Logan University 2017 Calendar

The 2017 Logan University calendars are in!

Students who would like a calendar can pick one up from Office 111.

The Nutcracker - December 11th, 2016

The Nutcracker is coming to Logan on December 11th, 2016 at 4:00pm! The Alexandra Ballet will once again perform this memorable, family-friendly event at the Purser Center on the campus of Logan University. The joy and whimsy of this one-hour Nutcracker ballet show is a narrated performance the entire family can enjoy!

Reserved seating and general admission seating will be available for the event.

All Logan students, faculty and staff will receive a $5 discount off of the regular price of tickets. Enter the promo code which can be found in the email announcing the event.

2016 Jingle Bell Run

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Walk/Run this past weekend, including the Human Performance Center who provided care at the event and the committee who organized Logan’s team.

Congratulations to:
Justin Hochstetler (Trimester 4) – who placed first in the 5K overall for men
Samantha Brish (Trimester 4) – who placed first in the 5K overall for women
Warren Kalkstein (Trimester 6) – who placed third in the 5K overall for men and first in his age group

Thanksgiving Break 2016 Special Hours and Closures

Please be aware of the special hours and closures for Thanksgiving Break:

Wednesday, November 23
Bookstore: Open until 4pm
Charlie’s Grab n’ Go: Closed
Logan Café: Open until 11am
Wellness Center: Open until 2pm
Learning Resources Center: Open until 2pm
Student Health Center: Open until 1:30pm
Logan Health Centers: Open until 4pm

Thursday, November 24-Sunday, November 27
The Bookstore, Café, Charlie’s Grab n’ Go, Student Health Center, Logan Health Centers, Learning Resources Center and Wellness Center are all closed over the four day holiday weekend.

Please have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Logan Finishes 4th at 2016 Chiro Games

Logan University recently competed in the 2016 Chiro Games, an annual competition featuring participants from chiropractic schools across the United States and Canada, and finished fourth overall while placing in several team events.

A special congratulations goes out to the Running team who finished first, the Women's Basketball team who finished second, the Flag Football teams who finished second and third, the Men's Soccer team who finished third, the Beach Volleyball team who finished third, the Ultimate Frisbee team who finished third and the Swimming team who tied for fourth.

Congratulations to all of the students who represented Logan!

Logan Faculty and Alumni Participate in 2016 Olympics in Rio

All eyes were on Rio de Janeiro as the best athletes in the world assembled for the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. Several Logan alumni and one faculty member served as coaches while one alumna competed. 

Melissa Tancredi, DC, MS (Class of 2014) 
Pictured above on the far left.

After competing in the 2012 Olympic Games in London as a member of the Canadian soccer team, Dr. Tancredi completed her next new challenge: earning her Doctor of Chiropractic and Master’s in Sports Science and Rehabilitation degrees from Logan. This past year, Dr. Tancredi helped her team win bronze at the Olympic Games not only by scoring goals, but by using her skills to provide care for teammates. Currently, Dr. Tancredi is playing in Sweden for Orebro FC and has qualified for the Union of European Football Associations Champions League. In the future, she plans to practice chiropractic full time. “I see myself staying close to sports and finding a new journey and new challenges to take on,” said Dr. Tancredi. “I love my profession and I’m very excited to start fresh and create a new identity within chiropractic.”
Richard Olree, DC (Class of 1981)

For two years Dr. Olree has provided chiropractic care for three-time cancer survivor and blind athlete Ivonne Mosquera- Schmidt. Instead of looking at blindness as a setback, Ivonne saw it as an opportunity to bridge the gap between disabled and ablebodied athletes. Through years of training and chiropractic care, Ivonne regained strength and endurance, and this past July qualified for the U.S. Paralympic Track and Field team. Dr. Olree joined Ivonne in Rio de Janiero for the 2016 Paralympic Games.

“She was in the finals for the T11 women in the 1500-meter at these Olympics,” said Dr. Olree. “Though she was not on the podium, she is a true chiropractic hero for all the work and hardship she has endured.” Today, Ivonne is the World Champion in Paratriathlon in the sprint and Olympic distances and has set four American records for T11 women. 

David Parish, DC, MS, CSCS, DACBSP, ICCSP and Joel Dekanich, DC, RN, MS, DACBSP, CSCS (MSR Class of 2013)
Pictured above with Dr. Parish on the left and Dr. Dekanich on the right.

Representing the U.S. Para Powerlifting Team, Dr. Parish, associate dean of clinical care and director of sports science and rehabilitation, returned from the 2016 Paralympic Games as a proud coach of powerlifter Ahmed Shafik. Dr. Parish was joined by Dr. Dekanich, founder and director of Vail Integrated Medicine Group. Ahmed finished his second and final Paralympic games, taking seventh place. “When I first volunteered as a United States Olympic Committee sports medicine provider, I had no idea where it would lead. I certainly never dreamed I would be a part of two Paralympic teams for the USA,” said Dr. Parish. “Having now been to the ‘big stage’ as both a doctor and a coach, I can truly say that Logan University has enabled me to reach for what I dreamed of.”

Kyle Peacock, DC (Class of 2012), Matt Uchtman, DC (Class of 2007) and Nick Barnes, DC (Class of 2008) also attended the Olympic Games in Rio to treat members of the U.S. Wrestling Team.

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