Kettering College prepares for 48th commencement

On Saturday, April 30, Kettering College will confer degrees and certificates on 244 students graduating with 249 majors at the school’s 48th annual commencement ceremonies. The event will be held at the Dayton Convention Center, starting at 8 p.m., and is open to the public. Frank Perez, CEO Emeritus at Kettering Health Network will be the keynote speaker.

College president Nate Brandstater will grant 39 Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees in the following areas: radiologic technology (19) and respiratory care (20). Three certificates of completion in computed tomography, one in cardiovascular interventional technology, two in vascular interventional technology, and three in magnetic resonance imaging also will be granted.

A total of 160 bachelor’s degrees will be awarded, including 101 to graduates of the Bachelor of Science in nursing. Eighteen Bachelor of Science in diagnostic medical sonography degrees and 19 Bachelor of Science in human biology degrees will be presented. Twenty-two Bachelor of Science in health sciences degrees will be granted in the following specialties: health care management (8), respiratory care (4), advanced imaging (7) and health care education (5).

Three of the graduating students will receive special recognition as members of the Vaughan-Beaven Service Learning Honors Program. These honors graduates are Ricardo Chujutalli (Human Biology), Christina Cribari (Human Biology), and Rachel Mack (Human Biology).

About Kettering College
Kettering College is a fully accredited, coeducational college that specializes in health science education.A division of Kettering Medical Center, the College is located on the hospital’s campus in a suburb of Dayton, Ohio, and is chartered by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.Kettering College offers certificate programs, Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees, a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree, and an Occupational Therapy Doctoral degree.

Born out of Adventist faith and upholding Christ, Kettering College educates students to make service a life calling and to view health as harmony with God in body, mind, and spirit. Eighty percent of Kettering College graduates live and work in Ohio, with the majority settling in the Dayton area.


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