TUC 2016 Year in Review

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Growth

h89 TUC celebrated the grand opening of a multi-million dollar research facility and new student health clinic.
Research Day Touro University California hosts 15th annual Research Day with highly distinguished lineup of speakers.
Walnut Move To make room as we grow, the offices of Student Affairs, Human Resources, and Finance moved down the way to 690 Walnut. 

 

Grants Awarded

This fiscal year so far TUC has already been awarded close to $3 million in grants, compared to the 1.8 million awarded 2015-2016.

Growth

The MSMHS program dramatically increased its enrollment from 15 to 63 students. The Joint MSPAS/MPH program, Graduate School of Education, and Public Health Program also saw significant increases in the number of students served.

graduates

Touro University California 2016 Commencement brought 449 healthcare and educational leaders.

Firsts

Diversity Fundraiser

Thanks to the generous sponsorships and donations for Touro University California’s inaugural Planting Seeds For The Future fundraising event on June 9, 2016, we have helped secure funds for diversity scholarships available to our graduate students!

golden spike

TUC hosted our first volleyball event, leading to a close and thrilling game. TUN took the win, 3-2.

Diabetes Conference

TUC held its first conference for diabetes. Physicians, pharmacists, PAs, and other health care professionals came to learn practical tools and strategies to more effectively manage patients with diabetes and improve treatment outcomes.

Nursing Grads The School of Nursing's inaugural class graduated from the accelerated nursing program.

Triumphs

HRSA Grant

The Health Resource and Service Administration grant makes $630,000 available each year for the next four years, totaling $2.52 million.  The funding made available by this grant will be used to provide scholarships for 42 students through the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) program at Touro University California.

Nursing Accreditation The Master of Science Program in the School of Nursing received a full five-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, pointing to a promising future to come.

In Our Community

napa learns Since the launch of the Fellows Program in 2011 NapaLearns has provided tuition support to 116 teachers to obtain their degree in Educational Technology from TUC.
srfc diabetes The SFRC offered the DPP program free to the public. The course covered basic diabetes information and lifestyle changes needed for diabetes management for people who live with diabetes as well as their families.
Script Your Future

For this year’s Script Your Future, students from COP embarked on a medical adherence campaign reaching a total of 10,085 persons through 20 community event and 6 partnerships throughout 6 counties.  Over 176 students and faculty volunteered over 3438 hours, distributing 689 wallet cards, 500 postcards and 1221 FDA and CDC resources.

Understanding Homelessness

Richard LeMieux, author of Breakfast of Sally’s: One Homeless Man's Inspirational Journey, gave a presentation on his experiences being homeless and his efforts to assist others who are homeless as part of the ongoing social justice series presented by TUC's Master's of Public Health Program.

Global Impact

Global Impact TUC Global Health, Public Health, and Nursing sent students and faculty around the world to: Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, Israel, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Philippines, Taiwan, andTanzania.