Harrington Honored with Service to Sherman College Award

Service to Sherman College Award winner

Billie Harrington, Ph.D., of Chesnee, SC, recently received the Service to Sherman College Award from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC, in appreciation of her contributions, time and commitment to growing the chiropractic profession. The Service to Sherman College Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary, unselfish and noteworthy service to the institution.


Dr. Harrington joined Sherman College in 2015 as director for the Office of Teaching and Learning. In her commitment to excellence in these areas, Harrington has led the office’s growth to a now three-person Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL). The CITL mission focuses on research-based faculty support programs, centered on effective pedagogical approaches with the strategic use of instructional technologies to transform the delivery of chiropractic education at Sherman College.


Dr. Harrington graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2012 with a Ph.D. in curriculum and teaching and a specialization in cultural studies. She is an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe and lives in Chesnee, SC, with her husband, Charley, and their dog, Gracie. The Harringtons are parents of a blended family with five adult children (Emma, Abbey, Seth, Claire and Sarah) and four grandchildren (Carter, Amelia, Reese and Elena, on the way). The couple spend most of their free time traveling and chasing culinary experiences. Dr. Harrington is a member of First Baptist North Spartanburg in Inman, SC, where she teaches bible fellowship, and Gideon’s International, serving as auxiliary president for the Chesnee/Cowpens camp. Harrington regularly volunteers at Hendrix Elementary School in Inman.


Sherman College honored alumni, chiropractors, and supporters during its 49th Lyceum, a homecoming and continuing education event attended by hundreds of chiropractors and students throughout the U.S. and internationally. Lyceum is held each year and involves three days of seminars, special events and other programs. More than 650 people attended this year’s event, held April 28-30.

Sherman College of Chiropractic provides students with a comprehensive chiropractic education, preparing them to enter the field as doctors of chiropractic who are highly skilled, compassionate, ethical and successful. On its 80-acre campus in South Carolina, Sherman offers a first professional degree program unique in its approach to health care and known globally for the skill and art of chiropractic delivered by graduates. For more information, visit www.sherman.edu or call 800-849-8771.


For more information, please contact:

Karen Rhodes

Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

Sherman College of Chiropractic

Phone: 800-849-8771, ext. 242

E-mail: krhodes@sherman.edu

Web: www.sherman.edu