On Saturday, December 5, New York Chiropractic College held commencement exercises in the Standard Process Health and Fitness Center, conferring 94 Doctor of Chiropractic and 27 Bachelor of Professional Studies degrees.
Associate Professor, William Lauretti, DC, spoke on behalf of the faculty, and Student Government Association President, Bryan Kent (seventh-trimester DC, fifth-trimester MSA) gave the student address.
The commencement address was delivered by Thomas R. Ventimiglia, DC (NYCC ’80), FACC, Dean of NYCC’s Postgraduate and Continuing Education division. Dr. Ventimiglia has been employed at NYCC since 1986 in various capacities. Since assuming the position of Dean of Postgraduate and Continuing Education at NYCC in 2004, he has expanded the scope and offerings of postgraduate courses making NYCC a leader in New York and New Jersey. In addition, he owns and operates a private practice in Queens, N.Y. He served as president of the New York State Chiropractic Association, District 3 in 1998, and as president of the American College of Chiropractors from 2010-2013. He currently serves as chairman for the Subcommittee for Postgraduate Education for the Association of Chiropractic Colleges and is president of the Northeast Council of Chiropractors.