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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Fisher College to Host December Neighborhood Reception

Fisher College President Dr. Alan Ray invites neighbors and community members to a special reception on campus Wednesday, December 13 at 5:30pm. This reception will be a positive and lively discussion between members of the Fisher College community, Dr. Ray and Back Bay residents.

The past reception, held in September, included many esteemed members of the community, including former chairman of the Neighborhood Association of Back Bay, Howard Kassler.

For more information about the upcoming December 13 reception, please contact Michael Crawford, Director of Marketing and Communications at 617-670-4427 or

Fisher College President Dr. Alan Ray Welcomes Community Members to Campus

Alan Ray, Howard Kassler, Carolina Avellaneda (September 25, 2017)BOSTON, MA: On Thursday, September 14, Fisher College had the distinct pleasure of introducing President Dr. Alan Ray to community leaders and neighbors at a special reception. Held on campus, the event was a mix of informal introductions and positive discussion between Dr. Ray and Back Bay residents.
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Avellaneda Named to Baker Administration's Latino Advisory Commission

(July 25, 2017) BOSTON, MA: Fisher College’s General Counsel and Vice President of Operations, Carolina Avellaneda, has been named to the Latino Advisory Commission established by Governor Charlie Baker. The Commission will focus on addressing the concerns of the Massachusetts Latino community and promoting economic prosperity and well-being.

“I am humbled and inspired to serve alongside some of the Commonwealth’s most respected Latino leaders as a member of the Latino Advisory Commission,” said Avellaneda. “I am looking forward to collaborating with the Governor and elected leaders to advise on issues that will help the Commonwealth deliver on its commitment to provide opportunities for all citizens. As a member of the Fisher College community I recognize that chief amongst these issues will be access to quality higher education for all.”

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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 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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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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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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