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Director: Yantee Slobert
Email: yslobert@sjfc.edu
Office: 117 Basil Hall
Phone: (585) 385-8378

Diversity News

 

Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher

Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher

07/28/2014

Dozens of students from the East Rochester School District and the Rochester City School District’s “Horizons” summer camp program recently spent a week on the St. John Fisher College campus for “Discover at Fisher” week, learning about a variety of career options and more. The weeklong program took place July 21-25. Read More

Fisher Honors Staff Award Winners

Fisher Honors Staff Award Winners

04/25/2014

On Thursday, April 24, over 160 staff members from the St. John Fisher College community attended the 4th Annual Staff Appreciation Awards Ceremony to honor six staff members for exemplary performance. Read More

Ngarambe and Velazquez Named 2013-2014 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/23/2014

As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 20, St. John Fisher College announced the 2013-2014 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Yesenia Garcia-Key, Community Engagement Coordinator, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, presented Loriane Ngarambe ’14 and Tyana Velazquez ’15 $500 scholarships in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. Read More

College to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on January 20

01/15/2014

The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be honored during a Coexistence Dinner for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at St. John Fisher College on Monday, January 20. Read More

2013 Day of Celebration Honors Egyptian Culture

2013 Day of Celebration Honors Egyptian Culture

12/11/2013

St. John Fisher College’s Cleary Family Auditorium welcomed 150 attendees to this past weekend’s 14th Annual Day of Celebration. This year, the focus of the Day of Celebration was the Egyptian culture. Read More

2013 Day of Celebration Set for Saturday, December 7

12/05/2013

This Saturday, December 7, will mark the 14th Annual Day of Celebration, hosted by the St. John Fisher College Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs. Read More

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

10/30/2013

Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 3-9 through a variety of campus-wide initiatives aimed at embracing the freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Read More

Bawany ’13 Named Peace Prize First Finalist

08/20/2013

Mohammad Husain Bawany ’13 has advanced to the final round of the Peace First Prize competition, and now, he needs your help. The organizer of the national competition, which showcases and rewards young people who have worked towards making a difference in their own communities and beyond, is having a mini-competition using social media. Read More

Vega Featured in ConXion Blog

03/06/2013

Juana Vega, Assistant Director in the Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs, was recently featured in the Democrat and Chronicle’s ConXion blog. Read More

2nd Annual Coexistence Dinner and Dialogue Attracts 80 Area Students

01/29/2013

The 2nd Annual Coexistence Dinner and Dialogue took place on Sunday, January 26, and once again, it encouraged positive conversation focused on diversity and faith, in an effort to promote an atmosphere of acceptance, learning, and openness. The event was organized and hosted by Fisher student Husain Bawany for the second year in a row. Read More

 

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