Historic New York State college changes name

A historic college in New York State is changing its name.

Founded as a men’s college in 1948 and became coeducational in 1971, St. John Fisher College near Rochester has always been known as a “college” versus a “university”. St. John Fisher College will no longer be the official name of this institution effective July 1, 2022. The name of the school will change to St. John Fisher University.

Fisher officials note that the institution already offers graduate programs in business, education, and health professions, so it now meets the requirements of the new definition of college. university. Much like Utica College becoming Utica University, this is the next step for St. Johns.

According to Daily Sentinel, Nazareth College and Roberts Wesleyan College are among other local colleges considering changing the university designation. St. John Fisher officials said the change to a university designation will not impact tuition.

Fisher is made up of five schools. It offers 35 undergraduate majors, as well as a variety of master’s and doctoral programs.

Buffalo Bills training camp to open July 24 in St. John Fisher

The name change will not prevent the Buffalo Bills from using the college for training camp. The Buffalo Bills will open the training camp on the grounds of St. John Fisher on July 24 and will welcome fans for 12 open practices.

This year’s camp marks the return of fans to Rochester after missing the past two seasons due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fans will need tickets to attend practices, but they are free and available online here.

10 More Great Upstate New York “Main Streets” to Explore!

Several months ago, we published a gallery of a dozen great main streets in upstate New York. It was very popular, so we added ten new ones to this list. Again, we use the term “Main Street” loosely. Many of these streets are not even called Main Street, but rather Church Street, State Street or Broadway, etc. Yet these streets make the heart of every community beat faster and they are all worth a visit from you this summer!

Class of 2022 from Central New York, Senior Salute!

The final year is full of memories and closes an exciting chapter in life, but allows a bright new future to blossom that awaits all Class of 2022 graduates.

Mastrovito Hyundai and Townsquare Media Utica want to help celebrate your accomplishments and give our local high school graduates the recognition they deserve.

On June 27a lucky graduate from the New York center will receive a $500 stock market of Mastrovito Hyundai. Congratulations on your graduation and good luck from Mastrovito Hyundai.

One submission per senior graduate.

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