Health and Healing at the CSU
News and Information for California State University Leaders
Vol. 11, No. 12, June 7, 2012

The Healthcare Workforce Boom

The Healthcare Workforce Boom

As baby boomers age and the demand for healthcare services grows, the United State expects strong employment increases in healthcare occupations. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the healthcare industry accounts for one out of every five new jobs created in 2012. In fact, 340,000 jobs in health care services have been created so far this year.

As healthcare industry needs increase, the California State University is striving to produce skilled and knowledgeable healthcare professionals. More.

Health and Healing at the CSU

Health and Healing at the CSUFrom speech pathology and psychology to nursing and kinesiology, the CSU maintains a variety of unique programs, services and facilities that allow students to enhance their health and healing skills. Along with providing low-cost services to the public, the CSU’s clinics and community partnerships offer students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-life situations. More.

Vets Inspired to Save Lives

Loyalty. Perseverance. Dedication. Courage.

These are just a few words to describe the 6,000 veteran and active duty students spread across the 23 CSU campuses. Student veterans are returning from combat and using their experiences to pursue degrees in fields that can benefit other soldiers.

Christian Somoza, a Marine veteran and recent CSU Dominguez Hills graduate, decided he wanted to become a psychologist after learning about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in an introductory psychology course.

CSU San Marcos President's Award winner and former Marine Dalziel Soto, hopes to use his recently granted kinesiology degree to help rehabilitate people with spinal cord injury.
More.

Gifted Students and Faculty Further Health Research

Gifted Students and Faculty Further Health ResearchThe CSU takes pride in employing top-notch faculty and educating the brightest students who continually make significant contributions to health science through their research. These gifted professors and scholars have caught the attention of health industry professionals and organizations, and have received countless grants and scholarships to explore potential solutions to health concerns. More.

 


 
In the news

CSUF Becomes First CSU Campus to Adopt Smoke-Free Policy

Cal State Fullerton Interim President Willie J. Hagan signed into policy a resolution that will make the university a smoke-free campus, effective
Aug. 1, 2013. More.

Sacramento State Authorized as AHA Training Center

Sacramento State has been designated as an American Heart Association Authorized Training Center. Sacramento State is the first CSU campus to earn this approval. More.

Alaska Airlines Unveils SDSU's Aztec-themed Aircraft

Alaska Airlines Unveils SDSU's Aztec-themed Aircraft

San Diego State University’s hallmark scarlet and black colors and logo will be featured on an Alaska Airlines 76-seat Bombardier Q400 turboprop. More.

Chukchansi Indians Pledge $1 Million for Language Revitalization

The Chukchansi variety of the Yokuts language will be preserved and revitalized thanks to a $1 million gift from the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians to Fresno State’s College of Arts and Humanities for the Department of Linguistics. More.

CSU Receives $9 Million in Grants for Upward Bound Programs

The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded the CSU nearly $9 million for 27 Upward Bound projects, which will help about 2,100 high school students acquire the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in college. More.

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Learn how the two nursing programs at CSU Channel Islands have produced the region’s best and brightest potential nurses.

     
   

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