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Pharmacy Faculty to Launch Yearlong Vaccine Literacy Program in Rochester A patient receives an immunization.

12/18/2020 - Three professors at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College will develop an inclusive, community-centered program, ROC Community Immunity, aimed at educating and counseling the Rochester community about vaccines and immunizations.

Grant Advances Breast Cancer Vaccine Research at Fisher Lipika Chablani

12/16/2020 - Dr. Lipika Chablani, an associate professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, will continue to advance her cancer immunotherapy research, thanks to a $25,000 grant from Brander Beacons Cancer Research.

Honoring the Veterans Among Us Alexa Wade

11/11/2020 - On this Veterans Day, College News honors and thanks all veterans and their families, especially those who are members of our campus community.

Pharmacists on Front Lines of Flu Vaccine Efforts A community pharmacist administers a flu shot to a patient.

11/02/2020 - This fall, efforts to avoid a “twindemic” spike in cases of both influenza and COVID-19 have health officials urging individuals to get a flu vaccine. Dr. Beth Sutton Burke, assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and community pharmacist with Wegmans, said the risk of disease transmission and stresses on the health care system are the main considerations for this increased push.

Weeklong Events Celebrate Pharmacy Profession A pharmacy student poses in her white coat.

10/16/2020 - A weeklong series of events at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy will celebrate the pharmacy profession.

Pharmacy Students, Residents, Faculty Volunteer at Mobile Clinic Desmond Martz, Mackenzie Roberts, and Natalie Lugo, all members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, volunteered at the mobile clinic.

10/10/2020 - During National Pharmacy Month, students, residents, and faculty members from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy are demonstrating their commitment to the community by volunteering at a mobile health clinic through Rochester Regional Health, Common Ground Health, and InterVol.

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Welcomes Three New Residents The Wegmans School of Pharmacy news residents with their faculty advisors.

10/05/2020 - The Wegmans School of Pharmacy has welcomed three new residents to participate in the year-long pharmacy residency program to gain real-world experience in a vast array of clinical settings as consulting members of health care teams.

Fisher to Expand Support for Students in STEM Fields Banners on a wall in the Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building showcases the many disciplines students can explore at Fisher.

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).

Fisher Celebrates a Decade as a U.S. News “Best College” Seal: US News Best Colleges National Universities 2021

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.

$2 Million Gift to Establish the DePeters Family Center for Innovation and Teaching Excellence at St. John Fisher College Jack ’73 and Donna DePeters, with President Gerard J. Rooney, at the 2019 Teddi Dance for Love. The DePeters announced a $10,000 gift to the Teddi Dance during the fundraiser's opening ceremony.

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.