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WCU Pharmacy Students Wins CPhA Innovative Chapter Award For Third Consecutive Year

For the third year in a row, West Coast University has been honored by the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) with the Innovative Chapter Award. The award recognizes California’s most innovative CPhA-Academy of Student Pharmacist (ASP) chapter...


WCU BSN Alumnus Finds Purpose in Nursing Career

We don’t always get it right on the first try. For Joe Carrillo, it was his third career that gave him passion and meaning. Through West Coast University, he found his purpose through nursing. The program created a pathway for Carrillo, who now...


WCU Student Ready to Soar into Nursing On Third Attempt

From military to mom to nursing student, Lauren Ignacio is no stranger to hardship and hard work. When she was first accepted to West Coast University right out of high school, she had to pass on her dream university because of financial reasons. However,...


From Banker to Magna Cum Laude Nursing Graduate

Harrold G.’s first job was in banking, but nothing about that career path made him feel like it was his calling. Harrold talked with his family about his concerns for his future and what he could do to lead a fulfilling career and use his potential....


From Medical School to Nursing: A WCU BSN Student’s Journey

Not every journey is linear. Elizabeth Mkroyan always knew she wanted to work in healthcare. From a young age, she envisioned herself as a doctor. Through years of dedicated studying, she continued to move towards this goal. After gaining her bachelor’s...


WCU Public Health Students Go From Online Learning to Frontline COVID-19 Testing at OC Fairgrounds

Nursing students from West Coast University-Orange County moved their class from online to frontline while helping out at a COVID-19 testing site this February. For the next eight weeks, the public health students will see approximately 1,000 people...


WCU-Los Angeles BSN Students Visit MLK Community Hospital for COVID-19 Immunization Clinic

Nursing students from West Coast University-Los Angeles finally got a chance to get back in the field this February by administering COVID-19 vaccines at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital. Led by WCU-Los Angeles nursing instructor Masha Crawford,...


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