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Fisher’s Nursing Graduate Programs among U.S. News’ Top 130 Wegmans School of Nursing

03/12/2019 - Master’s programs offered through St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing are among the top 130 programs in the country, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Fisher ranked No. 129 for Best Nursing Schools - Master’s in the 2020 edition of the publication’s “Best Grad Schools Nursing” lists.

College Factual Names Fisher a “2019 Best Value School” College Factual Best Value Nationwide - Top 15% Badge

03/01/2019 - St. John Fisher College has been ranked as one of the best schools for the money in the U.S. by College Factual, a college search website based in Troy, New York.

Fisher Students Receive the Excellus Diversity Scholarship James Leone and Sarah Errington are recipients of the Diversity Scholarship given by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

02/22/2019 - Each year, two St. John Fisher College students are selected to win the Diversity Scholarship given by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

The Review Now Seeking Submissions The Review at St. John Fisher College logo

02/18/2019 - Each year, the Honors Program publishes The Review, Fisher’s undergraduate research journal featuring original, scholarly work from students. The submission period for the 2019 issue is now open, and the editors are encouraging students from across Schools and disciplines to consider submitting.

Fisher Nursing Student Inducted into U.S. Navy At a ceremony held in the Wegmans School of Nursing, senior Allison Pierce was officially inducted into the U.S. Navy.

02/08/2019 - Allison Pierce, a senior nursing student at St. John Fisher College, was officially inducted into the United States Navy during a ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 7, held in the Wegmans School of Nursing.

2018 Nursing Graduates Out Pace State Average on Licensure Exam Pass Rates A patch on the uniform students wear at the Wegmans School of Nursing..

02/05/2019 - In 2018, graduates of the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College exceeded the New York State average in their ability to successfully pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on their first attempt.

Countdown to Commencement: Stella Do Countdown to Commencement 2019 Logo

01/28/2019 - Utica native Stella Do is the next member of the Class of 2019 to be featured in our Countdown to Commencement series. She was nominated by Tara Preteroti, assistant director of the College’s Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP).

Nursing Students take a Life-Changing Trip to Kenya Nursing students and professors traveled to Kenya for a clincal preceptorship.

01/23/2019 - A handful of senior nursing students took part in an incredible trip that allowed them to see a new part of the world, and put their knowledge to the test.

Dollinger Honored by American Nurses Association Marilyn Dollinger

11/20/2018 - Dr. Marilyn Dollinger, professor and executive associate dean in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was given the Policy and Service Award by the New York chapter of the American Nurses Association. She was formally honored during the Association’s annual meeting held in Albany, New York, on Friday, Oct. 19.

Crowdfunding@Fisher Offers Seven Ways to Support Fisher Fisher students traveled to Mexico to provide health care to residents.

11/14/2018 - Since its inception, Crowdfunding@Fisher has helped the community come together to support causes they truly believe in. Launched in spring 2018, the efforts help groups of Fisher students, faculty, staff, and alumni raise money for college-based and affiliated initiatives and projects.

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