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Giving Back to Our Communities

Happy Thanksgiving from Smith Chason College! As a friendly reminder, all Smith Chason College and WCUI School of Medical Imaging campuses are closed Friday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, 2022, to allow our faculty, staff, and students to spend the holiday with their loved ones. We hope all of you take the time this […]

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WCUI + Smith Chason 2022 Graduation Ceremonies

Smith Chason College’s WCUI School of Medical Imaging and Smith Chason School of Nursing campuses were proud to hold graduation ceremonies for the latest medical imaging and nursing graduates this past fall. After a couple of years of virtual graduation ceremonies, we were proud to hold in-person commencements for our 2022 ultrasound, MRI, and nursing […]

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Veterans Day Blog
Veterans Day 2022 – How to Support Veterans in Your Community

Friday, November 11th marks Veterans Day, a holiday to honor those who have given their all for our freedom. We would like to take a moment to reflect and thank our veteran students, staff, faculty, alumni, and all who served in uniform, in the past, present, and future for your service, bravery, and dedication to our country. […]

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San Marcos Campus Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Thursday, October 20, 2022, Smith Chason College, formerly Triad Education and West Coast Ultrasound Institute, celebrated the opening of a new location in San Marcos, California of our specialized ultrasound and MRI school, known as WCUI School of Medical Imaging. The campus opened with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, celebrating its entrance into the San Marcos […]

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In Memoriam of Sterling Lombard

It is with a heavy heart to share with the WCUI + Smith Chason community of the sudden and unexpected passing of Sterling Lombard. Sterling was a proud member of the WCUI + Smith Chason family and Financial Aid team at our Phoenix campus. He was a kind, enthusiastic member of our community, always ready […]

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Remembering WCUI Co-Founder Dr. Neville Smith

Dr. Neville C. W. Smith was a Board Certified Radiologist, Co-Founder of WCUI, and Medical Director of Ultrasound Institute Medical Group (UIMG). His contributions and dedication to the healthcare field, have shaped and guided WCUI into the school and community we are today. Although today we mourn the loss of such an influential figure 12 […]

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Constitution Day 2021
Constitution Day 2022

This Saturday, September 17th, 2022, marks Constitution Day! Every September 17th, on the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution, we commemorate the signing of this document, which protects individual freedom, and the fundamental principles that govern the United States. To celebrate the day, we’ve put together important facts and activities on the WCUI + […]

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Doctor performs chest ulltrasound
11 Things to Know Before Becoming a Cardiac Sonographer

Cardiac sonographers play an important role in health care. They are an important part of care teams that work to save the lives of patients every single day. A career in cardiac sonography can be rewarding and a way to make an impact on patients and their families. Here are 11 facts about working as […]

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In Memoriam of Vinny Cosac

Remembering Vinicius (Vinny) CosacIt is with a heavy heart to share with the WCUI + Smith Chason community of the sudden and unexpected passing of Vinny Cosac. Vinny was a proud sonographer, a fellow sonography faculty member at WCUI, and beloved mentor, teacher, student, and alumni. Our faculty, staff, and community will miss him and […]

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Juneteenth 2022

WHAT  IS JUNETEETH?Happy Juneteenth Day! Juneteenth, the African American holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in the United States, is now a federal holiday. This came into effect last year when President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. WCUI School of Medical Imaging and other federal institutions will be closed […]

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