Saturday, March 7th was an active day at The Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus.  Crean College held two program information sessions, including the Doctor of Physical Therapy and the Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant Studies. People interested in the Rinker campus listen to Dean Hill speakBoth programs directly leading to jobs included on the recently published and widespread Glassdoor study of the 25 Best Jobs in America.


An impressive crowd gathered as
Dr. Janeen Hill
, Dean of Crean College welcomed the visitors, gave an overview of the college, and what to expect for the day.

PA Studies Program Open House session
Groups were then formed into their respective interest areas. Faculty and staff answered questions from current and prospective students along with their parents and guests. Visitors had the opportunity to see the advanced technology, modern lab and classroom spaces, and student amenities at the new campus. 
Potential students watch a demonstration for a Rinker open house


The PA program, currently in development will consist of didactic and clinical curricular excellence that will confer a Master of Medical Science (MMS) degree with t
he first entering cohort proposed for January 2017
.
Chapman professor's lead a tour for Graduate school information.

Rinker campus tour session


 

Robert Young
, PA Program Director, along with faculty
Graham Danyleyko, John Robert (Robbie) Gerke, and Lisa Chan were all on hand to answer questions and demonstrate the interactive classroom and lab spaces that the PA program students will enjoy alongside additional Crean College programs. Spaces include a simulation suite, interactive technology labs, and an advanced anatomy learning center.

Students taking a tour in Rinker


At the same time, DPT held a meet and greet with faculty in the student atrium. Faculty mingled with students and families as a brief introduction to the personalized education approach at Crean College.

Thank you to all who joined us and we hope you enjoyed the day! Please check back
here
for future information sessions.

Rinker Campus PA and DPT instructors pose for a picture.