Northwestern Health Sciences University holds historic commencement ceremony

December 18, 2013

Northwestern Health Sciences University marked an historic occasion when students in the College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, the College of Undergraduate Health Sciences and the School of Massage Therapy graduate in a combined commencement ceremony on December 14, 2013.

Also for the first time, ten chiropractic students completed the requirements to earn a Bachelor of Science degree prior to completing the doctor of chiropractic degree. Those students received the B.S. degree at commencement, and will continue working toward a D.C. degree.

A total of 22 students graduated in a ceremony in the Northwestern Health Sciences University auditorium. Graduating students Taylor N. Morisette, School of Massage Therapy, and Jessica R. Kuhlman, College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, will give the student greeting. Commencement speakers were James R. Hulbert, Ph.D., associate professor; and Michael Egan M.A.O.M., Dipl.O.M., L.Ac., alumnus, adjunct faculty member and clinic supervisor.

About Northwestern Health Sciences University

Northwestern, based in Bloomington, provides world-class professional education and research, as well as comprehensive integrated health and wellness services, to people across the United States and around the world. The university's more than 130 faculty members annually teach approximately 6,500 students and professionals pursuing degrees in accredited programs and continuing education in chiropractic, acupuncture, therapeutic massage and other integrative health treatments. The university, which will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2016, has more than 7,500 graduates throughout the U.S. and in 21 countries worldwide.


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