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Diversity in the News at Fisher

Fisher Students Host Spirit of Identity Week BSU hosted a gala to celebrate Black excellence.

01/17/2023 - The Spirit of Identity Week, a new initiative dedicated to celebrating the different cultures and communities on campus, launched on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 16, with the MLK Black Excellence Legacy Gala hosted by the Black Student Union.

Rodríguez-Galán Named Faculty Fellow for Exhale Family Caregiver Initiative Marta Rodriguez-Galan

01/16/2023 - Dr. Marta Rodríguez-Galán, an associate professor of sociology, anthropology, public health, and gerontology at St. John Fisher University, has been selected as the faculty fellow for Exhale: The Family Caregiver Initiative.

Fisher Conference to Explore Diversity in the Workplace A diverse group of people clasp hands.

01/10/2023 - St. John Fisher University will host a one-day conference to explore how different sectors can foster and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Diversity in the Workplace Conference will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, at the Holiday Inn Rochester (70 State St, Rochester).

New Fisher Clubs on the Rise for Spring Semester Students at the Fisher Feminists Thrift event.

12/06/2022 - Student organizations and clubs at Fisher have always created a robust campus life. Over the last couple of semesters, Fisher students have continued this tradition by generating ideas for new clubs that will help students connect through shared and common interests.

Students Organize New Toy, Clothing Drive for Area Non-Profits A pile of cozy socks.

11/18/2022 - St. John Fisher University students are teaming up to collect clothing, toys, and toiletries for non-profit organizations in the Rochester area. Donation collection will begin on Monday, Nov. 28 and run through Thursday, Dec. 8; bins will be placed throughout campus. Donated items for both organizations must be new.

Fisher Celebrated as Level Up Champion Badge: Level Up Champion - Giving Our Community a Raise

11/18/2022 - The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative (RMAPI) has recognized St. John Fisher University as a Level Up Champion for the Rochester community. The program encourages employers to make a commitment to wage enhancement by establishing at least a $15/hour starting pay for all employees in their organization. Fisher was among nearly 100 area employers honored for its involvement in the program during a one-year anniversary celebration held in October.

The Return of Study Abroad at Fisher A woman looks at flight schedules at an airport.

11/09/2022 - Study abroad at Fisher is back! After the COVID-19 pandemic stalled participation in study abroad education and domestic travel, Fisher is starting to see an increasing number of students interested in international opportunities.

Two Days. Two Ways to Demonstrate Belonging. Students at the 2021 Fresh Check Day hold up signs of encouragement.

10/10/2022 - On Monday, Oct. 10, St. John Fisher University held a campus-wide observance of World Mental Health Day.

Washington Tapped for State Law Enforcement Agency Accreditation Council Marlowe Washington

10/07/2022 - On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Dr. Marlowe V.N. Washington, senior diversity officer at St. John Fisher University was appointed by Governor Hochul to serve on the New York State Law Enforcement Agency Accreditation Council.

From Class Papers to Citizenship Papers: Fisher Student Earns U.S. Citizenship Jane Snyder and Claudia Lola

10/04/2022 - Faculty members at St. John Fisher University pride themselves on the personal connections they make with students. Their mission is to help students appreciate all that there is in education. Dr. Jane Snyder from the School of Arts and Sciences is a prime example.

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