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#FisherCares Day Sparks Renewed Sense of Community

#FisherCares Day Sparks Renewed Sense of Community

11/14/2013

Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff swarmed the Campus Center Mainstage throughout the day on 11/12/13 – the College’s first #FisherCares Day. Read More

Fisher Community Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

Fisher Community Makes Strides Against Breast Cancer

10/23/2013

Over 60 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 20, in downtown Rochester. Fisher’s team raised nearly $3,000. Read More

Fisher Takes on the 2013 Corporate Challenge

Fisher Takes on the 2013 Corporate Challenge

05/30/2013

Members of the St. John Fisher College community represented the College well at this year’s J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge held at the Rochester Institute of Technology on May 21. A total of 78 Fisher participants joined the crowd of nearly 11,000 runners and walkers from 460 companies and organizations. Read More

Community Benefits from 2013 Project Community Convergence

Community Benefits from 2013 Project Community Convergence

04/25/2013

As the semester winds down and the pressure of finals week starts to creep closer, nearly 140 St. John Fisher College students decided to roll up their sleeves to volunteer for the 2013 Project Community Convergence (PCC), led by Students With A Vision (SWAV). Read More

Spring Break Turns into Service, A Look Back from Team Appalachia

Spring Break Turns into Service, A Look Back from Team Appalachia

03/21/2013

A total of 11 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff traded in their beach towels for an alternative spring break this year, literally. The group partnered with Alternative Spring Breaks, an organization that coordinates service-learning immersion trips for college students, and made the trek to Harlan, Kentucky, in the Appalachian Mountain region. Read More

A Service Spring Break in the Mountains

02/26/2013

As many students pack their swimsuits, suntan lotion, and beach towels for Spring Break, a smaller group of students have opted to spend their break providing community service to residents in Harlan, Kentucky, in the region of Appalachia. They call themselves “Team Appalachia,” and they leave this weekend. Read More

Fisher Students Sweep Friendly Home Residents off Their Feet

Fisher Students Sweep Friendly Home Residents off Their Feet

02/20/2013

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

Recent Graduates Serve in Rochester Youth Year Fellowship Program

Recent Graduates Serve in Rochester Youth Year Fellowship Program

01/30/2013

Renee Aylesworth and Egzon Beha walked across the stage last May, receiving a St. John Fisher College diploma in one hand and a handshake from Dr. Bain in the other, ready to start their next path in life. Read More

Fisher Students Among Hundreds of College Students Participating in “King for a Day”

Fisher Students Among Hundreds of College Students Participating in “King for a Day”

01/25/2013

On Saturday, January 19, 51 St. John Fisher College students participated in “King for a Day,” a national day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Read More

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

10/05/2012

Over 60 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff participated in the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, September 30, in downtown Rochester. Fisher’s team raised a total of $1,350. Read More

 

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