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Wegmans School of Nursing Program Addresses Health Care Shortage in Underserved Populations Wegmans School of Nursing

08/09/2017 - This fall, the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing will launch an immersive clinical training program designed to prepare nurse practitioner students for clinical practice in medically underserved areas.

Fisher’s “Script Your Future” Team Named Competition Finalist Script Your Future logo

05/30/2017 - A team of students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and Wegmans School of Nursing was named a finalist in the “rookie award” category for their participation in the Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge.

Oh, the Places They're Going! Madison Hornick, James Flagler, Alex Ormond, Chelsea Sedlak, Vinh Luong

05/18/2017 - Each class brings its own set of unique qualities, camaraderie, energy, and flavor. But, the Class of 2017 has set the Fisher success bar very high, and each graduate has made an impact on the campus community and on Fisher history. Here, we hear from five recent graduates who are ready for their next adventure.

Hooding Ceremony Celebrates School of Nursing Graduates During the Wegmans School of Nursing ceremony, students recite the Nightingale Pledge, a modified version of the Hippocratic Oath named in honor of Florence Nightingale.

05/16/2017 - Each year, the Wegmans School of Nursing holds a recognition and hooding ceremony to honor graduates of its programs. From undergraduate seniors to doctoral candidates, the event, which was held on Thursday, May 11, is the chance for the School to award students for success in and out of the classroom and thank faculty, staff, and community partners for their role in the education of program participants.

Fisher Celebrates Class of 2017 at 63rd Commencement Members of the Class of 2017 celebrate Commencement.

05/13/2017 - More than 1,100 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students graduated from St. John Fisher College during its 63rd Commencement, held on Saturday, May 13, at the Blue Cross Arena.

Symposium Puts the Focus on Student Scholarship The Student Scholarship and Creative Work Symposium brought hundreds of students, faculty, and staff together to celebrate student scholarship.

05/09/2017 - For Thomas Goetze ’17, one of the more than 200 St. John Fisher College students who participated in the Student Scholarship and Creative Work Symposium, the daylong event was an opportunity to showcase the results of his research efforts, while speaking to the invaluable nature of engaging in such work.

Cooney Miner Moderates Panel on Effects of Trauma on Young Children Dianne Cooney Miner

05/05/2017 - As part of the Children’s Institute Spotlight Series, St. John Fisher College and the Greater Rochester Health Foundation co-sponsored a seminar on how trauma impacts the minds and behaviors of young children.

Awards Honor Exceptional Work in Service-Learning The Community Partner Award was given to Deborah Botsford, director of the Webster/West Irondequoit Postsecondary Transition Program.

05/03/2017 - During an awards ceremony on Friday, April 28, the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement honored students, faculty, and community partners who have demonstrated exceptional work in service-learning courses throughout the academic year.

Markwick to Represent New York State in NP Association Laura Markwick

04/27/2017 - Dr. Laura Markwick, assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was elected to serve as the New York State North representative for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In this role, she will represent all of New York north of New York City and Long Island.

Nursing Students Develop Safe Sleep Teaching Tool A sleeping baby.

03/29/2017 - Sometimes, students make the best teachers. That’s the case for a group of undergraduates in the Wegmans School of Nursing, who developed a resource tool that helps nurses and clinical students teach new parents about an innovative way to practice safe sleep habits for their newborns.