Wegmans School of Nursing News
Dr. John Kiweewa, an assistant professor at the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently awarded a visiting professorship grant through the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).
The week of April 11, colleges and universities around the country will celebrate Undergraduate Research Week, sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research. St. John Fisher College, through the work of Dr. Kristin Picardo, is expanding that idea to celebrate student research at every level through the entire month of April.
This summer, St. John Fisher College will once again offer Summer Online @ Fisher, a selection of nearly two dozen undergraduate courses students can take online. Registration for these classes begins on Monday, April 11, through Fish ‘R’ Net.
Our next featured senior in the 2016 Countdown to Commencement video series is Sarah Harrington, who was nominated by Dr. Charlene Smith, professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing.
Wegmans School of Nursing faculty members Dr. Tara L. Sacco and Dr. Lori Dambaugh presented at the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists annual conference.
Two programs in St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing are among the top 100 nursing graduate programs in the country, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report
. Fisher ranked No. 70 for Best Nursing Schools - Master’s and No. 77 for Best Nursing Schools - Doctor of Nursing Practice on the 2017 edition of the publication’s “Best Grad Schools” list.
Faculty from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and the Wegmans School of Nursing successfully collaborated with the University of Rochester Medical Center and the New York Chiropractic College for second generation NIH funding of their Rochester Area Collaborative Center of Excellence in Pain Education.
Two students from the Wegmans School of Nursing, Kate Fong and Caprice Carr, presented during the sixth annual Best Practice Sharing Session, sponsored by the Greater Rochester Area Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
The Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing was recently granted an eight-year accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
St. John Fisher College received $410,000 from the Higher Education Capital Match Program (HECap) to assist in the purchase and installation of equipment for the newly opened Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building.