More than one hundred men and women, representing the KCU College of Biosciences (COB) Class of 2017/2018, participated in an inaugural pinning ceremony on Aug. 4. This new convocation ceremony celebrated entry of these new students as scientists into the field of biomedical sciences.
Students, their families and guests were welcomed by Dr. Robert White, dean of the COB, and Dr. Marc Hahn, KCU president and CEO. Dr. Nathan Hall, a graduate of the first COB class in 2006 and a 2010 graduate of the KCU College of Osteopathic Medicine, delivered the keynote address.
Comprised of both 1- and 2-year track students, this class joins the largest COB class in the program's 12-year history. The COB's dramatic growth since its inception in 2005 confirms the growing demand in the fields of biomedical research and the life sciences. Students in these courses of study are critical to advancing KCU's mission of "improving the well-being of the communities we serve."