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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.

Teach-In Aims to Open Dialogue, Perspectives Dr. Carolyn Vacca teaches a class outside on the quad.

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.

Fisher Implements Wastewater, Saliva Surveillance to Boost COVID-19 Detection Founders Hall

08/31/2020 - This semester, St. John Fisher College is engaging in a wastewater surveillance program in all campus residence halls as part of its SARS CoV2 (COVID-19) detection and mitigation strategy.

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Welcomes First Cohort of Online Students Students and faculty join a Zoom call to talk about the new pharmacy degree pathway.

08/31/2020 - This fall, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy opened its doors—virtually—to its first-ever cohort of students participating in the Fisher Pharm.D. Online pathway.

New Faculty Faces at Fisher A class is in session at the Wegmans School of Nursing.

08/24/2020 - This August, five full-time faculty members will teach their first fall courses at St. John Fisher College.

Pharmacy Alumna Named 2020 Walmart Scholar Dr. Joy Snyder

08/20/2020 - Dr. Joy Snyder ’18 (Pharm.D.) was recently selected as an American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) 2020 Walmart Scholar. Snyder, who is currently completing a fellowship program through the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, is one of only 65 individuals from across the nation to be awarded the scholarship.

#Fisher2020: Pharmacy Grad Ready to Put Skills to Work Sarah Nicole Belz

07/22/2020 - Dr. Sarah Nicole Belz ’20 (Pharm.D.) has wasted no time putting her newly minted doctor of pharmacy degree to work. The Auburn, New York native graduated from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy in May, and began a Post-Graduate Year 1 residency at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse just two months later.

Pharmacy Students Sharpen Patient Counseling Skills through Remote Rotations A medical professional types on a laptop.

06/16/2020 - Wegmans School of Pharmacy students working with Dr. Gabriella Cipriano at the Anthony Jordan Health Center this spring were ready to learn about her specialty in diabetes medication management. Emily Gadarowski, a fourth year student who fulfilled her Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) rotation with Cipriano, said it was an opportunity to apply the knowledge learned in class to individual patients, taking into consideration their socioeconomic status and health literacy.

Phillips Completes Leadership Fellows Program Lisa Phillips talks at the podium during a Academic Leadership Fellows Program debate.

06/15/2020 - This summer, Dr. Elizabeth (Lisa) Phillips concludes her participation in the Academic Leadership Fellows Program (ALFP) through the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).