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Fisher Academic Programs among RBJ Reader Favorites A faculty member works with students in the classroom.

05/31/2019 - St. John Fisher College academic programs were among those selected as “reader favorites” in the Rochester Business Journal’s 2019 Reader Rankings Awards.

Cultural Experiences Add Skills to Students’ Nursing Toolbox Melissa Kenney did a preceptorship at the Kayenta Health Center, located on the Navajo Reservation.

05/23/2019 - In Navajo culture, it is disrespectful to point at people and looking elders directly in the eye is considered rude. That’s information Melissa Kenney ’19, a recent graduate of the Wegmans School of Nursing, learned through her senior preceptorship at the Kayenta Health Center, located on the Navajo Reservation.

Fisher’s Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing Announces International Partnership From left to right: Dr. Kevin Railey, President Gerard Rooney, Dr. John Wells, Dean Dianne Cooney Miner, and Ann Costello.

05/15/2019 - Officials from the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College and the Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), in Waterford, Ireland, announced today a formal partnership to advance the Institute’s mission of transforming the way nurses treat the unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities (DD).

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.”