Community Service News

 

Sweetheart Ball is a Sweet Success

Sweetheart Ball is a Sweet Success

02/18/2014

Students 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

Countdown to Commencement - Dusty Baker

Countdown to Commencement - Dusty Baker

02/03/2014

This 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

Box Town Raises Awareness Amidst Cold Temperatures

Box Town Raises Awareness Amidst Cold Temperatures

11/26/2013

Box 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

Junior First Gens “Fall into Fun”

Junior First Gens “Fall into Fun”

11/14/2013

Members 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

#FisherCares Day Sparks Renewed Sense of Community

#FisherCares Day Sparks Renewed Sense of Community

11/14/2013

Hundreds 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

Fisher Community Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

Fisher Community Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

10/23/2013

Over 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

Fisher Takes on the 2013 Corporate Challenge

Fisher Takes on the 2013 Corporate Challenge

05/30/2013

Members 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

Community Benefits from 2013 Project Community Convergence

Community Benefits from 2013 Project Community Convergence

04/25/2013

As 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

Spring Break Turns into Service, A Look Back from Team Appalachia

Spring Break Turns into Service, A Look Back from Team Appalachia

03/21/2013

A 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

A Service Spring Break in the Mountains

02/26/2013

As 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

 

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