Contact Service-Learning

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

 

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

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

College Receives Prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

College Receives Prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

01/07/2015

St. John Fisher College has received the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE). This was the first time Fisher applied for the prestigious classification, and only the second round of national classification done by Carnegie and the NERCHE. Read More

Fisher Honored for Community Service

12/10/2014

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recently announced the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. St. John Fisher College was among those honored. Read More

Students, Faculty Receive Mini Grants and Civic Engagement Grants for Community Engagement Work

Students, Faculty Receive Mini Grants and Civic Engagement Grants for Community Engagement Work

12/04/2014

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

Spreading Literacy through Service-Learning

Spreading Literacy through Service-Learning

11/06/2014

This semester, students in Dr. Susan Schultz’s Language Acquisition and Literacy Development course are enveloped in service-learning, working with Volunteers of America and Maplewood Library on after-school programs for children ranging from pre-school through elementary school. Read More

 

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