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Dynamic Chiropractic – August 14, 1992, Vol. 10, Issue 17

ABCA Convention and Scholarship Banquet

By Editorial Staff
The American Black Chiropractic Association (ABCA) will hold its 11th annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia on August 19-23. The conference's theme is "Renewing the Chiropractic Mind." During the convention the ABCA will also hold the Annual Black Tie Scholarship Awards Banquet, during which 10 black chiropractic college students will receive financial scholarships. The featured speaker for this event will be Dick Gregory, renowned author, activist, nutritionist, philosopher, and humorist. For more information about the ABCA convention please contact the convention chairperson Dr. Mona E. Reynolds at 131 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., Suite 116, Atlanta, GA 30308 telephone (404) 876-5233.


Kodak Donates to PCC Radiology Dept.

The Eastman Kodak Company has donated $6,000 to the Palmer College of Chiropractic (PCC) radiology department for the purchase of educational materials. These materials include the American College of Radiology Learning File on video disk, which has an extensive collection of case studies dealing with the skeletal and gastrointestinal systems, as well as the chest. It also includes films on neuroradiology and MRI.


Foot Levelers Holds Initial Anniversary Seminar

A successful inaugural seminar in Foot Leveler's year-long, nationwide 40th anniversary celebration took place in Los Angeles June 13-14. Half of all registration fees collected at each of the anniversary seminars will be donated to the Chiropractic Centennial Foundation; the other half will be divided among the alma maters of the registrants. The remainder of the Foot Leveler's 40th Anniversary Seminar Series will run as follows: Chicago (August 15-16); Minneapolis (August 29-30); St. Louis (September 12-13); Atlanta (October 10-11); Orlando (October 24-25); and Newark (November 7-8).


Chiropractic Associate Dean Named at Bridgeport

Dr. Anthony Onorato, formerly New York Chiropractic College (NYCC)'s dean of Academic Affairs, has been appointed the new associate dean of the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. Dr. Onorato is a 1983 graduate of the National College of Chiropractic, and has a B.S. from St. Peter's College in Jersey City, New Jersey. During his time at NYCC, Dr. Onorato served as director of Clinical and Chiropractic Studies, and acting vice president for Academic Affairs, as well as dean of Academic Affairs. The UBCC program is the first university-based chiropractic education program in the country (see Sept. 27, 1991 issue of "DC").


The Amazing, Animated, Ambulating 120-foot Spine

It's "Bay to Breakers" for PCCW

For the fifth year, Palmer College of Chiropractic West (PCCW)'s 120-foot foam spine (manned by PCCW students and faculty members) "raced" in the ever popular "Bay to Breakers" trek in San Francisco. More than 80,000 runners competed in the 81st edition of the 7.8 mile race which begins by the bay, winds through Golden Gate Park, and finishes along the coastline. Approximately one million people see the annual event via live T.V. coverage.


Olympics Come to Logan

If you can't make it to Barcelona, you'll want to be on hand at Logan College of Chiropractic for the first "Chiropractic Games" October 8-10.

The Logan fraternal chapter of Delta Sigma Chi is sponsoring and coordinating the event to include all chiropractic colleges in North America. Each college may enter up to two teams in each sport: basketball; golf; hockey; soccer; softball; and volleyball. Athletes will compete on the Logan campus and at nearby athletic facilities. Winning teams will receive "auction dollars" which may be used to purchase prizes during an auction held during the weekend (prizes will be donated by St. Louis-area merchants). For more information, contact Logan student Karm Virk at 1-800-782-3344.


CCCKC Associate Research Director Earns Ph.D.

Dr. Ruth Sandefur, associated director of research at Cleveland Chiropractic College of Kansas City (CCCKC), recently earned her doctorate in philosophy from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her degree was granted by the School of Education in the area of curriculum and instruction. Dr. Sandefur, a 1968 CCCKC graduate, is an associate professor in the Diagnosis Department. She has taught at CCCKC for the past nine years and is on the editorial boards of several research publications.

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