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Coexistence Dinner Brings Together Members of Diverse Faiths

Coexistence Dinner Brings Together Members of Diverse Faiths

01/20/2016

The Coexistence Dinner and Dialogue, held on Monday, Jan. 18, kicked off a series of events around St. John Fisher College’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week. Read More

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Taking Place January 18-21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Taking Place January 18-21

12/17/2015

Six events in January celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs, the events run from Monday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Jan. 21, and features meals, dialogues, and film screenings, among other events. Read More

Miller Smith to Deliver MLK Memorial Lecture at the College at Brockport

Miller Smith to Deliver MLK Memorial Lecture at the College at Brockport

12/15/2015

Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, director of the African American Studies program and founding dean and past director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs at St. John Fisher College, will deliver the annual Martin Luther King Memorial Lecture at the College at Brockport on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Seymour Union Ballroom. Read More

More than 300 Attendees Enjoy Art, Performances during Annual Day of Celebration

More than 300 Attendees Enjoy Art, Performances during Annual Day of Celebration

12/10/2015

More than 300 students, faculty, staff, and community members enjoyed performances, arts and crafts, and other activities during St. John Fisher College’s Annual Day of Celebration, held on Saturday, Dec. 5. Read More

Campus-wide Festival Celebrates Diverse Holiday Traditions

Campus-wide Festival Celebrates Diverse Holiday Traditions

12/02/2015

The holiday traditions and customs from a diverse array of cultures and ethnicities will be featured during St. John Fisher College’s Annual Day of Celebration, held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, in Cleary Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Read More

Students Learn Dialogue Skills during Semester-long Workshop

11/19/2015

Students at St. John Fisher College are tackling issues of difference head-on through the Dialogue Moderator Training Workshop Series. Read More

#FisherCares Day Finds Big Impact in Small Acts of Kindness

#FisherCares Day Finds Big Impact in Small Acts of Kindness

11/05/2015

For the last three years, students, faculty, and staff at St. John Fisher College have banded together for a full-scale day of service, engaging in a series of small activities that make a big impact. The annual #FisherCares Day, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Mainstage. Read More

“Four Freedoms Week” Features Lectures, Workshops

“Four Freedoms Week” Features Lectures, Workshops

10/22/2015

Students, faculty, and staff will have the opportunity to reflect on the value of freedom during St. John Fisher College’s annual “Four Freedoms Week” celebration, Sunday, Oct. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 1. Read More

Checking the Box to Make a Difference

Checking the Box to Make a Difference

10/07/2015

Yantee Slobert, director of Fisher’s Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs, is on a mission to raise awareness of the importance of being a tissue, bone marrow, or organ donor. Read More

Center for Youth Honors Fisher’s Rick DeJesús-Rueff

Center for Youth Honors Fisher’s Rick DeJesús-Rueff

09/30/2015

Rick DeJesús-Rueff, vice president for Student Affairs and Diversity Initiatives at St. John Fisher College, was among the recipients of the Center for Youth’s 2015 Cuminale Youth Advocate Awards. DeJesús-Rueff was honored, along with five other community members, during the Center’s Annual Meeting, held on Monday, Sept. 28. Read More

 

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