Wegmans School of Nursing News
The 17th Annual Nursing Research and Leadership Conference was held at Rochester General Hospital on April 10 and students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Nursing presented posters.
Every 18 months, the Library Committee and the Provost of the College sponsor the Fisher Scholarship Celebration to recognize the scholarly works completed by individuals from across the campus community.
Nursing students have been busy finishing their last clinical rotation at Daystar for Medically Fragile Children, a rotation that fulfills a community-based clinical observation as part of their required coursework.
At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had been approved. The College’s Center for Community Engagement funded the grant submissions to be put towards spring semester service-learning courses.
On Monday, March 3, the Wegmans School of Nursing hosted the Greater Rochester Area Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) annual Linkages Conference.
This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Nursing major Adaobi Ikpeze. She was nominated by Thomas Rodgers, Director of Campus Life.
In 2012, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield announced a $1 million grant to St. John Fisher College to be used over five years to expand primary health care and mental health care for Rochester’s underserved populations. Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dean, Wegmans School of Nursing, was instrumental in securing the grant.
Students and teachers at the Mbaka Oromo School in Maseno, Kenya, will be receiving seven treadle-style sewing machines to help them sustain supplies for The Petal Project started by the Wegmans School of Nursing in 2012.
A total of 207 pharmacy and nursing students participated in an Interprofessional Education (IPE) exercise from January 16-19, which included a one-day lecture and individual tabletop exercises.
This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Erin Webb, a Nursing major. She was nominated by Michele D’Agostino, Office Manager for Safety and Security, who met Webb during her freshman year as a student worker when D'Agostino worked in the Wellness Center.