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Board Meeting 17 August 2013
Alumni Association Honoring Cynthia Quiroz
The Association Board of Directors met on 17 August 2013 at the AMEDDC&S. Minutes of the meeting should be available soon in the Member's Section of the website. Of note, in honor of Cynthia Quiroz who served as the Program Admissions Coordinator for over 20 years, the Board voted that, for the next year, the Association would donate 10% of any new Lifetime Memberships to the American Cancer Society in honor of Cyndi.
Planning for 2014 Graduation and Reunion Activities
The 2014 Graduation will be the 15th of August- the date is subject to change by a couple of days. We will be honoring Classes ending in 4 or 9. There will be a reception the night of graduation. We are planning to have a .Continuing Education program (.6 CEU) the day after graduation, topic to be announced. The Board of Directors will meet on the Saturday after graduation. Nancy Henderson, Class of '74 is planning for her class's 40th anniversary. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 Graduation and Reunion News
Graduation was Thursday, 15 August 2013. The Alumni Association hosted a reception immediately following in the courtyard. Rebecca Storey Hooper, Class of '75 received the Outstanding Alumni Award during graduation. Cynthia Quiroz was recognized for her 20 plus years of service to the program as the Admissions Coordinator. The Alumni Reunion Dinner on Friday, 16 August, honored all classes ending in 3 and 8. We had a a fun group of Alumni representing a span of classes from 1946 to students from the class of 2014! As always, it was a fun time with lots of shared memories.
Kudos to Ted Gutierrez and his Social Committee for a job well done!!
Lecture Series Update
The CMJADLS was held on Thursday and Friday, 13-14 June. Speakers included
Dr. Russ Kotwal , "Physical Therapy and HPO/IP in Operational Settings" and
Justine Dee, MS, PT, CLT, OCS, "Evaluation and Management of Edema and Lymphedema". The Lymphedema Course was 12 hours of CEU and was attended by both the interns (graduate August 13), the senior class, faculty, Clinical Instructors and Alumni. It was an excellent course and gives us yet another effective skill for patient management.
Student/Faculty Relay for Life Team
On 10 May, the students and faculty participated in Relay for Life in honor of Cindy Quiroz.
As a team, they raised $3,500 and were awarded the "rookie of the year" award for finishing 5th out of 43 teams for fund raising! This was truly a team effort with representation from alumni, students, and faculty and a very proud and inspirational day to be an military PT and Baylor Bear!!