2017 Community Stories

WCU-Miami Donates 20 New Bicycles For Doral Families

West Coast University-Miami helped 20 families roll into the holidays this December at its first “Fall Challenge Event.” WCU-Miami executive director... Read more

WCU-Ontario Gives More Than 400 Toys To Steven's Hope

West Coast University-Ontario students, faculty and staff came together this December and provided toys to children who are spending the holidays... Read more

WCU-Dallas Welcomes New Executive Director Leadership Team Of Duemand Edwards and Shelby Frutchey

Welcome to our new West Coast University Dallas Leadership team members, Executive Director Duemand Edwards and Associate Executive Director Shelby Frutchey. As... Read more

WCU Alumni Share Nursing Options with Boys & Girls Club

West Coast University alumni took time this November to share their knowledge and passion for their careers and hopefully inspire the next generation of... Read more

CERT Training Helps WCU-Dallas Provide Emergency Relief

When disaster strikes, nurses are always on the front lines of the relief effort. Thanks to training received through the Red Cross, the city of Dallas... Read more

WCU-Miami Students Volunteer at Doral Pro Health Fair

On Oct. 7, West Coast University-Miami hosted the Doral Pro Health event on campus. Health fair attendees had the opportunity to meet with healthcare professionals... Read more

Team WCU Takes to the Streets for CHOC Walk 2017

A hardy group of West Coast University staff, students, faculty and alumni took to the streets at the Happiest Place on Earth this August to raise money for Children's... Read more

WCU-Dallas Ramping Up Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

As Houston evacuees begin to flood into shelters around Texas, health care professionals like Stephanie Ayers will be there to greet them. Ayers, an assistant... Read more

California Senator Connie Leyva Takes Tour of WCU-Ontario

West Coast University was delighted to host state Sen. Connie Leyva at the Ontario campus this August. Leyva, whose 20th State Senate District includes the cities... Read more

WCU-Miami BSN Students Make 'Impact' at Operation Stand Down 2017

Twenty-five nursing students from West Coast University had the honor this May to participate in an event for the veteran and homeless population of Miami. Under... Read more

WCU-Miami Dean Starts Nurses Week on 'Inside South Florida'

West Coast University-Miami Nursing Dean Claudette Spalding took to the airwaves in South Florida to promote national Nurses Week. Spalding joined "Inside South... Read more

WCU Receives Gold Award for CAPPS Community Service

West Coast University recently was the recipient of the CAPPS Community Service 2017 gold award by the California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS). “Thank... Read more

Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez Tours WCU-Ontario Campus

California state Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez visited the West Coast University-Ontario campus this March, and got to see firsthand how WCU helps students to prepare... Read more

WCU Honored By Northridge Hospital Foundation for Work with MEND Dental Hygiene Clinic

The Northridge Hospital Foundation recently recognized West Coast University for its efforts in helping the community. Northridge Hospital Foundation President... Read more

WCU Dental Hygiene Clinic Hosts Sixth Annual Smile Camp

West Coast University held its sixth annual smile camp this February, which is National Children’s Dental Health month. At the event, WCU dental hygiene students... Read more

Belize GPH Scholars Promote HIV Testing on World AIDS Day 2016

In partnership with Hillside Heath Care International, a group of West Coast University nursing students encouraged people in Punta Gorda, Belize to get tested for... Read more

GPH Belize 2016 Starts First Week with Health Fair

One day after arriving in Belize, West Coast University’s global public health scholars were hard at work in the community. Working alongside medical students... Read more

WCU Programs Participate in Interprofessional Outreach at Garden Grove Housing Complex

More than a dozen West Coast University students and faculty helped host a health fair at a low-income housing complex during November. WCU students from a... Read more