The New Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion committee held its inaugural meeting on October 20, 2020. The following faculty, staff and students will help move this important work forward: Chicago: Faculty Chair of Bioscience, Zenzile Pearson (Staff Student Advisor), Ouinette (Afiba) Wallace (Student) San Diego: Aimee Holdwick (Faculty Chair Department of Professionalism), Ivy Pratt (Student), Beatrice Smith (Staff, VP Financial Aid) New …

Chicago Campus Coronavirus Update

Pacific Chicago Students, Faculty and Staff, Between yesterday and this morning, we had a fifth and sixth reported confirmed cases of COVID-19.  Both of these individuals were already quarantining from school and had not been on campus since 10/31/20.  As a result, no new campus exposure related quarantines are being issued.  However, these new cases underscore the importance …

Medical Cannabis Certificate Alumni Highlight: April Hatch MSN, RN

Medical Cannabis Certificate Alumni Highlight: April Hatch MSN, RN During the Spring of 2020, I was looking to further my education in medical cannabis. I had several courses under my belt, spent time with Dr. Dustin Sulak in Maine, had experience working with cannabis patients, but was looking for a higher-education program that would allow …

After Pacific: New Alumni/Faculty Reflection by Quilvio Rodriguez

By Quilvio Rodriguez PMHNP-BC, MSN, HNB-BC, BSN, RN  Welcome new and returning students to Pacific College of Health and Science’s (PCHS) Nursing program. I am delighted and honored to have been invited to teach after graduating from the RN-BSN program in 2018. In this submission, I seek to introduce myself and share the holistic enhancements …

Chicago Campus Reopening & Return to Campus Guidelines

September 8, 2020 Students, Faculty and Staff, I hope over the break that all of you have had a chance to decompress and rejuvenate while away from school.  On the eve of the fall term, I wanted to follow up to last weekend’s email with additional information regarding re-opening.  I apologize for another lengthy email.  …