News & Events

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.

Success for the 2019-2020 Annual Fund Campaign Cardinal mascot holding a sign that says Fisher Forward: The Campaign for St. John Fisher College.

07/16/2020 - The 2019-2020 St. John Fisher College annual fund campaign came to a close on May 31, 2020, surpassing its goal by more than $60,000.

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.

Palvino Communication Award Honors Two Sophomores Shefki Beha and Shannon Munier

04/24/2020 - The Department of Media and Communication at St. John Fisher College has selected sophomores Shefki Beha and Shannon Munier as the 2020 recipients of the Jack Palvino Excellence in Communication Award.

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.

Upcoming Events

Sep 26
5-6:30 p.m.
Where: Online
Full Calendar