Arts and Sciences News and Events

Lavery Library to Host Diversity Fest Logo: Lavery Library Diversity Fest

03/31/2022 - This week, Lavery Library will commemorate Celebrate Diversity Month by hosting its first-ever Diversity Fest, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, in the Library’s walkway, just outside of the main entrance.

PRIMA Event Features Speakers Set to Inspire Magnifi U Speakers: Roddy Chong, Jillion Potter, Lori Toscano, Ryan Miller

03/30/2022 - Does watching a TED Talk light you up with ambition? Do you aspire to set yourself apart from the pack as a young professional? Ever dealt with feelings of uncertainty about the future, or what will come next for you as a post-college graduate? If you said yes to any of these questions, you won’t want to miss Magnifi U Voices: Finding Your Frequency, taking place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, in Cleary Family Auditorium.

I Heart Fisher Giving Day Breaks a Record Students celebrate I Heart Fisher Giving Day in Tepas Commons

03/25/2022 - It was a record-setting day for philanthropy at St. John Fisher College with I Heart Fisher Giving Day on Thursday, Mar. 24.

TRIO Students Network with Graduate Programs, Connect with Alumni in D.C. Students in the TRIO program visited Washington, D.C. to tour colleges and network with Fisher alumni.

03/23/2022 - Thirty-one student scholars in Fisher’s TRIO program recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to visit graduate and medical schools, meet with Fisher alumni, and take in all that the nation’s capital has to offer.

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.

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