In spite of a thunderstorm that delayed
its start, Palmer Night at the Quad Cities River Bandits brought more
than 200 prospective students, current students, alumni and employees
together for a night of baseball. The game got underway with Vice
Chancellor for Academics Robert Percuoco, D.C., throwing the first
part of Homecoming’s Prospective Student Event, approximately 80 people
interested in attending Palmer College’s Davenport Campus came to
Modern Woodmen Park, accompanied by their guests for a total of 165
“Although it rained, our
pre-game dinner was held indoors and turned out to be a really nice
event,” said Campus Visit Coordinator Angie O’Tool. According to Ms.
O’Tool, one lucky prospective student won one of three $1,000 tuition
vouchers awarded during Homecoming.
like these are important not only for prospective students, but also
for alumni, faculty, and staff,” she added. “It is great for our alumni
to see that we are working hard to bring more quality people into the
profession and keep Palmer standing strong as “The trusted leader in
joined in on the evening’s fun by attending the Reunion Years
Celebration, which is open to graduates celebrating 5, 10, 15 and other
reunion years divisible by five. It allows alumni to renew old
acquaintances and enjoy Homecoming in a relaxed setting.
winning against the Wisconsin Rattlers the night before, local St.
Louis Cardinals affiliates, the Quad Cities River Bandits, lost on
Palmer Night, 3-5. That didn’t dampen the spirits of the Palmer crowd,
though; as the game was topped off with fireworks that lit up the
Check out the photo gallery for Palmer Night.