News at TUC


Touro University in Vallejo hosting free screening of 'How Not to Die'

While there are many diet trends available, it's hard to know which ones are based on the best available scientific evidence. That's why Touro University California's Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine Elective is hosting a free screening of "How Not to Die: The Role of Diet in Preventing, Arresting & Reversing Our Top 15 Killers" on January 23, the university announced.

Read More...01/13/20


The Global Search for Education: Global Create-a-thon Makes the "A" in STEAM as Important as Every Other Letter

"This project is completely student-created and student-run." - Lisa Gottfried Creative problem solving is as important as STEM, and a day-long hack-a-thon based in California is putting the focus on creativity instead of coding. A developer in today's world needs more than engineering, math and tech skills. The process of creating product is also about design-thinking, creativity and communication competencies.

Read More...01/13/20


U.S. Rep. Thompson Visits Touro University California to Recognize Coalition Addressing Opioid Epidemic

U.S. Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA) delivered the keynote address on October 8 at a gathering of Napa and Solano County health officials to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Drug Safe Solano.

Read More...01/09/20


Touro to host integrative medicine symposium on Jan. 12

Touro University California's (TUC's) Integrative Medicine Symposium will be held on Jan. 12, where experts from around the United States will share evidence-based complementary and integrative approaches to healthcare. The day will include workshops, seminars, and networking opportunities. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Read More...01/07/20


Symposium set for Jan. 12 at Touro University in Vallejo

Touro University California's Integrative Medicine Symposium is set for Jan. 12 Experts from around the U.S. in the fields of Western, Naturopathic, Ayurvedic, Tibetan and Traditional Chinese Medicine will share evidence-based complementary and integrative approaches to healthcare, according to a news release.

Read More...12/31/19


January 2 Arts and Entertainment Source: Always Something To Celebrate

Eleni Kounalakis, California's first female elected Lt.Governor, fourth from right, posed with members of the Asian Pacific IslanderAmerican Public Affairs before delivering the keynote speech at Touro University California's successful Lamplighter Gala and Awards. (Courtesy photo)

Read More...12/31/19


Batter up: Pancake breakfast in Vallejo helps Legion Post 603

Warlito Moises is as spry of a 75-year-old as one can find. After some serious warnings from his doctor about his sugar glucose numbers, the veteran stopped carrying pockets of candy and -- heavens! -- limits his rice to a measly occasional cup. And when it comes to pancakes, the retired U.S. Navy Seabee understands his limits. "Two," smiled Moises. "If I'm really hungry? Four. That's it."

Read More...12/30/19


Touro University PA Program Granted 10-Year Re-accreditation

Touro University's Physician Assistant (PA) Program has been re-accredited for another ten years, signifying that Touro's program meets independent standards for function, structure and performance. Touro offers a joint Master of Science in PA Studies and a Master of Public Health, allowing graduates a unique experience where they earn two degrees in only 33 months.

Read More...12/27/19


Solano supervisors approve $13M in IT service contracts

A Virginia-based international firm with five California offices on Tuesday was awarded more than $13.3 million in contracts to provide information technology services to Solano County.

Read More...12/27/19


Dr. Keith Yoshizuka CSHP president-elect, board of directors

The California Society of Health-System Pharmacists is proud to announce the results of the 2020 CSHP Board of Directors election. This year, we are excited to welcome seven new members to our leadership team.

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Read More...12/19/19


Vallejo gets 'together' for Thanksgiving

Some came from care centers. Some came from the streets. Some came in just not wanting to be alone. However, one thing was clear -- 337 Nebraska St. was considered home to all. Vallejo Together, SolTrans and the Vallejo Moose Lodge No. 468 partnered together to provide free Thanksgiving lunches on Thursday afternoon. The day was filled with great food, conversations with friends and complete strangers, and a ton of entertainment, including the music from Jesse J, who crooned Frank Sinatra. There were also Ballet Folklórico de México dancers.

Read More...12/11/19


Biz Buzz: NapaLearns receives Lamplighter in Education Award

On Nov. 17, Touro University California presented NapaLearns its Lamplighter in Education Award. The Lamplighter Awards were created in 2018 to honor organizations that serve the public good and make significant, demonstrable and direct contributions to society's well-being, according to a news release.

Read More...12/11/19


Things to Do

The Economic Development Committee (EDC) is an open Chamber commitee for which all Chamber members are eligible to attend. Each month the EDC meets and discusses various Economic Development topics throughout Vallejo. Key stakeholders such as the City of Vallejo, GVRD, Solano Association of Realtors, Visit Vallejo, Touro University, CSU Maritime Academy, and others report on a monthly basis.

Read More...12/11/19


Touro PA program earns 10-year reaccreditation

Touro University California's physician assistant program has been reaccredited for another 10 years, signifying that Touro's program meets independent standards for function, structure and performance, according to a press release. Touro offers a joint master of science in physician assistant studies and a master of public health, allowing graduates an experience where they earn two degrees in 33 months.

Read More...12/11/19