Contact Service-Learning

Lynn Donahue, Director, Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Phone: (585) 385-7342
Cell: (585) 944-8511
Office: Pioch 103C

Jenna Rossi, Co-Chair
Phone: (585) 385-8110

Deb VanderBilt, Co-Chair
Phone: (585) 385-8193

Meet the Advisory Board

Service-Learning News

 

Spreading Literacy through Service-Learning

Spreading Literacy through Service-Learning

11/06/2014

This semester, students in Dr. Susan Schultz’s Language Acquisition and Literacy Development course are enveloped in service-learning, working with Volunteers of America and Maplewood Library on after-school programs for children ranging from pre-school through elementary school. Read More

Fisher Receives Honor from American Red Cross

11/05/2014

On October 14, St. John Fisher College was honored by The American Red Cross at the organization’s annual Donor and Volunteer Recognition event. The College, along with four members of the faculty and staff, were recognized for their work in the Volunteer and Youth Services area. Read More

Donahue Presents at Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference

Donahue Presents at Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference

10/24/2014

Dr. Lynn Donahue, Director of the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, presented at the Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference in Jacksonville, Florida. The conference took place October 15-17. Read More

Nursing Course Mixes Service-Learning with Patients and Alternative Therapies

Nursing Course Mixes Service-Learning with Patients and Alternative Therapies

05/06/2014

Students in Dr. Natalie Masco’s Complementary and Alternative Therapies course recently partnered with Mercy Community Services to link patients with alternative therapies and resources. This is the second semester the Wegmans School of Nursing has partnered with Mercy Community Services through service-learning. Read More

Pharmacy Service-Learning Course Offers Hope and Life Lessons

04/30/2014

A total of 16 Pharmacy students enrolled in Associate Professor Dr. Amy Parkhill’s Introduction to Cancer Biology and Treatment service-learning course and took away much more than information on cancer biology and treatment after this semester. Read More

Service-Learning Students, Faculty, Partners Honored

Service-Learning Students, Faculty, Partners Honored

04/16/2014

Service-learning has become a familiar term on campus, as more and more students enroll in service-learning courses. And on Thursday, April 10, the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement hosted the Civic Engagement Award Ceremony to showcase the service-learning work from this past year and recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond in their work, epitomizing the true meaning of service-learning. Read More

Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects

03/27/2014

At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had been approved. The College’s Center for Community Engagement funded the grant submissions to be put towards spring semester service-learning courses. Read More

Service-Learning and Science Collide in East Rochester Schools

Service-Learning and Science Collide in East Rochester Schools

12/04/2013

Fisher students have taken service-learning just down the road to two East Rochester schools to bring science programs to in-school and after-school programs. Over 40 Fisher students in two classes brought science research and enrichment to students in the district. Read More

Generational Stories Come Through Service-Learning

Generational Stories Come Through Service-Learning

10/24/2013

Sociology major Justin Moore was looking for a service-learning course, and found one that filled a passion of his — learning how we as a society can help the aging baby boomer population. So, he enrolled in the Sociology of Aging and the Life Course service-learning class, and said it has been an amazing experience so far. Read More

Students Produce Results in Sociology Service-Learning Course

Students Produce Results in Sociology Service-Learning Course

05/02/2013

Two local non-profit agencies benefitted from the work of 22 Fisher students in the Agencies and Careers Sociology Service-Learning course this semester, walking away with a slew of promotional materials and new ideas. Read More

 

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