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Six Undergraduates Earn Prestigious Trustee Awards Molly Taylor addresses her fellow graduates at the School of Arts and Sciences morning Commencement ceremony.

06/03/2021 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors graduating seniors for their academic successes. Among the Class of 2021, six students who graduated in December 2020 and May 2021 were recognized for exceptional academic performance. These are the highest honors bestowed to baccalaureate students during their time at the College.

Wegmans School of Nursing Celebrates its Graduates with Two Ceremonies, Twice the Fisher Love A graduate of the School of Nursing receives a diploma.

05/06/2021 - During two ceremonies held on Thursday, May 6, the Wegmans School of Nursing conferred baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees on more than 300 St. John Fisher College graduates.

New Training to Support Persons with IDD during Pandemic Two people walking outside.

04/26/2021 - A team of faculty at the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College is creating a four-module training to help individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) and their caregivers handle the unique challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nursing Faculty, Mentors, and Students Present at Scientific Sessions Wegmans School of Nursing

04/21/2021 - Faculty and students from the Wegmans School of Nursing were well-represented at the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions.

Celebrating the 5th Annual Student Research and Creative Work Symposium A student looks into a microscope in a science lab.

04/16/2021 - For the fifth year, St. John Fisher College will celebrate students excelling with their own independent projects during the annual Student Research and Creative Work Symposium. Undergraduate and graduate student scholars will begin sharing their work on Wednesday, April 28.

Cooney Miner Among 2021 Circle of Excellence Honorees Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner

04/07/2021 - Rochester Business Journal has selected Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, executive director of the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College, as a Circle of Excellence recipient in the 2021 Women of Excellence awards. Cooney Miner previously served as founding dean of the College’s Wegmans School of Nursing.

Fisher’s Graduate Programs Perform Well in U.S. News’ Annual Rankings Aerial view of St. John Fisher College's campus in the fall.

03/30/2021 - Several of St. John Fisher College’s advanced degree programs achieved high rankings in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Grad Schools” lists.

$25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant to Create New Civic Leaders Program at Fisher Students gather on the Campus Center Quad.

03/29/2021 - A new program at St. John Fisher College will prepare undergraduate students to be educated and engaged civic leaders and citizens of the region and find answers on how to create a more equitable, healthy, and sustainable community.

Countdown to Commencement 2021: Catherine Healey Catherine Healey with her teammates.

03/29/2021 - Nursing major Catherine Healey is the next member of the Class of 2021 to be featured in the “Countdown to Commencement” series. Healey was nominated by Monica Hope, the assistant men’s and women’s rowing coach.

Weinschreider Honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense Adjunct faculty member Bryce Bishop presented Joanne Weinschreider with a certificate from the Office of the Secretary of Defense honoring her as a Patriotic Employer.

03/11/2021 - Joanne Weinschreider, director of the Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation and Lab Center, has been honored as a Patriotic Employer by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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