Education News and Events

St. John Fisher University Dean Named to National Fellowship for Educator-Preparation Leaders Logo: Deans for Impact

06/28/2023 - Dr. Joellen Maples, dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher University, was recently named an Impact Academy fellow through national non-profit organization Deans for Impact (DFI). Maples joins a cohort of leaders chosen for their commitment to improving educator preparation.

Grant to Support Innovative Teacher Pipeline Program at St. John Fisher University The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education hosted students from its Teacher Pipeline Program partner schools to meet with current undergraduates, participate in classes, eat in the cafeteria, and tour the campus.

05/29/2023 - An innovative pilot program at St. John Fisher University aimed at diversifying the regional pipeline of teachers will now become a multi-year initiative, thanks to a grant from the William and Sheila Konar Foundation.

Class of 2023 Honored with Academic, Campus Life Awards A Class of 2023 tassel hangs from a graduate's mortar board.

05/14/2023 - Each year, St. John Fisher University honors members of its graduating class who have achieved excellence in their academic studies and co-curricular pursuits.

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Celebrates Class of 2023 A graduate of the School of Education proudly holds up a diploma.

05/13/2023 - During a Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, May 13, the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education bestowed baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees on more than 120 graduates.

Six Undergraduates Earn Prestigious Trustee Awards Dean Ann Marie Fallon presents Katelin Keenehan with a Trustees Distinguished Scholar Award.

05/13/2023 - Each year, St. John Fisher University honors graduating seniors for their academic successes. Among the Class of 2023, six students who graduated in December 2022 and May 2023 were recognized for exceptional academic performance. These are the highest honors bestowed to baccalaureate students during their time at the University.

Special Ceremony Celebrates Graduating Student-Athletes Tara Osterdale, an inclusive childhood education graduate, co-chair of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, and member of the women’s lacrosse team, delivered remarks on behalf of her class.

05/11/2023 - With games and competitions keeping them busy throughout Commencement weekend, student-athletes at St. John Fisher University had the opportunity to enjoy all of the pomp and circumstance of this important rite of passage during a special Student-Athlete Commencement, held on Wednesday, May 10.

Three Recognized for Research, Teaching Excellence Stephen Brauer, Terence Gipson, Jeff Wallis

05/05/2023 - During the 2023 Commencement celebrations, three members of the St. John Fisher University faculty will be honored with the University’s most prestigious scholarship and teaching honors.

Workshop to Help Faculty Create Courses that Address “Wicked Problems” Paul Hanstedt

04/20/2023 - In his book, Creating Wicked Students: Designing Courses for a Complex World, Dr. Paul Hanstedt encourages professors to create courses that will prepare students to address “wicked problems,” or issues that are forever changing and require innovative and dynamic thinking to solve them.

New Event Showcases Student, Faculty Work A student discusses research during the Scholarship and Creative Work Symposium.

04/12/2023 - This month, an event will bring together the best of two past symposiums that highlight and celebrate student, faculty, and staff research and creative work. The newly created Fisher Showcase will take place from 12:15 to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 28, in Cleary Family Auditorium.

Series of Talks Explore “Ins and Outs” of Human Organ Donation Logo: National Donate Life Month

04/05/2023 - In commemoration of National Donate Life Month, St. John Fisher University will host, “The Ins and Outs of Human Organ Donation,” a series of talks designed to raise awareness of organ donation, and the systems around the country to support organ donation and transplantation.

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