Student Diversity Organizations

The Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs works with nearly a dozen student organizations whose missions are to increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation for diverse populations and ideas.

Members of Arts in Motion perform a dance at the annual Day of Celebration.

Alumni of Color

The Alumni of Color (AOC) are St. John Fisher College graduates who are committed to continually enhancing the overall experience of students of color at Fisher.

Art Club

Provides students and staff with an outlet for freedom of expression and artistic endeavors by integrating cultural and artistic ideals into the Fisher community. The club enriches the visual appearance of the campus through student art exhibits, murals, and assistance with any art-related events at the College.

Arts in Motion (AIM)

The essence of Arts in Motion, also known as AIM, is to contribute and incorporate different aspects of the arts which include dancing, singing, acting, spoken word, and step through performances and events. This club helps promote diversity on campus where every student can share their skills and talents with the Fisher community.

Asian Student Union (ASU)

The Asian Student Union encourages Asian students to be more active in campus activities and to enrich the Fisher community with different aspects of Asian culture.

Black Student Union (BSU)

The purpose of this organization is to provide a forum for students to learn about issues influencing the Black experience, and to explore Black culture and heritage. Activities include workshops, lectures, and cultural celebrations. Membership is open to all Fisher students.

Fisher Gay Straight Alliance (Fisher GSA)

The mission of Fisher's Gay Straight Alliance is to promote and celebrate the various forms of diversity by fostering understanding and tolerance with particular regard and sensitivity to issues of sexuality, sexual orientation, gender identity, and concerns of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer community in the world, specifically as it pertains to student life at Fisher.

Latino Student Union (LSU)

The goal of the Latino Student Union is to educate campus about the Latino culture in the most positive way through cultural celebrations, workshops, and speakers.

Muslim Student Association (MSA)

The main objective of this association is to organize religious, academic, and cultural activities, to share the harmony of the Islamic way of life, and to preserve the Muslim identity on campus through the interaction of the students, faculty, staff, and general public.

Students of Multicultural Affairs (SOMA)


Sustained Dialogue (SD)

This student-run initiative is intended to engage students in meaningful dialogue about the often difficult intercultural issues of race, class, and other forms of diversity. Engaging in such conversations not only enables students to interact comfortably with all kinds of people, but also helps build relationships across community divides. Sustained dialogue equips students with communication skills necessary for increasingly diverse academic, social, and work environments.

Women and Gender Studies Club

The Women and Gender Studies Club is a student organization affiliated with the Women and Gender Studies program. The club is an active presence on the Fisher campus and sponsors a number of events throughout the school year, including: Love Your Body Day, the Clothesline Project, Self-Defense Classes, Movie Nights, and Breast Cancer Awareness Week.