Nursing Students Lend a Hand at ‘Cupid’s Ball’ in Santa Clarita

The core philosophy of the nursing curriculum at West Coast University is compassion for others – to serve the community with dedication. That philosophy was embraced by students and faculty in Santa Clarita over the weekend, who volunteered at the 10th annual Cupid’s Ball, a special event held by nonprofit Bridges to Ability. Bridges to Ability provides social, recreational, vocational and educational programs for teens and adults with developmental disabilities in the Santa Clarita Valley. Differently-abled individuals are empowered to maximize their potential to lead a more independent, healthy, and enriched quality of life. Cupid’s Ball is an event designed to promote social interaction and a healthy lifestyle.

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“It Just Takes One” Campaign Underway for Boys & Girls Club of the Harbor Area


The Boys and Girls Club of the Harbor Area hopes you will be “the one” to make a financial gift of support this year. The local nonprofit, which has been serving kids in Orange County for more than 70 years, today launched its annual fundraising campaign known as “It Just Takes One” with the goal of raising $110,000 over the course of six weeks. It Just Takes One is launching with great momentum thanks to a gift of $70,000 from Newport Beach philanthropist David Pyle, who offered the donation as a matching gift. Mr. Pyle is the founder and CEO of American Career College, and the Executive Chairman of the Board of West Coast University.

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Video Blog: Filling Backpacks for Kids With Cancer

I am very proud to have participated in the efforts at American Career College and West Coast University administration; we collected hundreds of items to fill backpacks for kids with cancer. Check out this video story about PADRES, a non-profit organization doing amazing work.

Brand Journalism: Serving the Community in LA

This is my latest video story for American Career College. The staff, faculty and students at ACC LA are supporting a local domestic violence shelter.