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Professor selected for Teaching Philosophy Institute, Re-envisions Curriculum Tim Madigan

12/09/2022 - Professor and Chair of Philosophy and Classical Studies, Dr. Timothy Madigan, was selected to participate in The Council of Independent Colleges’ (CIC) New Currents in Teaching Philosophy Institute over the summer. The event was held in Baltimore, Maryland and was supported by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with additional backing from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Excitement for Film Production Grows with Seward Scholarship Awardees Emma Healy and Allison Lyons

12/08/2022 - This fall, the Department of Media and Communication announced that the 2022 Seward Scholarship was awarded to students Emma Healy and Allison Lyons. The scholarship honors former faculty member Jim Seward and his 41 years of college teaching, over half of which were spent at Fisher.

Fisher Filmmaker Writing, Directing Short Film Mitch Steedman shots part of his film,

11/29/2022 - Fisher senior, media and communication major, and avid skier Mitch Steedman has always had a passion for filmmaking and cinematography. “I always loved capturing myself and friends in action while skiing over Bristol Mountain,” he said. By combining his skiing hobby with his love for visual media, he found a career path.

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.