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August 2009

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SCCA Recognizes Sherman Regent, Alumnus and President

At the the SCCA Annual Convention Awards Banquet, held on August 15, 2009 in Myrtle Beach, SC, several awards were given to members of the Sherman Pride family. Regent Greg P. Lonscak, D.C. was awarded the Presidential Cup and Chiropractor of the Year for 2009. Brian Quattlebaum, D.C., a 2005 graduate, was awarded the Young Chiropractor of the year for 2009. President Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C., was awarded the Friend of Chirorpractic Award.


Now is your chance to help build the future of chiropractic by bringing a prospective student with you to this fantastic Shermanpalooza event, hosted by President Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C., and members of the Sherman Board of Trustees! The D.C. at each event who brings the most prospective students to be recognized with a special award

.Shermanpalooza is a free event, but space will be limited. Register online now
or call 800-849-8771. More information at

Alumni Association Encourages New Interns

Summer 09 Interns, Dr. Seay, Dr. Allson

(back row 1-r) Dr. Claudia Seay, Adam Tedder, Kimberley Ramscharan,
Steven Legault, Zack Hughes, Dr. Tim Allison
(front row l-r) Teresa Williams, Meghan Luttrell, Dana Ancrum, Paul Polak

The Sherman College Alumni Association Treasurer Dr. Claudia Seay, and Director of Alumni Relations Marggi Roldan met with the newest interns recently to introduce them to the Alumni Association organization and gift them with a business card case.

Over a continental breakfast, the two explained how the association supports student and college projects, and extended a helping hand by encouraging the interns to use their business cards to develop their future practice in the Chiropractic Health Center on campus.

Shadow an Intern Day

by Admission Counselor, Kristy Shepherd

The Enrollment Services Team celebrated summer by hosting another Shadow an Intern Day on Thursday, July 30th.  We welcomed 14 participants, four of whom will be starting Sherman in the fall, to campus so they could experience a “day in the life” of a Sherman Intern. Read More...

Interns and Guests
Intern Jillian Kersh and prospective students speak with Shirlene Burnsed in the Health Center.

FEATUREJeff and friend

The Initial Gift: Faith, Nicaragua, and Chiropractic

by '09 Graduate Jeff Wiederhold, D.C.

When Chosen Children's Ministry (CCM) organized a mission trip to Nicaragua this summer with First Baptist Church North Spartanburg, I signed up, not only to do God's work but to bring chiropractic to as many people as I could in this third world country.. Read more...

les wise

Leslie WiseLeslie Wise, B.S., D.C.

My Retrospective
of 35 Years
at Sherman College




bob blanksJeffrey L. Kasser, Ph.DThe International Research
& Philosophy Symposium

Register NOW

A Conference on Advances in
Chiropractic Science and Philosophy

Advances in Chiropractic Science and Philosophy takes center stage at Sherman College October 16-18, 2009, for the sixth annual International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS), which is presented on Sherman’s campus in South Carolina. Featured speakers are Jeffrey L. Kasser, Ph.D., Instructor of philosophy at Colorado State University and Bob Blanks, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Biomedical Science at Florida Atlantic University and professor emeritus at the University of California Irvine. Other presenters include

  • Matthew McCoy, D.C., M.P.H.
  • Rob Sinnott, D.C., LCP, D.Ph.CS,
  • Curtis Fedorchuk, D.C.
  • Jack VanDervort, D.C.
  • Terry VanDervort, D.C., D.Ph.CS
  • Eric Russell, D.C., D.Ph.CS
  • Brigette Bowler, D.C.
  • Hamed Kian, M.S.
  • Bill Decken, D.C., LCP
  • John Hart, D.C., ACP
  • Christie Kwon, M.S.

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Sherman College is proud to host the
ICA Council on Chiropractic
Philosophy Diplomate Graduation
during IRAPS on Saturday, October 17th.

ICA Council on Chiropractic Philosophy2009 Graduates
Terry James Van Dervort, ACP
Beth Risser, D.C., LCP
Masahiko Matsushita, D.C., LCP
James Milliron, D.C., LCP
Harold “Skip" George, D.C., LCP
W. John Cox, D.C., LCP
Ron Barth, D.C., LCP

Cervical, Brachial and Lumbar Dissection Seminar
with Dr. Roy Sweat, November 21-22, 2009, Sherman Campus

Re-explore the anatomy of spine for effective vertebral subluxation correction
Visit to view more continuing education seminars.

Missy Sandor, Director of Continuing EducationFor more information, contact
Missy Sandor, Director of Continuing Education
Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic
P.O. Box 1452 / Spartanburg, SC 29304
(800) 849-8771 or (864) 578-8770, ext. 229

Carve your Memory in Carolina Clay! 

Our first set of engraved bricks has arrived, and we are excited about getting them installed! There is still room for you. Make your mark in the Sherman Plaza with a commemorative brick for only $125.

Sherman gives students a firm foundation in the art, science and philosophy of chiropractic, and now you can build on it with your encouragement and example: Buy a Brick!

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