Student Announcements

Main campus


What's Happening

New - Palmer College of Chiropractic is known as The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education®. Palmer hit some major milestones this year. See the highlights in the College’s 2018-19 Annual Report. Check it out today!

New - “Community Partnering and the Fast Track to Becoming Debt-Free” Aug. 22
This event will be presented by Ben Lerner, D.C., on Aug. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. in P204. Dr. Lerner is a graduate of Life University and is Founder/CEO of the Ultimate Impact Group, corporate and chiropractic counseling. Hosted by the Student International Chiropractors Association. 

New - Worship service Aug. 23
The Christian Chiropractors Association will host a worship event on at 9:20 a.m. in the Student Union. 

New - “Upper Cervical Work” Aug. 23
Presented by Mike Borski, D.C. and Robin Baker, D.C., at 9:20 a.m. in W212. Dr. Borski is a 1997 main campus graduate and Dr. Baker graduated in 1995. Together they operate Baker Borski Chiropractic in Wausau, Wis. Hosted by the Upper Cervical Club. 

New - Save a life - donate blood Aug. 23
The blood drive is from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union. Eat before donating and bring a photo ID. To schedule an appointment, email Jessica Hernandez or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org, use group sponsor code 007. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon.com, Casey’s General Store, Dairy Queen or Domino’s. Hosted by the Student Council. 

New - “My Biomedical Research with a Focus on Chiropractic” Aug. 23
Presented by Michael Petrie, D.C., at 3:45 p.m. in W309. Dr. Petrie is a 2011 graduate of the main campus and is a clinical assistant professor in the department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Hosted by The Forward Thinking Chiropractic Club.

Flag Football Registration is Open 
Flag football begins Aug. 28. All participants/teams must register through IM Leagues. Games will be played on Wednesday nights (seven-on-seven). Registration deadline is Aug. 23.

Clinic Hours Opportunity Aug. 24
Represent Palmer Clinics at informational tables at River Bandits evening home game on Aug. 24. Student participants must arrive 45 minutes prior to start of game and stay through 7th inning. They’ll receive a free ticket to that evening’s game and clinic hours for participation. Limit of three students at informational table per game. Interested? Email Jennifer Steward

New - “Insurance Coding” Aug. 28
Presented by John Davila, D.C., 4 to 8 p.m. in the business center classroom. Dinner provided with advanced RSVP using the Palmer CareerNetwork. Whether you accept assignment from the insurance company or require the patient to pay you up front, it's your job to make sure the patient gets the most benefit from their coverage and that is dependent upon proper coding on a claim form or superbill. You’ll learn how to use treatment plans to manage chronic cases and how to determine medical necessity. This Business Module is presented by the Palmer Center for Business Development.

New - Starting an Animal-Chiropractic Practice" Aug. 30
Presented by Seth Severtson, D.C, via Skype at 9:20 a.m. in P205. Dr. Severtson will talk about starting an animal-chiropractic practice and his experiences adjusting cattle and other large animals.He is a 2009 main campus graduate and owner of Severtson Spinal Care in Sioux Falls, S.D. 

New - “A Recent Graduate’s Perspective on Incorporating Christianity into His Daily Chiropractic Practice” Sept. 6
Presented by Samuel McGinnis, D.C., at 4:30 p.m. in P206. Dr. McGinnis is a 2019 main campus graduate and owner of McGinnis Chiropractic in Winneconne, Wis. Hosted by the Christian Chiropractic Association. 

New - Quad Cities River Bandits 5K Race Sept. 7
Interested in running the Quad Cities River Bandits 5K race on Saturday, Sept. 7? Register online at www.getmeregistered.com/bandits.

New - Career Fair Sept. 17
Enjoy networking with employers, various chances to win prizes and receive three clinic hours by attending and participating in this exciting event. (Sign in and out to qualify). No registration fee or preregistration is required. Dress for success and bring your resume. Review and research the list of participating employers.  

The event runs from 8 a.m. to noon in the World of Chiropractic Court and Student Union. 

Join Team Palmer for a NAMIWALK to support mental health 
On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, Team Palmer will participate in the Greater Mississippi Valley NAMIWalk. Join the team to raise awareness and funds to support the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), a grass-roots organization that helps millions of Americans who face mental illness every day. All funds raised will directly support mental health services in the Quad Cities. Visit the Team Palmer NAMIWALKS webpage to join the team or make a donation! Every little bit helps. Contact Alex Margrave, D.C., with questions and watch for the NAMIWalks display in the skywalk.

New - Palmer Spine in the Quad Cities Marathon Sept. 22
Are you interested in being a part of the Palmer Spine for the Quad Cities Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 22? To reserve your spot, you must RSVP no later than Friday, Sept. 6 to Jennifer Steward. No dancing required. Participants will get a free Quad Cities Marathon registration swag bag. 

Figge Art Museum
Free admission for Palmer students, employees and their families to the Figge Art Museum with Palmer ID. The Figge Art Museum is located on the riverfront in downtown Davenport at 225 West Second Street.


General Information

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


Research News

New - 2018/2019 Research Annual Report is now live!
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research is the largest and most highly-funded chiropractic research effort in the U.S. From multi-million dollar research grants to publishing relevant articles, faculty and staff at PCCR are dedicated to impacting patient care and policy through research, analysis and intelligence. Read about last year's accomplishments of PCCR in our Research Annual Report.


 


    Financial Aid

    Apply for fall 2019 scholarships now through Aug. 30 in AwardSpring
    Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, Palmer College of Chiropractic will move to a biannual scholarship cycle in AwardSpring. Instead of applying for scholarships every term, the new biannual scholarship cycle will allow two full months to prepare and submit applications. There are many new scholarship opportunities for all campuses, so be sure to take a look!  

    Please make sure to update your profile. Major items include your term in school, GPA and essay questions. These updates will ensure that your application will be included in the maximum possible scholarship opportunities and will help prevent early elimination at committee review. Contact the Financial Planning Office at 563-884-5217 with any questions. Good luck to all applicants!

    To apply, visit https://palmercollegeofchiropractic.awardspring.com.


      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

      PASS Program Study Leaders: Biochemistry 1 lecture. The position requires a 3.5 cumulative GPA, and a 4.0 GPA in the course you wish to tutor. For information on the expected time commitment and qualifications please contact Kylie Kuffler in West Hall 128b.

      Davenport Community School Stepping Stones Program is hiring work-study America Reads Tutors. Required qualifications are that tutors must enjoy working with children and have a desire to contribute to the community. No education background is necessary and training will be provided. All U.S. students are invited to be an America Reads Tutor through Federal Work Study. The pay rate is $15 an hour. For more information, contact Financial Planning at 563-884-5740.

      The Marketing and Communication department needs work-study photographers. For more information, email Tim Richardson.


      Palmer Café

      Palmer Café Menu.


      Club Meetings

      Activator Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W306.  Contact kevin.boots@palmer.edu.
      Animal Chiropractic Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P205. Contact Nicole Turner
      Blair Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W215. Contact Karlee Dresen.          
      Business Ambassadors, 1st Tuesday of each month at 9:20 a.m. in and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 3:45 p.m. in PCBD Classroom. Contact Victoria Brown.           
      Campus Guides, Tuesdays, Sept. 10 and Oct. 8 at 6:30 a.m.in the AHC  Welcome Center Conference Room. Contact Jacob Mitchell  
      Christian Chiropractic Association, Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. in P206. Contact Abigail Vandehei
      Extremity Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W304. Contact Virginia Salata.
      Forward Thinking Chiropractic Club, Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. in W309. Contact Eliud Sierra.           
      Gonstead Club, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in L101, and Thursdays at 3:45 p.m. in L101. Contact Christopher Neely.   
      Kairos Training Club, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 a.m. in L102. Contact Brandon McCormick.           
      Knee Chest Upper Cervical Club, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W214. Contact Jonathan Finney
      LDSSA, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W308. Contact Mark Hudson.  
      McKenzie Method Chiropractic Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W305. Contact Logan Rozeboom.                        
      Motion Palpation Club, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in L102 and Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. in W214. Contact Ryan Hartley.
      Palmer Pediatrics Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W210 and AL01. Contact Lauren Lebzelter
      PSAF, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W216. Contact Nicholas Phillips.                                       
      QSM3, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W215. Contact Claire Sheridan.                       
      SABCA, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P206. Contact Ashlee Washington.                                      
      SACA, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in M201. Contact Anthony Warnecke.
      SAGA, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P204. Contact Skyler Zawko.
      SOT Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W304. Contact Andreas Hagglandre.
      Sports Chiropractic Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W306. Contact Emily Fair.
      Torque Release Technique, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W309. Contact Matthew Kuo.
      Upper Cervical Club (formerly NUCCA), Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W212. Contact Walker Porterfield.  
      WCCS, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in M201. Contact Jennifer Rahn.  

        West campus


        What's Happening

        New - Palmer College of Chiropractic is known as The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education®. Palmer hit some major milestones this year. See the highlights in the College’s 2018-19 Annual Report. Check it out today!

        New - Midterm Study Jam today, Aug.19
        Calling tutors and students to a special study jam from 5 to 8 p.m. in the David D. Palmer Health Science Library. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. This event is sponsored by the David D. Palmer Health Science Library.  

        New - SACA silent auction Aug. 19-23
        Support the Student American Chiropractic Association (SACA) silent auction Aug. 19-23. Bidding sheets will be posted on the SACA bulletin board in the South Hallway. SACA members are raising money for ACA Engage 2020, to sponsor students interested in attending. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate. SACA will upload photos and descriptions of all of the items on its Facebook page. For additional information: Wren Burton.  

        New - International Students Attending Palmer (ISAP) first meeting Aug. 21 
        Join the International students attending Palmer's first meeting of the quarter on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 9:30 a.m., in Room 126. This new network is for ALL Palmer West students and will create a forum to discuss legislative changes, recently published research and interesting seminars in countries around the world. For additional information: Manreet Hans

        New - Intern Meeting Aug. 21 
        The next intern meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. in Room 118. All interns are welcomed to bring their feedback in regards to the clinic. 

        New - Student Services presents HOTWORX Aug. 21 
        Students and staff are invited to “Wellness Wednesday” featuring HOTWORX on Aug. 21 in the South Hallway from noon to 2 p.m. Stop by to learn about the benefits of an infrared sauna workout and the Palmer membership rate. For additional information visit HOTWORX website.  

        New - Research Club presents Kenneth Weber, D.C. Aug. 28
        Join the Research Club on Aug. 28 in the Library for a lunch-and-learn during both lunches with Stanford instructor, Dr. Kenneth Weber. Dr. Weber is currently working to develop techniques to measure pain-related functional and structural changes in the brain and spinal cord with advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques.

        New - Extremities Club presents Brant Pedersen, D.C. Sept 4
        Dr. Brant Pedersen (West ’04) will discuss feet and ankles with a special trick for wrist at 9:30 a.m. in Room 124. For additional information: Kimberly Delen-Briones.

        New - Running Club presents “Don Day” Sept. 7
        Join the running club for its new quarterly event called “Don Day” on Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. at River View Park. Come and participate in an outside-walk, run, bike, or skateboard up the Guadalupe Trail. Light refreshments will be provided after. For additional information: Mikah Cook.  

        New - Extremities Club presents Rhiannon Dickison, D.C. Sept. 28
        Dr. Rhiannon Dickison (West ’12) will present her approach to different joints of the extremities at 5:30 p.m. in Room 124. For additional information: Kimberly Delen-Briones.

        New - ACC-RAC 2020 Conference                       
        The Association of Chiropractic Colleges’ next conference will take place in San Diego, Calif., March 19-21, 2020. The Call for Papers and Call for Workshops is open. Visit the ACC website for more information.

        New - Summer Quarter Tutoring 
        Questions about tutoring can be directed to Karen Dunn, academic counselor.


        General Information

        Stay “in touch” with Palmer News on Social Media

        If you have a message you’d like posted on the campus monitors (or included in the “What’s Happening” e-messages, please send your information to Rashida Gilmore. 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).


        Research News

        2018/2019 Research Annual Report is now live!
        Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research is the largest and most highly-funded chiropractic research effort in the U.S. From multi-million dollar research grants to publishing relevant articles, faculty and staff at PCCR are dedicated to impacting patient care and policy through research, analysis and intelligence. Read about last year's accomplishments of PCCR in our Research Annual Report


        Financial Aid

        New - Financially FIT Training Sessions Aug. 19-23
        Student will earn a maximum of five FIT points for attending a session each quarter, qualifying them for a $1,000 scholarship drawing. For more information contact Arthur Rios

        New - Want to Earn FIN FIT Bonus Points Aug. 26-30
        Locate Financially FIT cash scattered around campus to earn bonus points toward the summer 2019 Financially FIT scholarship drawing. Questions? Contact Arthur Rios.

        Apply for fall 2019 scholarships now through Aug. 30 in AwardSpring
        Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, Palmer College of Chiropractic will move to a biannual scholarship cycle in AwardSpring. Instead of applying for scholarships every term, the new biannual scholarship cycle will allow two full months to prepare and submit applications. There are many new scholarship opportunities for all campuses, so be sure to take a look!  

        Please make sure to update your profile. Major items include your term in school, GPA and essay questions. These updates will ensure that your application will be included in the maximum possible scholarship opportunities and will help prevent early elimination at committee review.

        Contact the Financial Planning Office at 563-884-5217 with any questions. Good luck to all applicants!

        To apply, visit https://palmercollegeofchiropractic.awardspring.com/

        Your financial aid needs may change from quarter to quarter. Please stop by the Financial Planning office to ensure your financial aid package is complete and up-to-date. Questions can be emailed to Arthur Rios


          Scholarship Opportunities

          NBCE Scholarship Competition offers four awards of $2,500 each!
          The National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) 2019 scholarship competition offers four awards of $2,500 each to students in good standing and enrolled at a U.S., CCE-accredited chiropractic college. Essays and other application materials are due by Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Scholarship-winners will be announced by Dec. 31, 2019. For complete details, visit the Scholarships section of the NBCE web site, or download this pdf. The NBCE Scholarship competition is administered by an outside corporation, Brighthall. For additional information about the 2019 NBCE Scholarship Competition, contact Dr. Claire Johnson at: NBCEstudentscholarship@gmail.com

           Click here for list of Palmer outside scholarships.


            Employment Opportunities


            In the Cafeteria

            Check out this week's Cafeteria menu.  


            Club Meetings

            Extremities Club, Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 124. Club presidents: Kimberly Briones and Richard Yu.
            Integrative Methods, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 345 and Wednesdays at 9:0 a.m. in Room 345. Club president: Calvin Ng. 
            Motion Palpation, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 124. Club presidents: Marshall Just and Logan Trachuk. 
            Rehab 2 Performance, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 124. Club presidents: Ryan Deighan and Marshall Just.
            SACA, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 119. Club president: Wren Burton
            Sacral Occipital Technique, Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 345. Club president: Alex Greene.
            Soft Tissue, Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 110. Club presidents: Ainsley Vettese and Kaitlin Dick.

                Florida campus


                What's Happening

                New - Palmer College of Chiropractic is known as The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education®. Palmer hit some major milestones this year. See the highlights in the College’s 2018-19 Annual Report. Check it out today!

                New - Are you going to the National Convention at FCA this month?
                The convention is scheduled for Aug. 22-25. Please make sure to tag @palmercollegeFL on Instagram or Facebook in your photos. We’d love to share your experiences during the convention. You can register as an FCA student member at thenationalchiro.co

                Submit your good news and events!
                Do you have events, club news, awards or other general good news that should be highlighted? Email your information to Heather Biance


                General Information

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


                Financial Aid

                Deadline Approaching - Apply for fall 2019 scholarships now through Aug. 30 in AwardSpring
                Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, Palmer College of Chiropractic will move to a biannual scholarship cycle in AwardSpring. Instead of applying for scholarships every term, the new biannual scholarship cycle will allow two full months to prepare and submit applications. There are many new scholarship opportunities for all campuses, so be sure to take a look!  

                Please make sure to update your profile. Major items include your term in school, GPA and essay questions. These updates will ensure that your application will be included in the maximum possible scholarship opportunities and will help prevent early elimination at committee review.
                Contact the Financial Planning Office at 563-884-5217 with any questions. Good luck to all applicants!

                To apply, visit https://palmercollegeofchiropractic.awardspring.com/


                  Employment Opportunities


                  Research News

                  New - 2018/2019 Research Annual Report is now live!
                  Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research is the largest and most highly-funded chiropractic research effort in the U.S. From multi-million dollar research grants to publishing relevant articles, faculty and staff at PCCR are dedicated to impacting patient care and policy through research, analysis and intelligence. Read about last year's accomplishments of PCCR in our Research Annual Report


                  Outside Scholarship Opportunities

                   Click here for list of Palmer outside scholarships.


                  Food Service

                  Monte’s Café menu.


                  Club Meetings

                  Applied Kinesiology (AK), Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in Room 2277.
                  Business Club, Wednesdays, Aug. 21 and Sept. 4 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 1209. 
                  Campus Guides, Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 1:30 p.m. in  Room 1209. 
                  ChiroPractic BioPhy, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1106.
                  Clinical Neuroscience, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in Room 2225. 
                  Clinical Nutrition, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1207.
                  FTCA, Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. in Room 1209.
                  Functional Med., Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2271. 
                  Functional Neuro, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2125.
                  Functional Rehab., Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2277-1203.
                  Gonstead Club, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2223 and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2223.
                  Grostic Club, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1106.
                  KinesioTape, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2277.
                  Motion Palpation, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1107 and Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.  in Room 1107/1109.
                  Pediatric Club, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1207.
                  PSAF EC, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in ASL 2145.
                  SABCA – Fridays, Aug. 30 and Sept. 13 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2271. 
                  SACA, Monday, Aug. 5 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1209. 
                  SCCA, Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in Room 2225.
                  SICA, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1209.
                  Soft Tissue, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 1107/1109.
                  Sports Council, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in Room 1207.
                  Structural Correction (scheduled as needed)
                  Student Council, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in Building 3.
                  Toastmasters, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in Room 2171.
                  Torque Release, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in Room 1111.
                  WCCS, Fridays (Aug. 23 and Sept. 13) at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2225.
                  Women in Chiropractic, Mondays, Aug. 26 and Sept. 9 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2171.

                  Choose your program