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More than 100 Students Honored with Academic, Campus Life Awards Faculty members from the School of Arts and Sciences cheer on award winners during a ceremony held over Zoom.

05/09/2020 - Each year, St. John Fisher College honors members of its graduating class who have achieved excellence in their academic studies and co-curricular pursuits.

First Year Proves Unforgettable for Two Members of the Class of 2023 Trey Holmes with friends at the Teddi Dance for Love.

04/30/2020 - Fun. Exciting. Amazing. That’s how Tre’vonnte Holmes describes his first year at St. John Fisher College. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Holmes came to campus to pursue a degree in sport management. Along the way, he has engaged in some of Fisher’s best traditions and carved out his very own study space in Lavery Library.

Perfect Record: 100% Licensure Exam Pass Rate Achieved by All 75 December Nursing Graduates A patch on the uniform students wear at the Wegmans School of Nursing..

04/20/2020 - All 75 December 2019 graduates of the Wegmans School of Nursing exceeded the New York State average in their ability to successfully pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on their first attempt.

Faculty Member Deployed by National Guard in the Midst of COVID-19 Bryce Bishop

04/16/2020 - Bryce Bishop has seen a lot. As a member of the National Guard, he has been deployed to combat areas before, traveling to Afghanistan, Iraq, Qatar, and Africa. This time, he’s helping to stop a different enemy on the health care front lines battling COVID-19.

Two from the Wegmans School of Nursing Present at National Conference Deborah Maier and Wendy Hou present their research.

04/01/2020 - Two members of the Wegmans School of Nursing community, Deborah Maier and Wendy Hou, presented research at the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Annual Conference earlier this month.

Wegmans School of Nursing among New York’s Best Accredited Nursing Schools NuringProcess.org's 2020 Best Nursing Schools in New York badge

03/24/2020 - Nursing Process ranked St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing No. 3 in its 2020 rankings of the best accredited nursing schools in New York.

Sacco Honored with Distinguished Dissertation Award Dr. Tara Sacco

03/17/2020 - Dr. Tara Sacco, visiting assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently given the Distinguished Dissertation Award by Villanova University’s Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.

Fisher’s Health Graduate Programs Rank Well Among U.S. News’ Top Grad Schools Two graduate nursing students talk with Dr. Henry Moscicki.

03/17/2020 - Master’s programs offered through St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing and Wegmans School of Pharmacy are among the top 120 programs in the country, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report.

Fisher Team Serves at the US-Mexico Border Over Spring Break A team of students and faculty spent their spring break serving those in need at the border of El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, volunteering with local human services organizations.

03/16/2020 - Like many of her classmates, Ashley Blaakman ’19 (Pharm.D.) chose a career in health care because of her passion for service. So it’s no surprise that a team of students and faculty from Fisher spent their spring break serving those in need at the border of El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Mexico, volunteering with local human services organizations.

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.

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