Things are always moving around the Saint Louis University Athletic Training Education Program! SLU commencement just occurred on Saturday May 19th and we welcomed our next class, the MAT Class of 2014, to the professional phase of the program on Monday May 21st. The students take ANAT 400 Gross Anatomy and MAT 501 Principles of Athletic Training in the first summer of the professional phase and will begin their clinical rotations in August. The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training kicked things off with a Welcome Luncheon followed by individual Program Orientation meetings on Wednesday, May 23rd.
The matriculating SLU students in the class are: Nik Andrus, Andrea Auclair, Angelo Bongiorno, Claire Botting, Jessica Buschjost, Cat Costello, Ann DeBartolo, Kelley DeGreeff, Emily Grace, Heather Koch, Jay Maturan, Pat Nolan, Kelly Peck, Mary Rhatigan, John Runde, AJ VanderVorste and Tyler Wood.
The new post-baccalaureate students in the MAT Class of 2014 are: Abby Breseman (Lake Forest College), Michelle Cybulski (Oakland University), Nick Gastorf (University of Missouri), Dan Herrin (University of Missouri) and Blake Hudspeth (Maryville University).