April Community Newsletter

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Crisis in Cape Town, South Africa

Fisher College Professor Dr. James Yeh Discusses Global Impact

Could you imagine living off of just two liters of water a day? Showering, eating and brushing your teeth ...your entire life turned upside down. The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa is affecting over 400,000 people. Could it happen here in Boston? Fisher College Professor James Yeh weighs in. Watch Dr. Yeh discuss the water crisis and found out what it means when the unthinkable happens: your city runs out of water. 
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Fisher College Announces Paul Francisco as 114th Commencement Speaker

State Street Corporation Chief Diversity Officer to Address Graduates

Paul FranciscoBOSTON, MA: Fisher College, a private four-year institution located in Boston’s prestigious Back Bay, announced that Paul Francisco, Chief Diversity Officer and Head of Workforce Development Programs at State Street Corporation, will serve as Commencement Speaker at the college’s 114th Commencement Ceremony on May 12, 2018 in John Hancock Hall.
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Fisher College President Dr. Alan Ray Welcomes Community Members to Spring Reception

Martyn Roetter, President Alan Ray, Ed ZukerFisher College President Alan Ray invites neighbors and community members to a special Spring Reception on Thursday, March 22 at 5:30p.m. The reception, located 118 Beacon Street, Boston, MA will feature light hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, entertainment provided by Fisher students, and a community-based discussion on our wonderful neighborhood.

For more information about the upcoming March 22 reception, please contact Michael Crawford, Director of Marketing and Communications at 617-670-4427 or


Habitat for Humanity’s Alternative Spring Break Heads to Pennsylvania

(March 1, 2018)BOSTON, MA: For the ninth year in a row, Fisher College students will take part in the Alternative Spring Break program. Thirteen students are traveling to Waynesburg, Pennsylvania March 4 - March 10, to work with the Greene County Habitat for Humanity. Among those students, four are veteran Alternative Spring Break attendees, who have participated in 2017 and two students since 2015.
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Harvard Professor Thomas Nichols Leads Discussion During MBA Speaker Series

Five-Time Jeopardy! Champion Discusses New Book, “The Death of Expertise”

(February 8, 2018) BOSTON, MA: Fisher College School of Graduate Studies was pleased to invite author Dr. Thomas M. Nichols, to speak as part of the MBA Lecture Series. Nichols is a professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College, professor at the Harvard Extension School and author of “The Death of Expertise: The Campaign against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters”.
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Fisher President Dr. Alan Ray to Serve on MEFA Board of Directors

Dr. Alan Ray Appointed by Governor Charlie Baker to Pivotal Role

(November 15, 2017) Boston, MA: Fisher College, a private, nonprofit college located in historic Back Bay, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Alan Ray, Fisher College president, to the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) Board of Directors.
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Fisher College to Host 11th Annual Veterans Celebration

(November 9, 2017) Boston, MA: Fisher College hosts the 11th annual Honor Your Veterans celebration, an event that recognizes the service and dedication of U.S. veterans connected to the Fisher Community, Wednesday, November 8th at 12:30pm. This year’s keynote speaker is Andy McCaw-ley, CEO of the New England Center and Home for Veterans.  
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Fisher College Develops Strategic Partnership with Regis College to Increase Access to Graduate Education

Agreement saves students thousands of dollars in tuition and provides easier pathways to graduate degrees

(November 8, 2017) Boston, MA: Fisher College, an independent nonprofit college in historic Back Bay, has entered into an agreement with Regis College allowing qualified Fisher undergraduate students to obtain preferred admission into Regis College’s master’s in regulatory and clinical research management program as well as a waiver for two Regis graduate courses.
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(October 18, 2017) Boston, MA:  On Wednesday, October 18 at 10 am, John McDonnell, Managing Director, International at Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and his wife Cathy, along with Dr. Alan Ray, Board of Trustee members, students of the Fisher MBA program, and Fisher staff and faculty celebrated the official opening of the new McDonnell Family MBA and Entrepreneurship Center. 
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