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Fisher Historians Receive Second NEH Grant for Veterans Dialogue Project Seal: National Endowment for the Humanities

07/09/2020 - Two faculty members at St. John Fisher College received a second round of funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), to support the continuation of a project aimed at generating discussions of duty, patriotism, and loyalty among Rochester-based veterans.

Course Gives Nursing Home Staff Training in Delivering Care during COVID-19 A diagram from the COVID-19 course explores the chain of infection.

365备用网址APP 07/06/2020 - A new course created by faculty and staff at the Wegmans School of Nursing is designed to provide direct support staff working with residents of nursing homes with basic training in infectious diseases and how to properly use personal protective equipment (PPE).

St. John Fisher College Announces Test-Optional Policy LeChase Commons on St. John Fisher College's campus

07/02/2020 - St. John Fisher College has announced a test-optional policy for students enrolling at the College in fall 2021 and 2022 academic years.

#Fisher2020: Honors Student Ready to Carve Out Her Place in the World Julia Detmer ’20

07/01/2020 - Honors student Julia Detmer ’20 says her time at St. John Fisher College opened her eyes to myriad disciplines and experiences.

President Rooney Named Chair of Empire 8 Presidents Council President Rooney addresses a crowd at the Courage Bowl in 2015.

07/01/2020 - Dr. Gerard Rooney, president of St. John Fisher College, was named chair of the President’s Council of the Empire Athletic Conference. Rooney begins his three-year appointment as chair on July 1.

Maples, Wittmeyer Appointed Interim Deans Dr. Joellen Maples and Dr. Carol Wittmeyer

365备用网址APP 07/01/2020 - St. John Fisher College has announced the appointments of Dr. Joellen Maples to continue as interim dean of the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education and Dr. Carol Wittmeyer as interim dean of the School of Business for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The Year of the Nurse Fisher nursing alumni Kristin Opett, Shane Gurnee, Lindsay Michaud, Meredith Bailey, Celia McIntosh, Justin Plata, and Kayla Goodberlet

06/30/2020 - Four days before the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, students graduating from the Wegmans School of Nursing gathered together—virtually. Using computers, phones, and tablets to connect, they logged on to Zoom to recite the Nightingale Pledge, an oath inspired by the nursing pioneer that espouses the values and ethics of a professional nurse, which is an annual tradition carried out by the School of Nursing to welcome the newest Fisher Nurses to the profession.

Nurturing the Profession - Kristin Opett ’97 Kristin Opett professional headshot

06/30/2020 - In acknowledgment of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, Collegium is highlighting alumni who, in their own unique ways, embody what it means to be a “Fisher Nurse.” In this installment, meet Kristin Opett ’97

Advocacy for Patients - Celia McIntosh ’11, ’15 Celia McIntosh professional headshot

06/30/2020 - In acknowledgment of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, Collegium is highlighting alumni who, in their own unique ways, embody what it means to be a “Fisher Nurse.” In this installment, meet Celia McIntosh ’11, ’15

Protecting the Public - Shane Gurnee ’12 Shane Gurnee facing the camera and smiling

06/30/2020 - In acknowledgment of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, Collegium is highlighting alumni who, in their own unique ways, embody what it means to be a “Fisher Nurse.” In this installment, meet Shane Gurnee ’12