St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Wegmans School of Nursing, Nursing, Nursing, Advanced Practice, en-US 2015-05-27T05:56:56 Recognition Ceremony Celebrates School of Nursing Grads The Wegmans School of Nursing recognition ceremony is a chance for the School to award students for success in and out of the classroom and thank faculty, staff, and community partners for their role ... 2015-05-14T08:15:00 Seniors Honored for Academic Achievement, Campus Leadership at President’s Awards Ceremony Students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony, which honored 59 graduating seniors for their academic ... 2015-05-12T12:00:00 Classroom Dedication Celebrates a True Fisher Family When Alyssa Iacona graduates with a bachelor’s degree this May, she will join her brother and mother among the ranks of proud Fisher alumni. To celebrate this legacy, her parents, Marc and Anne ’83, ... 2015-05-07T10:30:00 Three at Fisher Named Outstanding Adult Students Three St. John Fisher College students—Michele D. Garrett, Jody Latini, and Kristina Otto Waldman—were recently honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards, given by the Rochester Area Colleges ... 2015-05-06T03:00:00 Boev’s Research on Nurse-Physician Collaboration Featured in Publications Faculty member in School of Nursing mentioned in Healio, Clinical Advisor, and Doctors Lounge, among other publications. 2015-04-22T08:45:00 Nursing Student Attends Health Policy Conference Celia McIntosh, a DNP student at Fisher, recently traveled to Washington, DC, to attend a health policy conference. 2015-04-21T11:45:00 “The Whole Patient” Panel Coming February 9 On Monday, February 9, four local medical professionals will be on campus for a panel entitled, “The Whole Patient: Teamwork and Effective Healthcare Delivery,” co-sponsored by the Departments of ... 2015-01-30T09:00:00 Cameron and Michaud Named 2014-2015 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Coexistence Dinner on Monday, January 19, St. John Fisher College announced the 2014-2015 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield ... 2015-01-22T08:15:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Represented at Simulation User Network Conference Joanne Weinschreider, Director of the Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Lab, recently co-presented a workshop at the Laerdel Simulation User Network (SUN) Conference in Philadelphia, PA. 2014-12-08T09:15:00 Alumna Shares Journey with Cushing’s Disease with Nursing Students Last spring, Shelby Christensen, a St. John Fisher College alumna who was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease in 2010, reached out to Dr. Tammy Roman, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing... 2014-11-20T09:15:00 Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club. 2014-11-18T11:15:00 Student Athletes “Scare Away Brain Cancer” in Honor of Teammate Last spring, senior nursing major Alex Caldwell wasn’t feeling like herself. She was overcome with dizziness, flu-like symptoms, and horrible headaches. On April 17, a day after she just couldn’t ... 2014-11-13T08:15:00 Read Elected VP of State Association Susan Read, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently elected vice president of The American Nurses Association-New York. She was elected during the group’s second ... 2014-11-07T03:30:00 Schultz, Nelson-Tuttle Present Research at Narcolepsy Network’s Annual Conference On October 17-19, Dr. Susan Schultz, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, and Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, ... 2014-10-29T01:45:00 Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team presents at 2014 Assessment Institute, Indianapolis The College's newly formed Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team (EALT) gave a panel presentation at the 2014 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis October 19-21. 2014-10-29T12:00:00 Nursing Students, Faculty Participate in Out of the Darkness Walk Over 60 students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Nursing participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on September 28 at Genesee ... 2014-10-08T09:00:00 Mental Health Counseling Program Recognizes First Group of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors Five recent graduates of the Mental Health Counseling Program have also satisfied the educational requirements leading to eligibility for credentialing as an Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (... 2014-09-24T12:00:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Awards First Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling The Wegmans School of Nursing recently awarded its very first Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling to Stephanie Bliss, a school counselor in the Rochester City School District. She ... 2014-09-17T02:30:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Introduces Dedicated Education Unit Clinical Site to Students Five years ago, Dr. Karen Parker, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was working on a clinical scholarship project that she hoped would become a reality in the near future. This ... 2014-09-08T02:00:00 Markwick Chosen for AANP Future Leaders Program Dr. Laura Markwick, Family Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has been selected by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), ... 2014-08-28T01:30:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Partners with Rochester General Hospital for “Resident Boot Camp” Being immersed in a crisis scenario in the Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Center sparked more than a renewed sense of love for nursing in one graduate student; it sparked an idea that she took ... 2014-08-04T02:45:00 St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing to Offer Free Concussion Education Day to Community The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing will offer free ImPACT baseline testing and concussion education to 200 area middle and high school athletes on Tuesday, August 19. The program, ... 2014-07-31T08:30:00 Donegan Attends National Training Course Dr. Colleen Donegan, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, recently attended a national training course on end-of-life care presented by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing... 2014-07-29T09:00:00 Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher Dozens of students from the East Rochester School District and the Rochester City School District’s “Horizons” summer camp program recently spent a week on the St. John Fisher College campus for ... 2014-07-28T10:15:00 St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing Receives Federal Grant The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing has received a $700,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human ... 2014-07-14T12:30:00 CCNE On-Site Evaluation Scheduled The on-site evaluation of the Wegmans School of Nursing Baccalaureate program in nursing, Master's program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, and Post-Graduate Advanced Practice ... 2014-07-11T09:15:00 St. John Fisher College Breaks Ground for New Science Building Earlier today, St. John Fisher College officials broke ground on the College’s much anticipated Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building, slated to open in fall 2015. The new building is part ... 2014-07-08T12:00:00 Nine Honored at Wegmans School of Nursing Hooding Ceremony The Wegmans School of Nursing held its hooding ceremony on Thursday, May 8, and honored nine graduates with special awards. 2014-05-14T01:00:00 President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards... 2014-05-14T09:00:00 Nursing Seniors Go Global for Final Clinicals A total of 24 nursing students and four faculty divided and conquered three parts of the world to complete their final clinical rotations before graduating this weekend. Ten students traveled to Peru,... 2014-05-08T09:15:00 Nursing Course Mixes Service-Learning with Patients and Alternative Therapies Students in Dr. Natalie Masco’s Complementary and Alternative Therapies course recently partnered with Mercy Community Services to link patients with alternative therapies and resources. This is the ... 2014-05-06T08:45:00 Nursing Faculty to Present at National Convention Dr. Charlene Smith, Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has been accepted to present at the 2014 Annual Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Convention in Orlando, Florida ... 2014-04-29T09:30:00 Nursing Students, Faculty Present at Local Conference 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. 2014-04-16T10:15:00 Fisher Scholarship Celebration Showcases Works by Students, Faculty, and Staff 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 ... 2014-04-15T08:00:00 Nursing Students Complete Clinical at Daystar for Medically Fragile Children 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 ... 2014-04-02T11:00:00 Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects 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 ... 2014-03-27T08:00:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Hosts Regional Linkages Conference 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. 2014-03-17T09:30:00 Countdown to Commencement: Adaobi Ikpeze This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Nursing major Adaobi Ikpeze. She was nominated by Thomas Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. 2014-02-24T08:00:00 Fisher Prime Care Nursing Center: One Year Later 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 ... 2014-02-05T01:00:00 School of Nursing Purchases Gift for Kenyan School 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 ... 2014-01-30T08:00:00 Pharmacy and Nursing Students Participate in Training Exercise 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. 2014-01-28T01:00:00 Countdown to Commencement: Erin Webb 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 ... 2014-01-27T08:15:00 Rice's Collaboration with RIT Featured in Democrat & Chronicle The collaboration between Dr. Rob Rice, Director of Clinical Internships in the Mental Health Counseling Program, and two colleagues from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), was recently ... 2014-01-01T10:00:00 Nursing Students Complete Final Rotation in Peru While the rest of Fisher’s students were packing to go home for Thanksgiving Break, nine nursing students were packing for a trip to Peru, where they would complete the final clinical rotation of ... 2013-12-18T08:30:00 Clinical Nurse Specialist Named Top Job; Fisher Program Strong and Growing and PayScale recently published a list of the top 100 careers with big growth projections over the next decade, listing the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) as the 2nd top job on the list.... 2013-12-12T08:00:00 College Debuts New TV Commercials “This is what awaits you here,” will soon start to become a familiar phrase in living rooms across Upstate New York, as the College debuted new television commercials earlier this week. 2013-12-10T10:45:00 Faculty Recognized for Grants On Friday, November 22, the College’s Office of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations held the inaugural Faculty Recognition Event to acknowledge faculty from across campus who have ... 2013-12-09T08:45:00 Job Named Nurse Practitioner Student of the Year The Wegmans School of Nursing recently awarded Candice Job, a Family Nurse Practitioner student, with the Nurse Practitioner Student of the Year Award during the School’s Regional Nurse Practitioner ... 2013-12-05T09:00:00 Fisher to Celebrate National Philosophy Day with a Digital Twist St. John Fisher College will celebrate National Philosophy Day on Thursday, November 21, but this time, organizers have added a digital twist. This year, the program will revolve around Digital ... 2013-11-08T09:45:00 Pharmacy and Nursing Faculty News Members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and Wegmans School of Nursing have been busy collaborating. 2013-11-06T09:15:00