Timothy Allison Named Faculty Member of the Year
R. Allison is an instructor in the clinical sciences department and in the health
center. He holds a B.A. from Grove City College (1975) and a D.C. from Sherman
College (1994). Having practiced chiropractic in Pennsylvania for 12 years,
Dr. Allison returned to Sherman College in 2006. He was named Faculty of the
Year at Bagelfest on October 14, 2009. Read
Essay: Students Paint
Dr. Mitzi Schwartzbauer is trying some different techniques
to assess what her students know about the philosophy of chiropractic.
"This way," says Dr. Schwartzbauer, "I can tell
what they really think and how well they truly understand the philosophy, which
allows me more insight into how to teach them correctly."
Alumni & Friends of Sherman Oyster Roast: Nov. 21
“Alumni and friends of the college are invited to attend two upcoming events
that seem to have become tradition,” says Director of Alumni Relations Marggi
Mark your calendar for the Third Annual Oyster Roast in
the Charleston, SC, area on Saturday, November 21, at 6:00 p.m. at the beach
home of Dr. Dale and Debbi Friar. Even if you do not live in the Charleston
area, you may want to plan a weekend get-away and join Drs. Jon and Mitzi Schwartzbauer
and others from the college for a fun evening with a traditional Charleston
oyster roast with frogmore stew. Click
here to see who from the college will be there and
If you will be attending the Parker Las Vegas Seminar, plan to visit with
President Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C., and Sherman alumni and students at a reception
on Saturday, January 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Rush Presents at Blair Convention
the Blair convention in Atlanta, September 18-19, Dr. Perry Rush. made
a two-hour presentation; the first hour was a history of Blair at Sherman
College, and the second hour was an introduction of Blair concepts in the
primary seminar. Another Sherman instructor, Stephanie Johnson, D.C., attended,
as did two Sherman Board members, Dr. Michael Lenarz and Dr. John Hilpisch,
several alumni, and a group of Sherman students.
Faculty and Staff Members Take On New Duties:
Duke, Gayler and Lewis
Dr. Tony Duke will be serving as interim dean
of basic sciences. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position
with more than
thirty years of experience in higher education, much of it right here
at Sherman. He previously served the college as dean of basic sciences from
1982 to 1998.
Gayler, M.M., M.A. will
chair the Institutional Effectiveness Committee (IE). The IE committee serves
a very critical function for the college including; facilitates faculty involvement
in the outcomes assessment process; annually reviews existing outcomes measures
and recommends changes if indicated; determines data needed for the evaluation
of outcomes measures; prepares and presents reports as needed to the faculty
on outcomes studies; facilitates faculty forums and meetings to review findings
and make recommendations for curricular changes; based on said findings, to
the appropriate committee or administrator and reviews the college’s outcomes
assessment process for efficacy.
Lewis, M.L.I.S., our new director of learning resources in the Tom
and Mae Bahan Library, will assist in the area of institutional effectiveness
by heading the survey and data collection area as well as the NBCE data collection
and distribution. She will prepare and approve, as needed, data collection
instruments and processes (surveys including alumni, student satisfaction,
employee satisfaction, accreditation, department and classroom). She will also
assist in data collection and analysis as necessary in areas related to institutional
research and effectiveness.
2009: A Great Success!
Shermanpalooza, a series of four evening events hosted by Sherman
College, gave prospective students an opportunity to meet directly with President
Jon Schwartzbauer, D.C., as well as some of our most successful and passionate
alumni in the field to chart a new course for themselves that may change the
quality of their lives forever.
Events were held in Eatontown, NJ, as well as Philadelphia,
Seattle and Detroit. In addition to meeting Sherman’s president, prospective
students and D.C.s in attendance met and chatted with members of the Board
of Trustees, who helped develop and host the Shermanpalooza programs. Read more...
How can we make your online life easier?
Chiropractic Economics is conducting
a survey to better understand the online habits of chiropractic doctors.
For 15 minutes of your time, you can contribute to their research findings
and make sure that Sherman alumni and friends' input is provided. The magazine
states that it hopes that this
study will produce volumes of thought-provoking data on how chiropractic
colleges can improve their existing web sites to make your life easier and
your practice more profitable. Their goal is to help the industry's most prestigious
institutions--including your alma mater--provide alumni with the best online
You most likely received an email from Chiropractic
Economics with a link to
the survey, but if you did not, you can use the link below.
To take the survey, please visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=bYnCkplfg7RE_2bSbF4ZmqGw_3d_3d
If you plan to shop at Amazon.com during
the holidays or at any time, please stop by our website first, so that Sherman
College will receive a percentage of all sales made through this link.
It costs you nothing but a few mouse clicks.
Keep your sanity--shop online:
Congratulations to the
ICA Council on Chiropractic
Philosophy Diplomate Graduates
During IRAPS 2009,
Sherman hosted the graduation ceremony of the ICE Council on Chiropractic Philosophy
Diplomate. Dr. Jack Vandervort administers the oath to the attending diplomates,
who show their support for the new members by resting their hands on their shoulders.
New graduates are, from left to right starting from the second on the front
Harold “Skip" George,
D.C., LCP, Masahiko Matsushita, DC, LCP,
Risser, D.C., LCP, Terry
James Van Dervort, ACP.
(not present: James Milliron, D.C., LCP and
W. John Cox, D.C., LCP)
Annual IRAPS: Advances in Chiropractic
Philosophy and Research
“Fabulous weekend. Bill Decken and Sherman College
need to be congratulated for putting together another great CHIROPRACTIC event.
The strength of discussion and caliber of speakers they continue to put together
Go to www.sherman.edu/iraps for more information
or join us on Facebook
Save the Date: Lyceum 2010 May 27-29
Mark your calendar for May 27-29, 2010, when Lyceum returns
to the Sherman campus. Next year's program will feature passionate speakers
plus action steps to take back to your practice.
Back by popular demand: Justin