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St. John Fisher College Appoints New Dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing Tricia K. Gatlin, Ph.D., RN, CNE

02/28/2020 - After a nationwide search, St. John Fisher College has appointed Tricia K. Gatlin, Ph.D., RN, CNE as the dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing. Gatlin’s appointment follows the retirement of Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, founding dean of the School. Gatlin will begin at the College on July 1, when Cooney Miner will assume full-time the role of executive director of the College’s Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing.

Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing, Waterford Institute of Technology Formalize Intellectual Disability Nursing Partnership Back row: Dr. Sara Kennedy, WIT; Dr Richard Hayes, WIT; Dr. Michael Harrison, WIT; Professor John Nolan, WIT; Ann Costello, Golisano Foundation; Professor John Wells, WIT; Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, Wegmans School of Nursing. Seated: Jim Moore, WIT; President Gerard Rooney, St. John Fisher College.

02/25/2020 - The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in Waterford, Ireland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together in the field of intellectual disability nursing. This is the second MoU between WIT and Fisher.

Cooney Miner Recognized for Lifetime Achievement in Health Care Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner

02/21/2020 - The Rochester Business Journal will honor Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, founding dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College, with the Lifetime Achievement Award during its annual Health Care Heroes 2020 Awards Ceremony in March.

Graduates of 2019 Report Successful “First Destinations” Jordyn Weller in cap and gown.

02/19/2020 - Graduates from the Class of 2019 are finding success in their lives after Fisher, according to results from the First Destinations Survey (FDS) administered by the College annually to all bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree recipients.

GradReports Lists Fisher Among “25 Best Master’s in Counseling Programs” 2020 Best Graduate Schools GradReports Badge

02/19/2020 - St. John Fisher College’s Mental Health Counseling master’s degree program has been named among the “25 Best Master’s in Counseling Programs 2020,” according to gradreports.com.

Nursing Student Completes Preceptorship in Ireland Megan Pesce (middle) traveled to Waterford, Ireland to complete her nursing preceptorship in intellectual disability nursing.

02/13/2020 - Wegmans School of Nursing student Meghan Pesce recently traveled to Waterford, Ireland to complete her nursing preceptorship in intellectual disability nursing. The preceptorship took place at the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), which holds a partnership with St. John Fisher College through the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing.

St. John Fisher College Joins Monroe County Court Effort to Support Divorcing Parents Wegmans School of Nursing administrators with judges from Monroe County who led the development of the A.C.T. program.

02/03/2020 - The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College has assumed administration of a program designed to help parents support their children through divorce and custody proceedings.

Now Boarding: Fisher Flight Plan National Mall in Washington, DC.

01/27/2020 - This April, students will have a unique opportunity that requires a boarding pass, a stack of business cards, and 48 free hours. It’s called Fisher Flight Plan, an immersive career networking and exploration experience, and applications are now being accepted.

Countdown to Commencement 2020: Berina Ajanovic Berina Ajanovic volunteers with the Teddi Dance for Love.

01/20/2020 - This week’s Countdown to Commencement features Berina Ajanovic, a nursing major who was nominated by Dr. Rick DeJesus-Rueff, emeritus vice president for student affairs and adjunct faculty member.

School of Nursing Ranked Among the Best Wegmans School of Nursing

12/13/2019 - Nursing Schools Almanac included St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing in its 2019 rankings of the best U.S. nursing schools.