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Fisher’s Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing to Announce International Partnership Officials from the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College

05/14/2019 - Officials from the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College and the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), in Waterford, Ireland, will announce a formal partnership to advance the Institute’s mission of transforming the way nurses treat the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD).

Ceremony Celebrates Nursing Graduates Students light a candle and recite the Nightingale Pledge, a modified version of the Hippocratic Oath named in honor of Florence Nightingale.

05/13/2019 - Each year, the Wegmans School of Nursing holds a recognition and hooding ceremony to honor graduates of its programs.

At Commencement, Fisher Alumnus Encourages New Grads to be a “Positive Force” Commencement keynote speaker William G. Clark addresses graduates.

05/11/2019 - More than 700 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students graduated from St. John Fisher College on Saturday, May 11. Their charge: find ways to make the world a better place to live.

Four Earn “Honors in Nursing” Distinction Gabriella Loren, Hannah Norberg, Zachary Duris, and Victoria Merrick.

05/03/2019 - On Thursday, May 2, Honors in Nursing distinctions were conferred on four students in the Wegmans School of Nursing—Zachary Duris, Gabriella Loren, Victoria Merrick, and Hannah Norberg—following presentations of their projects.

Up Close and Inclusive Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner

05/01/2019 - With the creation of the new Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing, the Wegmans School of Nursing will transform the way nurses treat the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD). Made possible through a $5.8 million gift from Tom Golisano, founder and chairman of Paychex, and the Golisano Foundation, the Institute is the first of its kind in the United States.

Four Questions with Four Seniors Chris Murray, Victoria (Tori) Loyson, Julian Winters, and Jacob Covert

04/29/2019 - With two shorts weeks left until Commencement, seniors at St. John Fisher College are wrapping up their finals, preparing for Senior Week, and getting ready to start their lives after Fisher.

College Factual: Fisher’s Nursing Program a Great Value Graduates of the Wegmans School of Nursing decorated their mortar boards for Commencement.

04/24/2019 - The undergraduate nursing program at St. John Fisher College ranked as a “Best Value for the Money” in an annual nationwide ranking of U.S. colleges and universities. College search website, College Factual, ranked the nursing program, which is housed in the Wegmans School of Nursing, No. 42 out of 500 programs at colleges and universities in the country reviewed as “Best for the Money.”

Walk Raises $22,000 for Suicide Prevention Foundation This year, members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy walked in honor of their colleague, Dr. Jack Brown, who passed away from suicide in November 2017.

04/08/2019 - More than 343 participants raised over $22,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) during the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk at St. John Fisher College.

Suicide Awareness Walk at Fisher Honors Late Faculty Member American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness Campus Walk Logo

04/04/2019 - More than 300 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff will join the effort to bring awareness to suicide and suicide prevention during the third annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. Scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, April 7, the walk begins at Kearney Hall, in Cleary Auditorium.

Dr. Char Smith Receives 2019 Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award Charlene Smith

04/03/2019 - Lavery Library selected Dr. Char Smith, DNS, MSEd, WHNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF, as the recipient of the 2019 Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award. The award honors faculty members at St. John Fisher College who serve as an advocate for information literacy, promoting it both on campus among students and faculty, and beyond.