Samuel Merritt University enews

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Letter from the Editor

 

In the nine months since becoming a University, the school has repositioned itself to be the top health sciences institution in the country. Student enrollment has increased exponentially. Facilities remodeling projects have begun. New clinical research, emergency protocols, and implementing a diversity strategy is underway.

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Grants

Despite Tough Economy, Donors Continue to Fund Student and Faculty Education

Despite the economic recession and a competitive climate for grants, Samuel Merritt University has been successful in securing more than $1,250,000 in funding. read more »

Director of Diversity

SMU Alum Takes on Roles as Director of Diversity

Aara Amidi-Nouri, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing (SoN) for pediatrics, has been named the new Director of Diversity for the School. read more »

Che Abram, Monieka Thompson, MOT student

SMU Admission Counselors Extend Search to Increase Student Diversity

Samuel Merritt University (SMU), as with most universities, is dedicated to teaching, learning, and community service - particularly for diverse communities.  read more »

WASC

SMU One Step Closer to Strategic Vision with New Capacity Review

A recently completed evaluation of Samuel Merritt University's institutional resources and ability to support student learning is required for reaccreditation, but it is much more than that. read more »

Policy

Solving the Mysteries of Policy: Da Vinci Code Revealed?

If you are a betting person, you can bank on one sure thing: the EOW (Experience of Work) annual employee opinion survey confirms that Samuel Merritt University (SMU) staff and faculty remain perplexed... read more »

Dr Landsman

Visiting Harvard Professor Sets Up Clinical Trials

New students aren't the only new faces on campus at Samuel Merritt University (SMU), this fall. Adam Landsman, DPM, PhD, is an Assistant Professor... read more »

Dr Landsman

Potential Podiatry Students Absorb CSPM Culture

The Office of Admission and the California School of Podiatric Medicine hosted the inaugural CSPM Immersion Week this summer. Fifteen college sophomores and juniors participated in an all-inclusive week... read more »

Pediatric Clinic

Occupational Therapy Offers Free Pediatric Clinic

The Occupational Therapy (OT) program at Samuel Merritt University (SMU) is offering its annual OT Pediatric Clinic.   This marks the sixth year the free OT clinic... read more »

Nurse and Physician Assistant Students Improve Global Health

Students from two Samuel Merritt University programs had a chance to use their medical skills and Spanish fluency when two academic programs traveled to South America this summer. read more »

Operation Backpack

Sac. Regional Learning Center Helps Kids in Need

For the third year in a row, Samuel Merritt University students, faculty and staff from the Sacramento Regional Learning Center participated in the 5th Annual Operation Backpack, a nonprofit organization... read more »

Gala

Pinnacle Centennial Gala Raises Funds for SMU

The Samuel Merritt University community is getting ready to celebrate the final Centennial event, A Magical Transformation, in style. Wrapping up this year's festivities, the Gala promises to be an evening filled... read more »

 

 

in this issue

 

Despite Tough Economy, Donors Continue to Fund Student and Faculty Education

SMU Alum Takes on Roles as Director of Diversity

SMU Admission Counselors Extend Search to Increase Student Diversity

SMU One Step Closer to Strategic Vision with New Capacity Review

Solving the Mysteries of Policy: Da Vinci Code Revealed?

Visiting Harvard Professor Sets Up Clinical Trials

Potential Podiatry Students Absorb CSPM Culture

Occupational Therapy Offers Free Pediatric Clinic

Nurse and Physician Assistant Students Improve Global Health

Sac. Regional Learning Center Helps Kids in Need

Pinnacle Centennial Gala Raises Funds for SMU

SMU 2009 Photo Gallery

 

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