The Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services is committed to educating and preparing human service professionals to become innovative practitioners and leaders. We stand by our motto: “Students first, students second, and students third.”
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Departments and Schools
Our seven schools and departments are home to acclaimed programs in the fields of nursing, public health, communication disorders, kinesiology, nutrition, food science, criminal justice and criminalistics, child and family studies and social work.
Joel Ramirez, Class of 2021
Joel Ramírez, a double-degree Cal State LA alumnus who will be enrolling at Harvard University in the fall to embark on his Ph.D., is an accomplished young scholar on the move.
In The News
FOX 11 anchor and children’s advocate Christine Devine receives honorary doctorate at Cal State LA Commencement
July 26, during the Ronxiang Xu College Commencement, award-winning anchor Christine Devine received an honorary doctorate.
Cal State LA graduate aims to improve criminal justice system with psychological insight
Charmaine Chu, 16-year-old to pursue J.D. at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in the fall. She is one of the youngest graduates in the Class of 2021 graduating with two degrees.
Chin Family Institute for Nursing announces new partnership
The Chin Family Institute for Nursing partnered with the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County to launch the Family Nurse Practitioner Community Care Residency Program.
University public health leaders issue statement on COVID-19 vaccines
A network of California university leaders in public health, led by Walter Zelman, chair of the Department of Public Health, has released a statement urging members of their university communities to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
Leaving a Legacy
Who was Dr. Rongxiang Xu?
The late Dr. Rongxiang Xu was a pioneer in regenerative medicine. His innovative therapies helped dramatically reduce pain, illness and death in burn patients. His work has been recognized by three U.S. presidents and the Chinese government. A transformative gift from the Xu family made this the first named college at Cal State LA.