Nursing News and Events

St. John Fisher College to become St. John Fisher University President Rooney announces Fisher's transition to a university.

06/20/2022 - On the cusp of its 75th anniversary, St. John Fisher College will become in name what it has been in practice for more than a decade, and transition to become St. John Fisher University (SJF). The new name will be effective July 1.

RBJ Readers Rank Fisher Programs Among Favorites A students take notes during class.

06/10/2022 - St. John Fisher College’s undergraduate and graduate programs were selected as the top “reader favorites” in the Rochester Business Journal’s 2022 Reader Rankings Awards.

St. John Fisher College Named 2022-2023 College of Distinction Badge: 2022-2023 Colleges of Distinction

06/07/2022 - St. John Fisher College has been recognized for its honorable commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction, a guide for college-bound students.

Three from Fisher recognized as Outstanding Adult Student Awards Outstanding Adult Student awardees Ashley Krul and Denise Whalley celebrate at Commencement.

05/13/2022 - Three students from St. John Fisher College—Ashley Krul, Brad Sheffield, and Denise Whalley—were recipients of the 2022 Outstanding Adult Student Awards given by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association (RACCE).

Class of 2022 Honored with Academic, Campus Life Awards Amanda Metzger presents senior Madison Mary Morgan with the 2022 John A. Murray Award in Leadership.

05/09/2022 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors members of its graduating class who have achieved excellence in their academic studies and co-curricular pursuits.

Ten Undergraduates Earn Prestigious Trustee Awards Dean Tricia Gatlin presents graduate Athan Brown with a Trustees Ranking Scholar Award.

05/08/2022 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors graduating seniors for their academic successes. Among the Class of 2022, 10 students who graduated in December 2021 and May 2022 were recognized for exceptional academic performance. These are the highest honors bestowed to baccalaureate students during their time at the College.

Special Olympics International CEO Given Honorary Degree during Wegmans School of Nursing Commencement Ceremony Wegmans School of Nursing graduate Abdulhady Homed walks across the stage after receiving his diploma.

05/06/2022 - The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College conferred baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees on more than 300 graduates during its Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6. The College also bestowed an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters upon Mary Davis, chief executive officer of Special Olympics International.

St. John Fisher College to Bestow Special Honors during 68th Commencement From Left to Right: Mary Davis, Diana Nole, Dr. Mike Mendoza

05/06/2022 - St. John Fisher College will bestow three honors upon members of the community during its 68th Commencement celebrations, to be held across five ceremonies on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center.

Countdown to Commencement 2022: Abdulhady Homed Abdulhady Homed

04/04/2022 - Nursing major Abdulhady Homed is the final member of the Class of 2022 to be featured in the “Countdown to Commencement” series. Homed was nominated by Erin Barry, director of the Institute for Civic and Community Engagement at St. John Fisher College.

U.S. News Ranks Nursing Graduate Programs Among the Best in the Nation A proud student in the Wegmans School of Nursing.

03/29/2022 - The graduate offerings in the Wegmans School of Nursing are among the best in the nation according to the annual U.S. News Best Grad Schools ranking.

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