Weekly Announcements
April 6th, 2018

The Philadelphia Campus is featured in this month's First Friday video from the Office of the WCU President.
Thank you to all of the students and staff who helped make this video a beautiful representation of our WCU Philly community!
Student Advisory Board Meetings

The Student Advisory Board serves as a focus group for the WCU in Philadelphia Campus, to determine areas of success and areas in need of improvement.

Spring 2018 meetings will take place next week as follows:

Tuesday, April 10: 4:30-5:30pm
Wednesday, April 11: 4:30-5:30pm
Thursday, April 12: 3:15-4:15pm

*All students are invited to attend any of the above dates*
Scholarship Opportunity

Qualified Applicants:
A person who was not a U.S. Citizen at birth, excluding foreign students on F-1 or M-1 visas; A child with at least one parent who was not born in the U.S; A member of a racial or ethnic minority including African American, American Indian, Asian American, and Hispanic American.

Deadline: May 31, 2018

*** For additional scholarship opportunities, visit WCU's scholarship page and click "search and apply" to access the WCU scholarship search engine.***
On the WCU in Philadelphia Campus:

"Let's Get Together" Group - Every Thursday at 5:00pm in room 09
The Let’s Get Together Group will offer an opportunity for WCU Philly students to discuss their personal concerns, give and receive peer support, and address skills, techniques, and strategies to help provide relief to common symptoms and experiences of WCU Philly students, including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, life demands, and relationship problems.

To join, please email Dr. Kristin Shelesky, kshelesky@wcupa.edu . If you are unable to email in advance, please join us at the meeting time. The group will be held in Room 9.

Green Dot Training (Students) - Saturday, April 7th

Human Rights Speaker Series - April 12th, 6:00pm, room 05
Human Rights-Based Approaches: Community Practice in the United States, Dr. Kathy Libal

For more WCU in Philadelphia events, visit our Calendar at www.wcupa.edu/philly!

On the WCU West Chester Campus

Working With Linguistic Minorities in Inter-Professional Collaborative Care to Improve Health Outcomes - Monday, April 9th, 6:00-8:00pm
WCU Business and Public Management Center, room 213

This is the last of a four-part series of trainings designed to address patient-centered, interprofessional collaborative care (aka integrated care), that is behavioral health and primary care services delivered collaboratively for optimal health outcomes.

This training, led by Dr. Pablo Arriaza , is focused on working with linguistic minorities in integrated care and will address the following objectives: 
  • Examine the ethics of interprofessional care with linguistic minorities.
  • Develop service plans to enhance healthcare outcomes for clients with limited English proficiency.
  • Describe the role of interprofessional care teams in communicating effectively with clients with limited English proficiency.
  • Discuss language complexities in treatment with Latinos.

2 CEUs

Contact Marcie Cohen, WCU Philly Associate Director for Student Services, at mcohen@wcupa.edu or (267) 386-3014
Have a great weekend!
A West Chester University education in the heart of Center City!