News & Events

Explore the latest people, projects, and events that are moving Fisher forward.

$200,000 Gift Establishes Endowment for Diana and Angelo Nole Fisher Urban Scholars Award Diana Nole

04/26/2021 - In recognition of the generosity of St. John Fisher College Board of Trustees chair Diana L. Nole and her husband, Angelo Nole, a scholarship supporting City of Rochester students will be renamed the Diana and Angelo Nole Fisher Urban Scholars Award.

$25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant to Create New Civic Leaders Program at Fisher Students gather on the Campus Center Quad.

03/29/2021 - A new program at St. John Fisher College will prepare undergraduate students to be educated and engaged civic leaders and citizens of the region and find answers on how to create a more equitable, healthy, and sustainable community.

Celebrating 50 Years of Fisher Females Left to right: Sally Read ’75, Antoinette Giordano Cooper ’75,  Michele Micalizzi McCarthy ’75, Gloria Pucci LoVecchio ’75,  Judy Magro Goonan ’75, and Jacqueline Peterson ’75. Taken in 1971.

03/27/2021 - In September 1971, 65 women made history as the first females to enroll at St. John Fisher College. Among those were 30 first-year students, dubbed “freshettes” by then president, Rev. Charles Lavery.

In Memoriam: Donna Salmon ’79 Donna Salmon

03/26/2021 - The Fisher alumni family lost a trailblazer and advocate in 2020. Donna Salmon ’79 passed away on December 8.

1994 Grad Has the Goods Mike Connolly head shot

03/26/2021 - Michael Connolly ’94 began his career with retail giant Walmart, where he rose through the ranks learning logistics, global supply chain, merchandising, and regional management.

Bill Lang ’08 Delivers Bill Lang with an Amazon delivery van in the background

03/26/2021 - What do a broadcast news producer, a fire marshal, and those blue Amazon delivery vans have in common?

WHOA Teddi! Transforming the Dance For Love Teddi students in the foreground with the word

03/26/2021 - There were dancers, large screens, and signage strewn around the space. There were balloons, sashes, and stuffed teddy bears donned in this year’s t-shirt. And the group was back where it all began – in Cleary Auditorium – on a cold February weekend, all in the name of love.

The Impact of Women in Sport at Fisher A collage of three photos: coach Phil Kahler speaking with a basketball player on the sidelines, Emily Markarian field hockey, coach LInda Michele on the sidelines

03/26/2021 - Sean Farnsworth ’05, director of Sports Information, shares the history of women in sport at Fisher.

$1.6 Million Gift to Expand the Victor E. Salerno, Sr. Scholarship at St. John Fisher College Vic Salerno-960

03/10/2021 - St. John Fisher College has announced a $1.6 million gift from alumnus Victor E. Salerno ’66 in support of the Victor E. Salerno, Sr. Scholarship.

Fisher Receives Scholarship Support from Thiem Charitable Foundation Kearney Hall

03/08/2021 - St. John Fisher College received $125,000 from the Alvin F. and Ruth K. Thiem Foundation to support three scholarship programs.

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