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Fisher Offers Online Education Training for Teachers A teacher and students in front of a smartboard.

07/15/2020 - This summer, teachers will have the opportunity to learn best practices in online education thanks to a new four-week training course developed by St. John Fisher College.

#Fisher2020: Honors Student Ready to Carve Out Her Place in the World Julia Detmer ’20

07/01/2020 - Honors student Julia Detmer ’20 says her time at St. John Fisher College opened her eyes to myriad disciplines and experiences.

Maples, Wittmeyer Appointed Interim Deans Dr. Joellen Maples and Dr. Carol Wittmeyer

07/01/2020 - St. John Fisher College has announced the appointments of Dr. Joellen Maples to continue as interim dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education and Dr. Carol Wittmeyer as interim dean of the School of Business for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Lasting Legacies Deans Mike Wischnowski and Dianne Cooney Miner

06/30/2020 - This year, Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, founding dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, and Dr. Michael Wischnowski, dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, are retiring from their deanships. But they won’t go far from campus – Dr. Wischnowski will return to the School as a faculty member and Dr. Cooney Miner will assume full-time the role of executive director of the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing.

RBJ Readers List Fisher Programs “Favorites” Kearney Hall

06/30/2020 - St. John Fisher College academic programs were among those selected as “reader favorites” in the Rochester Business Journal’s 2020 Reader Rankings Awards.

Fisher Named a “College of Distinction” Logo: 2020-2021 Colleges of Distinction

06/01/2020 - St. John Fisher College has been recognized for its commitment to engaged, experiential education by Colleges of Distinction, which is celebrating its 20-year anniversary as a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. Year over year, Fisher has consistently earned the designation as a College of Distinction.

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Earns Full Accreditation An teacher candidate works with a kindergarten student.

05/21/2020 - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher College received a full six-year accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP). Fisher is among just 21 colleges in New York State with CAEP accreditation.

More than 100 Students Honored with Academic, Campus Life Awards Faculty members from the School of Arts and Sciences cheer on award winners during a ceremony held over Zoom.

05/09/2020 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors members of its graduating class who have achieved excellence in their academic studies and co-curricular pursuits.

Three Recognized for Research, Teaching Excellence Dr. Lipika Chablani, Dr. Sara Goodman, Dr. Shannon Cleverley-Thompson

05/09/2020 - This year, three members of the St. John Fisher College faculty were named recipients of the College’s most prestigious scholarship and teaching honors. The awards are usually bestowed during the College’s Commencement ceremony.

Program to Help RCSD Teachers Create Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms Dr. Susan Hildenbrand addresses teachers during a conference on trauma-sensitive classrooms held in 2019.

04/27/2020 - Drs. Susan Hildenbrand and Donna Riter, professors and colleagues at St. John Fisher College’s Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, are experts at training teachers and administrators about how to help students affected by trauma.