Logan College Graduates 66 New Doctors of Chiropractic and 26 Master's Degree Students at its 165th Commencement
August 24, 2011
Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs held its 165th commencement for the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic on Saturday, August 20, 2011, in the William D. Purser, DC Center on the Logan campus in suburban St. Louis.
The ceremony, which included the academic hooding of each graduate, honored 66 students with the conferral of the Doctor of Chiropractic degree by Logan President George A. Goodman, DC, FICC. Twenty-six students received their Masters in Sports Science and Rehabilitation degrees from Logan University Programs.
The commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony was Kent S. Greenawalt, president and CEO of Foot Levelers, Inc. of Roanoke, Va. He received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the Logan Board of Trustees and the administration of Logan College/University Programs. Mr. Greenawalt and his company have revolutionized the foot orthotic industry with patented procedures. “It is indeed an honor for Logan to provide this honorary degree to as distinguished and accomplished an individual as Kent Greenawalt,” said Mr. Steven C. Roberts, chairman of the Board of Logan and president and CEO of the Robert's Companies of St. Louis.
Eight graduates were recognized with special academic honors. They included: valedictorian Carolyn L. McGrath, Amanda M. Stolle and Kevin P. Ward, magna cum laude (3.74 GPA or better); and Timothy A. Wanninger, Henry W. Krug IV, Lydia D. Ogden and Megan K. Floarke, cum laude (3.6 GPA or better).
Four graduates were selected for inclusion in the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. They were: Carolyn L. McGrath, Amanda M. Stolle, Timothy A. Wanninger and Kevin P. Ward.
About Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs
Established in 1935, Logan College is one of the largest chiropractic colleges in North America with 950 students, representing most states and several foreign countries, at its 112-acre campus in Chesterfield, located approximately 30 minutes west of downtown St. Louis. Logan houses the state-of-the-art BIOFREEZE® Sports & Rehabilitation Center, which is specifically designed to treat athletic injuries, on its campus.
Logan University offers master’s degrees in sports science and rehabilitation
, and nutrition and human performance
that are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central. These programs are open to chiropractic students, doctors of chiropractic
and eligible non-chiropractic professionals. The college provides health and wellness care for patients in the St. Louis metropolitan area through local health centers
in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County.
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