Nursing News and Events

Branson Elected President of Nurse Practitioner Association New York State Desiree Branson

05/10/2023 - Dr. Desiree’ M. Branson, DNP, RN, FNP-C, EBP-C, was elected to serve as president of the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State (NPA). She is an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing graduate program.

U.S. News: Fisher’s Nursing Graduate Programs Among Top 32 in the Nation A student receives feedback from an instructor while in the IPE Sim Lab.

04/25/2023 - The graduate offerings in the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher University are among the top 32 programs in the nation, according to the annual U.S. News Best Grad Schools ranking.

Workshop to Help Faculty Create Courses that Address “Wicked Problems” Paul Hanstedt

04/20/2023 - In his book, Creating Wicked Students: Designing Courses for a Complex World, Dr. Paul Hanstedt encourages professors to create courses that will prepare students to address “wicked problems,” or issues that are forever changing and require innovative and dynamic thinking to solve them.

New Event Showcases Student, Faculty Work A student discusses research during the Scholarship and Creative Work Symposium.

04/12/2023 - This month, an event will bring together the best of two past symposiums that highlight and celebrate student, faculty, and staff research and creative work. The newly created Fisher Showcase will take place from 12:15 to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 28, in Cleary Family Auditorium.

Series of Talks Explore “Ins and Outs” of Human Organ Donation Logo: National Donate Life Month

04/05/2023 - In commemoration of National Donate Life Month, St. John Fisher University will host, “The Ins and Outs of Human Organ Donation,” a series of talks designed to raise awareness of organ donation, and the systems around the country to support organ donation and transplantation.

Countdown to Commencement 2023: Maria Robinson Maria Robinson

04/03/2023 - Nursing major Maria Robinson is the next member of the Class of 2023 to be featured in the “Countdown to Commencement” series. Robinson was nominated by Sarah Mancini-Goebert, assistant director, Office of Campus Ministry and Jonathan Covney, head coach, Women’s Rowing.

St. John Fisher University to Host Cardinal Nurse Camp Logo: Cardinal Nurse Camp

04/03/2023 - This June, the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher University will host its inaugural Cardinal Nurse Camp for rising juniors and seniors in high school interested in a career in the nursing profession.

Fisher to Host Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to Benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Students at the 2022 Out of the Darkness Walk.

03/29/2023 - Fisher students, faculty, staff, and teams from Nazareth College and Roberts Wesleyan University will join the effort to raise awareness about suicide prevention during the Out of the Darkness Campus Walk at St. John Fisher University. The event begins at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 16, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall.

Applications for Summer Fellows Research Program Due April 7 A student conducts research in a lab.

03/27/2023 - Undergraduate students at St. John Fisher University looking for opportunities to engage in faculty-mentored research projects are invited to apply for the Summer Fellows Research Program.

Fisher, Mt. Olivet Host Free Blood Pressure Screenings A blood pressure gauge.

03/14/2023 - The Wegmans School of Nursing and Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher University are partnering with Mt. Olivet Baptist Church to host a clinic that will provide free blood pressure screenings to members of the community.

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