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Fisher College Names Melanie Appleman Head Women's Volleyball Coach

(July 17, 2017) Boston, MA: Melanie Appleman has been named the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach on July 13, 2017 for the inaugural season of the program at Fisher College.

 

Previously Appleman had been Head Women’s Volleyball coach at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. While at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Coach Appleman led a Female Diversity Pilot Program in order to improve the goals of the Academy’s Five Year Strategic Plan, and managed to increase the number of female athlete inquiries, and the Volleyball prospects, by 800 percent.

 


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Dr. Alan Ray Named 9th President of Fisher College

Dr. Ray to Assume the Duties of President July 1st

Dr Alan Ray
(June 16th, 2017) Boston, MA: Fisher College, announced that after a national search, it has selected
Dr. Alan Ray as its ninth president. The search process that led to his selection began when Dr. Thomas McGovern announced his decision to retire as Fisher College’s president after ten distinguished years of service. A search committee that included trustees, alumni/ae, faculty and staff, and advised by the Association of Governing Boards, spearheaded the process.
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Fisher College Names Blouin Head Basketball Coach

Lindberg Steps Down, Associate Head Coach Takes on New Role

(May 9, 2017) Boston, MA: Rob Blouin has been named Head Men's Basketball Coach, replacing Head Coach David Lindberg, who is retiring after 12-years at the helm.

“It has been an honor to have spent the last six years coaching with Dave here at Fisher”, said Blouin. “The experience and guidance he has provided during that time has prepared me to confidently take over as head coach, and is something which I’ll be eternally grateful for. Dave has not only been a mentor to me, but a close friend as well. I know I have big shoes to fill, but I look forward to the opportunity to further continue the success we have experienced at Fisher.”


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LIZ WALKER TO DELIVER 2017 FISHER COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

TV News Pioneer Turned Reverend to Serve as Distinguished Speaker

(April 13, 2017) Boston, Ma. – Fisher College is proud to announce today that local television legend and Reverend Liz Walker willRev.Liz Walker serve as distinguished Commencement Speaker at its 113th Commencement Ceremony at the John Hancock Hall in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11 a.m.
 
Reverend Walker broke the color barrier in the City of Boston in 1981as the first African-American to co-anchor a television news program. Her esteemed career at WBZ-TV spanned 21 years and served as an inspiration for young journalists not only in New England, but around the country. As a reporter, Reverend Walker’s most memorable assignment was traveling to Africa to cover the Lost Boys of Sudan, and the modern day slave trade. Her eye opening reports earned her the Edward R. Murrow Award for Journalist Excellence.

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Fisher College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Lindberg Retires Following 12 Seasons

Dave Lindberg
(March 2, 2017) Fisher College Interim Athletic Director Robert Melaragni has announced Men’s Head Basketball Coach David Lindberg is stepping down, following 12 seasons of leading his team. Coach Lindberg’s decision comes following another successful season for the Falcons, who went 20-9; the team was among those to compete in the AII League Tournament and was eliminated in the quarter final round of play.
 
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FISHER COLLEGE MBA PROGRAM WELCOMES TITO’S VODKA EXECUTIVE TO CAMPUS

(March 1, 2017) Fisher College is extremely pleased to welcome John McDonnell, Managing Director of Tito’s Vodka, to campus. McDonnell will be speaking to students of the MBA program, as well as faculty and staff, on Wednesday, March 16, at 6:00 p.m.
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FISHER COLLEGE STUDENT VETERAN CENTER NOW OPEN ON CAMPUS

(March 1, 2017) Fisher College is extremely pleased to announce its Student Veteran Center is now open on campus. A ribbon cuttingFisher College Student Veterans Center Ribbon Cutting took place on February 15. Fisher President Tom McGovern was joined by Giselle Sterling, Commissioner of Veterans Services for the City of Boston, Brian Marchand of the Fisher Chapter of Student Veterans of America, and Dean Neil Trotta. The Vet Center was created through a generous grant of $10,000 awarded to Fisher by The Home Depot Foundation and Student Veterans of America (SVA).
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FISHER COLLEGE PRESIDENT DR. THOMAS MCGOVERN TO RETIRE

President McGovern’s Leadership Generates Decade of Growth

(December 12, 2016) Fisher College today announces the retirement of its esteemed president,
Dr. Thomas M. McGovern, Fisher College President
Dr. Thomas McGovern. 

President McGovern will retire at the close of the academic year, June 30, 2017.
 
President McGovern has led Fisher College, located in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay, for the past decade after being appointed as the eighth president of the institution in 2007.
 
Under President McGovern’s leadership, Fisher College has experienced unprecedented success and has evolved into one of the fastest-growing institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
 
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Fisher College Earns 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award

Fisher was selected from more than 100 digital courseware initiatives in the Online Learning Consortium’s first-ever #DLIAward competition

Boston, MA (November 30, 2016) Fisher College is extremely pleased to announce today it has earned the 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award – Faculty-Led Teamcategory (DLIAward), for advancing undergraduate student success through the adoption of digital courseware.
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Fisher College Among Five Institutions to Establish the Northeast Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Unique, Dual-Association Athletic Conference is slated to compete beginning in the 2017-2018 season

(November 9, 2016) Fisher College is extremely pleased to announce the formation of the Northeast Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (NIAC). Fisher is among five northeast-area institutions that will comprise the NIAC, which involved two years of discussions with more than a dozen institutions.
 
 
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