What's Happening

New - Homecoming registration is now $100.  
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 can attend all sessions, the vendor Expo, three continental breakfasts, three lunches, two refreshment breaks and the Saturday Night Festival. Check out this year's exciting program of events

New - Come join Student Council for the 101st annual Homecoming barbecue on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 5-9 p.m. in West Hall Courtyard. There will be door prizes, free food, tons of activities including a talent show, water balloon toss, the famous toggle-off contest and plenty of children's activities. If you're interested in signing up for either the toggle off or the talent show, please contact Kailey Cox. We hope to see you there to kick off a great Homecoming!

New - Class 173 will host a barbecue on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in West Hall Courtyard. The $5 menu includes hamburgers, turkey burgers, chips and water.  

New - Sigma Phi Chi's "Palmer's Law of Life" Philosophy Book Club
Everyone is welcome to come read and discuss "Palmer's Law of Life" with us.  No pre-reading is necessary. Join us Thursday, Aug. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Student Union. Snacks will be provided.

New - PCBD Brunch and Learn. Joe O'Tool, D.C., will present “Lead Your Community, Build Your Practice” on Friday, Aug. 7, at 9:20 a.m. in the Business Center classroom. Dr. O'Tool is a recent graduate of Palmer's Davenport campus. No R.S.V.P. is needed. Light refreshments will be provided.

New - Ladies bowling night with the League of Chiropractic Women (LCW) on Friday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at Miller Time Bowling Alley. Register your team of two on Wednesday,  Aug. 5, in the Skywalk. It'll be a night to learn about LCW, meet other amazing women and enjoy a little friendly competition! Cost is $30 per team to register; each member of the winning team will receive a $25 Visa gift card. 

New - Fitness Center Schedule during Homecoming:

  • Both balconies and the gym floor will be closed Aug. 10-16
  • The weight room will be closed Aug. 11-16
  • Regular hours will resume on Monday, Aug. 17 at 6 a.m. 

Palmer students and employees will have free access to the Iowa YMCAs by showing their Palmer ID.  

New - Take the Business Center challenge on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 9:20 a.m. There'll be activities, a scavenger hunt and prizes! The fun starts in the Business Center and ends in the Bookstore. No R.S.V.P. is needed. Light refreshments will be provided. 

New - Bob Levine, D.C., from Farmington, Mich., will host a session during Homecoming open to anyone who would like to learn more about practicing in Michigan. Dr. Levine is a 1985 graduate of Palmer's Davenport campus. The one-hour session will be held on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 4 to 5 p.m. in AHC Rm. 219. Plan to attend and bring a friend. R.S.V.P. to the Alumni Office at (564) 884-5453. 

Registration is now open for the Rosetta Stone Language Learning Program. An $80 refundable deposit is required. See Betty Bryan in Student Services, 3rd floor Campus Center, Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. A limited number of spots are available.

Men's and Women's Rugby starts Aug. 28
All games are played at 1 p.m.


General Information

New - Do you want job security after graduation? Lisa Killinger, D.C., professor and administrator at Palmer College of Chiropractic, discusses the opportunities available for students interested in working with older adults. “Aging is where it's at. It's the fastest growing subset of the population, and it will guarantee you job security.” Check out her story on Palmer's YouTube channel. 

Don't forget to wear your Palmer gear on Fridays. Show off your Palmer gear in the Bookstore every Friday in July and receive a free gift. 

David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library website changes
Some changes have been made to the David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library website at http://library.palmer.edu/home, including:
1)    Users no longer need to select their campus
2)    Davenport and Port Orange campus users need to log in to use e-resources from campus

The library staff is working as quickly as possible to implement these changes, but there may be issues with links or other problems. If you experience problems with the library website, please use the “Ask Us” button at the top of the page to report any errors. 

Please contact the management team at each campus with any concerns:

Davenport, Iowa:
Chabha Hocine Tepe, Senior Director of Library Services: chabha.tepe@palmer.edu
Rosemary Riess, Head Librarian/Special Services: rosemary.riess@palmer.edu

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


Financial Aid

New - Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2015 scholarships! Log in to your Stars Online account to submit your applications today, or create a profile if this is your first time applying, then follow the prompts to apply. Click here to begin. All applications must be submitted by the end of the day on Friday, Sept. 11. Good luck to all applicants.


Scholarships

Please check out the following outside scholarship opportunities:

  • 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 - A mailroom fulfillment work-study position is available in Enrollment. Applicants should possess general office skills and have the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team. 
 
Enrollment is looking for someone who is available between 10 a.m. and noon, for about an hour on a daily basis. The pay rate is $9 an hour.
 
Interested applicants should contact Deede Heard  or call her at (563) 884-5613.

Student Services has work-study openings for exam proctors. Exam proctors assist instructors in monitoring the class during exams. The applicant must be in the 6th Trimester or above, work-study eligible and available to proctor between the hours of 7:30 am - 2:50 pm, Monday through Friday. The pay rate is $11 per hour.

If you are interested in the position, please see Betty Bryan in Student Services, 3rd floor of the Campus Center or send an email to betty.bryan@palmer.edu. Please bring your class schedule with you when applying or include it in your email.

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

Activator Club
Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W306. Contact Matthew Boots.
A.M.P.E.D. Club
Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. in P205 and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P202. Room P202 is not open on Sept. 4, or Oct. 9, use M201 at the 9:20 a.m. hour on these two dates. Contact Mitchell Borgman.
Animal Chiropractic Club
Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P205. Contact Clair Morrison.
Applied Kinesiology Club
Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W214. Contact Vincent Monheim.
Blair Club
Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W215. Contact Philip Spradley
CBP Club 
Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in M201. Contact Ryan Winslow
CCA Club
Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in M203. Contact Jason Slagel.
Chiropractic Philosophy Club
Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m. in P202. Contact Tyler Maleug
Chiropractic Worldwide
Friday, Aug. 7, at 9:20 a.m. Contact Holly Callaway 
Extremity Club
Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in P204. Contact Dakota Zickefoose
Gonstead Club
Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in L101. Contact Jonathan Eddy.
Humanist Club
Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. in P204. Contact Jennifer Aranda
LDSSA
Fridays at 9;20 a.m. in VIP Conference Room, 4th floor Campus Center. Contact Donald Butterfield.
League of Chiropractic Women
Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P206. Contact Allison De Salvo.
NUCCA Club
Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W212. Contact Luke Sesker.
Palmer Game Board Club
Fridays at 6:30 p.m. in the Palmer Cafe. Contact Colleen Hile
Pediatrics Club
Fridays at 9;20 a.m. in L102. Contact Breanna Freitag
PSAF
Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in VIP Conference Room, 4th floor Campus Center. Contact Matthew Waro
SABCA
Select Mondays: Aug. 17, Sept. 21 and Oct. 19 at 3:45 p.m. in P202. Contact Mariah Payne.
Torque Release Technique (TRT) Club
Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W306. Contact Brittney Mitchell.
Unified Diversity LGBTQA
Mondays at 4 p.m. in W308. Contact Amanda Hussman.
Volleyball Club
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m. in the Palmer Gym. Contact Matthew Boots.


What's Happening

Play Day 2015, Aug. 4, at Ed Levin Park in Milpitas
The Associated Student Government (ASG) continue a San Jose campus tradition by hosting “Play Day 2015” on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Sandy Wool group area at Ed Levin Park in Milpitas. Classes will not be held, so students can enjoy a day of fun in the sun!

When you reach the booth at the part entrance, inform the attendant that you're part of the Palmer group, so you can park without paying the fee (which will be covered by ASG). Please try to minimize traffic, and make maximum use of the available parking spaces by carpooling. The Sandy Wool group area is near the large green pavilion.

ASG has a fun day of activities planned from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch will feature tacos, starting at 11:30 a.m., and the ASG will be serving planty of other snacks and drinks. Plus, bubble soccer from 1 to 3 p.m. 

For additional information about Play Day 2015, contact Kelly Ostler (8Q), ASG president.

New - Library and Cafeteria closed on Tuesday, Aug. 4
The Library will be closed on Tuesday, August 4, due to the cancellation of classes for ASG's Play Day event. Library staff will be available for assistance by phone or e-mail throughout the morning. For additional information, contact Roseann Erwin, branch manager, San Jose campus library.

The Cafeteria will also be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 4, due to the Play Day event at Ed Levin Park in Milpitas.

Adjusted hours for the following departments on Play Day, Aug. 4:

  • Bookstore: The bookstore is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Cafeteria: The cafeteria is closed.
  • Clinics: The clinics are closed.
  • Copy Center: Open from 7-11 a.m.
  • Library The library will be closed on Tuesday, August 4, due to the cancellation of classes for ASG's Play Day event. Library staff will be available for assistance by phone or email throughout the morning. For additional information, contact Roseann Erwin, branch manager, San Jose campus library.

Public Health Club presents “Identifying Domestic Violence” Aug. 5
Health-care providers play a large role in identifying signs that a patient may be the victim of domestic violence. Physicians want to help victims of domestic violence, but often face complex barriers to doing so. The San Jose campus Public Health Club presents a special program, “Identifying Domestic Violence,” to address this complex issue, on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at 9:30 a.m. in Rm. 121, featuring guest speaker Michael Dominquez, D.C., San Jose campus assistant clinical professor. For additional information, contact Nikita Predrechensky (4Q), Public Health Club president.

New - Welch Allyn rep visits Palmer's San Jose campus Thursday, Aug. 6 - plus special discounts, Aug. 6-7
Welch Allyn representative Stacy Stevens will make her Summer Quarter visit to Palmer's San Jose campus on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Stop by and visit with Ms. Stevens in the south hallway to learn about new Welch Allyn equipment, and to see demonstrations of various products.

The Bookstore will offer a special 10-percent discount on any Welch Allyn diagnostic item, stethoscope, blood-pressure kit, or accessory purchased on Aug. 6., or Friday, Aug. 7.

For additional information regarding the Aug. 6 campus visit by Welch Allyn rep Stacy Stevens, see Erwin Gatchalian, manager, San Jose campus Bookstore, Ext. 6007.

New - SACA hosts “School Supply Drive for Family Giving Tree” through Friday, Aug. 7
Palmer 's San Jose campus SACA chapter is conducting a “School Supply Drive for Family Giving Tree” now through Friday, Aug. 7. Lists of the desired school supplies (to be donated to local families needing assistance with school supplies for their children) will be placed with a donation box in each quarter's primary classroom. The quarter that collects the most supplies will win a pizza-party from SACA! For additional information, contact Kerri Domingo (2Q), SACA membership representative.

Campus Ministries Club hosts “Palmer Concert” this Friday, Aug. 7
Campus Ministries invites students, faculty and staff to come enjoy a special “Palmer Concert” featuring the talents of San Jose campus community members this Friday, Aug. 7, from 4-6 p.m., in the cafeteria. If you're a musician, singer, dancer, etc., and would like to perform at the concert, make sure to contact Lorianne Rios (8Q), Campus Ministries president by 5 p.m. this Wednesday, Aug. 

Check out the latest Bookstore specials!

  • Anatomical wall charts; strength and conditioning exercise books; trigger-point books & charts; trigger-point books & charts; rehab supplies, including Thera-band products, fitness balls, foam rollers - all 25-percent off list price! (Good through Aug. 7, 2015)
  • Spine models: 10-percent discount. Other bone models: 15-percent discount.
  • Clinic-jacket specials: Buy one, get second-item at 30-percent discount - embroidery extra. (Good through Aug. 21, 2015)
  • Core pillow promotion: 30-percent discount (Good through Aug. 31, 2015)
  • Don't forget the expanded “Close-out” and “Clearance” items for maximum savings.
  • New product: GO Tape Now - a great alternative for Rocktape relief emollient products, works well with BioFreeze

    For additional information on all Bookstore sales, please see Erwin Gatchalian, manager, San Jose campus Bookstore. 

New - Public Health Club hosts bake-sale fundraiser: Monday, Aug. 10
The Public Health Club will host a bake-sale fundraiser on Monday, Aug. 10, during the 9:30 a.m. activities break, as well as both lunch hours. Money raised from the bake sale will be donated to the “Stop Hunger Now” event taking place on campus on Saturday, Sept. 5, in conjunction with Lions Club Int'l. For additional information, contact Nikita Predrechensky (4Q), Public Health Club president. 

SACA fundraisers: Bake Sale, Aug. 12 / Dave & Buster's point-cards, Aug. 10-14
Palmer 's San Jose campus SACA chapters will host a pair of fundraisers the week of Aug. 10-14. SACA will be selling Dave & Buster's “point cards” ($10 and $20) all week, during activities breaks and lunch hours, in the south hallway. SACA will receive 50-percent of all card sales! Enjoy playing games at Dave & Buster's, and help the San Jose campus SACA chapter! It's a win-win! 

In the addition to selling the Dave & Buster's “point cards,” SACA will host a bake-sale fundraiser during the 9:30 activities break, and both lunch-hours, on Wednesday, Aug. 12.

For additional information, contact SACA executive officers Tracy Lam (7Q) or Erica Yu (7Q). 

New - ASG continues summer quarter meetings: Wednesday, Aug. 12
The San Jose campus Associated Student Government (ASG) meets again on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 9:30 a.m. in Rm. 117. For additional information about the summer quarter ASG meetings, contact Kelly Ostler (8Q), ASG president.

New - Extremities Club presents Dr. Drew McClure: Wednesday, Aug. 12
The Extremities Club presents “Extremity Adjusting Set-ups” featuring guest-speaker Drew McClure, D.C., of Whole Body Chiropractic & Massage, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 9:30 a.m. in Rm. 124. Dr. McClure is a 2013 San Jose campus alumnus, who received Clinical Excellence Award honors, and now practices at Whole Body Chiropractic & Massage in San Jose. For additional information, contact Raymond San Agustin (5Q), Extremities Club president.

Summer Qtr. “Coffee with Dr. Meeker” - Monday, Aug. 17
The Summer Quarter “Coffee with Dr. Meeker” will take place on Monday, Aug. 17, at 9:30 a.m., in the cafeteria small-conference room. The quarterly “Coffee With Dr. Meeker” sessions provide an opportunity for casual conversation about issues, trends & developments related to Palmer College, the San Jose Campus, & the chiropractic profession. Students, faculty & staff are welcome to attend! Plus… Enjoy complimentary coffee & light refreshments!

New - ASG-sponsored Blood Drive, Aug. 31
The ASG-sponsored summer quarter Blood Drive with the is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Stanford Blood Center mobile collection vehicle will be parked in the south parking lot. Watch for sign-up sheets in the south hallway. You can also schedule an appointment online. Each donor will receive a Baskin Robbins “Pint For A Pint” coupon! For additional information, contact Tim Haynes, ASG community service director.

New - Help Public Health Club, Lion's Club prepare food packets at “Stop Hunger Now” event on campus, Sept. 5
The Public Health Club is teaming up with local chapters of the Lions Club organization on Saturday, Sept. 5, to prepare packets of rice that will be donated to the “Stop Hunger Now”, which is a non-profit, international hunger-relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other aid to crisis areas across the globe. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to assist in the volunteer effort, which will take place in the cafeteria (time TBA). For additional information, contact Nikita Predrechensky (4Q), Public Health Club president


General Information

New - Disc-Golf equipment available for check-out from the library
Students, faculty, and staff of Palmer's San Jose campus are now able to check out discs from the library for use with the new disc-golf basket posted in the back of the campus. 

Rules for use of the Disc-Golf equipment include:

  • Only Palmer students, faculty, and staff may check out discs.
  • Only one disc may be checked out at a time per person.
  • An identification card must be provide in order to check out a disc. 
  • Discs must be returned the same day they are checked out.
  • Anyone who breaks these policies three (3) times or more will be banned from using discs for the balance of the current quarter, as well as the following quarter.

    For additional information about the use of the dis-golf equipment, and the San Jose Dis Golf Club, contact Mary Fryauf (4Q), president. 

Student Representative for the Library Committee: Let your voice be heard!
Do you have ideas or opinions about the resources and services at Palmer's San Jose campus branch library? Volunteer to be the student representative on the Library Committee! The Committee meets once per quarter, and includes faculty and administration. The Committee makes decisions and recommendations about the collection, services, and more for the San Jose campus library. Let your voice be heard! For more information, contact Roseann Erwin, branch manager librarian.

David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library website changes
Some changes have been made to the David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library website at http://library.palmer.edu/home. Users no longer need to select their campus. The library staff is working as quickly as possible to implement these changes, but there may be issues with links or other problems. If you experience problems with the library website, please use the “Ask Us” button at the top of the page to report any errors. For additional assistance, contact Roseann Erwin, branch manager librarian, Palmer's San Jose campus. 

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

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

Visit the News page of the Palmer website for stories pertaining to all three Palmer campuses.

For all the complete list of current “Student Announcements” for Palmer's San Jose campus: http://www.palmer.edu/studentAnnouncements/ 

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


Financial Aid

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2015 scholarships! Log in to your Stars Online account to submit your applications today, or create a profile if this is your first time applying, then follow the prompts to apply. Click here to begin. All applications must be submitted by the end of the day on Friday, Aug. 21. Good luck to all applicants.

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


Employment Opportunities

New - Summer Quarter position for 11-13Q student
Student Services has a Summer Quarter work-study position available for an 11-13Q student. Primary duties are working at the front desk in the main lobby (phone-answering and greeting guests). Pay is $10.15/hr. Hours are Wednesdays (2-3 p.m.) and Fridays (10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.). Student must be eligible for work-study. (Please see Nora Delgado in Student Administrative Services to confirm if you qualify). Please see Jennifer Nathan in Student Services to apply, or for additional information about this work-study position. 


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

Animal Chiropractic Club: Rm. 126/9:30 a.m.
The Animal Chiropractic Club meets on Wednesdays during the 9:30 activities break in Rm. 126. For additional information, contact Jacqueline Stickler (10Q), Animal Chiropractic Club president.

Applied Kinesiology: Rm. 345/9:30 a.m.
The Applied Kinesiology Club meets on Wednesdays during the 9:30 activities break in Rm. 345. For additional information, contact Roland Quan (9Q), AK Club president.

Disc Golf Club: 4:30 p.m./Parque De La Raza (San Jose)
The Disc Golf Club meets at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Parque De La Raza, located at 849 Coyote Rd. in San Jose. For additional information, contact Matt Fryauf (4Q), Disc Golf Club president. 

Diversified Club: Rm. 124/5 p.m.
The Diversified Club meets on Mondays from 5-6 p.m. in Rm. 124. For additional information, contact Andrea Ormonde (8Q), Diversified Club president. 

Extremities Club: Rm. 124/9:30 a.m.
The Extremities Club meets on Wednesdays during the 9:30 activities break in Rm. 124. For additional information, contact Raymond San Agustin (5Q), Extremities Club president.

Motion Palpation Club: Rm. 124/9:30 a.m.
The Motion Palpation Club meets at 9:30 a.m. on Mondays in Rm. 124. For additional information, contact Michelle Snow (8Q) or Frank Capobianco (7Q), Motion Palpation Club co-presidents. 

Soft Tissue Club: Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Rm. 124
The Soft Tissue Club meets on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Rm. 124. For additional information, contact Michael Simele (5Q), Soft Tissue Club President.

SPEAK Club: Mondays at 9:30 a.m./Rm. 121
The SPEAK Club meets on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Rm. 121. SPEAK provides a forum to building public-speaking skills (and confidence) in a comfortable, supportive setting. SPEAK also is your gateway to "talk chiropractic" through participation in various community events. For additional information about SPEAK, contact Anna Marie Gierach (7Q), SPEAK Club president. 

 


What's Happening

New - Due to unforeseen construction delays, the Open House for the David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library has been re-scheduled to Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 1:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

New - 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 .


General Information

David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library website changes
Some changes have been made to the David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library website at http://library.palmer.edu/home, including:
1)    Users no longer need to select their campus
2)    Davenport and Port Orange campus users need to log in to use e-resources from campus

The library staff is working as quickly as possible to implement these changes, but there may be issues with links or other problems. If you experience problems with the library website, please use the “Ask Us” button at the top of the page to report any errors. 

Please contact the management team at each campus with any concerns:

Davenport, Iowa:
Chabha Hocine Tepe, Senior Director of Library Services: chabha.tepe@palmer.edu
Rosemary Riess, Head Librarian/Special Services: rosemary.roseriess@palmer.edu

Port Orange, Fla.:
Edward Murphy, Branch Manager Librarian: edward.murphy@palmer.edu

San Jose, Calif.:
Roseann Erwin, Branch Manager Librarian: roseann.erwin@palmer.edu

#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.


Financial Aid

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2015 scholarships! Log in to your Stars Online account to submit your applications today, or create a profile if this is your first time applying, then follow the prompts to apply. Click here to begin. All applications must be submitted by the end of the day on Friday, Aug. 21. Good luck to all applicants.


Research News


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

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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