Diversity in the News at Fisher

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.

Survivor, Mental Health Advocate to Speak at Fisher Kevin Hines

09/26/2022 - Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in 1937, thousands of people have tried to take their lives by jumping; he is among only 34 to have survived.

SGA is Ready to Engage The 2022 SGA Executive Board

09/09/2022 - This year, the Student Government Association (SGA) is committed to fostering conversation around community, equity, and inclusion, and generating engaging activities and events for Fisher students.

Inclusion Dinner Expands in Second Year A student serves up an authentic meal during the annual Inclusion Dinner.

09/05/2022 - The second annual Inclusion Dinner sponsored by the Student Government Association, Black Student Union, Asian Student Union, Sexuality and Gender Alliance, Muslim Student Association, and Latiné Student Union welcomed 275 attendees, 100 more than the inaugural dinner in 2021.

Fisher’s Senior Diversity Officer Among Inaugural Colors of Success DEI Award Nominees Marlowe Washington

08/12/2022 - Rev. Dr. Marlowe V.N. Washington, senior diversity officer at St. John Fisher University, is among the 27 inaugural nominees of the Colors of Success DEI Award, given by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce.

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Hosts CSTEP Day Camp Students from MCC make their own hand sanitizer during a visit to the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.

08/10/2022 - Students in the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) at Monroe Community College (MCC) received an up-close look at careers in pharmacy during the Pharmacy Day Camp, held on Friday, Aug. 5 and hosted by the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.

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