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What's Happening

Fitness Center summer recess schedule.

New - Friday, July 3 - All Palmer campuses and clinics will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

New - Make plans to attend this year's Homecoming!
Want to learn more about the future of chiropractic and network with alumni? Be a part of Palmer Homecoming 2015, coming August 13-15! Students who register by July 24 can attend all sessions, the vendor Expo, three continental breakfasts, three lunches, two refreshment breaks and the Saturday night festival for just $50. Check out this year's exciting program of events and take advantage of substantial early registration discounts. (Registration increases to $100 after July 24.)  

Students can also have their $50 registration fee reimbursed if they serve as a session monitor. For more information, contact Jessica Brackevelt at (563) 884-5523 or visit the Continuing Education and Events office on the 4th floor of the Campus Center. 

New - Summer locker clean-out. If you intend to use a Palmer locker next trimester, a blue zip tie had to be attached to your padlock by June 17. Items found in unmarked lockers between June 18 and July 10, will be donated or thrown out. Questions? Contact Student Services at (563) 884-5857. 

New - Calling all first trimester students to the First Tri Business Bash on Friday, July 17, from 9:20 to 10:10 a.m. in the Business Center classroom. Explore the resources available to you from the Palmer Center for Business Development Center. Light refreshments will be provided. 

New - The Palmer Center for Business Development will present “Business Basics Blitz.” All students are invited to this Brunch & Learn event scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, from 9:20-10:10 a.m. in the Business Center classroom. Find out how the D.C. curriculum and the Center for Business Development work hand-in-hand to prepare you for running a practice. The featured speaker is Mary Frost, D.C. Light refreshments will be provided.

New - Join us for “Turning Your Passion into Influence,” a Palmer Center for Business Development business module on Tuesday, July 21, from 4-8 p.m. in the Business Center classroom. One of the greatest things you can do is to influence people to make healthy choices. An expert in heart-centered selling, Scott Schilling will help you harness your passion for chiropractic and turn it into influence. R.S.V.P. using the Palmer CareerNetwork. Light refreshments will be provided.


General Information

Chiropractic among 10 best jobs for people who want to make the world a better place
When it comes to the “best jobs for people who want to make the world a better place,” chiropractic ranks among the top 10, according to the results of a survey by PayScale.com published in May 2015. Read the full article at Palmer News and share it online!

The Palmer Family and Chiropractic History Museum is located at Vickie Anne Palmer Hall (VAPH). It's open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (when classes are in session). The tours are self-guided; brochures are available in the lobby of VAPH. Exhibits are available for viewing through the building. 

"Good Help" is Hard to Find
You send them, we'll train them! Refer a friend/family member to Palmer's Chiropractic Technology degree program.

Financial aid is available; college coursework will be reviewed for transfer credit.
www.palmer.edu/CT

Palmer earns 2015 Military Friendly Schools® designation
Palmer College of Chiropractic has again been selected by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs magazine, as one of an elite group of Military Friendly Schools® for 2015. This is the fourth consecutive year Palmer has earned this honor, which places it in the top 20 percent of colleges and universities in the country that are doing the most to support military-service members, veterans and spouses to help ensure their success in higher education.

See the list and Palmer's profile at http://militaryfriendly.com/school-list.

Palmer earned rights to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® trademarked designation via qualifying scores from a rigorous survey assessment. Among other practices supporting military members, veterans and their families, Palmer is a full participant in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

This means that eligible U.S. veterans enrolled, or about to enroll, at any of Palmer's three campuses can have up to 100 percent of their out-of-pocket tuition and fees covered for one year. Eligible students are able to re-apply for subsequent years of their education.

Additionally, active-duty military personnel, qualified veterans and their families are given free chiropractic care at Palmer Chiropractic Clinics. In 2013, care for active-duty military, veterans and family members totaled 10,000 patient visits.

How you can help refer students to Palmer
Student recruitment is a college-wide priority. We want you to have a say in who attends Palmer and who will help strengthen the profession. The students today are the future of chiropractic.

How you can help refer students to Palmer:

  • Spread the good word about Palmer and chiropractic
  • Invite prospective students to campus visits and events
  • If you know a student who shows interest in chiropractic, fill out the Prospective Student Referral form at www.palmer.edu/ps-referral.(By filling out this form, we will be able to formally recognize and thank you for your continued support.)

Regular Bookstore Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Your life is online, why isn't your resume? Impress employers with a professional career website.

Here's what you do:

  • Go to palmer.optimalresume.com
  • Create an account or sign in
  • Build career materials, like a resume, cover letter, and online portfolio
  • Combine your materials into a professional career website

Questions? Contact Penny Hoker at (563) 884-5521 in the Center for Business Development.

Professional Help With Your Personal Life Challenges at No Cost
Up to five professional counseling sessions with Quad-City providers are available for all Palmer students, spouses/partners and immediate family members. Stop by the main hall outside Student Academic Support Services at the south end of West Hall. Look for The Facts of Life flier in the wall pocket labeled Student Assistance Program or make an appointment to talk with Dr. Ann Margrave about Palmer's Student Assistance Program. She can be contacted by calling (563) 884-5257, emailing ann.margrave@palmer.edu or stopping by and making an appointment through our Program Assistant, Bridgett Lance, W128A.

Through a unique program offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Palmer College is making it possible for eligible U.S. veterans enrolled or about to enroll at any of Palmer's three campuses to have up to 100 percent of their out-of-pocket tuition and fees associated with education programs covered for a one-year period. The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program covers all undergraduate and graduate tuition not already provided for by the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008.

If you are a U.S. veteran, or know a U.S. veteran who is considering chiropractic as a career path, now is the time to tell them about Palmer-and the Yellow Ribbon Program. To learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program at Palmer, please visit www.palmer.edu/yellowribbon/.


Research News

Interested in advancing chiropractic research? Palmer's Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Research program offers patient-oriented research training at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, the world's largest and most highly funded research effort in chiropractic.  

The program features: core and elective coursework; an experiential learning environment; experienced and well-published research scientists as mentors; and state-of-the-art research facilities including a research clinic and biomechanics lab. 

Graduate research assistantships and tuition waivers are available on a competitive basis. The application deadline is Saturday, Aug. 1, for enrollment in the Fall 2015 trimester. For more information or to apply, visit www.palmer.edu/ms / or contact Program Manager Katie Hoyt at katie.hoyt@palmer.edu or (563) 884-5198.


Financial Aid

Congratulations to the following students on winning the Financially FIT scholarship drawings for the Spring 2015 trimester

  • Half-tuition FIN FIT Scholarship winner: Brookley Pavnica
  • Quarter-tuition FIN FIT Scholarship winner: Andrew White
  • $1,000 FIN FIT Scholarship winners: Taylor Schultz, Brent Kroll and Marianne Ralph

A big thank you and congratulations to all students who participated in this trimester's FIN FIT activities. The Financial Planning Office staff looks forward to working with all of you again next trimester and encourages all students to get involved to earn their FIT Points in order to be eligible for the Summer 2015 trimester scholarship drawings.  
 
If you'd like more information on the Financially FIT program and how you can get involved, stop by the Financial Planning Office or email jenny.lenehan@palmer.edu.


Scholarships

Please check out the following outside scholarship opportunities:

  • CarInsuranceComparison.com - see all of the details for the Safe Driver Scholarship here . The deadline to apply is July 10, 2015.
  • Mesothelioma.com Scholarship: Have you personally, or within your family, dealt with cancer? In an effort to help students who have, there is a foundation offering a scholarship to assist you with furthering your education. Applicants must submit an essay and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. For application and details visit www.mesothelioma.com/scholarship . The application deadlines are Tuesday, March 31 and Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Licensing Information

Licensure information from the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB) is available for student and employee usage 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the www.FCLB.org website.


Employment Opportunities

New - The Development Office has openings for two work-study office assistants. Applicants must be willing to comply with FERPA and donor confidentiality practices and posess general office skills. The pay rate is $9 per hour.

Interested applicants should contact Jama Schwegman or Jennifer Rubel.

Marketing & Communication has openings for student bloggers. Get paid to post photos and talk about your student experience here at Palmer. No writing experience necessary, just a desire to share your chiropractic journey. Bloggers may work up to five hours a week, on their own time and anywhere they like. The pay rate is $9 an hour. Email Minda Powers-Douglas at minda.powers@palmer.edu for more information or to apply. Include a brief writing sample.


Palmer Café


Club Meetings

The Summer trimester will start July 14. New club information will be posted by July 27. 


What's Happening

Tickets on sale for PalmerPalooza “Casino Night”, Friday, July 17!  PalmerPalooza 2015 gets underway with Casino Night on Friday, July 17, from 7-10 p.m. in the Cafeteria. Tickets are $20/ea. (cash only), and include an exciting evening of casino games, appetizers, two drink tickets -- and the chance to win some great prizes! 

You can purchase your Casino Night tickets from Gina Kodeli in Admissions, or from any of the Campus Guides. A limited number of tickets are available for Casino Night, and tickets will not be sold at the door! Don't “roll the dice” and take a chance at missing out on the Friday-evening fun -- buy your Casino Night tickets before the summer break!

PalmerPalooza is the San Jose campus' major annual prospective-student event, and is open to all students who are considering a career in the chiropractic profession. If you know someone who might like to attend this complimentary event on Saturday, July 18, they can register at: www.palmer.edu/admissions/visits-events/


General Information

Important notice: Please make sure to remove your items in the Student Lounge refrigerators by 2 p.m. every Friday. Any unclaimed items may be removed from the refrigerators by Facilities staff. Thank you for your attention with the upkeep of the Student Lounge, and recreational amenities. Please be courteous to our facilities/custodial staff, who work hard to maintain the Student Lounge in optimal condition for student-use. If you have any questions regarding use of the Student Lounge, or any requests regarding items needing repair or replacement, please contact Jennifer Nathan in the Student Services office. 

Enjoy the web-posted version of the Spring '15 edition of The Bartlett!
http://www.palmer.edu/uploadedFiles/Pages/Marketing/Publications/student_
publications/Bartlett.pdf 

To view the most current San Jose campus calendar of events, click here

#ChangeLives videos help you spread the word about Palmer
Do you want your family to better understand why you chose chiropractic? Send them one of the great videos from our "How do chiropractors change lives?" playlist. Want your friends to know more about where you live and go to school? Share our " Palmer Segments " videos. Know people who haven't experienced the benefits of chiropractic care? Have them view our " About Chiropractic " playlist. Palmer's YouTube channel now has more than 180 videos, all designed to encourage, inspire and inform while telling the Palmer story. With new videos added regularly, there's always something worth sharing on Palmer's YouTube channel

If you have a message you'd like posted on the south hallway monitor, please send your information to Chuck Bustillos in the Marketing and Communication office (Rm. 304). Please make sure to note the nature of the event/activity, location, date, time, cost and contact information (i.e. e-mail or cell number.) If you're promoting a guest speaker, you may submit a photo or associated graphic (in JPEG format).

If you have club information that you'd like posted in the San Jose Campus section of Student Announcements … At www.palmer.edu/studentAnnouncements/ , students get information on everything from campus and community events to updates on financial aid requirements and scholarships. Please send any announcements for students to Chuck Bustillos in the Marketing and Communication office (304).

Your life is online, why isn't your resume? Impress employers with a professional career website.

Here's what you do:

  • Go to palmer.optimalresume.com
  • Create an account or sign in
  • Build career materials, like a resume, cover letter, and online portfolio
  • Combine your materials into a professional career website

Questions? Contact Penny Hoker at (563) 884-5521 in the Center for Business Development.

Through a unique program offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Palmer College is making it possible for eligible U.S. veterans enrolled or about to enroll at any of Palmer's three campuses to have up to 100 percent of their out-of-pocket tuition and fees associated with education programs covered for a one-year period. The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program covers all undergraduate and graduate tuition not already provided for by the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008.

If you are a U.S. veteran, or know a U.S. veteran who is considering chiropractic as a career path, now is the time to tell them about Palmer-and the Yellow Ribbon Program. To learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program at Palmer, please visit www.palmer.edu/yellowribbon/.


Research News

Interested in advancing chiropractic research? Palmer's Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Research program offers patient-oriented research training at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, the world's largest and most highly funded research effort in chiropractic
.  
The program features: core and elective coursework; an experiential learning environment; experienced and well-published research scientists as mentors; and state-of-the-art research facilities including a research clinic and biomechanics lab. 

Graduate research assistantships and tuition waivers are available on a competitive basis. The application deadline is Saturday, Aug. 1, for enrollment in the Fall 2015 trimester. For more information or to apply, visit www.palmer.edu/ms/ or contact Program Manager Katie Hoyt at katie.hoyt@palmer.edu or (563) 884-5198.


Financial Aid

New - Important student loan information: If you have NOT completed your 2015-2016 Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) you must do so immediately to ensure accurate and timely aid in the summer term. Please contact the Brenda Alvarez in the Financial Planning office with questions or concerns


Scholarships

Check out the following outside scholarship opportunity:


In the Cafeteria

For a look at the weekly menu for the San Jose Campus Cafeteria: http://aramarkcafe.com/layouts/classic_new/locationhome.aspx?locationid=3043


Club Meetings

The Animal Chiropractic Club meets on Wednesdays during the 9:30 a.m. activities break in Rm. 126. For additional information, contact Jacqueline Stickler (9Q), Animal Chiropractic Club president.

The Applied Kinesiology Club meets on Wednesdays during the 9:30 a.m. activities break in Rm. 124. For additional information, contact Roland Quan (9Q), Applied Kinesiology Club president.

The Disc Golf Club meets at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Parque De La Raza in San Jose. For additional information, contact Matt Fryauf (3Q), Volleyball Club president.

The Diversified Club meets on Mondays form 5-6 p.m. in Rm. 124. For additional information, contact Andrea Ormonde (7Q), Diversified Club president.

The Extremities Club meets on Wednesdays during the 9:30 a.m. activities break in Rm. 345. For additional information, contact Will Shiau (11Q), Applied Kinesiology Club president.

The Motion Palpation Club meets at 9:30 a.m. on Mondays in Rm. 124. For additional information, contact Michelle Snow or Frank Capobianco , Motion Palpation Club president.

The Movement Arts Club meets on Thursdays for "alignment yoga" from 3:30 to 8:15 a.m.in Rm. 345. The club also meets for "hoop dance" on Tuesdays, from 5-6 p.m. in the south parking lot. For additional information, contact Allyssa Fennelly (11Q), Movement Arts Club president.

The Public Health Club meets on Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in Rm. 117. For additional information, contact Nikita Predtechensky (3Q), Applied Kinesiology Club president.

The Soft Tissue Club meets at 9:30 a.m. on Fridays in Rm. 124. For additional information, contact  Peggy Chin  (9Q), Soft Tissue Club president

The SPEAK Club meets on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Rm. 121. For additional information about SPEAK, contact Anna Marie Gierach (6Q), SPEAK Club president. 

The Volleyball Club meets on Wednesdays, from at 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the NorthPark gym. For additional information, contact Brad Kufske (3Q), Volleyball Club president.


What's Happening

New - Dr. Carol Ann Malizia Presentation - Wednesday, July 15, at 1:30 p.m. in Room 2225
Nationally recognized speaker Carol Ann Malizia, D.C., will discuss her experience with sports chiropractic, services to veterans, whole food solutions and the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress.

Dr. Malizia earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1989 from New York Chiropractic College and then became a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner. She also qualified for her Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness. She's a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and an Army OneSource Certified Practitioner. She also has maintained a chiropractic practice, Hudson Valley Whole Life, for nearly 25 years.

Passionate about re-shaping global perceptions of health and wellness, Dr. Malizia is a consultant for special projects to Standard Process and a spokesperson/advocate for whole-food solutions. She has served as a board member for the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress since 2005.


Library upgrade begins

The David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library on the Port Orange campus is closed for renovation. This renovation will upgrade the facility and provide several benefits to students and employees. The library has been relocated to the second floor of the Standard Process Student Center. The library will operate in this location until renovations are completed.

The new and improved David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library will reopen prior to the summer 2015 quarter beginning July 14.

VA Chiropractic Residency Program
The application period is open for the July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 Integrated Clinical Practice Residency

The VA chiropractic Integrated Clinical Practice residency focuses on the provision of chiropractic care in an integrated healthcare system, collaborating with primary care, medical and surgical specialties, and other medical and associated health providers and trainees.

The residencies provide advanced clinical training in complex case management, allowing recent graduates to increase their scope and depth of clinical knowledge, experience and acumen. Residents are mentored by senior VA chiropractors who are national leaders in integrated chiropractic practice. Residents also participate in interprofessional clinical rotations and scholarly activities. Residents develop their knowledge of hospital practice and procedures, and are better prepared for future positions in VA, other healthcare systems, and/or academic settings.

Further details and application instructions are available at http://www.rehab.va.gov/chiro/Residency_Programs.asp .

New - The 2015 Chiropractic Games will be held Oct. 31-Nov. 1 in Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Attention student athletes: Start organizing your teams now and saving up for registration fees and miscellaneous player costs! The First Chiropractic Games meeting will be held in July (date, time and location TBA). Rosters will be distributed at this meeting.

Attention hockey players: This year the Chiropractic Games Board needs a commitment from a minimum of four schools that are interested in playing ice hockey to keep this sport active. A full commitment includes a $600 deposit by June 1.  If we don't have four teams by June 1, we will return any deposits and cancel that sport. Palmer Port Orange campus hockey players - please see Student Services if you will have a time this year so we can notify the Board. The $600 deposit is due June 1! For more information, stop by Student Services or visit: www.chiropracticgames.com .


General Information

New - #ChangeLives videos help you spread the word about Palmer
Do you want your family to better understand why you chose chiropractic? Send them one of the great videos from our "How do chiropractors change lives?" playlist. Want your friends to know more about where you live and go to school? Share our " Palmer Segments " videos. Know people who haven't experienced the benefits of chiropractic care? Have them view our " About Chiropractic " playlist. Palmer's YouTube channel now has more than 180 videos, all designed to encourage, inspire and inform while telling the  Palmer story. With new videos added regularly, there's always something worth sharing on Palmer's YouTube channel!

Celebrate "Palmer Pride" every Friday by wearing your favorite Palmer gear.

How you can help refer students to Palmer
Student recruitment is a college-wide priority. We want you to have a say in who attends Palmer and who will help strengthen the profession. The students today are the future of chiropractic.

How you can help refer students to Palmer

  • Spread the good word about Palmer and chiropractic
  • Invite prospective students to campus visits and events
  • If you know a student who shows interest in chiropractic, fill out the Prospective Student Referral form at www.palmer.edu/ps-referral.(By filling out this form, we will be able to formally recognize and thank you for your continued support.)

Your life is online, why isn't your resume? Impress employers with a professional career website.

Here's what you do:

  • Go to palmer.optimalresume.com
  • Create an account or sign in
  • Build career materials, like a resume, cover letter, and online portfolio
  • Combine your materials into a professional career website

Questions? Contact Penny Hoker at (563) 884-5521 in the Center for Business Development.

Through a unique program offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Palmer College is making it possible for eligible U.S. veterans enrolled or about to enroll at any of Palmer's three campuses to have up to 100 percent of their out-of-pocket tuition and fees associated with education programs covered for a one-year period. The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program covers all undergraduate and graduate tuition not already provided for by the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008.

If you are a U.S. veteran, or know a U.S. veteran who is considering chiropractic as a career path, now is the time to tell them about Palmer-and the Yellow Ribbon Program. To learn more about the Yellow Ribbon Program at Palmer, please visit www.palmer.edu/yellowribbon/.

To conveniently serve you around the clock, Palmer College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to act as its agent for verification of student enrollment status. You can obtain an official Enrollment Verification Certificate at any time via: www.studentclearinghouse.org.

  1. Click on the "Students" tab.
  2. Click on "Enrollment Verify," and then click "Credit Card Purchase." There is a $2.50 fee per certificate, which you can charge to your Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card.
  3. Print your Enrollment Verification Certificate.

This Enrollment Verification Certificate can be presented to health insurance agencies, housing authorities, consumer product companies, banks, etc., when asked to provide official evidence of enrollment at Palmer College.


Research News

Interested in advancing chiropractic research? Palmer's Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Research program offers patient-oriented research training at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, the world's largest and most highly funded research effort in chiropractic
.  
The program features: core and elective coursework; an experiential learning environment; experienced and well-published research scientists as mentors; and state-of-the-art research facilities including a research clinic and biomechanics lab. 

Graduate research assistantships and tuition waivers are available on a competitive basis. The application deadline is Saturday, Aug. 1, for enrollment in the Fall 2015 trimester. For more information or to apply, visit www.palmer.edu/ms/ or contact Program Manager Katie Hoyt at katie.hoyt@palmer.edu or (563) 884-5198.


Community Marketing Events

Come and check out the new City Center Market every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the circle by City Hall. The market will feature local produce, raw honey, gluten-free items (including kale chips and granola), food trucks, artisan vendors and more!


Scholarships

Check out the following outside scholarship opportunity: 

Other scholarships available: For information and/or applications on the following scholarship, please visit the organization's website:

  • State of Arkansas Grant - Arkansas Department of Higher Education, Ruth Ann Simpson, 114 East Capitol, Little Rock, Ar 72201; Phone (501) 324-9300.

Food Service

To access the weekly and daily menu for the Palmer Café on the Florida Campus, please visit the the Aramark site for the Port Orange, Fla., Campus.

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