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St. John Fisher College’s 65th Commencement to Honor Three Community Champions William G. Clark ’78, Hilda Rosario-Escher, A. Dirk Hightower

03/29/2019 - More than 1,000 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral candidates will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 65th Commencement on Saturday, May 11. Before they cross the stage to receive their diplomas, the College will honor three individuals for their lifetime commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Rochester community.

Conference Inspires Path for Family Business Club MBA student Tess Arnone with Family Business Fellow Derek Vanderlinde at the Colombia Family Business Conference.

03/20/2019 - This spring, the School of Business at St. John Fisher College is launching a Family Business Club to serve students who are interested in the unique experiences of being in a family-owned firm.

Five Questions with Family Business Fellow Derek Vanderlinde Derek Vanderlinde

03/20/2019 - Derek Vanderlinde spent more than 20 years leading Vanderlinde Electric Corp., a third-generation family-owned business. In 2001, he helped broker the sale of the family business to pursue new passions. That path has led to St. John Fisher College, where he has taught in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the School of Business since 2011.

Gift Helps St. John Fisher College School of Business Invest in New Trading Lab Walter and Barbara Parkes

03/13/2019 - The School of Business at St. John Fisher College will create an interactive trading lab complete with cutting-edge Bloomberg Technology, thanks to a $500,000 gift from Walter and Barbara Parkes.

College Factual Names Fisher a “2019 Best Value School” College Factual Best Value Nationwide - Top 15% Badge

03/01/2019 - St. John Fisher College has been ranked as one of the best schools for the money in the U.S. by College Factual, a college search website based in Troy, New York.

Countdown to Commencement: Anthony Loussedes Anthony Loussedes

02/25/2019 - Anthony Loussedes has always loved baseball. At Fisher, he found a new path for his sport. Loussedes, a sport management major, is the next senior to be featured in the 2019 Countdown to Commencement series; he was nominated by Jen Granger, business manager and compliance coordinator for the Athletics Department.

Conference Demystifies the Family Business Transition Process From Left to Right: Eric Allyn, Hugh Lambert, Terry Griswold, and Hugh Woodside.

02/25/2019 - As part of its new Family Business Initiative, the St. John Fisher College School of Business will host a half-day conference, Managing Planned and Unplanned Transitions, designed to demystify the transition process for leaders of family-owned firms.

Fisher Students Receive the Excellus Diversity Scholarship James Leone and Sarah Errington are recipients of the Diversity Scholarship given by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

02/22/2019 - Each year, two St. John Fisher College students are selected to win the Diversity Scholarship given by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

Fisher to Offer Online Graduate Degree in Strategic Communication Students listening to a lecture.

02/21/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College will offer a new online Master of Science in Strategic Communication degree program, providing advanced knowledge in public relations, advertising, and marketing for individuals seeking leadership positions in agencies, corporations, and non-profits. Applications are currently being accepted for the inaugural fall 2019 cohort.

MBA Puts Student on Path to Success Maya Smith

02/21/2019 - When Maya Smith was researching local MBA programs, she found Fisher’s philosophy of building skills in collaboration and personal relationships resonated well with her.

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