Welcome to Sherman Shares, the college's monthly newsletter for alumni and friends. It features news about Sherman College, upcoming events, continuing education opportunities, research, and activities on campus.
Roaring into the Future: Lyceum 2020 Registration is Now Open
The continuing education department at Sherman College of Chiropractic is “Roaring into the Future” and will be hosting its annual continuing education and homecoming event, Lyceum,  April 30-May 2, 2020,  on the Sherman College campus in Spartanburg, SC. Up to 23 hours of CE have been applied for.
The plenary speaker lineup includes the following presentations from these distinguished leaders in chiropractic:
  • Dr. Monique Andrews: Biohacking the Brain Through Chiropractic
  • Dr. Edwin Cordero: President’s Welcome and State of the College
  • Dr. Christopher Kent: Chiropractic: A Glorious Future?
  • Dr. Chris Chapman: Clinical Considerations of Occlusion, Upper Airway and the CCJ in Complex Craniofacial Pain Syndromes and Postures
The college has brought in experts in Gonstead, Thompson, animal adjusting, geriatrics, philosophy, research, neurology, ADD, radiography (including cone beam CT), practice management, documentation and more. Another part of “Roaring into the Future” is making sure the office team is primed to succeed. Bring the whole team and reap the benefits of investing in their professional development. See the full list of speakers on our blog and register today to secure early bird pricing!
Interns Join Chiropractic Health Center at Sherman College
Twenty-seven interns are now ready to serve the community and see patients at the Sherman College Chiropractic Health Center, a teaching clinic for senior students in their final stage of internship prior to graduation from the doctor of chiropractic program.

Interns celebrated the entrance of this final phase of their chiropractic education on January 10 during a pinning ceremony on the Sherman College campus. The college streamed the event live on Facebook so interns’ family and friends could watch from afar.
Forty-Seven Complete D.C.
Program at Sherman College
Forty-seven students from around the world received the doctor of chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The 136th commencement was a shared ceremony for December 2019 and March 2020 graduates. Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences and Student Clinic faculty doctor Kevin Power, D.C., presented the commencement address. Sherman College Health Center Case Doctor Kimberley Fielder, D.C., delivered the charge to the graduates .
Twenty Complete ACP Program in Chile

The Academy of Chiropractic Philosophers (ACP) concluded another successful session with 20 individuals defending their theses and earning the distinct ACP honors January 4-5, 2020. ACP alumni Dr. Jaime Pinillos and Dr. Aram Gomez joined Sherman College Philosophy Department Chair Dr. Bill Decken, ’86, D.Ph.CS, as facilitators during class’ fifth and final module in Santiago, Chile.
Participants earning the prestigious ACP distinction include Carlos Alcalde, Fernando Benavides, Maria Busto, Jorge Campos, Flavia Capone, Karina Cornejo Moreno, Christopher Corral, Elizabeth de Jesús Reyes, Hernán Espinoza, Joaquín Farías, Maximiliano Godoy, Pablo Herrera, Mariella Icaran Caselli, Sebastián Jiménez, Javier Montan, Yosselyn Pérez, Hans Salas, Fabián Santis Gómez, Cesar Segura and Emilio Valenzuela Araya.
The ACP is a one-year course designed to enhance the understanding, depth and breadth of chiropractic philosophy. Sessions challenge the thinking process and the application of philosophy in the chiropractic profession. For more information on joining upcoming ACP offerings both domestic and abroad, please contact Sherman College Coordinator for Academic Affairs Angel Radick or visit
Employees Donate, Pack 50 Hygiene Kits for TOTAL Ministries
For its most recent community outreach project, the Sherman College Staff Community Service Committee led an initiative to gather supplies for and pack 50 hygiene kits for TOTAL Ministries. The effort was part of Spartanburg’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service.
Employees purchased supplies and secured donations from local companies for various items in the kits, including soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, cotton swabs and more. Once collected, employees gathered to divide and pack supplies into individual packs in gallon zipper bags.
TOTAL Ministries, incorporated in 1983 by a dozen Spartanburg churches, assists residents of Spartanburg County who are facing financial hardships, helping with utility service payments and heating assistance, providing food and supplies, and offering social services assistance as needed.
Five Sherman Students Awarded Research Fellowships
Five Sherman College students have been awarded research fellowships from the Foundation for Vertebral Subluxation (FVS) and ChiroFutures Malpractice Program and will join the Foundation's research team and will focus on assisting with one of the Foundation’s ongoing projects: Best Practices and Guideline Development for Management of Vertebral Subluxation.
With more than 100 projects either completed or in the works, FVS conducts research on the vertebral subluxation, along with working on policy and education issues affecting the profession. FVS supports a team of researchers through its scholarship program with eighteen Fellowships; its research agenda seeks to promote and systematically advance the field of subluxation-centered chiropractic. Read more at the Chronicle of Chiropractic website. {Source: Chronicle of Chiropractic}
IRAPS 2020 Call for
Abstracts Released
Sherman College of Chiropractic is now accepting abstracts for its 17th annual International Research and Philosophy Symposium (IRAPS), to be held October 10-11, 2020, on the Sherman College campus in Spartanburg, SC. Abstracts are being accepted for both platform and poster presentations. Continuing education credit will be available; details will be released after speakers have been selected.
Abstracts must be submitted by April 15, 2020, and should take the form of short papers having approximately 300 words. References are expected. Each submission undergoes a peer-reviewed process. Find out more about IRAPS and view the detailed Call for Submissions. Registration for the conference opens June 1.
Prospective Students: Register for Showcase Sherman Weekend Now
Showcase Sherman Weekend is an event for prospective students to explore chiropractic and Sherman College and is designed to ignite students’ passion for leadership as well as help them begin their pursuit of becoming the next generation of DCs2B.

Attendees will tour campus, attend a palpation session, participate in leadership exercises and more.
Check out the  Showcase Sherman Weekend page  on our website to learn more and make sure you  watch and share our video ! You can also view photos from our November event .

Spread the word and send the next generation of chiropractors to visit during this exciting time in Sherman College’s history. Registration for our February 28-29 Showcase Sherman Weekend is now open. Additional dates for 2020 include May 15-16, August 7-8 and November 13-14.
Ambassador Spotlight:
Victoria Pait of Bladenboro, NC

Education: North Greenville University, major in biology, minor in psychology

Activities/Hobbies: I like to play guitar and piano in my free time. I also enjoy drawing and doing jigsaw puzzles.

Why Chiropractic: I want to provide others with education about natural healing. The salutogenic model that chiropractic envelops is what I am passionate about and have a desire to share with the world.

Favorite thing about Sherman: I love the family atmosphere and the camaraderie with my classmates.

Favorite thing about the Upstate Region: Downtown Greenville is one of my favorite places to go. There are also a LOT of beautiful places to go hiking.

About Our Ambassadors: Read more about Sherman College’s Student Ambassador Program on the website.
Online CE: Tonal Integrative Correction with Dr. Jason Sabo

The department of Continuing Education announces its very first technique-focused online CE course, Technique Fundamentals: T.I.C. Tonal Integrative Correction. This three-hour course provides a thorough introduction to T.I.C., a tonal, upper cervical-focused assessment protocol and technique. Visit to access this course and our entire library of quality, affordable online CE.
Regent Program: Thanks to Sherman's Newest Supporters

Sherman College thanks the following individuals who joined the Regent Program during the last month:

New Regents:
  • Dr. George Curry (Windsor, CT)
  • Dr. Russell Goff, ’19 (Kinnear, WY)
  • Mr. Mason Howell (Grain Valley, MO)
  • Dr. Scott Kelley (San Antonio, TX)
  • Dr. Taylor Phipps (Kansas City, MO)
  • Drs. Beth & Steven Reizer, ’96 (Boiling Springs, SC)

Returning Regent:
  • Dr. Ron Sinagra (Sayville, NY)

Members of the Sherman College Board of Regents support the college with annual gifts of $1,000 or more. Become a Regent and become a partner with the college, directly impacting campus enhancements and a student recruitment program to grow the profession.
Chiropractic Health Center Names Intern of the Month

The Chiropractic Health Center faculty recognize an intern each month who excels in clinical performance, patient management, professionalism, and analytical and adjusting technique. The November 2019 Intern of the Month is Tara Levesque, a twelfth-quarter student from Buxton, ME. She graduates in September 2020 and plans to open a practice in Duncan, SC.
Upcoming Co-Sponsored CE Seminars and Workshops

Don’t procrastinate when it comes to your license renewal! Further your knowledge of basic sciences, clinical arts, case management, philosophy and research. Guided by the institutional objectives, the college offers programs and workshops for the purpose of license renewal in most states. These continuing education chiropractic courses are conducted by Sherman College faculty, well-respected chiropractors and extension faculty.
We Appreciate Our Corporate Regent Sponsor
Sherman College of Chiropractic