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Fisher Team Makes a Difference at 2014 Jamaican Sports Camp for Disadvantaged Youth

Fisher Team Makes a Difference at 2014 Jamaican Sports Camp for Disadvantaged Youth

06/04/2014

Right after walking across the stage at Commencement this year, several new graduates joined current students, faculty, staff, and fellow alumni on a trip to Jamaica where they volunteered for 10 days at the Jamaica Advantage Thru Sports Youth (JASY) Day Camp. This is the third trip to the camp that Fisher has organized—a trip that many refer to as “life-changing.” Read More

Service Scholar Spotlight: Billy Bonneau and Karlee Platts

Service Scholar Spotlight: Billy Bonneau and Karlee Platts

05/07/2014

Service Scholars Billy Bonneau and Karlee Platts will be walking across the stage during this Saturday’s Commencement ceremony alongside 16 of their classmates who collectively have completed 16,140 hours of service over the last four years at Fisher. Read More

Students Receive Birmingham Award

05/02/2014

Junior Childhood and Special Education major Emily Smith and sophomore Management major Jacketta Collins can now add the 2014-2015 Ann B. & Martin F. Birmingham Student Volunteer Recognition Award to their résumés after receiving the award on Tuesday, April 29. Read More

McCarthy Wins Koon Courage Award

McCarthy Wins Koon Courage Award

04/29/2014

On Sunday, April 27, the Annual Jennifer Patterson Koon Courage Award event was held at the Woodcliff Hotel. Allison McCarthy was named the 2014 recipient of the Courage Award, while Lindsey Kocher and Alyssa Vitch were presented with Honorable Mention Awards. 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

13th Annual Relay for Life Raises Over $30,000

13th Annual Relay for Life Raises Over $30,000

04/14/2014

There was plenty of “Hope in Hollywood” during the 13th Annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 11, when hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and community members showed up dressed as their favorite Hollywood actors and costumed to resemble their favorite movie. Read More

Countdown to Commencement - Sara Perrone

Countdown to Commencement - Sara Perrone

04/14/2014

This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features biology major, Sara Perrone. She was nominated by Sally Vaughan, Director of Community Service and Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. Read More

Community Benefits from 2014 Project Community Convergence

Community Benefits from 2014 Project Community Convergence

04/10/2014

As the semester winds down and the pressure of finals week starts to creep closer, over 100 St. John Fisher College students decided to roll up their sleeves to volunteer for the 2014 Project Community Convergence (PCC), led by Students With A Vision (SWAV). Read More

President Bain Honored by Catholic Family Center

President Bain Honored by Catholic Family Center

04/07/2014

On Friday, April 4, President Bain was honored at the Catholic Family Center’s (CFC) 22nd Annual Charity Gala. The theme of the gala was "Passport to Ireland," and it was held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. 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

 

Camp AmeriKids (Summer Volunteer Opportunity)

Mon., July 28, 2014 to Sat., August 16, 2014
Camp AmeriKids provides a traditional summer camp experience to children living with the challenges of HIV/AIDS and sickle cell disease. Volunteers are needed to serve as counselors as well as other camp support staff. Room and board is provided. Session One: Monday, July 28 - Monday, August 4
Session Two: Saturday, August 9 - Saturday, August 16 For an application and further information about volunteering, call Erica at (203) 658-9671 or visit the Camp AmeriKids website.

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33rd Annual Teddi Dance for Love!

Fri., February 20, 2015 to Sat., February 21, 2015
Join us for the 33rd Annual Teddi Dance for Love! Teddi is a 24-hour dance marathon that benefits Camp Good Days and Special Times, an organization for children and their families dealing with cancer and other life challenges. For more information, contact the Teddi Committee at teddi@sjfc.edu.

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