When you’re running a business,
you know that you have to evolve
or you won’t be able to meet the
needs of the people you serve.
The same can be said for a college
That’s why I’m proud to introduce
the new Palmer College of
Chiropractic Alumni Association, or PCCAA. It was formed out
of an understanding that the best way we can help our alumni is
to give them the types of programs and services they need—now
and in the future. To learn what those needs are, we’ve begun
holding panel discussions with our alumni at state and national
We’ve also expanded the way in which we communicate with
our alumni. The next time you’re on the Web, visit Facebook
and check out the “Palmer College of Chiropractic Alumni”
group page. At http://groups.to/palmer_alumni/ you can catch
up with fellow classmates and find Alumni Office travel dates.
There’s also a group page for Insights on Facebook.
Other social networking vehicles we’re using include Twitter and
MySpace. In the future, we plan on posting a variety of videos
on YouTube while offering podcasts on www.palmer.edu that feature
interviews with alumni like you.
On the road, we’ve always enjoyed your questions about the latest
events and advancements at the College. But what we really
want to hear is what’s going on in your career and how we can
help make it more successful.
Recently an alumnus told me, “It’s nice to see that Palmer
College cares more about their alumni than it does about itself.”
Alumni also have told us they want an alumni association that’s
service-oriented. We’re responding by developing cost-saving
programs such as co-ops, credit cards and group memberships
that offer lower costs on supplies.
The new alumni association also is providing all of its programs
and services for free. That’s because the PCCAA is an important
part of Palmer College, with the Alumni Office ensuring that the
association’s programs are geared toward supporting our alumni
in the business of chiropractic, allowing you to not have to pay
any dues. For more information on the structure of the PCCAA,
turn to page 7.
As the Alumni Office looks to the future, we see an alumni
association that continually responds to and enhances the
needs of our alumni. You can let us know the types of programs
and services you need by calling (800) 722-2586, Ext. 3, or
e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. After all, the best way
we can ensure the PCCAA is continually evolving is by having
alumni like you give us your insights.