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Fisher Celebrates Official Opening of DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence Jack and Donna DePeters pose with their daughters in front of the center that bears their names.

06/06/2022 - On Friday, June 3, St. John Fisher College celebrated the official opening and dedication of the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence, a vibrant new space designed to provide faculty with opportunities to experiment with creative and flexible instructional approaches and cutting-edge tools to enhance their teaching.

Celebrate the Best in Fisher Accounting and Finance Carol Anthony (John) Davidson ’76

03/31/2022 - The St. John Fisher College Accounting Alumni Society will celebrate the achievements of alumni and students during the 32nd Annual Accounting Awards Celebration.

I Heart Fisher Giving Day Breaks a Record Students celebrate I Heart Fisher Giving Day in Tepas Commons

03/25/2022 - It was a record-setting day for philanthropy at St. John Fisher College with I Heart Fisher Giving Day on Thursday, Mar. 24.

Fisher Announces New Endowed Scholarship Bill ’76 and Ivette Shaheen

03/24/2022 - The newly established Bill ’76 and Ivette Shaheen Endowed Family Scholarship will ensure access for the next generation of students pursuing an education at St. John Fisher College.

Fisher to Open New Interprofessional Simulation Center Faculty and students in the Glover-Crask Simulation Center.

03/14/2022 - A $500,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation will establish the Interprofessional Simulation Center (IPE Sim Center) at St. John Fisher College. The new laboratory will mirror health care practice settings where nursing and pharmacy students can engage in collective learning, professional role discovery, and skill development.

St. John Fisher College Appoints New Cavanaugh Chair of Catholic Studies Rev. George T. Smith, CSB

03/14/2022 - St. John Fisher College has appointed Rev. George T. Smith, CSB, as the institution’s William and Helen Cavanaugh Chair of Catholic Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences. Smith is the first Basilian but second priest to be appointed to this role; he succeeds Rev. William Graf, who served as a member of the Fisher faculty for 37 years including as chair of the Religious Studies Department before his retirement in 2020. Smith will officially begin his role on September 1.

$1M Gift Ushers in New Era for Fisher’s Accounting Program Carol ’74 and John ’71 Almeter

02/28/2022 - A $1 million gift, given by St. John Fisher College alumni John ’71 and Carol ’74 (Sloan) Almeter, will usher in a new era for the School of Business accounting program by creating opportunities to invest in innovative technology and establishing a scholarship for students.

Grant Supports IDD Education for Acute Care Nurses in Western New York Logo: Mother Cabrini Health Foundation

01/21/2022 - The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College has been awarded a $225,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to create and pilot a new educational program for acute care nurses in Western New York.

Tepas Commons Offers Fisher Students Space to Build Community Tepas Commons opened for student use on Friday, Jan. 14.

01/18/2022 - On Friday, Jan. 14, St. John Fisher College opened the doors to the Dennis ’72 and Denise Tepas Commons, a newly designed student space located in the heart of the Donald E. Bain Campus Center. Formerly known as the Campus Center Mainstage, Tepas Commons is named in honor of Dennis ’72 and Denise Tepas, whose significant philanthropy made the transformation possible.

Recognition Event Shows Reach of Fisher Grants Attendees at the virtual Grants Recognition Ceremony.

01/10/2022 - On Friday, Jan. 7, St. John Fisher College faculty and staff celebrated their achievements in successfully submitting grant proposals, receiving grant awards, and implementing grant projects over the last year.

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