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A new Gallup Poll finds 31 percent of Americans cite unemployment as the most important problem facing the United States today. That number has increased three percent in the past six months. That is significantly more than the economy in general (24%), healthcare (20%), or dissatisfaction with government (10%). Since rising unemployment remains a significant issue across the country, some people at Samuel Merritt University are spotlighting ways to solve the issue, locally. 

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Dr. Patricia Webb

SMU Mourns the Loss of a Faculty Member, Dr. Patricia Harvey Webb

Samuel Merritt University has lost a beloved teacher and dear friend with the passing of Dr. Patricia "Pat" Harvey Webb on January 23. read more »

Eric Chow and 9-yr-old Michelle Figueroa

SMU Programs Receive Congressional Recognition

Commitment to the community leads to Congressional recognition for two academic programs at Samuel Merritt University (SMU). Community service and volunteerism have long been defining characteristics of ... read more »

I .Biringer, I. Goodearly, C. Cardani, I. Chen, S. Reiter, J. Vose, T. Chiang, and F. Padojino

Nursing Students Assist in Saving Adult Day Care Programs

Eight Samuel Merritt University nursing students and their clinical instructor, in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program at the San Mateo Learning Center (SMLC), joined advocacy groups ... read more »

Dr. Berman and Congresswoman Lee

Obama's advisor tours Oakland and Opens Doors to Discuss Nurse Unemployment

Audrey Berman, PhD, RN, Dean and Professor of Nursing and Elizabeth Valente, Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations, attended a reception ... read more »

(L-R)-Geraldine-Burke,-RN,-ICN-manager,-Maria-Kiernik,-RN,-SMU-graduate-in-the-T2P-program-and-Jennifer-Fernandez,-RN

Samuel Merritt University Offers RN Resident program

Since the mid-'90s Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing (SoN) has been a leading institution with the most number of new graduates nurses who are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination... read more »

Mom and daughter happy to see the SMU group

Open Arms and Warm Smiles Greet FNP's Return to Laos

After two years of fundraising, Samuel Merritt University (SMU) students in the Family Nurse Practitioner program collected more than $7,000 to purchase ... read more »

OT Devices

Clients are the Inspiration behind OT Inventions

The Lab in Peralta Pavilion was abuzz with activity on March 17, as Samuel Merritt University students from the Occupational Therapy (OT) were tasked to design a tool, gadget, or a piece of equipment for ... read more »

Financial Aid Offices

SMU Oakland Campus Relocates and Revamps Offices

With the anticipation of the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (ABSMC) new patient tower (where Bechtel Hall and Towne Court currently stands) along with ... read more »

Dr. Scot Foster

Dr. Foster Takes Time Off to Complete CRNA Book

Faculty, staff and students might notice a familiar face missing from the halls of Samuel Merritt University starting in April. Scot Foster, PhD, Academic Vice President and Provost, will be on sabbatical leave ... read more »

DPMs 2013

CSPM's 14th Annual White Coat Ceremony

On March 12, 2010, the California School of Podiatric Medicine (CSPM) held its 14th annual White Coat Ceremony for the class of 2013. Nearly fifty podiatry students in the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine program ... read more »

Town Hall

Recapping Town Hall

It was standing room only for the faculty and staff who attended last month's Town Hall on February 25th. It was the first Town Hall of the year and if you missed it, here's a review of the latest updates on ... read more »

President's Council

President's Council Cooks for Fund

With their chef hats, aprons and potholder gloves, members of President's Council (PC) packed up carving knives on Sunday, February 28, and headed to ... read more »

 

 

in this issue

 

SMU Mourns the Loss of a Faculty Member, Dr. Patricia Harvey Webb

SMU Programs Receive Congressional Recognition

Nursing Students Assist in Saving Adult Day Care Programs

Obama's advisor tours Oakland and Opens Doors to Discuss Nurse Unemployment

Samuel Merritt University Offers RN Resident program

Open Arms and Warm Smiles Greet FNP's Return to Laos

Clients are the Inspiration behind OT Inventions

SMU Oakland Campus Relocates and Revamps Offices

Dr. Foster Takes Time Off to Complete CRNA Book

CSPM's 14th Annual White Coat Ceremony

Recapping Town Hall

President's Council Cooks for Fund

Calendar of Events

 

SMU Emergency Telephone Numbers

 

 

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