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Lynn Donahue, Director, Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Phone: (585) 385-7342
Cell: (585) 944-8511
Office: RWILSN 217

Jenna Rossi, Co-Chair
Phone: (585) 385-8110

Deb VanderBilt, Co-Chair
Phone: (585) 385-8193

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Service-Learning News

 

Ceremony Honors Service-Learning Efforts at Fisher

Ceremony Honors Service-Learning Efforts at Fisher

04/25/2016

Held on Friday, April 8, the annual Civic Engagement Awards Ceremony honored students, faculty, and community partners for their outstanding contributions to service-learning at St. John Fisher College. Read More

Grant Will Fund Expansion of Service-Learning Reading and Resiliency Program

Grant Will Fund Expansion of Service-Learning Reading and Resiliency Program

04/13/2016

Seuss to Success, a reading and resiliency program for elementary school students in the Rochester City School District launched by St. John Fisher College, will see an expansion of services, thanks to a $6,500 grant from NobleCause-Treetop Commons. Read More

Fulbright Brings English Professor to Turkey

Fulbright Brings English Professor to Turkey

02/17/2016

Jim Bowman, associate professor of English at St. John Fisher College, was recently selected as a 2017 Fulbright Fellow. Bowman will serve as a visiting professor at Ankara University, in the capital city of Turkey, during his Fulbright tenure, which begins in spring 2017. Read More

Grants Fund Civic Engagement Efforts

Grants Fund Civic Engagement Efforts

01/20/2016

The Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement recently awarded six civic engagement grants to students and faculty working in partnership with local community organizations. Read More

Service-Learning Topic of December First Friday Lecture

Service-Learning Topic of December First Friday Lecture

11/18/2015

Lynn Donahue leads a discussion on ways in which St. John Fisher College’s School of Arts and Sciences has woven service-learning and civic engagement into course curriculum during the December First Friday. Read More

Fisher Service-Learning Students Featured in Community Blog

Fisher Service-Learning Students Featured in Community Blog

11/16/2015

St. John Fisher College students were featured in a St. John’s Meadows blog post, which detailed their work in a service-learning course. Read More

From Project Partners to Friends, Service-Learning Course Connects Fisher Undergrads to PSP Students

From Project Partners to Friends, Service-Learning Course Connects Fisher Undergrads to PSP Students

10/29/2015

Through a Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education service-learning project, Fisher undergraduates and students in the College's Post-Secondary Program are building friendships through shared experiences. Read More

Journalism Students Work with Local News Station to Cover Rochester’s Hidden Gems

10/01/2015

Designed to meet the requirements of a service-learning project, Dr. Jack Rosenberry’s journalism course sends his students out into the community to uncover “hidden gems,” interesting and good news about things happening in Rochester that aren’t being told. And, through a partnership with WXXI, the stories Fisher students unearth might find a place on the public news organization’s website or in its broadcasts. Read More

Ceremony Showcases Service-Learning at Fisher

Ceremony Showcases Service-Learning at Fisher

04/27/2015

The Civic Engagement Award Ceremony and Service-Learning Showcase honored three students, a faculty member, and community partner for their outstanding contributions to service-learning. Read More

Service-Learning Project Exposes PR Students to City Life

Service-Learning Project Exposes PR Students to City Life

03/19/2015

This spring, the concepts of public relations campaign strategies—from tactics to messaging to audiences—take on real-life meaning as students in Visiting Assistant Professor Arien Rozelle’s Advanced PR Programs and Management course undertake a service-learning project in partnership with the City of Rochester. Read More

 

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