Arts and Sciences News and Events

Mock Trial Team Competes in Regional Tournament Members of the Mock Trial team.

03/23/2022 - The St. John Fisher College Mock Trial Team recently attended its annual Regional Tournament – an opportunity for the team to display their skills and showcase their hard work from over this past year.

From Calculators to iPads, Dr. Don Muench has Seen Major Changes in Math Education Don Muench as a young student (left) and now as a faculty member (right).

03/18/2022 - St. John Fisher College faculty and students have been integrating iPads into their work thanks to the iFisher: Next Generation Learning Initiative. Over the next few weeks, College News Highlights will focus on professors, coaches, and staff going above and beyond to bring this technology into their teaching or learning environment.

Five Students Inducted into National Sport Management Honors Society Brandon Smith, Dommie Giacona, Rachel Makowski, Adam Drake, Ben Conrow.

03/16/2022 - Five sport management students from St. John Fisher College were recognized at the annual Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) Conference, which took place on February 3 in Houston, Texas.

Symposium Explores the Holocaust, Antisemitism through Lens of Maus A cover of the graphic novel, Maus. (Photo credit:

03/15/2022 - When a Tennessee school district banned Maus from its curriculum in January, it sparked a nationwide discussion of book banning and resurgence in sales of the almost 30-year-old Pulitzer prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust.

St. John Fisher College Appoints New Cavanaugh Chair of Catholic Studies Rev. George T. Smith, CSB

03/14/2022 - St. John Fisher College has appointed Rev. George T. Smith, CSB, as the institution’s William and Helen Cavanaugh Chair of Catholic Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences. Smith is the first Basilian but second priest to be appointed to this role; he succeeds Rev. William Graf, who served as a member of the Fisher faculty for 37 years including as chair of the Religious Studies Department before his retirement in 2020. Smith will officially begin his role on September 1.

Countdown to Commencement 2022: Cindy Ramos Cindy Ramos

03/14/2022 - Psychology major Cindy Ramos is the next member of the Class of 2022 to be featured in the “Countdown to Commencement” series. Ramos was nominated by the Office of Campus Ministry.

e-scrap for Camp Starts March 17 Logo: e-scrap for camp

03/11/2022 - The e-scrap for camp electronics recycling initiative benefits Camp Good Days & Special Times.

Lecture Explores Media Access for Women and People of Color Dr. Rebecca Lind

03/09/2022 - The Department of Media and Communication at St. John Fisher College will present the spring lecture, “Different Voices, Different Paths: Media Access for Women and People of Color in the U.S.,” presented by Dr. Rebecca Lind of University of Illinois at Chicago. The lecture will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center in the James ’71 and Kathleen Leo Community Room, followed by a reception and hors d'oeuvres at 6:45 p.m.

Fisher Designated 2022-23 Military Friendly School Seal: 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School - Gold

03/08/2022 - St. John Fisher College has earned 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School designation by Viqtory Media. Fisher was awarded the gold rank in the private doctorate offering category and was one of only 665 schools to earn special awards of the more than 1,800 participating institutions.

Spring Teach-In Seeks to Answer the Question: Where Are We Now? Students listen to a professor in class.

03/07/2022 - Two years after the pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of life and shed greater light on societal inequities, faculty members from the School of Arts and Sciences will seek to answer the question, “Where are we now?” during the Spring 2022 Teach-In.

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