Community Service News

 

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

Sweetheart Ball is a Sweet Success

Sweetheart Ball is a Sweet Success

02/18/2014

Students from St. John Fisher College’s Students With A Vision (SWAV) and residents of The Friendly Home celebrated Valentine’s Day together with the annual Sweetheart Ball. Read More

Countdown to Commencement - Dusty Baker

Countdown to Commencement - Dusty Baker

02/03/2014

This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Childhood and Special Education major, Dusty Baker. He was nominated by Amanda Nasso, Residence Director; Kara Crosson, Residence Director; and Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. Read More

Box Town Raises Awareness Amidst Cold Temperatures

Box Town Raises Awareness Amidst Cold Temperatures

11/26/2013

Box Town is a tradition on the St. John Fisher College campus for Students With A Vision (SWAV) to raise awareness about homelessness by sleeping in cardboard boxes on a cold night. And this year’s event was no exception. Read More

 

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