For many, making it through graduate school is a feat in its own; but for Kelly Morse ‘19OD, it is truly exceptional. That’s because during her time in the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) pursuing her Doctor of Optometry degree, Morse had to fight her way back from being paralyzed, in order to reach her dream of becoming an optometrist.
Faculty and students from the University’s Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program attended the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) conference in Denver, Colo., from May 18 to May 22.
The illuminated stage of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts was set with signature regalia for the newest graduates of Salus University. On the afternoon of May 23, degrees were conferred on 274 graduates, as they celebrated the University’s 118th Commencement.
Four years after she became an internet sensation, dubbed “Piccolo Girl,” for tears streaming down her face as she played the piccolo as the Villanova Wildcats basketball team lost in the NCAA tournament East Region, Roxanne Chalifoux ‘19OD, graduates tomorrow from Salus University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) with her Doctor of Optometry.
Salus president Michael H. Mittelman, OD, MPH, and USciences president Paul Katz, MD, participated in a signing ceremony and ribbon cutting at University of the Sciences’ campus on Thursday, May 16, 2019.