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

Diversity News

 

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

College to Celebrate “Four Freedoms Week”

10/30/2013

Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate the annual “Four Freedoms Week” November 3-9 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

Bawany ’13 Named Peace Prize First Finalist

08/20/2013

Mohammad Husain Bawany ’13 has advanced to the final round of the Peace First Prize competition, and now, he needs your help. The organizer of the national competition, which showcases and rewards young people who have worked towards making a difference in their own communities and beyond, is having a mini-competition using social media. Read More

Vega Featured in ConXion Blog

03/06/2013

Juana Vega, Assistant Director in the Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs, was recently featured in the Democrat and Chronicle’s ConXion blog. Read More

2nd Annual Coexistence Dinner and Dialogue Attracts 80 Area Students

01/29/2013

The 2nd Annual Coexistence Dinner and Dialogue took place on Sunday, January 26, and once again, it encouraged positive conversation focused on diversity and faith, in an effort to promote an atmosphere of acceptance, learning, and openness. The event was organized and hosted by Fisher student Husain Bawany for the second year in a row. Read More

College Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

College Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

01/23/2013

On Monday, January 21, St. John Fisher College hosted its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The theme of this year's event was "Allow Freedom to Ring for All God’s Children,” and the event attracted 150 students, faculty, staff, and community members. Read More

Bawany and Austin Named 2012-2013 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

Bawany and Austin Named 2012-2013 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/23/2013

As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, St. John Fisher College announced the 2012-2013 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Yesenia Garcia-Key, Community Engagement Coordinator, Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, presented Mohammad Husain Bawany ’13 and Kaelen Austin ’13 with $500 scholarships in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. Read More

College to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on January 21

College to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on January 21

01/03/2013

The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be honored during the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at St. John Fisher College on Monday, January 21, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Cleary Family Auditorium. Read More

2012 Day of Celebration Honors Indian Culture

2012 Day of Celebration Honors Indian Culture

12/05/2012

St. John Fisher College’s Cleary Family Auditorium welcomed over 330 attendees to this past weekend’s 13th Annual Day of Celebration. Read More

2012 Day of Celebration Set for Saturday, December 1

2012 Day of Celebration Set for Saturday, December 1

11/29/2012

This Saturday, December 1, will mark the 13th Annual Day of Celebration, hosted by the St. John Fisher College Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs. Read More

Genocide Survivor Speaks to Crowd of 75 at Fisher

11/13/2012

On Wednesday, November 7, representatives of the Foundations of Hope (FOH) Ministries educated a group of 75 students, faculty, and staff about the Gatumba Massacre in Rwanda. Read More

 

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