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PAU Latinx Task Force

In Spring 2017, the PAU Latinx Task Force (LTF) was formed with a Unity Grant award from the PAU President’s Office. Faculty, students, and staff joined forces across programs and branches to implement Read more »

Palo Alto University Creates Free Online Stop Smoking Study

Introducing a new bilingual stop smoking study conducted entirely online at SFStopSmoking.org (en Español: Read more »

Palo Alto University student presented at World Health Organization

PAU’s doctoral candidate in clinical psychology, Maryke Harrison, was invited to present at World Health Organization.  Maryke has worked with underserved populations in South Africa, India and United States, to address HIV/AIDS, leprosy and Read more »

Associate Professor, Dr. Amanda Fanniff to Co-chair Annual Research and Treatment Conference

Dr. Amanda Fanniff, Associate Professor at PAU, will be co-chairing the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA)’s Annual Research and Treatment Conference in Kansas City from October 25th to 28th, Kansas City Read more »

Dr. Lisa Brown quoted by CNN on Preparing Seniors for Hurricane Irma

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities across south Florida are preparing for Hurricane Irma to strike.  Dr. Lisa Brown, Palo Alto University Professor and Director of the Trauma Program, was quoted by CNN during this critical time on Read more »

2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

This month, PAU received the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a Read more »

June Klein is appointed to Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Board

Dr. June Klein, PAU's VP of Business Affair and CFO, was appointed as a member of the Santa Clara County’s Behavioral Health Board on July 27th, 2017.  June has served extensively in leadership positions at both local and international Read more »

Ph.D. Student Joanna Servin selected as Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholar

We are pleased to announce PAU’s 4th year Ph.D. student, Joanna Servin was recently selected as a Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholar. Joanna is a first-generation college graduate from the University of California, Davis and the proud Read more »

PAU's First Annual Evidence-Based Teaching Conference

PAU’s Faculty Learning & Instructional Development Committee and the Director, Kristel Nazzal, Ph.D., held its First Annual Evidence-Based Teaching Conference for PAU professors, students and alumni at Arastradero campus on Read more »

Special Thank You to James Otieno, Palo Alto University Board Chair

Palo Alto University would like to thank Mr. James Otieno for his dedication to us for the last two decades.  James has been a member of the Board of Trustees at PAU for 20 years and has chaired PAU’s board for the last seven years.  He will Read more »

New Book by PAU Professor Dr. Eduardo Bunge

Introducing new book, “CBT Strategies for Anxious and Depressed Children and Adolescents. A Clinician's Toolkit” by Palo Alto University’s Associate Professor, Associate Director for the Institute for International Internet Interventions for Read more »

To Treat Depression, Try a Digital Therapist

By Heidi Mitchell June 23, 2017 10:11 a.m. ET   The World Health Organization estimates that more than 300 million people suffer from clinical depression world-wide. But cost, time, stigma, distance to Read more »

Palo Alto University 2017 Graduates: Preparing Alumni to Improve Lives

Palo Alto University (PAU) celebrated the 36th commencement June 10th and 24th. Members of the Class of 2017, who numbered Read more »

Doctorate Receives Prestigious APA Minority Fellowship Program Award

Margareth Del Cid, a student of Palo Alto University’s doctoral programs, has received the APA Minority Fellowship Program Award to help her pursue her educational and career goals of Read more »

Community's Overwhelming Contribution to Student-Led Coat Drive

Since January students, faculty and staff of Palo Alto University have donated over 150 coats in the One Warm Coat drive.    Lauren Simas, member of MA Counseling Read more »

Excellence in Diversity Award Dinner

The Center for Excellence in Diversity at Palo Alto University hosted its annual Excellence in Diversity Award Dinner at PAU on April 13, 2017. Attendees included Palo Alto University students, Read more »

June Klein Awarded Not-for-Profit Financial Executive of the Year

Dr. June Klein, Palo Alto University's Vice President of Business Affairs, received the “Financial Executive of the Year” award in the category of Not-for-Profit Companies for the year of 2016/2017, by Read more »

Town Hall Meeting with President Maureen O'Connor

Dr. Maureen O'Connor hosted her first Zoom Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, March 12, 2017.   Topics included: The Importance of Mentoring at PAU: A Brief Conversation with Master’s Degree Program Director Will Snow, Assistant Read more »



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