More than 150 guests were part of the West Campus
Prospective Student Event (PSE) on Saturday, July 10,
making it the most well-attended PSE on the Tasman
location of the West Campus. The group included 55
prospective students from the U.S. and Canada, many of
whom were referred by Palmer alumni. By the end of the day,
37 of them had formally submitted applications to enroll.
During an interactive session, West Campus Guide and current
intern Jeremy Lerner talks about the Clinic experience, using
fellow Campus Guide Josh Higley as his “patient.”
One of the highlights of the day was a group massage for the
record number of people at the July West Campus PSE.
The morning portion of the PSE program featured
presentations from West Campus President Bill Meeker,
D.C., West ’82, M.P.H., and West Campus Director of
Student Enrollment Julie Behn, as well as other members
of the Admissions and Financial Aid departments.
PSE guests had a chance to see the inside of an anatomy lab
and try hands-on projects during the Interactive Classroom
Experience. This included presentations by members of the
West Campus administration and faculty, including: Makani
Lew, D.C., ’91, (Palpation); Thomas Milus, D.C., Davenport
’82, (Clinic); Kenneth Courtney, D.C., (Spinal Anatomy); and
Thomas Souza, D.C., (Differential Diagnosis).
Travis Champion-Fritz, won the drawing
for a scholarship, to be applied when
officially accepted and matriculated into
the West Campus program.
The PSE program also included presentations by representatives
from various West Campus clubs, including the Sports
Council. Other highlights of the event were a barbecue lunch
and campus tours provided Campus Guides.
“I experienced such a high level of enthusiasm from everyone
who attended the PSE,” said Dr. Meeker. “Not only was it
the largest student recruitment event held on the West
Campus for many years, it went far beyond my expectations,
in terms of faculty and staff participation as well as for the
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