COASTAL funds paid for almost 200 hours of one-on-one counseling for children at the Union Rescue Mission’s facility for homeless mothers and children.
Service and Community Outreach Archives
Dr. Steven Long (EdD ‘08), a graduate of the organizational leadership program, traveled from Taiwan to accept the first Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) Waves of Service Alumni Award at the annual Celebration of Excellence on October 7, 2010
This was not a challenge, but an opportunity to make a difference at a large school in need. I grew excited, and set out to learn as much as possible about how I could make a difference for Foster’s students and community.
I am eager to determine how ICT can benefit some of the world’s poorest learners, such as those in the informal settlements in this beautiful but socially under-resourced city.
GSEP Holds “Children’s Outreach: Advancing Social Transformation and Learning (COASTAL) 5K/10K Walk/Run”
Join our effort to improve and enrich the lives of future generations by providing children with the resources that lead to a prosperous adulthood.
Staff and friends of the Irvine Community Counseling Center celebrated “15 Years of Mental Health Training and Service” at the Newport Beach home of alumnus Patty Dies.
PsyD Alumnus Teaches Kids to Cope with and Overcome Illness
Alumni Working with Unique Charter School System Support At-Risk Teens
Alumna Establishes First Mental Health Department in Kuwaiti Hospital
The sunrise in Haiti was especially hot. Our team of 39 of doctors, nurses, EMTs, and humanitarians had pitched our tents at the New Life Children’s home, an orphanage just a few minutes’ drive from the Port-au-Prince airport.
Visiting Fiji for the first time and on a village tour through the remote areas of this beautiful island, I was struck by the sight of an old (nonworking) computer in an otherwise emptyclassroom at the Koroinasau Primary School.
In honor of Black History Month, the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) Diversity Council hosted a discussion entitled “Social Justice, Faith, and the Pepperdine Community” as a part of the committee’s biannual Multicultural Issues Impacting Community Speaker Series.
Dr. Anthony Collatos, assistant professor of education, was awarded a $195,000 grant from the prestigious California Community Foundation.
Waves of Service, directed by the newlyappointed Greg Porter (’87, MBA ’03), a Pepperdine alumnus, recognizes and celebrates Pepperdine alumni who are making a powerful impact on the lives of others.
The Irvine Counseling Center and PRYDE Program Receive Significant Grants to Support Orange County’s Homeless and At-Risk Youth
A perspective by Gail Wilburn from the Fall/Winter 2009 Issue of Colleague Alumni Magazine.
A perspective by Nicole Johnson from the Fall/Winter 2009 Issue of Colleague Alumni Magazine.
A perspective by Dr. Rene Hernandez-Cardenache from the Spring/Summer 2009 Issue of Colleague Alumni Magazine.
A perspective by Wendy McElfish from the Spring/Summer 2009 Issue of Colleague Alumni Magazine.
Alumni Kristin Moody and Channa Cook open charter school for underserved students in New Orleans.