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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.

02/22/2019 - 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.

Italian Women’s Civic Club Honors Two from Fisher Jessica Colmerauer ’19 (Pharm.D.) and Mary Elizabeth Kendt ’20

11/07/2018 - Two St. John Fisher College students—Jessica Colmerauer ’19 (Pharm.D.) and Mary Elizabeth Kendt ’20—were named recipients of the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Award.

Grant Programs at Wegmans School of Nursing Receive Nearly $1M in Funding to Focus on Opioid Abuse Treatment Fisher nurses train in the Simulation Center.

11/05/2018 - Three grant programs through the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College have received nearly $1 million in funding from two federal agencies.

Tom Golisano Gives $5.8 Million to St. John Fisher College for Creation of Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing President Rooney; Ann Costello, Golisano Foundation; Drew Boshell, Special Olympics; Cori Piels, Special Olympics; Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner; Wegmans School of Nursing faculty; and Golisano Foundation trustees celebrate the newly announced Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing.

10/30/2018 - Earlier today, St. John Fisher College, Tom Golisano and the Golisano Foundation announced the creation of the Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing thanks to a $5.8 million gift, $5 million from Tom Golisano and $800,000 from the Golisano Foundation.

St. John Fisher College Hosts TEDxSJFC for Second Year TEDxSJFC - an independently organized TED event

10/26/2018 - On Saturday, Nov. 3, St. John Fisher College will host TEDxSJFC from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Basil 135.

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