Wegmans School of Nursing News
On Thursday, November 17, the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing hosted representatives from all of the associate degree nursing programs, and collegiate RN-to-BS degree programs in the Finger Lakes area for a meeting regarding the Future of Nursing Initiative.
Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, along with Dr. Marilyn Dollinger, Associate Dean, and Dr. Cynthia McCloskey, Director of Graduate Program in Advanced Practice Nursing, attended a summit on The Future of Nursing initiative in Albany on October 20.
Dr. Todd Sodano, Assistant Professor in the Communication/Journalism Department, and Dr. Charlene Smith, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, have an article in the November issue of "Active Learning in Higher Education."
Dr. Diane Mick, Associate Professor, St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing, recently served as a presenter at the American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) Annual Clinical Conference on October 8 and 9.
Elizabeth Dollinger '11 was recently honored by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) with the Student Leadership Award at the Association's convention in Niagara Falls.
Dr. Charlene Smith, Associate Professor, Wegmans School of Nursing, served as a presenter at the National Nursing Staff Development Organization's annual convention in Chicago over the summer.
Linda Johnson, a recent graduate of the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing (WSoN), and Dr. Charlene Smith, Associate Professor, WSoN, co-wrote an article for the July/August issue of the "Nurse Educator" journal.
St. John Fisher College has welcomed 22 new faculty members to its roster for the 2011-2012 academic year.
The Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation announced today that it has been chosen as one of eleven foundations nationwide to receive funding from Partners Investing in Nursing's Future (PIN). PIN is a multi-year, multi-million dollar national investment in the America's nursing workforce to prepare them with the skills needed to serve an older and more diverse population. In Rochester, the Foundation has forged local partnerships with the Wegmans School of Nursing as the educational partner, and the Senior Health Alliance of Greater Rochester (SHAGR) as the nursing partner in the project, known as Academy for Leadership in Long-Term Care.
Six St. John Fisher College students and one faculty member traveled to La Union, El Salvador, with a group of 42 other medical professionals and students as part of Global Health Outreach (GHO).