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Stevenson and Lee have hosted the free classes in several SROs
The encouraging growth means that SMU has met and surpassed its goal for attracting more Latino students to the University
Japanese faculty at SMU
During their stay, the professors toured the Oakland campus and visited with students
Jonas Scholars
The students were honored at at the 2015 Jonas Scholars Leadership Conference in Washington, DC

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Media Mentions

The Oakland-based Samuel Merritt University is one of the three largest programs for registered nursing students in California and is committed to reducing health disparities by recruiting more students of color. 

Source: KQED News State of Health
Published: Thursday, November 5, 2015

It's still mostly white and female, but recruiters at Samuel Merritt University are looking for diversity.

Source: Oakland Magazine
Published: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Institutions such as Oakland's Samuel Merritt University top lists when considering students' post-graduation earnings and average annual cost, while Ivy Leagues such as Harvard, Princeton, and Yale perform well when sorted by graduation rate.

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Saturday, September 19, 2015

Dolores Huerta urged students to pay attention to the world around them, asking them to be proactive about challenging injustices. "We are all related," Huerta said. "We are all advocates of different shades and colors. We have to fight for each other and protect each other."


Source: Oakland North
Published: Friday, September 18, 2015

SMU students Amy Stevenson and Jennifer Lee created a novel healthy eating class for residents living in San Francisco's single room occupancy hotels, which culminates in a trip to the farmer's markets and, hopefully, leads to healthier lifestyles. 


Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Published: Thursday, September 3, 2015

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