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School of Allied Health Professions news

SAHP to hold annual homecoming, education convention

Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions will host its 12th annual Alumni Homecoming and Continuing Education Convention, beginning Thursday, April 17, 2008.

The continuing education portion will take place on Thursday and Friday, April 17 and 18, at LLU Drayson Center. The days’ schedules and details may be found at www.llu.edu/llu/sahp/alumni/homecoming.

On Friday, April 18, all-day admission is free to the LLU Drayson Center (until 4:30 p.m.) for SAHP Homecoming/CE registrants. To enter, present your SAHP Homecoming name tag given to you at registration. However, no children under the age of 14 may enter the facility.

 At 12:00 noon, a free lunch will be provided for all paying registrants of the CE courses as a gift from SAHP dean, Craig Jackson, JD.

 Those who register at LLU Drayson Center will be served lunch at that location, while those who register at Wong Kerlee International Conference Center or in front of Evans Hall will be served lunch on the lawn in front of the Loma Linda University Campus Chapel.

 At 7:00 p.m. on Friday evening, the SAHP worship and praise vespers will take place, featuring music by the RE:Live praise team and a message by David Taylor, PhD, LLU School of Religion.

 On Saturday, April 19, at 8:30 and 11:15 a.m. Loma Linda University Church services and 10:00 a.m. Sabbath School, the School of Allied Health Professions will be featured. The Sabbath School program will honor the 100th anniversary of nutrition and dietetics at Loma Linda University.

At 1:00 p.m., the annual Potluck on the Hill will be held. Join the School for food and fellowship following church on the lawn outside of the historical cottages by Nichol Hall.

 At 3:00 p.m., take a tour of the Centennial Complex with the SAHP office of philanthropy and Dr. Jackson.

At 7:00 p.m., the 12th annual Alumni Recognition Banquet will take place at Wong Kerlee International Conference Center. The evening will highlight the best of the School for the past, present, and future while honoring distinguished alumni and current student leaders.

For more information regarding the SAHP Homecoming events, call Jaclyn Pruehs at (909) 558-7840, or go online at www.llu.edu/llu/sahp/alumni/homecoming.

By Larry Kidder, MA

TODAY news for Thursday, April 14, 2008