January 5, 2015 marked the start of Crean College’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program 2015 new student cohort. Familiar faces greeted each other as many students had previously met at the October 2014 luncheon.

DPT Students in the Lobby of Rinker

Held at the
The Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus
, the DPT Student Orientation welcomed the new cohort with a day of activities. Dr. Jacklyn H. Brechter, Department of Physical Therapy Chair, led the students through an introduction to Chapman University and Crean College along with standards in professionalism and program expectations. DPT staff provided presentations of various resources provided to students throughout their program, including an on campus library, student opportunities, and business resources.

DPT Class

DPT Students in the lobby of Rinker

Faculty and department staff were on hand for an organized meet and greet as students socialized over appetizers. The day wrapped up with a campus tour, showcasing the advanced technology and educational spaces at the campus.

DPT Students in the lobby of Rinker


We sincerely welcome our new DPT students and look forward to your success with great enthusiasm!