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Salerno Receives National CASE Award for Voluntary Service Vic Salerno and President Rooney

02/26/2020 - St. John Fisher College alumnus and Board of Trustees member Victor E. Salerno ’66 has created a legacy of giving at the institution. In recognition of his decades of service to the College, he received the Robert L. Payton Award for Voluntary Service, presented by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) at an awards ceremony, held on Monday, Feb. 24, during the CASE District II Conference.

Scholarship Carries on Legacy of Family Giving Jill A. and Martin K. Birmingham

01/13/2020 - With the establishment of a scholarship that bears their name, Martin K. and Jill A. Birmingham carry on a legacy of family giving to St. John Fisher College.

$100,000 Gift Funds Wegmans School of Pharmacy Medical Missions, Student Enrichment Experiences Dean Christine Birnie with Ludmilla (Lucy) P. Malmberg, who gave $100,000 to the Wegmans School of Pharmacy to fund student travel experiences.

01/12/2020 - The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College received a $100,000 gift to fund student travel experiences, including to professional conferences and medical missions, thanks to the generosity of Ludmilla (Lucy) P. Malmberg, nationally renowned pharmacist, educational philanthropist, and entrepreneur.

Endowed Scholarship Supports STEM Disciplines at Fisher Banners on a wall in the Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building showcases the many disciplines students can explore at Fisher.

01/09/2020 - A new scholarship fund at St. John Fisher College will benefit undergraduate or graduate students studying disciplines in the natural sciences, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Michael E. Haefner.

Seward Scholar Develops Passion for Film Production Johairy Delacruz

12/10/2019 - This fall, the Department of Media and Communication selected Johairy Delacruz ’20 as the recipient of the James E. Seward Scholarship. Carrying a $1,000 award, the scholarship honors Jim Seward and his 41 years of college teaching, 29 of which were spent at Fisher. The scholarship was established by former students, friends, and colleagues when he retired in 2011.

Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign Exceeds Goal The Basilian motto,

11/15/2019 - The annual Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign exceeded its fundraising goal raising $28,537.91 for St. John Fisher College. The campaign, which ran from Monday, Sept. 23 through Monday, Nov. 4, is a coordinated effort to encourage Fisher employees to support the College’s annual fund.

Symposium: Focus on the Whole Patient When Delivering Care Dr. Henry Hess speaks at the Integrative and Complementary Medicine Symposium.

10/28/2019 - In fall 2018, the Wilmot Cancer Institute’s Pluta Cancer Center opened an Integrative Oncology & Wellness Center, using complementary therapies including yoga, meditation, and acupuncture to help ease the fatigue, pain, stress, and anxiety often felt by cancer patients.

Fisher Launches New Lecture Series Dr. Carolyn Yauyan Woo

10/09/2019 - Carolyn Woo to be Inaugural Speaker of the New Donald L. and Marilyn B. Muench Faith in Action Lecture Series

St. John Fisher College Launches $75 Million Fundraising Campaign to Move “Fisher Forward” President Rooney and Vic Salerno, joined by a host of Fisher students, announce details of the Fisher Forward campaign.

09/19/2019 - In its relatively short history, St. John Fisher College has grown from the “College on the Hill” to a nationally recognized institution, an anchor in the community, and a place where students experience a transformative education.

Parkes Trading Lab Officially Open at Fisher Vic Salerno, Walter and Barbara Parkes, Anthony Kousmanidis, Dean Rama Yelkur, and President Gerard Rooney cut the ribbon on the newly opened Parkes Trading Lab.

09/06/2019 - During a ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 4, the St. John Fisher College School of Business marked the opening of the Walter and Barbara Parkes Trading Lab.

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