Prospective Student Event during Davenport Campus Homecoming a big draw for students
Nearly 90 prospective students and their
guests had a great time learning about Palmer and chiropractic on Aug.
12 during the Prospective Student Event held in conjunction with
Homecoming on the Davenport Campus. At publication time, 15 of those
students already had applied to the Doctor of Chiropractic program.
family and I had a great time enjoying the interactive sessions that
were being taught by the prominent doctors who teach the various
courses. My seven-year-old daughter and I loved getting ‘hands-on’ with
the human brain, searching for its various parts. We’ve had a great time
here on campus and are enjoying the Palmer family interactions,” posted
prospective student Chad Alan Vermeulen of South Dakota on Palmer’s Future Chiropractors group page on Facebook.
annual Prospective Student Event gave participants a glimpse of
Palmer’s research facilities, radiology and rehabilitation departments
and anatomy lab during the two-hour Interactive Classroom Experience.
Not only did participants hear from faculty during the classroom
sessions, but during lunch they also had an opportunity to visit with
current students and other prospective students in the newly updated
In the afternoon, students met with Admissions,
Financial Planning and Student Services representatives, and they had
the option to visit the Academic Health Center as patients. In addition,
a bus tour of the Quad Cities was offered, as well as private tours of
the B.J. and Mabel Palmer Mansion. A social reception was held in the
Mansion Courtyard late Friday afternoon. Visitors enjoyed hors d’oeuvres
and music as they relaxed in the beautiful and historic setting.
also received tickets to the Saturday Night Festival, during which the
Admissions Department raffled off three tuition scholarships of $1,000
"It was exciting to see so many
students excited to learn more about chiropractic in the same place at
the same time," said Campus Visit Coordinator Angie O'Tool. "One of the
best things about Homecoming is the chance for prospective students to
network with the numerous alumni and current students on campus."
Dr. Kevin Paustian (standing right) talks about palpation and the
structures of the spine to a group from the Prospective Student Event
during the Interactive Classroom tour.