August 31, 2011 — In July, Dr. Sid E. Williams and his wife Dr. Nell K. Williams were honored on campus as part of a day celebrating LIFE’s founders. In three separate ceremonies, the Williams’ were honored for their contributions to Life University and the profession as a whole.
The library, formerly the Dr. Nell K. Williams Library, was re-dedicated as the Drs. Sid E. and Nell K. Williams Library, which included a ribbon cutting ceremony on the front steps.
The Research Center was renamed the Dr. Sid E. Williams Center for Chiropractic Research, which included distribution of archived documentation of the Chiropractic Research Journal, a quarterly, peer-reviewed research publication founded by Dr. Williams in 1988.
A monument stone of Dr. Sid Williams was unveiled in the plaza next to the College of Chiropractic building, honoring his life and contributions to Chiropractic. Dr. Williams’ plaque resides next to two other pillars of Chiropractic – D.D. and B.J. Palmer.
In attendance were approximately 450 DCs who are members of Dynamic Essentials, a group founded and chaired by Dr. Williams, as well as Life University supporters, alumni, students, faculty and staff.
Life University President, Dr. Guy Riekeman, said, “Life University would not be here without the vision and dedication of Sid and Nell Williams. The naming of the library and research center after them is a fitting tribute to their life’s work. Given
Dr. Williams’ passion and commitment, and his love for B.J. and D.D., it’s fitting that his stone sits next to the Palmers.”
Source: Life University, www.life.edu