2015 Community Stories

WCU-Miami Faculty Named Item Writer for NCLEX
12/14/2015

West Coast University Miami nursing instructor Maria Perez, MSN, RN, RNC-OB, LHRM was recently named an item writer for National Council of State Boards of Nursing... Read more

WCU Associate Spotlight: Dr. Barbara Garcia
12/14/2015

Like most West Coast University faculty, WCU-Miami Assistant Professor Barbara Garcia was influenced by role models while growing up.Garcia actually cites... Read more

West Coast University-Orange County and Torrance Memorial Celebrate Graduates
12/07/2015

On Oct. 21, West Coast University nursing administration, Career Services and University Relations were invited to participate in a celebratory dinner with Torrance... Read more

Japanese University Nursing Students Visit WCU-LA
11/16/2015

Sophomore nursing students from Niigata University of Health & Welfare in Japan, recently visited West Coast University-Los Angeles for a tour of the Simulation... Read more

WCU Veteran's Day Faculty Spotlight: Louis DiBernardo
11/11/2015

West Coast University proudly supports America's veterans and active duty military personnel. We are incredibly proud of our students and faculty who have served... Read more

WCU Doctorate of Physical Therapy Students Volunteer at Spinal Injury Games
10/27/2015

More than 25 West Coast University Doctorate of Physical Therapy student and faculty volunteered at the 2015 Spinal Injury Games in October, held at the Rancho Los... Read more

West Coast University Crew Team Takes Gold at Royal Canadian Henley Regatta
08/17/2015

  The road to Rio 2016 got a little brighter for West Coast University's sponsored rowing team after taking gold in two races at a recent international event. WCU... Read more

WCU-Orange County Hosts Philippine Nurses Association
08/16/2015

West Coast University-Orange County hosted a meeting last week for the Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California (PNASC) for the Orange County and Los... Read more

West Coast University-Miami Hosts Open House
08/03/2015

On Aug. 1, West Coast University-Miami opened its doors to share more about WCU's offerings and connect with the Doral community. After the information sessions,... Read more

Ada Gerard Named Executive Director of West Coast University-Orange County
08/03/2015

West Coast University is excited to announce the arrival of Ada Gerard as the new executive director of the Orange County campus. Gerard has served in higher education... Read more

Wayne Fletcher Named West Coast University VP of Operations
07/20/2015

West Coast University is pleased to announce that Wayne Fletcher, Ed.D., MBA is the new vice president of operations.With more than 20 years of experience in the... Read more

Tim Gramling Named Executive Director of West Coast University-Los Angeles
07/13/2015

West Coast University is excited to announce the arrival of Tim Gramling, LP.D, the new executive director of the Los Angeles campus. Dr. Gramling has served in... Read more

WCU Doctor of Physical Therapy Students in Los Angeles Volunteer at Health Clinic for Star Apartments Residents
07/07/2015

More than 40 West Coast University physical therapy doctorate students and faculty performed health screenings for residents of the Star Apartments in... Read more

West Coast University Welcomes New Miami Campus Executive Director
06/29/2015

West Coast University is excited to announce the arrival of Joshua Padron, Ed.D, the new executive director of the Miami campus. Dr. Padron has served in higher... Read more

WCU Dental Hygiene Program Hosts Free Education Seminar
06/22/2015

More than 80 people attended the West Coast University Dental Hygiene Program’s Education Ground Rounds on June 16 at the West Coast University campus in Anaheim.... Read more

WCU’s First South Korean Cohort Completes 10-Week Exchange Program
06/06/2015

West Coast University said goodbye to its first group of South Korean exchange students the only way possible — with pizza.On June 6, 2015, the five CHA University... Read more

West Coast University Opens Center for Graduate Studies
04/17/2015

Consolidated Campus Promotes Interprofessional EducationOn May 12, 2015, West Coast University will celebrate the grand opening of its Center for Graduate Studies,... Read more

Global Public Health Students Travel to Belize
04/17/2015

WCU students participated in the Global Public Health Program by traveling to the Toledo district of Belize from Feb. 21-March 7, 2015. Students are able to experience... Read more

West Coast University International Education Program Expanding to South Korea
04/01/2015

South Korean Nursing Exchange Students to Spend 10 Weeks at West Coast University and Hollywood Presbyterian Medical CenterWest Coast University and CHA... Read more

West Coast University Sponsors Elite Athlete in Quest for Olympic Gold
03/31/2015

Two-time gold medalist Erin Cafaro MacKenzie joins with Sara Hendershot to train for 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.While the lineup might have changed, the goal of... Read more

ACC and WCU Partner to Help Run High School Clinic
03/20/2015

American Career College and West Coast University have joined with Dr. Edna Miller, the founder of Health Care Integrated Services, to assist in managing a health... Read more