Logan Graduates 80 New Doctors of Chiropractic and 32 Master's Degree Students at its 167th Commencement
April 23. 2012
Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs held its 167th commencement for the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic on Saturday, April 21, 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 80 students with the conferral of the Doctor of Chiropractic degree by Logan President George A. Goodman, DC, FICC. Thirty-two students received their Masters in Sports Science and Rehabilitation degrees from Logan University Programs. The commencement speaker was Dr. Arlan W. Fuhr, a September 1961 Logan graduate, and co-inventor of the Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique®, the most widely used instrument adjusting technique worldwide. Daryl L. Ridgeway, DC, chair of the Chiropractic Science Division, served as master of ceremonies.
Five Doctor of Chiropractic graduates were recognized with special academic honors. They included: valedictorian Elisabeth Man Tai Pang -- summa cum laude (3.88 GPA or better); Anthony Robert Forrest and Loriann Marie Laugle -- magna cum laude (3.74 GPA or better); Jonathan Alexander Hutti and Jeffrey T. Neer -- cum laude (3.6 GPA or better). Trimester-10 students honored for making the Dean’s List ten consecutive times included: Loriann Laugle and Elisabeth Pang. Seven DC graduates were selected for inclusion in the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges. They are: Anthony Forrest, Jonathan Hutti, Loriann Laugle, Jeffrey Neer Jared Newman, Elisabeth Pang and Nathan Sermersheim. Nine master of science graduates also received Honors with Distinction for graduating with a GPA of 3.8 or better.
About Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs
Established in 1935, Logan has about 950 students, representing most states and several foreign countries, at its 112-acre campus in Chesterfield, Mo., a western suburb of St. Louis, and is one of the largest chiropractic colleges or universities in North America. Logan University offers Master of Science degrees in Sports Science and Rehabilitation, and Nutrition and Human Performance and undergraduate degrees in Human Biology and Life Science with an Accelerated Science Program (ASP) option to complete pre-requisite coursework at an accelerated pace. Logan’s campus also houses the state-of-the-art BIOFREEZE® Sports & Rehabilitation Center, which is specifically designed to treat athletic injuries. The college provides health and wellness care for patients in the St. Louis metropolitan area through seven local health centers in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County.