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U.S. News Names Fisher among Best Colleges in America Kearney Hall

09/10/2018 - For the eighth year in a row, St. John Fisher College was included among the 300 top tier institutions in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2019 feature.

Pharmacy School Offers Health Clinics at Mary’s Place Over the course of spring 2018 semester, Wegmans School of Pharmacy students and faculty worked closely with Mary’s Place to provide routine health clinics for refugees served by the community organization.

07/19/2018 - Over the course of spring 2018 semester, Wegmans School of Pharmacy students and faculty worked closely with Mary’s Place to provide routine health clinics for refugees served by the community organization.

Ratka Elected to Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science Anna Ratka

07/11/2018 - Dr. Anna Ratka, professor and associate dean of academic affairs at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, was elected the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Pharmaceutical Research (APhA-APRS) as Science Basic Science Chair Elect.

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.

Pharmacy Student Earns Scholarship Juliette Miller ’20 (Pharm.D.), was one of three pharmacy students from New York State to be selected as a recipient of the Nicholas Ciccarone Memorial Scholarship.

07/10/2018 - Juliette Miller ’20 (Pharm.D.), was one of three pharmacy students from New York State to be selected as a recipient of the Nicholas Ciccarone Memorial Scholarship.

DeLucenay Given Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award DeLucenay accepts his award at a banquet and award ceremony as part of PSSNY’s annual convention.

07/09/2018 - Dr. Alexander DeLucenay ’06, ’10 (Pharm.D.), associate professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, was selected as the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York’s (PSSNY) 2018 Distinguished Young Pharmacist. DeLucenay was formally honored during a banquet and award ceremony as part of PSSNY’s annual convention.

Grant Supports Pharmacy Student Research Michelle Ubowski

06/14/2018 - Michelle Ubowski, a rising fourth-year student at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College, was recently awarded a highly selective Gateway to Research Scholarship through the American Foundation of Pharmacy Education (AFPE).

School of Pharmacy Confers First Bachelor’s Degrees Dean Christine Birnie with bachelor’s degree recipients Albania Mitchell, Renee Deruchia, Anna Morris, Xiaodi (Nook) Chen, Natalie Lugo, Martin Peace, and Allison LeFever.

06/01/2018 - On May 12, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy officially conferred degrees upon its first Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Studies graduates.

Pharmacists to Create ASL Videos for Diabetes Education Dr. Nabila Ahmed-Sarwar and Dr. Elizabeth Sutton Burke

06/01/2018 - As a population, studies show that individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing are nearly seven times more likely to lack basic health information compared to the hearing population, leading to increased risk for illnesses including diabetes. One reason for the knowledge gap? A scarcity of resources and material in American Sign Language (ASL). That’s a problem two faculty members at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College are working to change.

Student Achievements on Display during Year-End Ceremonies The Wegmans School of Pharmacy honored students during its annual awards ceremony in May.

05/31/2018 - Two events this spring showcased the academic and co-curricular achievements of students at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.

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