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Fisher, Easterseals NY, VeRacity VRcade Host Virtual Reality Wellness Day Opened in early 2018 at RIT’s Park Point, VeRacity VRcade features six virtual-reality stations in its 1,400 square foot facility.

08/13/2018 - A new program through St. John Fisher College, Easterseals New York, and VeRacity VRcade is using the power of technology to offer sensory experiences to individuals living with disabilities.

Fisher Honored as a “College of Distinction” 2018-2019 College of Distinction badge

07/10/2018 - St. John Fisher College has been recognized for its committed implementation of high-impact educational practices, earning its title as one of the nation’s 2018-2019 Colleges of Distinction.

Fisher Professor Selected for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program John Kiweewa

06/13/2018 - Dr. John Kiweewa, assistant professor of mental health counseling at St. John Fisher College, was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) to work with Makerere University in Uganda as they refine and develop curriculum around mental health counseling.

Ceremony Celebrates Nursing Graduates Nursing graduates show off their decorated mortar boards.

05/14/2018 - Each year, the Wegmans School of Nursing holds a recognition and hooding ceremony to honor graduates of its programs.

Lopez to Class of 2018: Embrace Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge Two members of the Class of 2018 smile with their diplomas.

05/12/2018 - “You are fully equipped to face life’s challenges.” That’s the message Dr. George Lopez gave the 700 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students who graduated from St. John Fisher College on Saturday, May 12.

Grant Expands Nursing Students’ Efforts to Teach Asthma Education to RCSD Students Logo for the American Lung Association's Open Airways for Schools Program.

05/10/2018 - Approximately 20 percent of students who attend the Rochester City School District (RCSD) have been diagnosed with asthma. Now, thanks to a grant from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College will have a greater opportunity to help those students manage their disease through an expansion of the American Lung Association’s (ALA) Open Airways for Schools educational program.

Dollinger Appointed to New York State Nursing Committee Marilyn Dollinger

05/03/2018 - Dr. Marilyn L. Dollinger, executive associate dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently appointed to the New York State Nursing Program Evaluation Committee

Civic Engagement Awards Praise Service-Learning Efforts Faculty, staff, students, and community partners were honored during the 2018 Civic Engagement Awards.

04/26/2018 - The 5th Annual Civic Engagement Award Celebration, held on Friday, April 13, acknowledged and celebrated the contributions of those who participated in civic engagement and service-learning at St. John Fisher College during the past academic year. Awards honored students, faculty, and community partners.

Outstanding Adult Student Awards Honor Three from Fisher Adam Hayes Wilson, Jason Teifel, and Kieran Zmora were honored during the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association awards banquet.

04/24/2018 - Three students from St. John Fisher College, Jason Teifel, Adam Hayes Wilson, and Kieran Zmora, were recently honored during the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association (RACCE) awards banquet on Sunday, April 15.

Countdown to Commencement: Anna Marcy Anna Marcy (right) poses with a friend.

04/23/2018 - The next featured senior in our Countdown to Commencement video series is nursing major Anna Marcy, who was nominated by Kelly Greapentrog, women’s volleyball coach.

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