Community Service News
02/18/2014Students from St. John Fisher College’s Students With A Vision (SWAV) and residents of The Friendly Home celebrated Valentine’s Day together with the annual Sweetheart Ball. Read More
02/03/2014This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Childhood and Special Education major, Dusty Baker. He was nominated by Amanda Nasso, Residence Director; Kara Crosson, Residence Director; and Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. Read More
11/26/2013Box Town is a tradition on the St. John Fisher College campus for Students With A Vision (SWAV) to raise awareness about homelessness by sleeping in cardboard boxes on a cold night. And this year’s event was no exception. Read More
11/14/2013Members of the First Generation Class of 2015 hosted their class project for the youth of Iglesia Santidad Pentecostal Church on Sunday, November 10, which included the “Fall into Fun” book drive. Read More
11/14/2013Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff swarmed the Campus Center Mainstage throughout the day on 11/12/13 – the College’s first #FisherCares Day. Read More
10/23/2013Over 60 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff participated in the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 20, in downtown Rochester. Fisher’s team raised nearly $3,000. Read More
05/30/2013Members of the St. John Fisher College community represented the College well at this year’s J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge held at the Rochester Institute of Technology on May 21. A total of 78 Fisher participants joined the crowd of nearly 11,000 runners and walkers from 460 companies and organizations. Read More
04/25/2013As the semester winds down and the pressure of finals week starts to creep closer, nearly 140 St. John Fisher College students decided to roll up their sleeves to volunteer for the 2013 Project Community Convergence (PCC), led by Students With A Vision (SWAV). Read More
03/21/2013A total of 11 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff traded in their beach towels for an alternative spring break this year, literally. The group partnered with Alternative Spring Breaks, an organization that coordinates service-learning immersion trips for college students, and made the trek to Harlan, Kentucky, in the Appalachian Mountain region. Read More
02/26/2013As many students pack their swimsuits, suntan lotion, and beach towels for Spring Break, a smaller group of students have opted to spend their break providing community service to residents in Harlan, Kentucky, in the region of Appalachia. They call themselves “Team Appalachia,” and they leave this weekend. Read More
Wed., March 12, 2014 at 7:00 PMJoin SWAV for a presentation by Angels of Mercy of the video "Chosen," which tells the stories of two American girls who were chosen and manipulated into sex trafficking. Learn about trafficking that is happening right in your backyard and what you can do to make a difference. The Center for Youth will have a table at this event. For more information contact Students with a Vision (SWAV) at StudentsWithAVision@sjfc.edu.
Sat., March 29, 2014 at 8:00 AMDozens of volunteers will be helping local city schools in Rochester paint, prime, and repair schools. PCC is an ongoing tradition with Fisher and we would love for you and your friends to get involved! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested! Transportation is provided and all volunteers get a free PCC t-shirt!
Sat., April 05, 2014 at 8:00 AMDozens of volunteers will be helping local city schools in Rochester paint, prime, and repair schools. PCC is an ongoing tradition with Fisher and we would love for you and your friends to get involved! Email email@example.com if you are interested! Transportation is provided and all volunteers get a free PCC t-shirt!
Fri., April 11, 2014 at 7:00 PMJoin Colleges Against Cancer (CAC), Nazareth College, and the American Cancer Society (ACS), for this inspirational 12-hour event to celebrate and honor all those who have been affected by cancer. Event Details
Sat., April 12, 2014 at 10:00 AMOn Saturday, April 12, the American Heart Association will hold its annual Heart Walk for the Rochester area. The Walk is an opportunity to promote exercise as part of a heart-healthy lifestyle – and at the same time raise funds for research and programs to fight cardiovascular diseases. For more information, contact the Community Service Office at (585) 385-8196.
Sun., May 04, 2014 at 11:30 AMBy invitation only.
Wed., May 07, 2014 at 4:00 PMBy invitation only.
Mon., July 28, 2014 at 8:30 AMCamp AmeriKids provides a traditional summer camp experience to children living with the challenges of HIV/AIDS and sickle cell disease. Volunteers are needed to serve as counselors as well as other camp support staff. Room and board is provided. Session One: Monday, July 28 - Monday, August 4
Session Two: Saturday, August 9 - Saturday, August 16 For an application and further information about volunteering, call Erica at (203) 658-9671 or visit the Camp AmeriKids website.