African American Studies News
09/12/2013Dr. Arlette Miller Smith and Dr. Rick DeJesús-Rueff will kick off the 2013-14 First Friday Lecture Series on Friday, September 27, as part of the 2013 Homecoming Weekend. The lecture will take place in Coleman Chapel in Murphy Hall at 10:00 a.m., and will include a 9:00 a.m. mass followed by breakfast. Read More
08/26/2013As part of the 50th Anniversary celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, St. John Fisher College will be participating in the worldwide “Let Freedom Ring” bell-ringing event on Wednesday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m. Read More
03/13/2013The African American Studies Program, in conjunction with Monroe Community College, will host the 2013 Gathering of Griots Forum on Wednesday, March 20, at 2:30 p.m. in the St. John Fisher College COP Conference Room, located in the Campus Center. Read More
01/23/2013On Monday, January 21, St. John Fisher College hosted its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The theme of this year's event was "Allow Freedom to Ring for All God’s Children,” and the event attracted 150 students, faculty, staff, and community members. Read More
10/30/2012Constance Mitchell made history in 1961, as the first woman and African-American elected to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors (known today as the Monroe County Legislature). To top that, she was the highest elected official among African-Americans in the United States at the time. Read More
10/15/2012Cora Weiss, President, Hague Appeal for Peace and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will be a guest speaker at St. John Fisher College on October 22 in conjunction with the “1,000 PeaceWomen Across the Globe” exhibit now on display in Lavery Library. Read More
Mon., January 20, 2014 at 11:30 AMTheme: "Peaceful Brotherhood"
Keynote Speaker: TBD For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs at (585) 385-8378 or email@example.com.