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

Diversity News

 

Fast-a-Thon Promotes Awareness of Muslim Tradition

Fast-a-Thon Promotes Awareness of Muslim Tradition

10/25/2012

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. Read More

"Four Freedoms Week" Set for October 28-November 3

10/23/2012

Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate “Four Freedoms Week” beginning October 28 through November 3. Read More

“Fagbug” Documentary and Filmmaker to Visit Fisher October 11

“Fagbug” Documentary and Filmmaker to Visit Fisher October 11

10/09/2012

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. Read More

Underground Railroad Tour, Limited Spots

09/19/2012

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. Read More

Over 300 Attend Latin Film Festival at Fisher

Over 300 Attend Latin Film Festival at Fisher

09/18/2012

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. Read More

Alumni of Color Dinner Celebration Honors Graduating Students

Alumni of Color Dinner Celebration Honors Graduating Students

04/26/2012

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. Read More

Student Employees of the Year Announced

04/20/2012

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. Read More

New Photography Exhibit in Lavery Library by Local Photographer Joseph Sorrentino

New Photography Exhibit in Lavery Library by Local Photographer Joseph Sorrentino

03/08/2012

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. Read More

Fisher Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fisher Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

01/18/2012

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. Read More

Hill and White Named as 2011-2012 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

Hill and White Named as 2011-2012 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/17/2012

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. Read More

 

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