March 27, 2002
College to celebrate 20th year
To mark its 20th anniversary, the College
of Health and Human Services will host a gala to honor its
graduates at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at the Steven Yamshon
Among the alumni honored will be nursing graduates Mary Baker,
owner of the successful local home health care agency Chicken
Soup Plus, and nationally recognized motivational speaker
The gala will include dinner, dancing, entertainment, a recognition
ceremony and silent auction. The College's Dean, Marilyn Hopkins,
will welcome guests and then turn the program over to the
emcee for the evening, Marianne McClary of "Good Day
Over its 20-year history, more than 25,000 students have graduated
with a degree from the College of Health and Human Services,
providing professionals who enrich the quality of life and
look after the community's emotional and physical needs.
For example, the nursing division provides 80 percent of the
region's nurses who hold bachelor's degrees. The College also
has the largest criminal justice department on the West Coast
and educates master's degree-level social workers, speech
pathologists and audiologists, and physical therapists. In
addition, the College offers programs in recreation and leisure
studies and kinesiology and health science.
Tickets for the gala are $60. To reserve a seat or for more
information, call the College at (916) 278-7255.
For further information, send an e-mail
public affairs at (916) 278-6156. For ticketed events, call
the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323.
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