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Jill Swiencicki
Email: jswiencicki@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8214

Women & Gender Studies News

Feminist Caucus on Campus Tackles Issues, Spreads Awareness

04/08/2014

Senior Lindsey Kocher says that are a lot of things she feels free to talk openly about on campus including racism, gay rights, and poverty. But, she felt like feminism was still a word that scared people, so she decided to start the Feminist Caucus, a new group on campus this semester. Read More

Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects

03/27/2014

At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had been approved. The College’s Center for Community Engagement funded the grant submissions to be put towards spring semester service-learning courses. Read More

Teeter-Totter for National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Teeter-Totter for National Girls and Women in Sports Day

01/30/2014

On Wednesday, February 5, the Sport Studies Department will hold events to celebrate the 28th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NWGSD), which will once again include an essay contest and a teeter-totter marathon. Read More

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

10/30/2013

Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 3-9 through a variety of campus-wide initiatives aimed at embracing the freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Read More

Lobene Lecture Scheduled for November 4

10/29/2013

The School of Arts and Sciences will host the 2013 Lobene Lecture on Monday, November 4, featuring Jane Addams biographer, Louise W. Knight. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Bawany and Austin Named 2012-2013 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

Bawany and Austin Named 2012-2013 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/23/2013

As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, St. John Fisher College announced the 2012-2013 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Yesenia Garcia-Key, Community Engagement Coordinator, Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, presented Mohammad Husain Bawany ’13 and Kaelen Austin ’13 with $500 scholarships in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. Read More

Students Present at Third Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues

Students Present at Third Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues

11/01/2012

Seven undergraduate students led sessions at the Third Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues, which took place October 19-21 in Seneca Falls, New York, known as the birthplace of women’s rights. Read More

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Cora Weiss Coming to Fisher October 22

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Cora Weiss Coming to Fisher October 22

10/15/2012

Cora Weiss, President, Hague Appeal for Peace and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will be a guest speaker at St. John Fisher College on October 22 in conjunction with the “1,000 PeaceWomen Across the Globe” exhibit now on display in Lavery Library. Read More

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