DALLAS – On December 8, 2018, Parker University held its 100th commencement ceremony for its College of Chiropractic at Irving Bible Church, 2435 Kinwest Pkwy, Irving, Texas 75063. This ceremony marked the 7,309th student to walk across the graduation stage.
Making the event even more special, Parker University invited back the original 18 graduates of Parker College of Chiropractic from the Class of 1985 to be a part of the ceremony. There was also a special tribute to the founder of Parker University, Dr. James W. Parker, Sr. A special award was presented to his son, and Vice President of the Alumni Association, Dr. James W. Parker, Jr.
The past Parker University presidents were invited to join current President, Dr. William Morgan at the ceremony.
Parker University Past and Current President(s):
• Dr. G. Edward Lessard: 1980-1982 (Yardley, Pa.)
• Dr. M.T. “Ted” Morter, Jr.: 1982-1984 (passed May 2013)
• Dr. James Parker – Founder: 1984-1996 (passed November 1997)
• Dr. W. Karl Parker: 1996-1998 (passed December 2009)
• Dr. Fabrizio Mancini: 1999-2012 (Dallas)
• Dr. Brian J. McAulay: 2013-2016 (Dallas)
• Dr. William E. Morgan: 2016-present (Dallas)
For information about Parker University, or any of the Health and Wellness degrees offered, visit parker.edu today.
About Parker University
Dallas-based Parker University is one of the world’s leading educators of health care professionals. Founded in 1982, this private, nonprofit, educational institution prepares men and women for an exciting career in several health care fields. Parker University awards wellness-focused degrees including a Doctor of Chiropractic degree, Masters, Bachelors, Associates, and certificates in a variety of health care programs as well as continuing education specializations and certifications. Parker University also includes Parker Research Institute, which provides sound, scientific evidence-supporting health and wellness; two chiropractic wellness clinics in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex; Parker Seminars, the largest chiropractic seminar organization in the world; and Parker SHARE Products that provide innovative, high-quality products, and current information on chiropractic and health care wellness. For additional information about Parker University, visit the website at parker.edu.