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Fisher Giving Day Surpasses Fundraising Goal Fisher student smiling and giving thumbs up to camera

12/02/2020 - It was a record-setting day for philanthropy at St. John Fisher College with the second annual Fisher Giving Day on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Bob Heerkens Continues to Inspire as Bob the Giver Bob Heerkens

12/01/2020 - Bob Heerkens earned the nickname Bob the Builder, but he is also Bob the Giver

Bob Moline ’68 Deepens His Commitment to Fisher Athletics for Fisher Giving Day Bob Moline ’68

11/17/2020 - If you’ve been to a Fisher sporting event, chances are you’ve seen Bob Moline ’68. One of the most loyal and ardent supporters of Fisher athletics, Bob can be found cheering on the Cardinals from the stands, chatting with fellow fans, or catching up with coaches, players, and parents post-game.

Cardinals in the Classroom Collage of headshots of Lesli Myers-Small, Kimberly Brown, Brian Siesto, Gina Roselli, Megan Eddy, Matt DiGiambattista, Alivia Clark, and Tim Coon

11/16/2020 - There isn’t an industry, sector, or profession that hasn’t felt the jolting changes caused by the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. But, it could be argued that education, in particular, has felt that disruption more than other entities, as teachers, administrators, students, and families experience new models of education together.

Endowment Funds Student Internships in New York City Students in Fisher's Investment Club visit the Nasdaq during a trip to New York City.

11/11/2020 - St. John Fisher College alumnus and trustee Michael O’Conor ’78 has made a generous $100,000 gift to the College to establish the Pam and Michael A. O’Conor ’78 New York City Internship Endowment. The fund will support career-immersion experiences in the greater New York City area for Fisher students, including stipends toward living accommodations, subway passes, and other expenses.

New Gift Funds Nonprofit Internship Experiences for Fisher Students Jill Knittel

10/26/2020 - St. John Fisher College students interested in gaining experience-based learning at a not-for-profit organization will now have greater opportunities to do so, thanks to the newly established Jill ’94 and James Knittel Award for Not-for-Profit Internships.

$1M Gift Endows Scholarship at Fisher John Davidson

10/05/2020 - A $1 million gift from the C. Anthony and Michele Davidson Foundation will endow a scholarship at St. John Fisher College providing financial assistance to a new generation of Fisher undergraduates.

Continuing to Move Fisher Forward Logo: Fisher Forward the Campaign for St. John Fisher College

09/19/2020 - On September 19, 2019, St. John Fisher College launched a $75 million fundraising campaign to move “Fisher Forward.” Now, one year later, the largest fundraising campaign in the College’s history is climbing steadily toward its ambitious goal.

$2 Million Gift to Establish the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence at St. John Fisher College Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters, with President Gerard J. Rooney, at the 2019 Teddi Dance for Love. The DePeters announced a $10,000 gift to the Teddi Dance during the fundraiser's opening ceremony.

09/09/2020 - St. John Fisher College today announced the creation of the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence thanks to a $1 million gift from Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters. Jack retired from Wegmans Food Markets after 52 accomplished years of service to the food company, and in honor of his retirement, Wegmans matched the $1 million gift in December 2019.

St. John Fisher College Appoints Biehn Vice President for Institutional Advancement Chris Biehn

08/03/2020 - St. John Fisher College has appointed Chris Biehn as the vice president for institutional advancement. Biehn, who has been serving in the role in an interim capacity since March, will begin at the College on August 10.

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