This past Saturday, USF Sacramento hosted a “Working Within Diverse Communities” workshop aimed at providing a safe space for MFT/PCC students to learn about working within diverse communities and intersections of communities. Kimberly Anderson, MFA & Dayna Barrios, MA shared their experiences working with indigenous populations, LGBTQ+ communities, religious populations, mental health direct service, violence prevention, & academic environments. Thank you to all of our students who attended & our panel members for your dedication to mental health!
Several of our USF Sacramento BSN VANAP students volunteered their time at the 2nd Annual Shriner's Walk For Love on June 9th. Shriners Hospital has been able to provide life-changing care for children
On May 5th, USF Sacramento held it's 1st Symposium for Caring Professionals! Students, Faculty and Staff from all programs were encouraged to come and hear guest speakers talk about self-care while working
The field of Public Health is constantly growing and changing. During the 2018 State of Reform Health Policy Conference, experts from every area of the public health field came together to speak about
Amanda Lorenzen, Program Administrator for SONHP at the Sacramento Campus, has been an amazing addition to the Sacramento Campus since the first day she stepped on scene! We asked Amanda to tell us a little more about herself. Continue Reading
California Nursing Students’ Association Conference, October 6-8, 2017
USF Sacramento nursing students, Christina McParland, Aiza Valencia, Angela Neufeld and Erika Simangan (from left) at the annual NSNA state convention in Pomona, CA.
Thank you to all of the participants in our annual Halloween Costume Contest! Here are this years winners:
1st place- Dwight from The Office (Louise Ma)
2nd Place- Grandma (Adelmo Yumena)
3rd Place- Wolverine (Germain Mendez)
Facebook Fan Favorite- Rosie the Riveter (Anghela Leon) Continue Reading
University of San Francisco Sacramento Campus asked Heather Beasley, Master of Arts in Teaching Alumni of 2015, to be our next Alumni spotlight! We are honored to feature Heather and we hope you enjoy hearing about her USF experience!
Tell us about yourself, what degree you earned, and what you have been doing since you graduated?
I went back to school in 2013 to begin a new career in education. In 2015, I graduated alongside my fantastic cohort with a teaching credential and Master of Arts in Teaching. Immediately after graduation, I took on a long term substitute position with a charter school teaching 5th grade. Then last year I transferred to a public school in Plumas Lake, California teaching 3rd grade.
How has your USF degree helped you in your career and life?
So much of what I use everyday in the classroom stems from what we read and discussed in class as well as the culminating projects. One project that comes to mind is the development of a unit of study which was required to integrate cross-discipline curriculum and align with Common Core State Standards (CCSS). My 8th grade unit was on immigration and had the students pull archives from Ellis Island to create a final project to display in our own museum of immigration. Continue Reading