New York Chiropractic College Holds Fall Graduation Ceremony
New York Chiropractic College will host its Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 1, at 10:00 a.m. in the NYCC Standard Process Athletic Center.
During the event, 97 graduates will take the Chiropractic Oath and receive their Doctor of Chiropractic degrees. This degree is earned after 10 trimesters of study (15 weeks each), including courses in areas like biochemistry, gross anatomy, neuroscience, nutrition, and business management, as well as extensive hands-on clinical experience and research. An additional 12 students will receive the Bachelor of Professional Studies degree.
Commencement speaker Dr. Ray Tuck will address the graduates. Dr. Tuck, a second-generation chiropractor, is a 1997 graduate of the National University of Health Sciences and has practiced in southwest Virginia since then. He is past president of the Virginia Chiropractic Association for the History of Chiropractic, recipient of the Blacksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the year, the VCA’s Chiropractor of the Year, current president of the American Chiropractic Association, and a member of the Virginia Board of Medicine.