The program provides free healthcare services to homeless, unsheltered and vulnerable people in the Coachella Valley, as well as engages CSUSB Palm Desert Campus nursing students at all degree levels in clinical healthcare activities.
A pinning ceremony is a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing workforce as they prepare to serve the public.
Diane Vines (nursing) discusses the grant the Nursing Street Medicine program received from the Desert Healthcare District & Foundation, Thomas McWeeney (public administration) co-wrote an op-ed on school safety, and Brian Levin (criminal justice emeritus) was interviewed on the increasing hate incidents against Arabs, Muslims and Jews.
The CSUSB Nursing Street Medicine program delivers no-cost vital healthcare services to vulnerable members of the Coachella Valley community.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about hate crimes in California and two manhunts for escaped prisoners on the East Coast; Diane Vines was honored by the city of Palm Desert and discussed a grant for the Nursing Street Medicine program; and Michelle Russen (marketing/hospitality management) published a paper and contributed a chapter to a book on DEI in the hospitality industry.
The funding will allow the program to continue providing free healthcare services to unsheltered, sheltered and vulnerable populations in the Coachella Valley.
Diane Vines (nursing) was honored by the city of Palm Desert for her service to the community, David Marshall (English) was interviewed for a podcast on advising, and Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the emcee for the topping out ceremony for the new Performing Arts Center.
The city of Palm Desert has declared Aug. 24 as “Dr. Diane Vines Day” to honor the nursing instructor for her leadership and service to the community.
Diane Vines (nursing) was interviewed for a feature on the Cal State San Bernardino Nursing Street Medicine Program going mobile in the Coachella Valley, and Dionisio Amodeo (psychology) was one of the authors of a paper on autism spectrum disorder.