Diversity in the News at Fisher
01/20/2022 - Throughout the fall semester, students in Dr. Kimberly McClure Brenchley’s Psychology of Diversity course formed mock task forces to develop recommendations for actionable changes at the College that would foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
01/20/2022 - This semester, the Department of Religious Studies, the Office of Campus Ministry, and Senior Diversity Officer Dr. Marlowe Washington are collaborating to host a book club that explores the intersection of religion and racism.
01/19/2022 - A photography exhibit, “The Willard Suitcases,” featuring the work of photographer Jon Crispin is now on display at the Patricia O'Keefe Ross Gallery, located in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center at St. John Fisher College.
12/21/2021 - Throughout the fall semester, the Student Government Association, Lavery Library, and Senior Diversity Officer Dr. Marlowe Washington, led monthly Cardinal Conversations, giving the campus community an opportunity to hold in-depth discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion.
11/08/2021 - St. John Fisher College's celebration of the 19th Annual Philosophy Day will feature former St. John Fisher College professor, Fr. Donald J. Lococo, CSB, who will present the talk, “Mutually Respectful Dialogue: The Harmony of Science and Faith.”
11/01/2021 - It’s okay to check in on your mental health. That’s the message St. John Fisher College students took from Fresh Check Day, which brought more than 150 students to LeChase Commons to reflect on their mental health and wellness and to learn more about the campus resources available to them.
10/29/2021 - On Monday, Nov. 8, St. John Fisher College will celebrate all first-generation students, faculty, staff, and alumni during a First-Gen Day reception in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will hear from first-generation students from the campus community, including President Rooney, who will share what their journey as a first-generation student has meant for them.
10/29/2021 - A twice-monthly peer support group on campus is designed to help students address their mental health issues with the assistance of peers and professionals. A cross-campus collaboration, the sessions are organized by Dr. Chris Noel, visiting associate professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, and facilitated by two graduate students in the mental health counseling program in the Wegmans School of Nursing.
10/19/2021 - On Wednesday, Oct. 13, members of the campus community gathered for the kick-off of a monthly speaker series called Cardinal Conversations. Approximately 40-50 students and another 10-15 faculty, staff, and community members were in attendance.
10/13/2021 - St. John Fisher College will host Fresh Check Day, a concept created by The Jordan Porco Foundation, to bring the whole campus community together to “check-in” on the mental health and wellness of Fisher students.