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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.

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.

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Holds Hooding Dean Christine Birnie places a hood on a graduating pharmacy student.

05/15/2018 - Together with their friends and families, graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy gathered with faculty and staff during the School’s annual hooding and award ceremony, held in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center on Friday, May 11.

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.

Pharmacy Student a Strong Advocate for Profession Stacy-Ann Wright poses in front Representative Carolyn B. Maloney's office on Capitol Hill.

05/10/2018 - Stacy-Ann Wright won’t earn her pharmacy license for at least another year, but the Wegmans School of Pharmacy student is already one of the profession’s biggest advocates. Seeing advocacy as important to the field itself, and a key responsibility for students, Wright began researching ways to be an active participant in broadening the scope of the profession.

Lull Appointed to Global Volunteers Board of Directors Melinda Lull

05/07/2018 - Dr. Melinda Lull was recently appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Global Volunteers, a nonprofit organization that connects volunteers to meaningful service opportunities around the world.

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