Fall 2019 News Archive

School of Nursing Ranked Among the Best Wegmans School of Nursing

12/13/2019 - Nursing Schools Almanac included St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing in its 2019 rankings of the best U.S. nursing schools.

Faculty Member’s Poem Chosen for Publication A book with the word poetry written on an open page.

12/13/2019 - Lloyd Milburn’s poem “Blanket Dance” was published in the fall issue of The New Guard, a literary review. “Blanket Dance” was one of only 10 finalists out of nearly 2,000 poems.

Students Learn Yoga, Mindfulness to Manage Stress At the beginning of class, students write reflections about their thoughts and emotions.

12/13/2019 - As students file into the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education’s Technology Classroom, no one opens their laptops. The smart board is off. Instead of neat rows of desks, the furniture is against the wall. Students unroll yoga mats and settle in for their evening class, Yoga and Mindfulness for Educators.

Fisher Trustees, Alumni Receive Recognition President Rooney, Gary Mervis, Sharon Napier, and Jack DePeters.

12/11/2019 - Alumni, trustees, and friends of St. John Fisher College were among those honored as Rochester Business Journal Icons.

Seward Scholar Develops Passion for Film Production Johairy Delacruz

12/10/2019 - This fall, the Department of Media and Communication selected Johairy Delacruz ’20 as the recipient of the James E. Seward Scholarship. Carrying a $1,000 award, the scholarship honors Jim Seward and his 41 years of college teaching, 29 of which were spent at Fisher. The scholarship was established by former students, friends, and colleagues when he retired in 2011.

Blaine Publishes in CUR Journal Bruce Blaine

12/10/2019 - Dr. Bruce Blaine, professor of mathematics and computer science, published a paper in the fall 2019 issue of Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research (SPUR).

Cooney Miner, Kiss Present on Nursing Education Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, and Dr. Beth Kiss, assistant professor.

12/09/2019 - Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, and Dr. Beth Kiss, assistant professor, recently traveled to the Medical University of Lublin in Poland for a weeklong visiting professorship. The professorship was funded by a grant from Erasmus.

Two Biology Students Win National Research Grants Matthew Kaiser and Evan Gundell

12/06/2019 - Matthew Kaiser and Evan Gundell, undergraduate biology students at St. John Fisher College, are winners of the competitive 2019-2020 TriBeta Research Grant Awards. In all, the students have received grants totaling $1,100 in support of their undergraduate academic research at Fisher.

First-Year Students Participate in New Creed Ceremony Two first-year students deliver a presentation about the Fisher Creed.

12/06/2019 - For over 20 years, incoming first-year students have signed the Fisher Creed as part of the annual Matriculation Ceremony, officially marking the end of their Orientation and the beginning of their student journey. But this fall, throughout the final week of classes, first-year students participated in new Creed signing ceremonies while also reflecting on what they have learned in their first semester at Fisher.

Community Education Partner Program Expands Access to Graduate Offerings at Fisher Students in a graduate class.

12/05/2019 - A new partnership between St. John Fisher College and local organizations will help expand access to graduate programs for Rochester-area employees.

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