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Karla Gustafson

Department:

Gerontology Department

Email:

gustafk@arc.losrios.edu

Phone:

916 484-8518

Office Location:

Gerontology Center
Davies Hall
Room 361

 

Please contact Gerontology clerk to set up your one on one meeting.  Call 916 484-8512.  I look forward to meeting with you.

Office Hours:

Student Drop In Hours Virtual Hours Program Coordinator/Department Chair
Monday 11:00-1:00 1:00-2:00
Tuesday 9:00-12:00
Wednesday 11:00-1:00
Thursday 9:00-12:00
Friday Off Campus Service Hours

Other appointments available Monday - Friday by appointment: call Gerontology Clerk 916 484-8512 or email me at GustafK@arc.losrios.edu

Virtual Office Hours:

If you have not already accessed Zoom Confer you may need to download application to your device. To do so:
1. CLICK JOIN A MEETING
2. TYPE IN MEETING #: 916 484 8518
3. IF NOTHING PROMPTS FROM BROWSER, CLICK ON Download and run Zoom
4. WINDOW WILL POP UP Zoom_launcher.exe
5. CLICK ON Save File
6. DESKTOP WILL OPEN CLICK Save
7. OPEN DOWNLOAD FILES AND CLICK ON Zoom_launcher.exe
The steps above will only need to be done one time for each computer or portable device you use

Additional Info:

Wisdom Keepers: the  gerontology club that addresses the needs and concerns of gerontology students by peer mentoring, tutoring, providing timely relevant information and referrals, providing scholarships and cosponsoring educational conferences and events.

As a proud alumni of ARC, I am aware of the course workload as I took every course that I now teach.  I know how difficult it can be to juggle school, work, family and other commitments.  Remember Life happens.  I am here to help you.  Communicate with me before you feel like you are going under.  It is my goal to have you succeed.

My Educational Background:
American River College: Associate Arts Degrees

Gerontology Business Administration
Gerontology Environmental Design
Interior Design

American River College: Certificates
Design for Life
Kitchen & Bath Design

Other Designations:

CAPS  Certified Aging in Place SpecialistCID     Certified Interior DesignerCPG    Certified Professional GerontologistRCFE  Residential Care Facility for the Elderly Administrator

San Jose State University: Bachelor of Science
Business Administration with a concentration in International Business (Finance and Marketing)

San Francisco State University:  Master of Arts
Gerontology

My Service Commitments:

Bottom Line: I love teaching and working with students.  In my classes we journey together to investigate new concepts linking them to previous experiences and learnings.  It is my duty to motivate my students to step outside of what they believe they already know and be receptive in learning what experts in the field think they know.  I want my students to ask questions and be adventurous in discovering new ideas.  As we are living longer than ever before in the history of mankind, the subject of aging is a new and vast horizon.  Aging could very well be the final frontier! 

Goal is to have everyone become a Geronaut.  A person who ages with intent.