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$25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant to Create New Civic Leaders Program at Fisher Students gather on the Campus Center Quad.

03/29/2021 - A new program at St. John Fisher College will prepare undergraduate students to be educated and engaged civic leaders and citizens of the region and find answers on how to create a more equitable, healthy, and sustainable community.

Countdown to Commencement 2021: Catherine Healey Catherine Healey with her teammates.

03/29/2021 - Nursing major Catherine Healey is the next member of the Class of 2021 to be featured in the “Countdown to Commencement” series. Healey was nominated by Monica Hope, the assistant men’s and women’s rowing coach.

Weinschreider Honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense Adjunct faculty member Bryce Bishop presented Joanne Weinschreider with a certificate from the Office of the Secretary of Defense honoring her as a Patriotic Employer.

03/11/2021 - Joanne Weinschreider, director of the Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation and Lab Center, has been honored as a Patriotic Employer by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Fisher Receives Scholarship Support from Thiem Charitable Foundation Kearney Hall

03/08/2021 - St. John Fisher College received $125,000 from the Alvin F. and Ruth K. Thiem Foundation to support three scholarship programs.

Countdown to Commencement 2021: Alyssa Karl Alyssa Karl and her family pose with Cardinal during an accepted student open house in 2017.

03/01/2021 - Nursing major Alyssa Karl is the next member of the Class of 2021 to be featured in the “Countdown to Commencement” series. Karl was nominated by Vicki Alfieri, assistant director of freshman admissions.

Fisher Well Represented on RBJ’s Power 100 List President Rooney and Dr. Yvette Conyers

02/27/2021 - St. John Fisher College is well represented in the Rochester Business Journal’s inaugural Power 100 list, a compilation of 100 “power players” in the Rochester community. More than 15 administrators, faculty, alumni, and members of the Board of Trustees were included on the list, which highlights individuals helping to shape Rochester’s future.

Wegmans School of Nursing Now Accepting Applications for New Online Master’s in Nursing Program A student in the Wegmans School of Nursing.

02/22/2021 - The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College is now accepting applications for the newly launched online Master of Science in Nursing degree.

Nursing Graduates Once Again Surpass State, National NCLEX Pass Rates A patch on the uniform students wear at the Wegmans School of Nursing..

02/14/2021 - The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing saw 184 of its graduates take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in 2020 and of those, 182 passed on their first attempt, helping the School to achieve a 98.91 percent pass rate.

Three from Fisher Serving on New Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force Dr. Yvette Conyers, assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing and president of the Rochester Black Nurses Association; Dr. Christine Birnie, dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy; and Dr. Alex DeLucenay, associate professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and president of the Pharmacy Society of Rochester.

02/08/2021 - Three members of the St. John Fisher College community are serving on the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force. Dr. Yvette Conyers, assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing and president of the Rochester Black Nurses Association; Dr. Christine Birnie, dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy; and Dr. Alex DeLucenay, associate professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and president of the Pharmacy Society of Rochester, joined the task force this January.

New Fellowship to Develop Next Generation of Developmental Disability Nursing Experts Person with Down syndrome accompanied by an assistant to help him.

12/07/2020 - The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College will launch a new fellowship program to develop nursing thought leaders who support and promote the health and wellbeing of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).