ATSU-CGHS’ commencement ceremony celebrates the class of 2023Posted: May 26, 2023
A.T. Still University’s College of Graduate Health Studies (ATSU-CGHS) celebrated the achievements of the 2023 graduating class on Friday, May 26, at the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Arizona.
The commencement ceremony marked the 217 graduates’ transition to highly competent leaders in the healthcare industry.
One graduate earned a master of education in health professions degree, three earned master of health administration degrees, four earned master of health sciences degrees, 39 earned master of public health degrees, 43 earned master of public health-dental emphasis degrees, 30 earned master of science in kinesiology degrees, 54 earned doctor of education in health professions degrees, eight earned doctor of health administration degrees, three earned doctor of health education degrees, 61 earned doctor of health sciences degrees, and one earned a doctor of nursing practice degree.
Daryl Nelson, MS, ATC, director of team growth and development with the Las Vegas Raiders, delivered the commencement address. Nelson was also presented with an honorary doctor of science degree.
Norman Gevitz, PhD, senior vice president, academic affairs, provided the greeting, while ATSU-CGHS Dean Marisa Hastie, EdD, MS, ACSM EP-C, PN-1, FACSM, gave a welcome message. Greg Loeben, PhD, MPH, ’22, associate professor, inducted graduates into the ATSU-CGHS Alumni Association, and ATSU President Craig Phelps, DO, ’84, delivered closing remarks.
Watch the complete ATSU-CGHS commencement ceremony here.