09/28/2020 - St. John Fisher College will create a new student support program for underrepresented minority or economically disadvantaged undergraduates studying STEM fields, thanks to a $400,000 grant from the New York State Education Department’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP).
09/28/2020 - Senior nursing major Morgan Levy spent her summer researching cancer survivorship programs and care plans through the College’s Summer Fellows Research Program. With new standards recently being released by the Commission of Cancer that recommends the implementation of Survivorship Care plans, Levy was looking into what has been working and what needs improvement for these plans to be successful.
09/28/2020 - Dr. Marilyn Dollinger, DNS, FNP, RN, professor and executive associate dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently elected to a two-year term as president of the American Nurses Association - New York (ANA-NY).
09/14/2020 - For the tenth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature.
09/09/2020 - St. John Fisher College today announced the creation of the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence thanks to a $1 million gift from Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters. Jack retired from Wegmans Food Markets after 52 accomplished years of service to the food company, and in honor of his retirement, Wegmans matched the $1 million gift in December 2019.
09/07/2020 - This week, Fisher faculty have organized a teach-in as part of the national Scholar Strike movement designed to educate and encourage dialogue surrounding issues of police violence and racism.
09/07/2020 - Dr. Yvette Conyers ’18 (DNP), an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was selected as a National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) 2020 40 and Under Awardee. Conyers was one of only nine nurses from across the country to be honored by the NBNA.
09/02/2020 - This August, the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing (GIDDN) at St. John Fisher College brought together scholars, practitioners, and thought leaders in the field of developmental disability health care for a summit focused on education, practice, policy, scholarship, and leadership.
07/06/2020 - A new course created by faculty and staff at the Wegmans School of Nursing is designed to provide direct support staff working with residents of nursing homes with basic training in infectious diseases and how to properly use personal protective equipment (PPE).
06/30/2020 - Four days before the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, students graduating from the Wegmans School of Nursing gathered together—virtually. Using computers, phones, and tablets to connect, they logged on to Zoom to recite the Nightingale Pledge, an oath inspired by the nursing pioneer that espouses the values and ethics of a professional nurse, which is an annual tradition carried out by the School of Nursing to welcome the newest Fisher Nurses to the profession.