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Campus News

The Scholars in Service Program was established in 1996 to recruit and retain underrepresented students
The banquet was hosted by the Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerc
The Commencement Address was given by Wayne B. Jonas, MD

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Media Mentions

A health fair organized by SMU's nursing students serves a dual purpose: Serve the East Oakland community and recruit people of color to SMU’s nursing programs to help the broader goal of eliminating health disparities.

Source: KQED News State of Health
Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Student Jessica Potter, who graduates on Friday, May 22, 2015, will become an MD instead of join the LPGA

Source: The Vancouver Sun
Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Rena Perez balances being logical and detail-oriented with the softer side of nursing: compassion, vulnerability, and warmth. She was instrumental in directing the team that developed the Ebola patient workflow for Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento.

Source: ABC News 10
Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Sex therapist Isadora Alman, the featured speaker at SMU's 25th Annual Picchi Lecture in March, sparks a new conversation.

Source: Oakland North
Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The California Podiatric Medical Association salutes student volunteers from SMU's California School of Podiatric Medicine for providing needed medical specialty care for the underserved.


Source: The California Podiatric Physician
Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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