Spring 2020 News Archive

Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing, Waterford Institute of Technology Formalize Intellectual Disability Nursing Partnership Back row: Dr. Sara Kennedy, WIT; Dr Richard Hayes, WIT; Dr. Michael Harrison, WIT; Professor John Nolan, WIT; Ann Costello, Golisano Foundation; Professor John Wells, WIT; Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Wegmans School of Nursing. Seated: Jim Moore, WIT; President Gerard Rooney, St. John Fisher College.

02/25/2020 - The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in Waterford, Ireland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together in the field of intellectual disability nursing. This is the second MoU between WIT and Fisher.

Seeking Student Speaker for Commencement Eve Students at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony.

02/24/2020 - Attention Class of 2020! The Commencement Committee is seeking a student speaker for the annual Commencement Eve dinner, which will take place this year on Friday, May 8.

Countdown to Commencement 2020: Stephanie Cook Stephanie Cook

02/23/2020 - Inclusive childhood education and Spanish major, Stephanie Cook, is this week’s featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement series. She was nominated by Dr. Jen Pluretti, career and academic planning advisor in the Center for Career and Academic Planning.

Cooney Miner Recognized for Lifetime Achievement in Health Care Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner

02/21/2020 - The Rochester Business Journal will honor Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, founding dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College, with the Lifetime Achievement Award during its annual Health Care Heroes 2020 Awards Ceremony in March.

A Career Devoted to Elder Care Kobi Nathan

02/20/2020 - This spring, Dr. Kobi Nathan, assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, will be inducted into the newest class of American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Fellows.

Raising Flags and Awareness on Campus A new art installation in Pioch Hall highlights recent efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment on campus.

02/20/2020 - A new art installation in Pioch Hall highlights recent efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment on campus. The project consists of a series of flag-inspired panels representing inclusion, patriotism, and compassion in the context of the many intersectional communities at Fisher. This creative undertaking is just one result of ongoing interdepartmental diversity and inclusion work at the College.

Celebrate the Best in Fisher Accounting President Rooney speaks at the 2019 Accounting Awards.

02/20/2020 - The St. John Fisher College Accounting Alumni Society will gather with faculty, staff, students, and alumni to celebrate the program’s success during the 31st Annual Accounting Awards.

Graduates of 2019 Report Successful “First Destinations” Jordyn Weller in cap and gown.

02/19/2020 - Graduates from the Class of 2019 are finding success in their lives after Fisher, according to results from the First Destinations Survey (FDS) administered by the College annually to all bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree recipients.

GradReports Lists Fisher Among “25 Best Master’s in Counseling Programs” 2020 Best Graduate Schools GradReports Badge

02/19/2020 - St. John Fisher College’s Mental Health Counseling master’s degree program has been named among the “25 Best Master’s in Counseling Programs 2020,” according to gradreports.com.

Executive Interns Go Behind-the-Scenes at Fisher The 2019-2020 Executive Interns (from left to right) are Tyler Adams, Darienne Slocum, Cassidy Bell, Madison Byrne, Erica Schultz, and Matthew Jeffries.

02/17/2020 - Tyler Adams ’20, a management major at St. John Fisher College, is grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Fisher Forward, the College’s largest comprehensive fundraising campaign.

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