Ray McLean

Ray McLean '15

Ray McLean is a full-time RN at Strong Memorial Hospital, where he is the injury prevention and outreach coordinator for The Kessler Trauma Center. He also works as a part-time paramedic at Mercy Flight Central and Irondequoit Ambulance. The married father of three also volunteers as a baseball coach and is a board member for Penfield Youth Football.

Somehow, in the midst of all  that, he managed to make time to further his education as a  student in Fisher’s RN to BSN Online program.

Ray says he chose Fisher because of the Wegmans School of Nursing’s reputation and because of his initial outreach to the College, which he says was welcoming and very personal.

Also, with a schedule likes Ray’s, the online coursework and flexible schedule made the whole deal work for him.

Perhaps Ray’s favorite thing about the program was that he didn’t feel like just a number or a statistic. Rather, he felt like a student who could better himself and, in turn, contribute to the College’s reputation. 

Ray hasn’t slowed down since completing the program in 2015. He credits Fisher for helping him believe that he can achieve any goal he puts his heart into. 

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