Diversity in the News at Fisher
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
10/10/2022 - On Monday, Oct. 10, St. John Fisher University held a campus-wide observance of World Mental Health Day.
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.
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.