Business News and Events

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.

Senior Accounting Major Selected for Business Ethics Scholarship Eric Green

10/11/2019 - Eric Green, a senior accounting major and Honors student at St. John Fisher College, was named the 2019 recipient of the Martin Palumbos Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation (RABEF) Scholarship. This scholarship is given annually to a St. John Fisher College business student who has demonstrated exceptional integrity and ethics as it pertains to business education.

Workshop Offers Keen Insights into Family Business Leadership Family Business @ Fisher Logo

10/04/2019 - The Family Business Initiative at St. John Fisher College will offer family business owners and next generation family employees keen insights into the ownership and leadership of Gorbel, Inc. during the workshop, “The Gorbel Story: How A Family Business Defies Gravity.”

Accounting Students, Alumni Meet, Greet, and Bowl The St. John Fisher College Accounting Club hosted its annual networking event at Oak Hill Country Club.

10/02/2019 - On Friday, Sept. 20, the St. John Fisher College Accounting Club hosted its annual networking event at Oak Hill Country Club. The experience allows accounting majors to meet and get to know accounting alumni, as well as recruiters from national and regional accounting firms and area corporations.

Putting Freshman Year into Action in New York City Andrés Ramírez

09/23/2019 - Fisher sophomore Andres Ramirez ’22 spent a week in the Morgan Stanley Summer Freshman Enhancement Program in New York City.

Internships Elevate School of Business Students RMSC intern Valerie Nguyen donned an astronaut costume to promote events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

09/15/2019 - Students in the School of Business across all majors gained valuable experience this summer through engaging internships. Business students interned at dozens of companies holding a variety of positions with each organization, with 15 students earning academic credit, while others completed internships for the experience.

New Faculty Members Join Campus A wall in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Building reads: A great education starts with a great teacher.

09/13/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College students will see 13 new faculty members in their classes.

Value, Quality Earn Fisher a Spot on U.S. News’ “Best Colleges” Feature Kearney Hall

09/09/2019 - St. John Fisher College earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature, making the grade for its value, quality educational opportunities, and support of veterans, among other characteristics.

Parkes Trading Lab Officially Open at Fisher Vic Salerno, Walter and Barbara Parkes, Anthony Kousmanidis, Dean Rama Yelkur, and President Gerard Rooney cut the ribbon on the newly opened Parkes Trading Lab.

09/06/2019 - During a ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 4, the St. John Fisher College School of Business marked the opening of the Walter and Barbara Parkes Trading Lab.

Next Gens Snack on Management Tidbits from LiDestri Leader Stefani LiDestri, co-president of LiDestri Food and Drink, talks with members of Fisher's Family Business Next Generation Leadership Program.

08/23/2019 - Before she took on a role at food and beverage manufacturing company that shares her last name, Stefani LiDestri was a dysphagia therapist helping patients through eating, drinking, and swallowing rehabilitation, worked for Big Pharma briefly, and opened three fashion boutiques in Atlanta, Georgia.

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