Arts and Sciences News and Events

Computer Science Club Participates in Competition Computers and digital devices surrounded by binary numbers and wires.

11/13/2019 - In October, members of the Computer Science Club participated in the CyberSEED 2019 Cyber Security Competition and Conference. This was the first time Fisher students participated in a competition of this magnitude, where typical competitors represent schools like MIT, John Hopkins University, and Georgia Tech.

Powerhouse Panel Teaches Students about the First Amendment On Wednesday, Nov. 6, the students partnered with The PRIMA Group to hold a special edition Meet the Media panel.

11/07/2019 - According to a recent survey taken by some St. John Fisher College students, only 38% of the respondents were able to name all five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. These freedoms—freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, right to assemble, and the right to petition the government—are at the center of a two-week long campaign to change that.

Faculty, Alumna Named ATHENA Finalists Dr. Arlette Miller Smith and Dr. Mona Gandhi

11/05/2019 - Among the finalists for the 2020 ATHENA International Awards are Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, associate professor of English and director of the African American Studies program at St. John Fisher College, and Nancy Catarisano ’83, managing partner, Insero & Co. CPAS LLP. Dr. Mona Gandhi, associate professor of pharmacy practice and administration in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, was among the finalists of the ATHENA Young Professionals Award, which recognizes emerging female leaders.

New Exhibit, “Change How You See, See How You Change,” Opens A painting by artist Elroy Blue

11/01/2019 - A new art exhibit at St. John Fisher College celebrates the one year anniversary of the launch of the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at the Wegmans School of Nursing.

Faculty Film Screened at Buffalo International Film Festival A still image from the film, Active Voices: Gun Reform Activism in Rochester, N.Y.

10/23/2019 - Jeremy Sarachan, associate professor and chair of the Media and Communication Department at St. John Fisher College, had his documentary, “Active Voices: Gun Reform Activism in Rochester, N.Y.,” presented as part of the Buffalo International Film Festival.

Cybersecurity Degree Newest Program at Fisher An icon of a lock over data wires.

10/21/2019 - New Major Now Enrolling, Launches Spring 2020

Fisher Celebrates 60th Anniversary of “Twilight Zone” A memorial sign reading: In honor of Rod Serling, Class of 1943 Creator of Twilight Zone, Award Winning Dramatist, Playwright, and Lecturer 1924-1975.

10/18/2019 - On Thursday, Oct. 31, a presentation and screening will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Rod Serling’s “Twilight Zone.” The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Golisano Gateway Midlevel and Basil Auditorium.

Fisher Grad among Recipients of Presidential Award Fisher alumna Dr. Candice Gerstner with Dr. Kelvin K. Droegemeir, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Energy)

10/17/2019 - Dr. Candice Gerstner, a 2006 alumna of St. John Fisher College, was among the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

NSF Grant Helps Fisher, FLCC Boost Rural Teacher Pipeline Educators and administrators from Fisher, FLCC, and area schools met in August to collaborate on the new Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship program.

10/16/2019 - St. John Fisher College, in partnership with Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC), aims to alleviate the teacher shortage in high-needs rural districts through its newly created Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship Program.

For Three Days, Campus Experiences a little “Movie Magic” Production crew members shoot a scene for Fisher's new ad campaign.

10/14/2019 - Three days, 36 hours, 42 scenes, 85 student and faculty actors. It all took place last week as the St. John Fisher College campus turned into a production set for the College’s newest advertising campaign.

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