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Director: Yantee Slobert
Email: yslobert@sjfc.edu
Office: 117 Basil Hall
Phone: (585) 385-8378

Diversity News

 

Alumni of Color Dinner Celebrates Seniors

04/23/2015

The annual Alumni of Color Celebration honors graduating students of color and creates networking opportunities with alumni and friends of the College. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant

Countdown to Commencement: Tyrese Bryant

04/01/2015

This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is Tyrese Bryant. He was nominated by Tara Preteroti, Assistant Director of HEOP and Program Coordinator for Fisher Jefferson Partnership. Read More

April First Friday Lecture Explores Italian American Identity

April First Friday Lecture Explores Italian American Identity

03/30/2015

Dr. Stella Plutino-Calabrese, former director of the Casa Italiana at Nazareth College, will explore the Italian American Identity, past and present, during the April First Friday Lecture Series on Friday, April 10. Read More

Coexistence Dinner Encourages Dialogue, Spirituality

Coexistence Dinner Encourages Dialogue, Spirituality

01/22/2015

The annual Coexistence Dinner, which took place on January 19, served as a kick-off to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week on campus. The event attracted 114 students, faculty, and staff from Fisher as well as other local colleges for an evening of dialogue focused on breaking through pre-set barriers regarding spirituality and faith on college campuses. Read More

Cameron and Michaud Named 2014-2015 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/22/2015

As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Coexistence Dinner on Monday, January 19, St. John Fisher College announced the 2014-2015 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Nicola Boroughs of Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, presented Niecy Cameron ’15 and Lindsey Michaud ’17 each with a $500 scholarship in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. Read More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Taking Place January 19-24

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Taking Place January 19-24

01/14/2015

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs has planned a weeklong celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The celebratory week kicks off on Monday, January 19, and runs through Saturday, January 24. Read More

2014 Day of Celebration Honors Haitian Culture

2014 Day of Celebration Honors Haitian Culture

12/11/2014

St. John Fisher College’s Cleary Family Auditorium welcomed 150 attendees to this past weekend’s 15th Annual Day of Celebration. This year, the focus of the Day of Celebration was the Haitian culture. Lindsey Michaud and Niecy Cameron served as the event student co-chairs. Read More

College to Host Annual Day of Celebration

College to Host Annual Day of Celebration

12/01/2014

On Saturday, December 6, St. John Fisher College’s Cleary Auditorium will welcome many for the 15th Annual Day of Celebration from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. This year’s event will be themed around the Haitian culture, and will include “make it and take it” crafts, dances, displays, and food. The event is free and open to the public. Read More

Vega Receives Award from Ibero-American Action League

Vega Receives Award from Ibero-American Action League

10/30/2014

Juana Vega, Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity, was honored at the 46th Annual Ibero-American Action League luncheon on Friday, October 24. 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

 

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