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Webinar: Career Development at Logan & Resources for Students, Tuesday, July 12 at 5:00 PM CST

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Pre-Health Club Supports Students Around the Globe as they Pursue Diverse Health Careers

Deciding to pursue a terminal degree can cause stress, anxiety and loneliness. A few Logan students experienced these emotions when applying for medical school. They founded the Pre-Health Club after realizing they could benefit from leaning on one another during this strenuous process. Logan’s first fully virtual organization, the Pre-Health Club was founded in the summer of 2021 to assist students interested in furthering their education after graduating. Emily Hoffman, founding member and current club president, is passionate about helping her fellow students near and far. “Online learning in such rigorous programs can get really lonely since you don’t get …

Student Ambassadors Help New Students Transition to Virtual Life at Logan

Logan Student Ambassadors, Casey Mullen and Kevin Meyer

For any student starting school this summer, the transition post-pandemic means beginning the school year online rather than on campus. This can be a challenge for many students as they adjust to a new class rigor. Logan University’s student ambassadors are available to help students begin their new chapter in chiropractic and health sciences in a virtual way. “As an ambassador for Logan, I’m trying to make new students feel like they’re involved even though it’s virtual, so when they come back to campus they don’t feel left out of anything,” trimester 6 DC student Casey Mullen said. Both Casey …

Resources for Distance Learners

Dana Wehrli points to a piece of paper on a table as she meets with a student on campus

Amid the impact COVID-19 has had on higher education, Logan University’s Experiential Learning team is committed to building upon existing resources and developing programs to meet the needs of distance learners. “Now, more than ever, it’s particularly important to provide students with easy access to a full range of services and support,” said Dana Wehrli, assistant dean of experiential learning, pictured above with a student in an earlier photo. “We have an abundant amount of programs and resources that help students stay connected and informed.” Dana encourages students to check out the following: Utilize LoganConnect to obtain helpful resources and …

Gateway to Gold Event Introduces Youth to Para Powerlifting

Two USAPP coaches working with young athlete.

Mary Hodge, high performance manager for USA Para Powerlifting, recently participated in one of four national Gateway to Gold events. The free events are designed for youth with physical and visual impairments to test their athletic skills in a Paralympic sport.   Earlier this month in Texas, the Houston Sports Authority & TIRR Memorial Herman, a rehabilitation hospital, hosted four sports: powerlifting, table tennis, fencing and archery. Hodge said the event was a great opportunity to expose youth to various sports. “The kids were excited, and very supportive of each other – it was just a lot of fun,” she said. …