News & Events

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

$5M Gift from Wegman Family Charitable Foundation Supports Nursing Education at Wegmans School of Nursing Wegmans School of Nursing

02/26/2024 - The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher University received a $5 million gift from the Wegman Family Charitable Foundation to advance nursing education and expand the pipeline of health care professionals in the Rochester region.

Boyce Family Gift Funds Renovations of Varsity Weight Room The Boyce Family Varsity Weightroom.

11/06/2023 - This fall, St. John Fisher University student-athletes are training in a renovated space, thanks to the generosity of alumnus and trustee Daniel J. Boyce ’79 and his wife, Shelley.

St. John Fisher University Announces Major Library Renovation, Largest Capital Project in Institution’s History A rendering of the exterior of Lavery Library.

10/30/2023 - St. John Fisher University will soon begin work on a multimillion-dollar library modernization and renovation project, the largest capital project both in scope and investment in the institution’s history. Construction will begin in early 2024 with plans for completion by summer 2025.

Spire Society Introduces New Spotlight Series Headline: Spire Society Spotlight with a picture of Dean Dan Connolly

09/19/2023 - On Thursday, Oct. 5, members of the Spire Society will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Dan Connolly, dean of the School of Business, through the giving society’s event program, the Spire Society Spotlight Series.

Fisher Welcomes New Members to Presidents Society A Presidents Society commemorative plate is displayed at a place setting.

08/30/2023 - On Tuesday, Aug. 29, St. John Fisher University welcomed 12 new members into the Presidents Society. Established in 2019 with 17 pioneer members, the Presidents Society acknowledges the generosity of philanthropists who have made lifetime gifts totaling $1 million or more.

Gifts Endow Loss Science Lecture Series, Scholarships Janice C. Loss ’92 and Dr. Frederick Cohn

05/16/2023 - Over the last two decades, the St. John Fisher University campus community has heard lectures from leading researchers in nanotechnology, genetics, and imaging technology, thanks to the annual Robert and Janice Loss Science Lecture Series.

Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament to be held at Oak Hill Country Club Attendees of the 2022 Scholarship Golf Tournament

05/04/2023 - The annual Fisher Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 12, at renowned Oak Hill Country Club, home of the 2023 PGA Championship.

2023 Faith in Action Lecture Series Features Advocates for Ending Hunger Robert Egger and Alexander Justice Moore

03/28/2023 - Food justice activists Robert Egger and Alexander Justice Moore will deliver a keynote address during the 2023 Donald L. and Marilyn B. Muench Faith in Action Lecture Series. Their lecture, “From Charity to Change,” will explore food scarcity and detail their experiences helping to battle hunger and poverty. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in Cleary Family Auditorium.

Record Number of Donors Support I Heart Fisher Giving Day Four students pose in the I Heart Fisher Giving Day photo booth.

03/24/2023 - On Thursday, March 23, a record-setting 1,072 donors showed their support and pride in St. John Fisher University, giving more than $285,000 on the fourth annual I Heart Fisher Day of Giving. The funds raised will support students, academic programs, athletics, and other important initiatives.

Fisher Surpasses $75M Campaign Goal, Extends Goal by $25M A student on campus.

01/17/2023 - Nearly one year ahead of schedule, St. John Fisher University surpassed its Fisher Forward campaign goal, raising $85.5 million to date in support of the institution.

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