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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.

Fisher Receives Higher Ed Capital Funding to Transform Classrooms A newly designed classroom.

10/26/2021 - Nine classrooms at St. John Fisher College are being transformed into innovative, flexible, active learning spaces, thanks in part to a $52,000 grant from the Higher Education Capital Match Program (HECap) that was secured in collaboration with the College’s Office of Sponsored Programs.

Federal Grant Expands Mental Health Training Program Dr. Rob Rice discusses a new $1.8 million grant that will provide significant funding to train underrepresented students in the Mental Health Counseling and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner master’s degree programs to serve and care for the communities in which they reside.

09/13/2021 - In 2017-18, when the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College was awarded two grants totaling $2.2 million to train students to respond to patients using an interdisciplinary approach, mental health was already a national crisis. Now, after nearly two years of isolation, fear, and uncertainty spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a workforce that is prepared to deliver the best possible care to those struggling with mental health is an even greater necessity.

New Training to Support Persons with IDD during Pandemic Two people walking outside.

04/26/2021 - A team of faculty at the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College is creating a four-module training to help individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) and their caregivers handle the unique challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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).

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