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University of San Francisco Graduates First Cohort of Nurses Focused on Veterans

VA partnership helps meet growing need for veteran-centric nurses.

“The more I talked to and worked with the veterans during my education, the more I realized why this program is special,” said Amy Phan, one of the 18 USF nursing students graduating this week.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB)August 11, 2016

Nurses participate in educational exercises at VA Northern California Health Care System.

The University of San Francisco (USF) School of Nursing and Health Professions is proud to announce the inaugural class of graduates who participated in the Veteran Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership (VANAP), a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs funded program with the Veteran Affairs Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) and USF’s School of Nursing and Health Professions to educate well-qualified nurses with specialized training in the health issues facing veterans. This first class of 18, graduating with a bachelor of science in nursing, will be recognized during a formal pinning ceremony this Friday, Aug. 12 at 9 a.m. in Sacramento. Continue Reading

Bill Cartwright Taking USF to New Heights, Again!

Original Source: http://www.sacbee.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/hometown-report/article73869037.html

By Joe Davidson, Sacramento Bee

SAN FRANCISCO – The first time Bill Cartwright climbed these stairs was some 41 years ago, when the long-limbed freshman out of Elk Grove High School didn’t just walk up the steep incline.

Elk Grove native and former NBA player and coach Bill Cartwright was a basketball star at USF, and is now the school’s new director of special initiatives.

Elk Grove native and former NBA player and coach Bill Cartwright was a basketball star at USF, and is now the school’s new director of special initiatives.

The 7-footer glided up the stairs – seemingly bounding over the skyscrapers that paint the horizon – reaching “The Hilltop” and USF, where Cartwright was a prized basketball recruit ready to carry the Dons to even loftier heights. USF was an easy sell to Cartwright, America’s top high school player in 1975who came from a quiet farming community south of Sacramento. He wanted to be defined by academics and leadership as much as scoring and rebounding. Continue Reading

Boxcar Eats Now Offering 10% Discount to all USF Students, Staff, and Faculty!

Head on down to boxcar eats for frozen yogurt, ice cream and more! Are you craving a dole whip but can’t make it to Disneyland? No problem! boxcar eats has you covered! Check out this family owned and operated shop today and enjoy a cool and delicious treat! Featuring a variety of flavors, and low fat, low sugar, and dairy free options.

Boxcar Eats
1023 Front St
Sacramento, CA 95814

Open Weekdays and Weekends from 12 noon to 6 pm

Must Show USF ID Card to receive discount

 

Chat Online With the Admissions Team – MAT Program

Just in case you missed our information meeting last night, the School of Education is providing the opportunity to chat online with the admissions team in San Francisco about the MAT program. Keep in mind that all areas will be participating, and if you are thinking of attending in Sacramento, there may be information that is a little different. RSVP for here: https://www.usfca.edu/education/admission-event-rsvp-february-12

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Urban Hikes with May

Join May every Thursday in February from 11:30 to noon for an Urban Hike! Tour around the USF Sacramento Campus and enjoy a breath of fresh air!