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Diversity in the News at Fisher

TRIO Director Named to AEEE Board Logo: Association for Equality and Excellence in Education

08/06/2021 - Gabe Iturbides, director of TRIO Student Support Services at Fisher, was elected to the Board of Directors for the Association for Equality and Excellence in Education (AEEE) as one of three general board members.

Alumnus Named Senior Diversity Officer at St. John Fisher College Marlowe Washington

05/17/2021 - After a nationwide search, St. John Fisher College has named one of its own as its new senior diversity officer. Dr. Marlowe V.N. Washington, an alumnus of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Doctor of Executive Leadership (Ed.D.) program, will officially begin in his role on June 1.

Celebrate Earth Week with the Center for Sustainability Donald E. Bain Campus Center

04/19/2021 - The week of Monday, April 19 marks the annual observance of Earth Week and the Center for Sustainability and Sustainability Club are teaming up to bring you some fun and informative events to help connect you to the Earth.

Fisher’s Commencement to Honor Class of 2021, Prolific Members of the Campus Community Jack DePeters ’73 (left) and Dr. Arlette Miller Smith (right)

04/19/2021 - More than 1,000 students will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 67th Commencement celebration, which features a series of in-person School-based ceremonies from Thursday, May 6 through Saturday, May 8.

Ramadan Mubarak: Celebrate Ramadan with the Muslim Student Alliance A picture of the Quran open on a table.

04/12/2021 - The Muslim Student Alliance, also known as MSA, is a club that aims to address and eliminate the misconceptions of Islam and to unite Muslims and non-Muslims through camaraderie and solidarity. From April 12 through May 12, MSA is shifting its focus to a most important occasion: Ramadan.

Activist Pastor to Deliver Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Keynote Rev. Myra Brown

02/05/2021 - Rev. Myra Brown, a pastor at Spiritus Christi, an independent Catholic Church based in downtown Rochester, will deliver the keynote address for St. John Fisher College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

Panel Discussion to Explore Racial Restoration Logo: Office of Multicultural Affairs at St. John Fisher College

10/26/2020 - This week, the Office of Multicultural Affairs at St. John Fisher College will host the panel discussion, Racial Restoration.

Fisher Unite Series Seeks to Foster Growth, Learning on Campus A banner lists Black lives taken unjustly. Say Their Names is the theme of an upcoming series of discussions for the campus community.

10/12/2020 - Since summer, a small, passionate group of students, faculty, and staff has been engaging in ongoing discussions around topics of racial equity, social justice, diversity, and inclusion.

Fisher Joins United Way’s 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge Logo: 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

10/09/2020 - St. John Fisher College has formally joined the United Way’s 21-Day Equity Challenge, an effort to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect individuals and the community. Fisher is among more than 100 organizations participating in the Challenge, which runs from Friday, Oct. 23 through Friday, Nov. 20.

#ClubCorner: BSU Creates Spaces for Black Voices to be Heard BSU President Lisa Balde; Vice President Faith Chukwu; Secretary Kiara Gilbert; Treasurer Laura Goya Noel; Event Coordinator Francine Charles; and Media and Marketing Officer Lindsey Walton.

10/08/2020 - This week, College News’ #ClubCorner features the Black Student Union. Also known as BSU, this club gives people of color a voice at Fisher, and aims to educate the campus community about the experience of being a black student on the Fisher campus. BSU supports black students, affirms their culture, and offers a safe space for students to share their views and opinions, as well as voice changes they want to see implemented on campus.

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