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Fisher to Develop Community Service Preparatory Program, Thanks to Farash Grant A student paints an inspiration quote on the wall of a local school during Color the Roc 2019.

05/09/2019 - The Institute for Civic and Community Engagement at St. John Fisher College will create a new community engagement Orientation for first-year students thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation.

Ceremony Celebrates Community Engagement in the Classroom Administrators from Nativity Prep with Abdulhady Home and Hiran Khatri.

04/29/2019 - A ceremony held on Friday, April 26, celebrated and recognized St. John Fisher College’s campus-wide commitment to community engagement and service-learning.

Muslim Student Alliance Hopes to Create Dialogue on Campus Members of the newly founded Muslim Student Alliance Association.

04/23/2019 - When freshman Abdulhady Homed ’22 came to St. John Fisher College, he found it was difficult to transition into his new environment, and a lot of stress came from walking through the halls and not seeing people that look like him. After a few days of having no close friends to talk to, Homed decided to make a change.

In Tampa, Campus Ministry Spent Spring Break Giving Back In Tampa, Fisher students worked on a Habitat house, installing insulation and finishing the roof.

04/17/2019 - Over spring break, 25 students from St. John Fisher College’s Office of Campus Ministry took a service trip to Tampa, Florida where students served the homeless and helped build homes for those in need.

St. John Fisher College’s 65th Commencement to Honor Three Community Champions William G. Clark ’78, Hilda Rosario-Escher, A. Dirk Hightower

03/29/2019 - More than 1,000 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral candidates will graduate from St. John Fisher College during its 65th Commencement on Saturday, May 11. Before they cross the stage to receive their diplomas, the College will honor three individuals for their lifetime commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Rochester community.

Events Aim to Inspire Fight for Equality Poster promoting the Lifting Up The Roc(k): Resistance and Renewal in the Fight for Social Justice events.

03/11/2019 - For one full week this March, Lifting Up The ROC(k): Resistance and Renewal in the Fight for Social Justice, will bring activists, educators, writers, and performers to St. John Fisher College for a series of events that explore the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass, and through interactive discussions and presentations, will examine racism and inequity in Rochester and the larger society.

Fisher Holds First-Ever Study Abroad Festival Jen Pluretti with the Center for Career and Academic Planning talks with two students about study abroad opportunities at Fisher.

02/25/2019 - St. John Fisher College hosted its first-ever Study Abroad Festival in February, raising awareness about the array of study abroad programs available to students. And for 20 lucky students, the festival was an opportunity to apply for a passport through Monroe County, free of charge.

Fisher Students Receive the Excellus Diversity Scholarship James Leone and Sarah Errington are recipients of the Diversity Scholarship given by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

02/22/2019 - Each year, two St. John Fisher College students are selected to win the Diversity Scholarship given by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

Memorial Art Gallery, St. John Fisher College, FDBCC to Honor Douglass A image of Frederick Douglass from Lavery Library's archives.

02/20/2019 - The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester (MAG), the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration Committee, and St. John Fisher College announced today a joint partnership to help honor the life and legacy of the visionary African American Frederick Douglass, whose 25 years in Rochester resulted in some of the abolitionist and freed slave’s most important work.

Countdown to Commencement: Alberto Gutierrez Alberto Gutierrez

02/18/2019 - Political science and legal studies major Alberto Gutierrez is the next featured senior in the Countdown to Commencement video series. He was nominated by Dr. Kathleen Donovan, an assistant professor of political science.

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