St. John Fisher College News http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot Latest St. John Fisher College News: Women and Gender Studies, en-US 2014-11-26T12:24:37 College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week” Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 2-8 through a variety of campus-wide initiatives aimed at embracing the freedom of speech, ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=10e45b30-c3b6-4bf1-94ad-652c5df199a8 2014-10-30T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=10e45b30-c3b6-4bf1-94ad-652c5df199a8 Faculty, Students Participate in Seneca Falls Dialogues From October 17-19, faculty from Women and Gender Studies, Digital Cultures and Technologies, and English participated in the Seneca Falls Dialogues, a biennial conference that takes place at the ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a611454e-7574-4e49-9b23-c4190dd35b74 2014-10-28T10:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a611454e-7574-4e49-9b23-c4190dd35b74 Students "Smash the Scale" On National Love Your Body Day Students came out swinging at the "Smash the Scale" event hosted by the College’s Health and Wellness Center, Women and Gender Studies Program, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fe44e593-d0c4-4e22-8eea-66f09b5b154b 2014-10-16T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fe44e593-d0c4-4e22-8eea-66f09b5b154b "Smash the Scale" on National Love Your Body Day St. John Fisher College will celebrate the National Organization for Women Foundation’s Love Your Body Day with a scale smashing event and workshops in an effort to promote healthy body image ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bc39af1b-40ed-44e3-8d51-667c2e183f4f 2014-10-14T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bc39af1b-40ed-44e3-8d51-667c2e183f4f President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd7382c3-ec2c-4a13-813f-e89a045515a4 2014-05-14T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd7382c3-ec2c-4a13-813f-e89a045515a4 Feminist Caucus on Campus Tackles Issues, Spreads Awareness 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=685a2668-3015-4c92-a889-b1b6abf4c1dd 2014-04-08T12:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=685a2668-3015-4c92-a889-b1b6abf4c1dd Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5666276f-ba90-4f03-a068-8fe612382989 2014-03-27T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5666276f-ba90-4f03-a068-8fe612382989 Teeter-Totter for National Girls and Women in Sports Day 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7be24ff3-cfb8-4ddf-8dab-228e3508c52c 2014-01-30T09:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7be24ff3-cfb8-4ddf-8dab-228e3508c52c College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week” 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, ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=11ffe84d-30c0-4e35-9b5d-f2e48027f337 2013-10-30T10:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=11ffe84d-30c0-4e35-9b5d-f2e48027f337 Lobene Lecture Scheduled for November 4 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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ea85624-c4f6-43e0-8cde-51f8d0c57d44 2013-10-29T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ea85624-c4f6-43e0-8cde-51f8d0c57d44 Bawany and Austin Named 2012-2013 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship 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. ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03e9d243-f94e-496a-bb76-8eea601b2c1d 2013-01-23T09:29:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03e9d243-f94e-496a-bb76-8eea601b2c1d Students Present at Third Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=359b0868-86af-4895-ad92-32d9ab6b9108 2012-11-01T08:47:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=359b0868-86af-4895-ad92-32d9ab6b9108 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Cora Weiss Coming to Fisher October 22 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9623e3ab-65eb-4fc8-9ac8-1fdee3012aea 2012-10-15T09:18:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9623e3ab-65eb-4fc8-9ac8-1fdee3012aea Fisher Celebrates National Women’s History Month The Office of Campus Life, Women and Gender Studies Program, Student Government Association, and the Student Activities Board have planned a full month of events focused on National Women’s History ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=14e894ae-f0b8-43aa-ad4b-d4b1515aaee4 2012-03-14T09:03:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=14e894ae-f0b8-43aa-ad4b-d4b1515aaee4 Dr. Deborah Uman is Featured Speaker at March “First Friday Lecture Series” On Friday, March 2, Dr. Deborah Uman, Associate Professor of English at St. John Fisher College, will serve as the First Friday Lecture Series speaker. Her presentation is entitled, “Shakespeare’s ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5d6938d0-8111-420a-9fd6-13cc6f3db0fe 2012-02-28T03:58:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5d6938d0-8111-420a-9fd6-13cc6f3db0fe Calling All Teeter-Totterers! National Girls and Women in Sports Day is coming up next week, and the St. John Fisher College Sport Management Department is once again holding a 12-hour teeter-totter marathon to celebrate. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3a99bf75-3f28-4c5b-82c3-a05063e103f9 2012-01-26T10:12:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3a99bf75-3f28-4c5b-82c3-a05063e103f9 Uman Presents at National Women’s Studies Association Conference Dr. Deborah Uman, Associate Professor of English and former director of the Women and Gender Studies Program at St. John Fisher College, recently presented a workshop at the National Women’s Studies ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8fc02e9f-f5d3-401c-ac2a-45150db510ba 2011-11-28T10:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8fc02e9f-f5d3-401c-ac2a-45150db510ba Wellness Wednesdays Promote Self-Esteem, Healthy Body Image Throughout the month of October, the Women and Genders Studies program presented Wellness Wednesdays, an initiative by the program and the newly created Make a Difference program (MAD) aimed to make ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a2081f10-a88a-4c8b-b051-2b586ee405c1 2011-11-01T02:11:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a2081f10-a88a-4c8b-b051-2b586ee405c1 Spring "Gender in the World Series" Announced Chutes and Ladders? G.I. Joe? Barbie and Ken? Do these toys ring a bell? The Women and Gender Studies Department, with assistance from The Strong National Museum of Play, announces their Spring Gender... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7ae1023c-26b6-4e5f-85f9-5350b11415fc 2011-04-01T10:55:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7ae1023c-26b6-4e5f-85f9-5350b11415fc Teeter-Tottering for Girls and Women in Sports The St. John Fisher College Sport Studies Department held a 12-hour teeter-totter marathon in the College's Campus Center to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on February 2. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4ff92eee-33f5-4a40-a234-e56b1f3ca366 2011-02-09T03:26:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4ff92eee-33f5-4a40-a234-e56b1f3ca366 St. John Fisher College Marks Annual "Four Freedoms Week" with Presentations, Keynotes, and Interactive Training Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will spend this week exploring the meaning of Franklin Roosevelt’s historic pronouncement of four universal freedoms inhered to every global ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=856465 2010-11-08T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=856465 Dr. Singh Presents at Caste and Contemporary India Conference Dr. Roja Singh, who teaches in the Women and Gender Studies Program, presented her paper, &quot;Critical-Constructive Narratives by Bama (Dalit Woman Writer): Interweaving Liberation of &apos;Visible&... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=121330 2009-10-22T03:14:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=121330 CEO of Women’s Sports Foundation to Speak at St. John Fisher College <p>Karen Durkin, CEO of the Women’s Sports Foundation, will present “The State of Women’s Athletics in the 21st Century” on Tuesday, April 14 at St. John Fisher College. The event begins at 12:30 p.m.... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=83047 2009-04-09T12:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=83047 Diversity Innovation Awards Presented to Students, Faculty, and Staff On February 18, the third annual Diversity Innovation Awards ceremony was held to announce the 2008- 2009 recipients. The presentation and reception were co-sponsored by Barnes & Noble Booksellers at ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=90213 2009-02-28T12:10:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=90213 Dr. Emily Dane Presents “When it Comes to Title IX, Please Don’t Recycle” for First Friday Lecture Series Dr. Emily Dane, Assistant Professor of Sport Studies at St. John Fisher College, will present “When it Comes to Title IX, Please Don’t Recycle,” on Friday, March 6, as part of the College’s First ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=82505 2009-02-26T09:55:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=82505 St. John Fisher College Presents Awards to Four Faculty Members Earlier this month, at the President’s Award Ceremony and Commencement, St. John Fisher College presented awards to four faculty members in recognition of outstanding teaching, advising, and scholarly... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=82928 2008-05-21T06:20:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=82928 Dr. Carolyn Vacca Presents “No Ordinary Women: Remarkable Women of Monroe County” for First Friday Lecture Series Dr. Carolyn Vacca, Assistant Professor of History at St. John Fisher College, will present “No Ordinary Women: Remarkable Women of Monroe County” on Friday, April 4, as part of the College’s First ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=82976 2008-04-01T07:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=82976