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College Factual: Fisher’s Nursing Program a Great Value Graduates of the Wegmans School of Nursing decorated their mortar boards for Commencement.

04/24/2019 - The undergraduate nursing program at St. John Fisher College ranked as a “Best Value for the Money” in an annual nationwide ranking of U.S. colleges and universities. College search website, College Factual, ranked the nursing program, which is housed in the Wegmans School of Nursing, No. 42 out of 500 programs at colleges and universities in the country reviewed as “Best for the Money.”

Walk Raises $22,000 for Suicide Prevention Foundation This year, members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy walked in honor of their colleague, Dr. Jack Brown, who passed away from suicide in November 2017.

04/08/2019 - More than 343 participants raised over $22,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) during the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk at St. John Fisher College.

Suicide Awareness Walk at Fisher Honors Late Faculty Member American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness Campus Walk Logo

04/04/2019 - More than 300 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff will join the effort to bring awareness to suicide and suicide prevention during the third annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. Scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, April 7, the walk begins at Kearney Hall, in Cleary Auditorium.

Dr. Char Smith Receives 2019 Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award Charlene Smith

04/03/2019 - Lavery Library selected Dr. Char Smith, DNS, MSEd, WHNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF, as the recipient of the 2019 Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award. The award honors faculty members at St. John Fisher College who serve as an advocate for information literacy, promoting it both on campus among students and faculty, and beyond.

Forum Explores Role of Health Information Technology in Addressing Public Health Priorities Dr. Michael Mendoza, the ninth commissioner of public health for Monroe County, and Dr. Karen Bell, director of the Center for Health and Care with JBS International will lead the discussion.

04/01/2019 - The St. John Fisher College Master of Public Health program will host a community conversation about the future role and potential of emerging health information technology as a critical resource for addressing patterns of basic health needs for both local and global populations. The event runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, in the Skalny Welcome Center Board Room.

Countdown to Commencement: Madison Seamon Madison Seamon with friends at an orientation leaders dinner at the President's Residence.

04/01/2019 - Madison Seamon’s advice to incoming freshmen is simple: get involved in things that will make you happy. If her campus involvement résumé is any indication, she has had a joy-filled Fisher experience. Nominated by Jackie Bokor, assistant director of campus life, Seamon is the next featured senior in the Countdown to Commencement video series.

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.

Fisher’s Nursing Graduate Programs among U.S. News’ Top 130 Wegmans School of Nursing

03/12/2019 - Master’s programs offered through St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing are among the top 130 programs in the country, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Fisher ranked No. 129 for Best Nursing Schools - Master’s in the 2020 edition of the publication’s “Best Grad Schools Nursing” lists.

College Factual Names Fisher a “2019 Best Value School” College Factual Best Value Nationwide - Top 15% Badge

03/01/2019 - St. John Fisher College has been ranked as one of the best schools for the money in the U.S. by College Factual, a college search website based in Troy, New York.

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.