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Press Releases, Sept 2019

WORLD TEAM MEMBER VICTORIA FRANCIS TO JOIN LIFE U COACHING STAFF THROUGH THE WOMEN’S SPORTS FOUNDATION TARA VANDERVEER FUND

Marietta, Georgia, September 10, 2019 – Life University has received a Tara VanDerveer Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching grant from the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF). Grants were awarded to institutions to support collegiate female coaches on the rise, assisting with living expenses, professional development and mentorship. Life University is one of 10 universities and colleges to receive the grant, which will be designated for a female coaching fellow in women’s sports as diverse as field hockey, wrestling, basketball, volleyball, softball, and strength and conditioning.

Aug 2019, Press Releases

PRESIDENT OF INDIA INAUGURATES THE FIRST EVER WORLD YOUTH CONFERENCE FOR KINDNESS BY UNESCO MGIEP

New Delhi, India, August 27, 2019 – The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) concluded the first-ever World Youth Conference on Kindness at the Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on Friday, August 23 on the theme ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Gandhi for the Contemporary World: Celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’. The conference was inaugurated by the Honourable President of the Republic of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, and saw participation from approximately 1,000 youth representing more than 27 countries.

July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR DR. MICKEY PARSONS NAMED TO HR TECH OUTLOOK’S TOP 10 LIST

Marietta, Georgia, July 19, 2019 – As founder of The Workplace Coach, Life University’s (LIFE) Dr. Mickey Parsons, Assistant Professor of Psychology, was recently honored with a placement on HR Tech Outlook magazine’s Top 10 Leadership Development Training/Coaching Companies of 2019 list – an annual listing of 10 companies that are at the forefront of providing leadership development training and transforming businesses.

July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR DR. MARLA THOMPSON HONORED WITH VULCAN TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Marietta, Georgia, July 18, 2019 – Life University’s (LIFE) Dr. Marla Thompson, Adjunct Professor of Business, was recently the recipient of the 2019 Vulcan Materials Company’s Teaching Excellence Award.

Established in 1991, the Vulcan Teaching Excellence Awards annually honor an outstanding professor on selected member campuses of the Georgia Independent College Association. The award recognizes an outstanding faculty member who demonstrates strong academic skills in the classroom and provides leadership and support in other areas of campus life.

July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY’S LIFEFORCE TRIBE INVITES NEW MEMBERS TO JOIN ITS PRINCIPLED CHIROPRACTIC RANKS

Marietta, Georgia, July 16, 2019 – Life University’s premier chiropractic membership organization, LIFEforce, invites all who champion principled, vitalistic Chiropractic to join its ranks to help make positive changes to modern health care.

Life University is known as the not-so-little University that is changing the world, and as such they offer a pre-eminent vitalistic healthcare education that includes their esteemed Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree program.

July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY’S DR. GILLES LAMARCHE SELECTED TO LEADERSHIP COBB’S CLASS OF 2020

Marietta, Georgia, July 11, 2019 – Leadership Cobb has selected 50 new participants for the 2019-2020 class, and Life University Vice President of University Advancement Dr. Gilles LaMarche is among the group chosen.

Leadership Cobb is a leadership development program focused on personal and professional growth through awareness, community resources and the social, political and economic needs of the community at large. Life University President Dr. Rob Scott is himself an alumnus of the Leadership Cobb program.

July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY TO HOST FREE LIFE VISION RAW SEMINAR THIS JULY 26-27 ON ITS MARIETTA CAMPUS

Marietta, Georgia, July 9, 2019 – Life University invites chiropractors, educators, administrators, chiropractic assistants and students of Chiropractic to join them at the LIFE Vision RAW seminar this July 26-27 on their Marietta campus. Those seeking to connect and recharge with current and future chiropractic leaders of all perspectives will benefit from a powered-up conference format providing live advice for the modern chiropractor and chiropractic assistant.

July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY’S DR. HOWARD WRIGHT PARTICIPATES IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY’S MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Marietta, Georgia, July 2, 2019 – Dr. Howard Wright, Life University’s Director of Institutional Research Operations, recently participated in the Harvard University Graduate School of Education’s Management Development Program that ran from June 2-14 on the Cambridge, Massachusetts campus. Each year, a cohort of higher education middle managers inclusive of deans, associate deans, chairs and directors from over the world are accepted into the program. This year’s cohort consisted of 115 participants from 14 different countries ranging from small nonprofit institutions to R1 flagship institutions.

June 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI HARLEY WHEELER AND CODY MELPHY TO REPRESENT U.S.A. AT 2019 PAN AMERICAN GAMES

Chula Vista, California, June 28, 2019 – USA Rugby announced the 12 players selected to the 2019 U.S. Pan American Games Men’s Sevens team earlier in the week, with Life University alumni Harley Wheeler (2019) and Cody Melphy (2017) both being chosen for the squad. Wheeler will be making his national team debut, while Melphy is already a senior player and will serve as captain.