Sherman Shares - March 2011
Meet the New Trustees
We welcome three new members of the Board of Trustees as they begin a four-year term in March 2011.
As a frequent speaker at Sherman College’s Lyceum, New Beginnings Philosophy weekends, FSCO Triune Seminars, Massachusetts Chiropractic Society conventions and recently at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic, Peter J. Kevorkian, D.C., has received numerous awards throughout his career, including Sherman’s Chiropractor of the Year in 2009, an honor he shares with his wife, Regent Patti Giuliani, D.C.
"I love Sherman College," says Dr. Kevorkian. "I love its mission and the steadfast manner that it has held the traditional values of the chiropractic profession. My desire is to ensure that the unique service of chiropractic remains unsullied and at the forefront of chiropractic education, training, research and development."
A member and supporter of numerous local and national organizations, Dr. Kevorkian has been chairman of the board of the Chiropractic Basic Science Research Foundation and is president of the Massachusetts Alliance for Chiropractic Philosophy. He serves on the board of directors of the Federation of Straight Chiropractors and Organizations and is an instructor for the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Kevorkian served on the International Board of Governors of the World Chiropractic Alliance from 2000-2008, and has been on the board of directors of FSCO for many years.
Daniel Knowles, D.C., is a second generation chiropractor who has been caring for patients and training other doctors since 1996. He graduated with the Clinical Excellence Award from Sherman College and practiced privately in Spartanburg for two years before moving to Boulder, CO. He is certified in Network Spinal Analysis and was named Health Care Practitioner of the Year in 1998 in South Carolina.
Dr. Knowles is a mentor coach for Madeira Success Strategies and an instructor for Network Spinal Analysis seminars. He is a member of a number of chiropractic organizations including FSCO, WCA, the Colorado Chiropractic Association and the Colorado Chiropractic Wellness Alliance, where he served as chair of the board of directors from 2002-2006. He has presented at Sherman College Lyceum, the Association for Network Chiropractic Convention, and the Network Spinal Analysis Certification Level Intensive.
Warren J. Carson, Ph.D., of Tryon, NC, is a professor of English and associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of South Carolina -Upstate, where he has worked since 1984. He brings a wide range of leadership experience to Sherman College including elective office, a dozen years on a community college board of trustees with four years as chair, and a rich background in diversity advocacy. His Ph.D. is from USC, his M.A. from Clark Atlanta University and his A.B. from University of North Carolina.
As a scholar, he is the lead author of Transitions, and has published many reviews in scholarly literary publications such as CLA Journal, MasterPlots, the Cyclopedia of Literary Places, and the Oxford Review of American Literature. He has presented papers, lectures and workshops in many conventions and conferences. He has received awards from USC-Upstate, the Town of Tryon, NC, and the College Language Association. He is listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers and Who's Who Among Black Americans.
"I am always happy to serve organizations that advance education in our society," Dr. Carson says. "As an academic administrator, I am especially interested in shared missions of our various local educational institutions.