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
Congratulations to all of the 2016 graduates! USF’s 157th Annual Commencement celebrated over 2,000 graduates at the historical St. Ignatius Church. View the highlight video or full commencement ceremonies now
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.
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
CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Turning up the volume for 25 years! Grab and beer and join us for downtown Sac’s largest outdoor happy hour – Fridays from 5 – 9 p.m., May 6 – July 29 at Cesar Chavez Plaza! #CIP2016 #Cheers25Years
Check it out here!
Stop by and see May or Christina and get your Joe’s Crab Shack discount card. The card is good for 10% your order at the Joe’s Crab Shack in Old Sacramento.
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.
1023 Front St
Sacramento, CA 95814
Open Weekdays and Weekends from 12 noon to 6 pm
Must Show USF ID Card to receive discount
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
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!