After a busy and successful year under the able leadership of President, Emily Quan King, The Yo San University Student Association (YSUSA) has completed its annual election process. The group has announced a new slate of officers.
All members of the Yo San University administrative staff wore blue on Friday December 20, 2013, the last day that Assistant Academic Dean, Alison Doherty, worked in the office.
Recent Yo San University MATCM graduate, Sally Goluboff, stepped immediately out of her role as a student finishing clinic hours and final exams, and began functioning as a University administrator. In her new half-time role in the MATCM Office of the Assistant Academic Dean, Sally’s initial title is “Academic Advisor.”
>It was announced recently that Yo San University (YSU), Dean of Clinical Education, Albert Vaca, L. Ac., has earned a prestigious Fellowship position at the Tao of Wellness in Santa Monica, California. Vaca earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Sonoma State University, and he is a 2006 graduate of the YSU MATCM Program.
Crafted artistically by MATCM work-study student Andrea Cabanayan, the first course included a colorful humus wreath adorned with cherry tomatoes and red pepper strips. The second dish contained dozens of fresh strawberries festively ornamented with green grapes and marshmallows.
After graduating with honors in 2010, Alyssa Dazet exploded onto the acupuncture and wellness scene opening her own practice in Santa Monica and quickly attracted a growing list of VIP and celebrity clientele. She has grown her practice in to a 6-figure practice in 3 years.
Among the various forms of Qi and Tai Chi training, the sword is an instrument of spiritual cultivation that equips practitioners to refine and master their energy and project their Qi. As an optional Qi Cultivation offering, the Fall 2013 swords course drew an enthusiastic group of advanced students who engaged the form as an integral component of the Harmony Tai Chi Chuan heritage of the Yo San Family.
Facilitated by Yo San University Director of Enrollment Management, Joslyn Williams, and her assistant, Yaneth Moreira, a series of University staff development sessions, titled The Face of Yo San, focused on subtleties of interpersonal interaction and human communication that that are likely to facilitate satisfaction and positive feelings on the part of students, clinic patients and other visitors to our busy campus.
"Long Beach has been my home since 2004 and I am grateful to have this opportunity to share this medicine with my local community. Acupuncture is an amazing tool for improving and maintaining our health. I have had the opportunity to treat a variety of issues including headaches, back pain, and the common cold, to shingles, Sjogrens, and kidney stones."
Yo San University (YSU) recently announced the award of the 2013 Alliance of Healthcare Professions Scholarship to Ms. Dawn Webster, a fourth year student in the MATCM program.