Community Service at Fisher

With such a wide variety of service opportunities available at Fisher, there’s bound to be one that appeals to you. And the more you become involved, the more rewarding your experience will be.

Fisher student with Jamaican youth as part of Team JASY Camp

Service Trips Near and Far

Thousands of miles, countless changed lives

Fisher service trips take students out of their comfort zones and into communities in need—including Appalachia and Washington, DC.

On a service trip to Jamaica, students worked at a camp for disadvantaged youth, using sports training to build self-esteem, teamwork, physical well-being, and Christian values.

Learn more about opportunities on the Community Service website.

Circle of dancers at the Teddi Dance for Love

Teddi Dance for Love

33 years, 24 hours of dancing, over $1 million raised

The annual Teddi Dance for Love keeps our students dancing for 24 hours straight to support Camp Good Days and Special Times, an organization for children and their families dealing with cancer and other life challenges.

To date, the event has raised over $1 million for Camp Good Days and thousands of sore feet for our students!

Learn more about this event on the Teddi Dance for Love website.

Students painting a hallway during Project Community Convergence

Project Community Convergence

2 weekends, 5 schools, dozens of paint cans

Every spring, SWAV (Students With A Vision) takes over five inner-city schools for two weekends back-to-back for a bit of spring cleaning.

The event, known as Project Community Convergence, is one of the group’s largest volunteer events, where students paint, prime, reorganize, landscape, and make small repairs to schools needing some extra attention giving some smaller students a cleaner environment to learn.

Learn more about opportunities on the Community Service website.

High school students in classroom with plants

Community-Based Service-Learning

Thousands of seeds, hundreds of potential farmers

During one service-learning course, Fisher students and students from a local high school worked together to revitalize the high school’s greenhouse and vegetable garden, with a long-term goal of helping the students harvest and sell the crops to a farmer’s market.

Learn more about service-learning on the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement website.

Student Club Profile

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC)

Colleges Against Cancer (CAC)

Club Overview

Colleges Against Cancer is made up of a group of students whose main goal is to promote advocacy about cancer and cancer research.

Cancer is a global issue that affects everyone. CAC's goals are to provide students with information that can help reduce the risks for certain cancers and encourage people to donate to the American Cancer Society (ACS) to help find a cure to all cancers.


CAC's largest event is the annual Relay for Life. CAC partners with Nazareth College and the ACS to hold the inspirational 12-hour event to celebrate and honor all those who have been affected by cancer.

The 2014 Relay for Life raised over $33,000 for the American Cancer Society.


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