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.
04/26/2018 - On Tuesday, April 17, members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy traveled to the state capital to participate in the annual Pharmacy Advocacy Day.
03/01/2018 - Dr. Lipika Chablani, an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College, was selected for the New Investigator Award, given by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
02/01/2018 - Next fall, Rochester-area middle school students will have the chance to convert waste into biodiesel, thanks to the efforts of Dr. Renuka Manchanayakage, assistant professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College.
11/30/2017 - Dr. Kathy Broikou and Dr. Joellen Maples, two faculty members from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher College, recently received a $86,202 grant from First Niagara Foundation in partnership with KeyBank to fund the continuation of a mentoring partnership between the College and World of Inquiry School No. 58.
10/31/2017 - The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing will enhance its existing programs for mental health counselors and psychiatric nurse practitioners to include an emphasis upon strategies for delivering integrated behavioral and physical health care, especially to underserved and vulnerable populations.
08/07/2017 - Faculty and administrators in the Executive Leadership program, housed in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education at St. John Fisher College, implemented an initiative this year to support leadership in Rochester charter schools. Charter school leaders have been meeting regularly to share ideas and information, thanks to a grant sponsored by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation and the ESL Charitable Foundation.
03/30/2017 - Two faculty members at St. John Fisher College received a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), which will fund a project aimed at generating discussions of duty, patriotism, and loyalty among Rochester-based veterans through the exploration of World War I and the Afghanistan/Iraq counter-insurgencies.
02/14/2017 - St. John Fisher College received a $50,000 gift from Tompkins Bank of Castile to create an endowed scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Business.
01/25/2017 - St. John Fisher College received a $3,000 grant from KeyBank to assist with undergraduate scholarship awards.