DALLAS — Parker University has announced the addition of three new academic programs launching in January 2013, part of a…
Oklahaven Children’s Chiropractic Center, a non-profit organization that treats sick and disabled children through chiropractic care, recently honored Parker University with the Golden Heart Award as the chiropractic institution that raised the most funds during Oklahaven’s 2012 Have-a-Heart Campaign. Each year, hundreds of chiropractic offices, chiropractic institutions, and many other advocacy groups around the world join in the Have-A-Heart Campaign to raise funds to heal children through chiropractic at Oklahaven.
Parker University was recognized as one of the Healthiest Employers in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal (DBJ). Each year, the Dallas Business Journal recognizes companies that proactively shape the health of their employees. Parker was honored as an organization that’s committed to creating a healthy workplace.
Dr. John Demartini, founder of the Demartini Institute and originator of the Demartini Method, recently spoke to Parker University students about clarifying their purpose, strategizing their actions, and living proactively towards their goals and dreams.
A select group of 14 Parker University students were honored with one of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow-selection to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. This elite honor is conferred by more than 2,842 higher educational institutions.
DALLAS — Parker University College of Chiropractic recently presented $23,000 in scholarships to 18 students. The scholarships committee comprised of Parker faculty, staff, students, and alumni, select recipients based on anonymous applications, the student’s financial need, academic achievements, character, extracurricular participation, leadership, and more. The students were presented one of six types of scholarships including corporate partner, leadership, alumni, memorial, Parker Alumni Association, and endowment scholarships.
Parker University recently held its first annual Mr. and Ms. Parker Fitness Competition. The competition comprised of a strength, endurance, and flexibility performance as well as a posing presentation. Parker students who competed for the title of Mr. and Ms. Parker Fitness included Nicole Heilsberg, Abbye Mladenka, Kara Stephenson, Jason Christ, Nathan Gomez, and Darrell Thompson.
Parker University played host to the 2011 Talk the TIC Finals on July 6, 2011. Talk the TIC is a worldwide annual chiropractic health talk competition between chiropractic students effectively delivering a chiropractic message to others. The purpose is to refine the skill of communicating the principle, science, and knowledge of chiropractic in order to share it with the public. It allows students to practice overcoming their fear of public speaking as well as perfect their explanation of what chiropractic is and what the benefits of chiropractic care are to a lay audience.
The Parker Alumni Association became the first donor to the newly renamed, Parker University, when the association presented a $5,000 check during a recent board of trustees meeting on campus. Dr. Vincent Scheffler ’07, president of Parker Alumni Association presented the check to Mr. Bill Nardiello, chairman of the Parker University Board of Trustees and Dr. Fabrizio Mancini ’90, president of Parker University, on behalf of its members.
Parker College of Chiropractic announced it has achieved university status and will rebrand as Parker University. The Dallas-based school cites the name change as part of an expansion of current graduate degree offerings and programs with a focused long-term strategy of educating the world’s top health care and wellness practitioners for today’s changing health care landscape.