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For Volunteers, JASY Camp an Unforgettable Experience

For Volunteers, JASY Camp an Unforgettable Experience

06/13/2016

One month after returning home, the St. John Fisher College student volunteers for the Jamaica Advantage Thru Sports Youth (JASY) Day Camp talk about the experience with a passion they say they will carry with them for life. Read More

Get Ready for Relay

Get Ready for Relay

04/14/2016

Join Colleges Against Cancer and more than 160 students, faculty, and staff in this year’s 2016 Relay for Life. A walk-a-thon that benefits the American Cancer Society and Hope Lodge in Rochester, the 12-hour fundraiser is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, April 15 to 6 a.m. the following morning, in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center. Read More

JASY Team Prepares for 2016 Camp

JASY Team Prepares for 2016 Camp

04/14/2016

After more than a year of planning, training, and fundraising, the team of St. John Fisher College students, faculty, staff, and alumni are ready to head to Kingston, Jamaica for the Jamaica Advantage Thru Sports Youth (JASY) Day Camp. Read More

Giant Read Makes Giant Impact on Fisher Student-Athletes

Giant Read Makes Giant Impact on Fisher Student-Athletes

04/14/2016

More than 25 St. John Fisher College student-athletes, including freshman football player Demarre Nelson, spent the morning of Friday, April 8 reading to elementary school students from the Wilson Foundation Academy. Read More

Relay for Life Continues to Inspire

Relay for Life Continues to Inspire

04/06/2016

It’s that time of year at St. John Fisher College when the semester is winding down, projects are heating up, and spring is teasing everyone. But before students and professors head off for summer vacation, the Fisher and Rochester communities have an exciting tradition to participate in: Relay for Life. Read More

Fisher Students “Color The Roc” for Annual Project Community Convergence

Fisher Students “Color The Roc” for Annual Project Community Convergence

03/31/2016

Dozens of student volunteers from St. John Fisher College spent two Saturdays in March at three schools in the Rochester City School District, priming, painting, and sprucing up the facilities during the annual Project Community Convergence: Color the Roc program. Read More

Annual Ball a Sweet Serenade for SWAV, Friendly Home Residents

Annual Ball a Sweet Serenade for SWAV, Friendly Home Residents

02/17/2016

Valentine’s Day celebrations lasted into this week as students from St. John Fisher College and residents of the Friendly Home stepped out in style during the annual Sweetheart Ball, held on Monday, Feb. 15. Read More

Fisher’s Youth Year Fellows on a Mission to Promote Literacy

Fisher’s Youth Year Fellows on a Mission to Promote Literacy

02/03/2016

Through the Rochester Youth Year Fellowship, two recent St. John Fisher College alumni are spending their first year as graduates promoting literacy among area elementary school students. Melissa Guck ’15 and Burnette Woody ’15, were both selected as fellows in the program, which places recent graduates at community-based organizations for one year to create or expand initiatives that address the various challenges facing youth and families in Rochester. Read More

Toothbrush Drive Benefits RCSD Students

Toothbrush Drive Benefits RCSD Students

11/12/2015

This fall, St. John Fisher College is hoping to collect 5,000 toothbrushes for students in extended-day programs in the Rochester City School District. Read More

#FisherCares Day Finds Big Impact in Small Acts of Kindness

#FisherCares Day Finds Big Impact in Small Acts of Kindness

11/05/2015

For the last three years, students, faculty, and staff at St. John Fisher College have banded together for a full-scale day of service, engaging in a series of small activities that make a big impact. The annual #FisherCares Day, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Mainstage. Read More

 

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