Wegmans School of Nursing News
This semester, a total of 39 students are participating in the St. John Fisher College Study Abroad Program. They are in countries including England, The Netherlands, Spain, South Africa, Italy, Costa Rica, and France, to name a few. Those participating come from a variety of majors, and we will hear from some throughout the spring.
Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dean, Wegmans School of Nursing; Dr. Marilyn Dollinger, Associate Dean; and Dr. Cynthia McCloskey, Director, Graduate Program in Advanced Practice Nursing, have been hard at work behind-the-scenes of the Future of Nursing Initiative. And on Saturday, May 4, the Future of Nursing Finger Lakes Region Nursing Leadership Conference will help keep their efforts moving forward.
Tara Sacco, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, attended the 2013 Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) Conference in San Antonio, Texas, from March 7-9.
On Friday, April 5, Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, and Dr. Scott Swigart, Dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, will be the featured speakers for the final First Friday Lecture of the semester. Their presentation is entitled, “Transforming Health Care Education in Response to the Affordable Health Care Act.”
Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, and Dr. Mary Collins, Professor and Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Track Coordinator in the School of Nursing, were recently invited to present at “Sharing Nursing’s Knowledge,” an international scientific meeting at the University of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain on March 13.
The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing today announced the inaugural “Joining Forces” Conference, which will promote the health of veterans, military personnel, and their families. The conference will be held on the Fisher campus on May 13 and 14.
Parts of the campus have been under construction since last summer, and now that there are visible structures, some are wondering when those projects will be complete.
On Friday, March 1, Dr. Rob Rice, Director of Clinical Internships in the Mental Health Counseling Program at St. John Fisher College, will present “Violence and Tragedy: The Mental Illness Perspective” for the First Friday Lecture.
This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Brendan Kennedy. He was nominated by Kara Crosson, Residence Director, Murphy Hall.
On January 14 and 15, Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner and the Wegmans School of Nursing hosted Dr. Maura Pidgeon, Chief Executive Officer of Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.