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Video: Family Nurse Practitioner Grads Share What it Takes to Succeed

In April, on the last day of class and after the final exam was taken, we interviewed a cohort of Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) students on the Sacramento Campus of Samuel Merritt University (SMU).


SMU Students on the Peninsula Building a Healthier Community

Every Thursday morning, a group of older adults living at a MidPen housing facility in Mountain View gather in the first-floor dining room to exercise. A few arrive with the help of a walker, some by cane, and others on two spry feet.

Occupational Therapy Students Invent Devices to Improve Quality of Life

We’ve all experienced it at the grocery check-out line: We reach into the nooks and crannies of our wallets to grab the ATM card and either it won’t come out or, instead, it suddenly flies out with a small deck …

From left to right: Shante Myers, Nga Dwork, and Carmen Craven   From Left to Right: Leslie Brown, Joyce Gray, Jorge De Avila, and Deanna Yee   An anticpated 670 graduates will participate in Commencement in May 2016

SMU Students Present Diversity Mentorship Program at Clinton Global Initiative University

Three Samuel Merritt University students, who want to start a mentorship program to help ethnically diverse undergraduates with limited resources …


Ethnic Health Institute Finds Home at SMU, Offers New Outreach Opportunities for Students

The news that the 20-year-old Ethnic Health Institute (EHI), an outreach group that offers free health services to the underserved …


Graduation May 27

Congratulations to the 2016 graduates from Samuel Merritt University. An anticipated 670 graduates will celebrate commencement on Friday, May 27, at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland.

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