Fisher University Honors Program will host its Fall Keystone Showcase to celebrate and recognize Fisher Honors Scholars’ projects. The Showcase will be held from 5:15-7:30 p.m. in Cleary Family Auditorium.

Students Organize New Toy, Clothing Drive for Area Non-Profits A pile of cozy socks.

11/18/2022 - St. John Fisher University students are teaming up to collect clothing, toys, and toiletries for non-profit organizations in the Rochester area. Donation collection will begin on Monday, Nov. 28 and run through Thursday, Dec. 8; bins will be placed throughout campus. Donated items for both organizations must be new.

Scotland to America: Fisher Senior Follows Football Passion Cameron Dunn throws a ball during football practice.

11/17/2022 - Cybersecurity major and sport aficionado Cameron Dunn ’24 joined St. John Fisher University to play American football, a journey he made from his hometown of Livingston, Scotland.

Students Master the Chemistry of Love Students in Dr. Chichester's class do an activity with seniors.

11/17/2022 - In collaboration with St. John’s Meadows, first-year Learning Community (LC) students in the Chemistry of Love community-engaged learning (CEL) course have spent the semester learning about the seven types of love including friendship, agape, family, self, romantic, pragmatic, and obsessive.

Fisher Students Compete in Local Pitch Competition Theresa VanWormer ’23, Bryce MacPherson ’23, Ali Short ’24, and Suhaily Garcia ’24.

11/15/2022 - Four students from the Department of Media and Communication participated in a public relations bootcamp competition, The Pitch, hosted on Sunday, Nov. 6. The competition was sponsored by the Rochester chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and hosted at Dixon Schwabl + Company.

For Economics Students, CEL Courses Motivate Learning Dr. Clair Smith and his students at Tap Root Collective.

11/11/2022 - In an effort to provide students in his Environmental Economics course with meaningful opportunities to extend classroom learning, Associate Professor of Economics and Department Chair, Dr. Clair Smith, has incorporated several Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) projects into his syllabus.

20th Annual Philosophy Day Explores Marshall McLuhan’s “Spiritual Vision” Marshall McLuhan speaks at Fisher's Commencement ceremony.

11/08/2022 - St. John Fisher University will celebrate Philosophy Day with the theme, “Marshall McLuhan’s Spiritual Vision for a Virtual Age,” to be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel.

Sport & Recreation Management: A Mission to Encourage Engagement with Nature Students in the sport management class.

11/01/2022 - In collaboration with Rochester Ecology Partners (REP), students in the Sport & Recreation Management community-engaged learning (CEL) course have spent the semester developing brochures for future park events and event programs to increase community engagement with the natural environment.

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