Contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs

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

Diversity News

 

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

Hunger Banquet, Other Four Freedoms Week Events Well Attended

11/08/2012

On November 1, the annual Hunger Banquet once again spread awareness about worldwide hunger. Read More

Fisher to Celebrate 10th Annual Philosophy Day

Fisher to Celebrate 10th Annual Philosophy Day

11/07/2012

St. John Fisher College will celebrate its 10th Annual Philosophy Day on Wednesday, November 14, and Thursday, November 15. This year’s theme is “Philosophy and Social Justice,” and all sessions will be held in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Fast-a-Thon Promotes Awareness of Muslim Tradition

Fast-a-Thon Promotes Awareness of Muslim Tradition

10/25/2012

The Muslim Student Association (MSA) and the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs hosted the first-ever Fast-a-Thon on Saturday, October 20, an event aimed at raising the campus community’s awareness of the sacred Muslim tradition of fasting. Read More

"Four Freedoms Week" Set for October 28-November 3

10/23/2012

Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will celebrate “Four Freedoms Week” beginning October 28 through November 3. Read More

“Fagbug” Documentary and Filmmaker to Visit Fisher October 11

“Fagbug” Documentary and Filmmaker to Visit Fisher October 11

10/09/2012

It was the 11th Annual National Day of Silence in 2007. Erin Davies was a student living in Albany. She proudly displayed a rainbow sticker on her Volkswagen Beetle, a sticker that ultimately made her the victim of a hate crime. Read More

Underground Railroad Tour, Limited Spots

09/19/2012

On Tuesday, September 25, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs is sponsoring a guided tour by AKWAABA: The Heritage Associates along the underground railroad. There are 40 spots available for the tour, so students are encouraged to reserve a spot early. Read More

 

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