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Grant to Support Innovative Teacher Pipeline Program at St. John Fisher University The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education hosted students from its Teacher Pipeline Program partner schools to meet with current undergraduates, participate in classes, eat in the cafeteria, and tour the campus.

05/29/2023 - An innovative pilot program at St. John Fisher University aimed at diversifying the regional pipeline of teachers will now become a multi-year initiative, thanks to a grant from the William and Sheila Konar Foundation.

Fisher to Add 3D Technology to New Nursing Curriculum A student works on a mannequin in the nursing SIM Center.

01/30/2023 - The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher University will pilot immersive 3D learning within its nursing curriculum, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation.

Grant Funds Renovation of Education Classroom One of the newly renovated classrooms in Basil Hall.

01/26/2023 - A $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust will support the renovation of a classroom in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education into an innovative, active learning space.

Rodríguez-Galán Named Faculty Fellow for Exhale Family Caregiver Initiative Marta Rodriguez-Galan

01/16/2023 - Dr. Marta Rodríguez-Galán, an associate professor of sociology, anthropology, public health, and gerontology at St. John Fisher University, has been selected as the faculty fellow for Exhale: The Family Caregiver Initiative.

Wegmans School of Nursing Dedicates Two Spaces in Honor of Cooney Miner, Dollinger From Left to Right: Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dr. Tricia Gatlin, Dr. Marilyn Dollinger

09/07/2022 - The Wegmans School of Nursing community gathered on Tuesday, Sept. 6 to dedicate two spaces in their building in honor of two stalwart leaders.

With $1.1 Million Grant, Fisher Aims to Improve Nursing through Diversity A graduate of the Wegmans School of Nursing shows off her mortar board at Commencement.

08/15/2022 - As one of only eight grant awardees in New York State, the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher University aims to increase the pipeline of diverse nurses in the profession through its new Fisher Improves Nursing through Diversity (FIND) program.

Wegmans School of Pharmacy to Develop Interpreter Training for Student-Pharmacists Two representatives from NACDS present a jumbo-sized check to Dean Christine Birnie.

05/02/2022 - The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College was awarded a $20,000 grant from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation to train students on how to work with interpreters when providing patient care.

Lighthouse Selected for Prestigious Research Grant Janet Lighthouse

03/25/2022 - Dr. Janet Lighthouse, an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College, was selected for the New Investigator Award, given by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

Recognition Event Shows Reach of Fisher Grants Attendees at the virtual Grants Recognition Ceremony.

01/10/2022 - On Friday, Jan. 7, St. John Fisher College faculty and staff celebrated their achievements in successfully submitting grant proposals, receiving grant awards, and implementing grant projects over the last year.

New Curriculum Prepares Nurses to Care for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities A nurse checks a patient.

11/18/2021 - A new and first of its kind curriculum designed for integration into existing primary care nurse practitioner residency programs to improve the health care experience for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) has been developed by nursing faculty at the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing.

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