The Muslim Student Association (MSA) and the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs hosted the first-ever Fast-a-Thon on Saturday, October 20, an event aimed at raising the campus community’s awareness of the sacred Muslim tradition of fasting.
Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate “Four Freedoms Week” beginning October 28 through November 3.
It was the 11th Annual National Day of Silence in 2007. Erin Davies was a student living in Albany. She proudly displayed a rainbow sticker on her Volkswagen Beetle, a sticker that ultimately made her the victim of a hate crime.
On Tuesday, September 25, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs is sponsoring a guided tour by AKWAABA: The Heritage Associates along the underground railroad. There are 40 spots available for the tour, so students are encouraged to reserve a spot early.
Over 300 people flooded the St. John Fisher College campus on Saturday, September 15, to attend the Latino Film Festival – an all-day celebration featuring four Latino films. The festival was co-sponsored by the Puerto Rican Festival, Inc. and the College’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs.
On Thursday, April 19, 80 guests gathered for the Alumni of Color Dinner Celebration, hosted annually by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs and the Office of Alumni and Development.
On Thursday, April 19, three students received the Mary Ellen Milne Student Employee of the Year award during a luncheon to recognize all of the nominated students.
St. John Fisher College’s Lavery Library is currently hosting “Aquí y Allá: Life for Impoverished Mexicans in the U.S. and Mexico,” a photography exhibit by local photographer, Joseph Sorrentino.
On Monday, January 16, St. John Fisher College hosted its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The theme of this year's event was "Unconditional Love For All,” and the event was attended by 250 students, faculty, staff, and members of the community.
As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, St. John Fisher College announced the 2011-2012 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship.