2017 Health Stories

WCU-Dallas Recognized By City For Hurricane Harvey Response; Donates $5,000 to CERT Training Program

In 37 days, volunteers in Dallas served 113,000 meals, distributed more than 30,000 items of clothing, provided 5,600 health and medical services and put in more... Read more

WCU Associate Spotlight: Gil Cho

As the international education specialist, Gil Cho works to develop and support all international programs and international students at West Coast University. "I've... Read more

DPT Program Receives 5-Year Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) has granted five years of accreditation to West Coast University’s Doctor of Physical... Read more

WCU-Ontario Career Services Backs a Winner Named ‘Green Light’

The West Coast University-Ontario Career Services team and guests attended the Dice & Derby charity event for Dignity Health this October. . The evening... Read more

WCU Associate Spotlight: Diane Morey

Sometimes the right teacher makes all the difference. Just ask West Coast University-Ontario Nursing Dean Diane Morey. In high school, Morey "didn't care much"... Read more

WCU-OC Executive Director Ada Gerard Shares Her Family's Fight Against Frontotemporal Degeneration

WCU-Orange County Executive Director Ada Gerard spoke at Saddleback Hospital on June 5 about her personal experience with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD). “My... Read more

WCU Associate Spotlight: Valencia Williams

West Coast University Professor Valencia Williams has always had an intense interest in science and teaching. As a child, instead of having tea parties with her... Read more

WCU Associate Spotlight: Renee Schweitzer, DNP

Renee Schweitzer was the first college graduate in her family. Now, after earning an associate, a bachelor, a master and family nurse practitioner degree, she's... Read more

Mitch Thomas Named Executive Director at WCU-Ontario

Some people aren't afraid to get their hands dirty. Mitch Thomas, the new executive director at West Coast University-Ontario, takes it one step further. "I like... Read more

WCU-Orange County's Ginger Pierson Elected to Board of Leading National Nursing Association

The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) recently announced that West Coast University-Orange County instructor Ginger Pierson has... Read more

WCU Donates $1,500 to Torrance Memorial Medical Center for Community Cancer Screening in March 

West Coast University recently donated $1,500 to helped provide the community with no-cost colorectal cancer screenings at Torrance Memorial... Read more

Ann McDonald Named to National OT Ethics Commission

West Coast University professor Ann McDonald is going to need a bigger business card. McDonald, an associate professor of occupational therapy at WCU's Center... Read more

Danielle Sperandeo Named WCU Associate Provost, Center for Graduate Studies Executive Director

West Coast University is excited to announce that Danielle Sperandeo has been appointed to the newly developed position of associate provost for graduate education... Read more

DPT Students Win Award From CPTA For Original Video

Two West Coast University graduate students have won the 2016 California Physical Therapy Association student video contest. Chris DuCray and Cara Kahm, doctor... Read more