10/28/2015 - Faculty at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy have released preliminary results from a study of a new home medication adherence system. The system, MedaCube, includes a fully automated dispenser, and seeks to solve the “forgot to take meds” medication adherence problem. Early results from the study show that, on average, the dispenser boosts medication adherence rates in previously nonadherent patients to 94 percent.
10/16/2015 - Members of the St. John Fisher College community, joined by delegates from more than 30 colleges and universities across the country and Ireland, government officials, and community leaders celebrated the inauguration of Dr. Gerard J. Rooney as the seventh president of the College.
10/06/2015 - For the fifth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its list of America’s Best Colleges in the National Universities category. Of the 200 top tier institutions in the National Universities category, Fisher was ranked 146.
09/24/2015 - St. John Fisher College graduate students from three healthcare disciplines will receive interprofessional training in how to best work with patients who require substance abuse screenings, interventions, and referrals to treatment, thanks to a $867,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
09/22/2015 - St. John Fisher College celebrated the opening of its new Integrated Science and Health Sciences building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The 31,000 square foot academic facility includes two 100-seat classrooms, teaching laboratories, a lab prep room, faculty offices, and breakout spaces for student collaboration.
09/10/2015 - This summer, the Wegmans School of Nursing and the Wegmans School of Pharmacy both earned approvals from national accrediting bodies.
09/09/2015 - For the fifth year in a row, St. John Fisher College has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its list of America’s Best Colleges in the National Universities category.
07/31/2015 - St. John Fisher College has been recognized among “America’s Top Colleges,” in an annual report published by Forbes.com. Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, this report ranks 650 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.
07/30/2015 - St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy will launch a new Continuing Professional Education program, which recently received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. The program aims to provide quality continuing education to faculty, alumni, and preceptors, while continuing the School’s rich collaborations with local pharmacy organizations.
05/11/2015 - “To be a leader you have to have courage. You have to be willing to take a risk. You have to be willing to fail.” That’s the advice Rudolph W. Giuliani, the 107th Mayor of New York City, gave to members of St. John Fisher College’s Class of 2015. He followed that up with the encouragement that the graduates need to believe that they will succeed, and that if they’re afraid to fail: prepare.