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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

Relay Unites Campus in Fight Against Cancer

Relay Unites Campus in Fight Against Cancer

04/23/2015

This year's Relay for Life raised $17,000 for the American Cancer Society, a co-sponsor of the event, and Hope Lodge of Rochester. Read More

PCC Volunteer Program Celebrates 10 Years

PCC Volunteer Program Celebrates 10 Years

04/22/2015

More than 110 volunteers participated in PCC, applying fresh coats of paint to hallways, stairwells, and classrooms in four schools in the Rochester City School District. Read More

Relay for Life Celebrates, Remembers, and Fights Against Cancer

Relay for Life Celebrates, Remembers, and Fights Against Cancer

04/01/2015

A St. John Fisher College tradition now in its fourteenth year, the annual Relay for Life brings together students, faculty, and staff for a night that celebrates, remembers, and fights back for those affected by cancer. Read More

Kocher Wins Community Service Award

Kocher Wins Community Service Award

03/19/2015

Lindsey Kocher, who will walk across the stage this May, was recently selected as one of 10 recipients of the 2015 Independent Sector Student Community Service Award and a $500 H.D. Paley Scholarship from the Commission on Independent College and Universities (cIcu). Kocher accepted her award at the cIcu’s annual meeting in Albany on March 2. Read More

Comedy Improv Competition Raises Funds for Gilda’s Club

Comedy Improv Competition Raises Funds for Gilda’s Club

03/18/2015

Collegiate comedy improv troupes from five area colleges—including St. John Fisher College’s own Two Cardinals and Some Nuns—will compete for best in show during the second annual Gilda’s Cup. 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

2nd Annual #FisherCares Day Reminds Community to Serve

2nd Annual #FisherCares Day Reminds Community to Serve

11/06/2014

Over 150 students, along with faculty and staff, sprinkled into the Campus Center Mainstage on Wednesday, November 5, to celebrate the College’s 2nd annual #FisherCares Day. Read More

 

Upcoming Community Service Events

Little Italy Festival (Volunteer Opportunity)

Fri., June 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM
This two-day, family-friendly festival raises money for Catholic Family Center and the Open Door Mission. Many volunteers are needed. Sign up to volunteer.

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Little Italy Festival (Volunteer Opportunity)

Sat., June 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM
This two-day, family-friendly festival raises money for Catholic Family Center and the Open Door Mission. Many volunteers are needed. Sign up to volunteer.

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