More than 150 guests
attended the West Campus Prospective Student Event (PSE) on Saturday, July 10,
making it the most well attended student-recruitment program since moving to San
Jose in 1993.
PSE guests included 55
prospective students from California, Canada and throughout the United States,
with the farthest traveler venturing from Cherry Hill, N.J. By the end of the
day, 37 guests had formally submitted their applications.
The morning portion of
the PSE program featured presentations from West Campus President Bill Meeker,
D.C., and West Campus Director of Student Enrollment Julie Behn, as well as
other members of the Admissions and Financial Aid departments.
PSE guests were able to
experience a sample of the Palmer curriculum via interactive classroom
presentations by members of the West Campus administration and faculty,
including: Makani Lew, D.C. (Palpation); Thomas Milus, D.C. (Clinic); Kenneth
Courtney, Ph.D. (Spinal Anatomy); and Thomas Souza, D.C. (Differential
The PSE program also
included presentations by representatives from various West Campus clubs
(including the Sports Council), a barbecue lunch catered by Andy’s BBQ, (voted
“Best in the Silicon Valley” by Metro Magazine), and campus tours guided by the
West Campus Guides.
“I experienced such a
high level of enthusiasm from everyone who attended the PSE,” said Dr. Meeker.
“It went far beyond my expectations in terms of faculty and staff participation.
Palmer clearly is ‘The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education,’ and we
demonstrated it. The feedback from prospective students and their families was
The next West Campus
Prospective Student Event will take place during the West Campus Homecoming 2010
program, on Saturday, Oct. 16. Contact the West Campus Admissions Office: (866)
303-7939 or firstname.lastname@example.org.