Wegmans School of Nursing News
02/04/2013This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Brendan Kennedy. He was nominated by Kara Crosson, Residence Director, Murphy Hall. Read More
01/16/2013On 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. Read More
01/15/2013The weekend after Thanksgiving, while most people were still feeling the effects of the turkey’s tryptophan, a group of nursing students boarded a plane for Kenya where they would spend the final three weeks of the semester – and their college careers – working at remote clinics and educating the Kenyan people about healthcare. Read More
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Donates $1 Million Grant to Create Fisher Prime Care Nursing Center, Increase Opportunities for Nursing Students
12/12/2012Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is donating a total of $1 million over five years to expand primary health care, mental health care, social services, and adult education for Rochester’s underserved populations and to expand educational opportunities for students in St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing. Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dean, School of Nursing, was instrumental in securing the grant. Read More
12/05/2012Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Dean, Wegmans School of Nursing, has been selected as one of 15 finalists for the 2013 Athena Award. The annual award is presented by the Women’s Council of the Rochester Business Alliance. Read More
11/15/2012This September, St. John Fisher College introduced the Online RN-to-BS in Nursing Program, the first fully online academic program for the College. And with one semester under the laptop, the College is busy getting ready for its next cohort of students starting in January 2013. Read More
11/14/2012Christina D’Agostino was recently named the 2012 Nurse Practitioner Student of the Year by the Nurse Practitioner Association (NPA) of New York. She completed the Wegmans School of Nursing’s Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program in August, and is now serving as an adjunct faculty member. Read More
11/09/2012Three St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Dinner on November 3. The recipients included Dina Berardi, Andrea Casolari, and Elizabeth Palermo. Read More
11/07/2012One organ donor can save up to eight lives, and one tissue donor can save up to 50 lives. These are some of the astonishing facts that the Wegmans School of Nursing, Student Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Tau hope to share with the campus community when they host a bLifeNY event on Tuesday, November 13, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. to raise awareness about organ donation. Read More
10/24/2012On Thursday, October 25, the work of 79 faculty members from across the College will be displayed in Lavery Library from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Read More
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