The Coexistence Dinner and Dialogue, held on Monday, Jan. 18, kicked off a series of events around St. John Fisher College’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week.
Six events in January celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs, the events run from Monday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 21, and features meals, dialogues, and film screenings, among other events.
Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, director of the African American Studies program and founding dean and past director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs at St. John Fisher College, will deliver the annual Martin Luther King Memorial Lecture at the College at Brockport on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Seymour Union Ballroom.
More than 300 students, faculty, staff, and community members enjoyed performances, arts and crafts, and other activities during St. John Fisher College’s Annual Day of Celebration, held on Saturday, Dec. 5.
The holiday traditions and customs from a diverse array of cultures and ethnicities will be featured during St. John Fisher College’s Annual Day of Celebration, held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, in Cleary Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Students at St. John Fisher College are tackling issues of difference head-on through the Dialogue Moderator Training Workshop Series.
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.
Students, faculty, and staff will have the opportunity to reflect on the value of freedom during St. John Fisher College’s annual “Four Freedoms Week” celebration, Sunday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 1.
Yantee Slobert, director of Fisher’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs, is on a mission to raise awareness of the importance of being a tissue, bone marrow, or organ donor.
Rick DeJesús-Rueff, vice president for Student Affairs and Diversity Initiatives at St. John Fisher College, was among the recipients of the Center for Youth’s 2015 Cuminale Youth Advocate Awards. DeJesús-Rueff was honored, along with five other community members, during the Center’s Annual Meeting, held on Monday, Sept. 28.