Community Service News

 

2nd Annual #FisherCares Day Reminds Community to Serve

2nd Annual #FisherCares Day Reminds Community to Serve

11/06/2014

Over 150 students, along with faculty and staff, sprinkled into the Campus Center Mainstage on Wednesday, November 5, to celebrate the College’s 2nd annual #FisherCares Day. 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

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

10/30/2014

Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 2-8 through a variety of campus-wide initiatives aimed at embracing the freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Read More

2014 Graduates Continue Service Through Rochester Youth Year Fellowship Program

10/29/2014

Three members of the Class of 2014 moved on to their next chapter in life together by joining the Rochester Youth Year (RYY) Fellowship Program, an Americorps VISTA-sponsored program administered by the Rochester Regional Network. Loriane Ngarambe, Evan Burnett, and Megan Ryan are now Vistas working at community-based organizations. Read More

Fisher Community Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

10/24/2014

A total of 45 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff participated in the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 19 in downtown Rochester. The College’s team raised $1400 for the cause. Fisher has had a team in the walk for the past 15 years. Read More

SWAV Trip Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community Includes Service, Culture

SWAV Trip Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community Includes Service, Culture

10/22/2014

For the 3rd year in a row, Students With A Vision (SWAV) spent their recess weekend at Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community, a small Mohawk/Kanienkahaka community on the north bank of the Mohawk River, west of Fonda, New York. A total of nine Fisher students and faculty teamed up with a group of Nazareth students to provide service and immerse themselves into the culture from October 9-11. Read More

Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher

Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher

07/28/2014

Dozens of students from the East Rochester School District and the Rochester City School District’s “Horizons” summer camp program recently spent a week on the St. John Fisher College campus for “Discover at Fisher” week, learning about a variety of career options and more. The weeklong program took place July 21-25. Read More

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

 

Upcoming Community Service Events

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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