Pride Movie Night - June 29th, 2017

Logan United presents Pride Movie Night on Thursday, June 29th at 7pm in Room 142B. 

All are invited to watch Moonlight, a 2016 movie which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. The film presents three chapters in the life of the main character and explores the struggles he faces with his own sexuality and identity.

Those in attendance will also enjoy free pizza!

Lunch on Us - July 13th, 2017

The 11th annual "Lunch on Us" will be held on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the Logan Café. The menu includes: hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, chicken breasts, mostaccioli, salad, Ted Drewes frozen custard, iced tea, soda and bottled water. 

Dr. Clay McDonald will serve lunch, assisted by Logan’s senior administrators. This lunch is free and open to all faculty, staff and students. 

Bring your appetite!                                                                                                              

A Complete Guide to Business Plan Writing - June 25th, 2017

Dr. Brittany Overman will present on how to grow a successful practice on Sunday, June 25th at 12pm to 2pm in Room 142B. Dr. Overman is a Logan graduate, the owner of Columbia Chiropractic Group and the Assistant Director of Logan's Human Performance Center at the University of Missouri.

All are welcome to attend, but please RSVP to by June 23rd if you're planning on attending.

What can I do with a Master's Degree in Nutrition?

Graduates with a Master's of Science in Nutrition degree find careers in public health, education, nutrition and health communications, as well as consulting positions in nutrition-specific industries and businesses in private and public sectors designed to maximize human performance. Specific careers in sports nutrition may involve personal training or partnering with athletic trainers to provide nutritional guidance for athletes in high schools or colleges. 

Logan University's online Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance degree blends research with sound clinical applications. Students in the Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance program will learn to analyze diet and health status, assess nutrition deficiencies as well as food allergies, and offer patients evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle recommendations.

Following the completion of the program, graduates are also able to complete several outside certifications.

Learn more about Logan's online MS in Nutrition and Human Performance or click here to request information.

Logan University is dedicated to maximizing human performance through innovative health education. Since 1935, Logan has remained grounded in chiropractic education and offers doctorate, master's and bachelor's degrees both online and on-campus in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Kansas-based chiropractor Dr. Amber Beckley promotes holistic health through yoga

Yoga offers a host of physical and emotional benefits, and Logan University alumna Amber Beckley, DC (2011) is making it a little easier for her patients to hit the mat at her Topeka-based clinic Beckley Chiropractic. 

The clinic offers beginners classes designed for individuals who have been injured or are experiencing a lot of pain as well as gentler chair yoga and mat-based yoga classes. “Patients can take advantage before or after their appointments,” said Dr. Beckley, who also has experience as a yoga instructor. “We can orchestrate which classes patients go to depending on where they are in their health or treatment.”

The exercise feature was a natural extension of Dr. Beckley’s practice as she was already giving many patients yoga-based stretches and exercises to try at home. “I found myself telling a lot of patients about yoga classes in the community, so it just made sense to put in a studio here and hire a few instructors,” she said.

The initiative has not only resulted in growth for Dr. Beckley’s practice, but it has also made it easier for her team to manage patients’ overall health. “We don’t just focus on physical health,” she noted. “We also focus on emotional health and chemical stress. Yoga is a great way to promote general well-being.”

Dr. Beckley took over Beckley Chiropractic when her father David T. Beckley, DC (1982) retired. “I was always intrigued by what he did for a living,” she said.

Today, the best part of her job is helping people heal and return to their lives. When one patient came in recently for general adjustments, she hugged and thanked Dr. Beckley with tears in her eyes. 

“She had never been able to watch her grandson play baseball because of how much pain she was in,” Dr. Beckley said. “He had been playing for five years and she hadn’t been able to go to a single game…until now.”

Blood Drive - June 14th, 2017

Logan University will be hosting a blood drive with Mercy Blood Donor Services on Wednesday, June 14th from 11am to 3pm in the Standard Process Student Center.

Click here to make your appointment. If you have not utilized Mercy’s new online registration system, select first time donor and take a few minutes to complete your profile.

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