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Diversity News

 

#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

“Four Freedoms Week” Features Lectures, Workshops

“Four Freedoms Week” Features Lectures, Workshops

10/22/2015

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. Read More

Checking the Box to Make a Difference

Checking the Box to Make a Difference

10/07/2015

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. Read More

Center for Youth Honors Fisher’s Rick DeJesús-Rueff

Center for Youth Honors Fisher’s Rick DeJesús-Rueff

09/30/2015

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. Read More

Dialogues Explore Issues of Race, Equity, and Justice

09/24/2015

More than 40 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff discussed the construct of race and its impact on society during the fall semester’s first Race, Equity, and Justice Dialogue. Read More

Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs for Summer Fun in Rochester

07/17/2015

This summer, the Office of Multicultural Affairs is teaming up with community partners to participate in a variety of events that celebrate cultural diversity. Read More

Alumni of Color Dinner Celebrates Seniors

04/23/2015

The annual Alumni of Color Celebration honors graduating students of color and creates networking opportunities with alumni and friends of the College. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant

Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant

04/01/2015

This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Tyrese Bryant. He was nominated by Tara Preteroti, Assistant Director of HEOP and Program Coordinator for Fisher Jefferson Partnership. Read More

April First Friday Lecture Explores Italian American Identity

April First Friday Lecture Explores Italian American Identity

03/30/2015

Dr. Stella Plutino-Calabrese, former director of the Casa Italiana at Nazareth College, will explore the Italian American Identity, past and present, during the April First Friday Lecture Series on Friday, April 10. Read More

Coexistence Dinner Encourages Dialogue, Spirituality

Coexistence Dinner Encourages Dialogue, Spirituality

01/22/2015

The annual Coexistence Dinner, which took place on January 19, served as a kick-off to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week on campus. The event attracted 114 students, faculty, and staff from Fisher as well as other local colleges for an evening of dialogue focused on breaking through pre-set barriers regarding spirituality and faith on college campuses. Read More

 

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