Student Announcements

Davenport, IA


What's Happening

Palmer Café and Campus Grounds announce summer break hours:

  • Now through Monday, July 9 – Closed
  • Tuesday, July 10 – Regular hours resume

R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center summer recess schedule: 

  • Wednesday, June 27-Thursday, June 28 – 6 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday, June 29 – 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 30 – 1-5 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 1 – 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Monday, July 2 – 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 3 – 6 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 4 – Closed
  • Thursday, July 5 – 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Friday, July 6 – 6 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 7-Sunday, July 8 – 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Monday, July 9 – 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

Be a star! Volunteer for an upcoming video shoot!
Do you realize there’s an “actor” in “chiropractor” and now it's your chance to be a chiropr-actor! Now until July 20, Palmer Marketing & Communication will be shooting video for a new “Visit Palmer College’s Main Campus” video, as well as for other video projects. These shoots will focus on student life on the main campus, and will be short and fun for those who participate. (Most shoots last about 30 minutes. Some include free food.) Information of upcoming video shoots will be shared on the Palmer Davenport App and other student communication channels. To volunteer, email Paulette Sackett.

Now through Monday, July 9 – Summer recess. Classes resume Tuesday, July 10. Enjoy your break!

Tuesday, July 10 – 1st Tri Business Bash. Calling all 1st trimester students to join us from 9:20 to 10:10 a.m. in the Business Center classroom and explore the Business Center and all the resources available to you. Light refreshments will be provided.

New - Friday, July 13 – PCBD Brunch and Learn. Mark Houk, D.C., will present “Associateship Choices and a Successful Multi-Provider Clinic.” He’ll share his experience as a mentor and colleague of many associates. Dr. Houk runs a multidisciplinary clinic with two locations. There are several associates in his practice that have been with him more than 10 years. He's a 1980 graduate of the main campus and practices in Spokane, Wash. Join us from 9:20-10:10 a.m. in the Business Center classroom. No RSVP is needed; light refreshments provided. 

Friday, July 13 – SPIZZ Night (hosted by PSAF) in Vickie Anne Palmer Hall Ballroom from 4-6 p.m. Food will be provided. Keynote speaker will be Mark Houk, D.C.,a 1980 graduate from the main campus. He's from Spokane, Wash. Come and enjoy a great evening with free admission, an excellent speaker, food and prizes. Note: babysitting is not available.

New - Monday, July 16 – PCBD Business Module. "StrengthsFinder 2.0 Live" will be presented by Gallup-Certified Strength Coach Marsha Hardacre, M.Ed., from 4 - 7:30 p.m. in the Business Center classroom. Gallup research shows that your greatest chance for success is to improve on your strengths.

Take the StrengthsFinder assessment before the break. This is the first of four steps that lead to the workshop in July. The assessment and coaching are free with your commitment to attend.

Enrollment is limited to the first 40 students who RSVP. RSVP using the PalmerCareer Network by Thursday, July 12.

Tuesday, July 17 – Trinity Cathedral free Palmer student parking pass lottery you must be present to win). Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; drawing begins at 8 p.m. There are 27 potential parking spaces available this term. Bring your student ID. The cathedral is located on 12th and Brady, across from the R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center. Questions can be directed to Dr. Alex Margrave.

Tuesday, July 17 – Club Fair from 8 to 11 a.m. in the World of Chiropractic Court. 

Friday, July 20 – Brunch and Learn. Kevin Cunningham, D.C., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Student Affairs and members of the Canadian Club present “How to Start a Practice in Canada.” Dr. Cunningham will share precepting information and how to set up a practice in Canada. Canadian Club members will share what they learned at the recent CCA conference and Canadian Boards, etc. The event is in the Business Center classroom from 9:20 - 10:10 a.m. No RSVP is required; light refreshments will be provided. 

Tuesday, July 24 – Vendor Day in the World of Chiropractic Court from 8:45-11 a.m.

Thursday, July 26 – Are you planning to practice in Wisconsin? Join members of the Wisconsin Chiropractic Association from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Palmer Café for a pizza social. This is a great opportunity to talk with chiropractors from Wisconsin and learn what it’s like to practice in their state. RSVP by noon Wednesday, July 25 to Kristi Clark or call 563-884-5123.  

ATTEND ALL OF HOMECOMING FOR FREE! Students, Staff and Faculty
Join our Monitor Team for Homecoming 2018!

The Continuing Education and Events Department is looking for monitors for Homecoming 2018, August 9-11. You'll receive a reimbursement of your registration fee (up to $50), after the event, by attending one training session prior to Homecoming and monitoring three sessions during Homecoming. Monitors will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Every attempt will be made to accommodate your requests. Please note any times when you're unavailable to monitor. Visit LaNette Parson in Continuing Education and Events to fill out a registration form and make your payment.

Aug. 9-11 – Save the dates! Mark your calendars to join us for this year's Davenport Homecoming. The program will include more technique than ever before. Go to www.palmer.edu/alumni/homecoming/to-register/ to register for this year’s event. To view the schedule of events click here.

Visit current and upcoming exhibitions at the Figge Art Museum, located on the riverfront in downtown Davenport at 225 West Second Street. Palmer students, employees and their families receive free admission to the Figge with their Palmer ID.  


General Information

Lost and found items are kept in Student Services, 3rd floor of the Campus Center. They currently have several items that have been turned in. If you’ve lost something, check with them. 

Why did you choose chiropractic? Here’s eight reasons why a career in chiropractic is a great choice. Share this video with a friend who’s thinking about a career in health care.

Do you have a friend who’s considering chiropractic? Share our Top 10 Reasons to be a Palmer Chiropractor video with them!

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


Research News

Be sure to download and share the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research study published in JAMA Network Open May 18 on your social media channels. This study, the largest randomized clinical trial in chiropractic research to-date, found active-duty U.S. military personnel patients with low-back pain who received chiropractic care plus usual medical care had better improvements in low-back pain intensity and pain-related disability than those who had medical care alone.


Financial Aid

Congratulations to these students who won Spring 2018 Financially FIT Scholarships:

  • Half-tuition FIN FIT Scholarship winner: McCartney Goff
  • Quarter-tuition FIN FIT Scholarship winner: Charbel Medlej
  • $1,000 FIN FIT Scholarship winners: Cody Roedl, Tyler Hoelting and Emylee Thompson

    A  big thank you to all the students who participated. For more information on the Financially FIT program, stop by the Financial Planning Office or email Jenny Lenehan

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

 Click here for list of Palmer outside scholarships.

     


    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

    The David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library has one work-study position available for Wednesday evenings. Duties include performing basic library circulation functions, checking items in/out, shelf-reading, answering phones, helping users locate items, recording stats and other duties as assigned. The pay rate is $9 an hour and the position averages five hours per week. Interested applicants should email Carrie Meeker.

    Student Services has work-study openings for exam proctors. Exam proctors assist instructors in monitoring the class during exams. Applicants must be in the 6th Trimester or above, work-study eligible and available to proctor between the hours of 7:30 a.m. – 3:40 p.m., Monday through Friday. The pay rate is $11 per hour.

    If you are interested in the position, see Pamela Taylor in Student Services, 3rd floor of the Campus Center. Also, bring your class schedule and social security card with you when applying. 

    Work-study positions open for group fitness instructors for the R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center. Interested applicants can email Ron O’Brien


    Palmer Café


    Club Meetings

    Summer recess: June 16-July 9. New club information will be posted by July 23. 

      San Jose, CA


      What's Happening

      Library hours during the summer break 
      General Library hours during the summer break (to Monday, July 8) are as follows:

      • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
      • Saturday–Sunday: Closed

      (The Library will also be closed on Wednesday, July 4.)

      For further details, please contact Denise Ulett, ext. 6014, West branch manager librarian. 

      Copy Center/Mailroom hours for the balance of the month are as follows:

      • June 25-29: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

      For further details regarding Copy Center and/or Mailroom services during the summer break, please contact Tania Baghdassarian, Copy Center manager, ext. 6155.

      New - The Bookstore will be closed the week of June 25-29 for annual inventory. For additional information, please see Steven Sautter, ext. 6145, in the Bookstore.


      General Information

      If you have a message you’d like posted on the campus monitors, 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 … In addition to the “What’s Happening …” e-messages, students can also find similar information on everything from campus and community events to updates on financial aid requirements and scholarships in the Student Announcements section of the Palmer web page. Please send any announcements for including in the “What’s Happening …” e-messages or the San Jose campus section of Student Announcements to Chuck Bustillos in the Marketing and Communication office (Room. 304).


      Research News

       Be sure to download and share the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research study published in JAMA Network Open May 18 on your social media channels. This study, the largest randomized clinical trial in chiropractic research to-date, found active-duty U.S. military personnel patients with low-back pain who received chiropractic care plus usual medical care had better improvements in low-back pain intensity and pain-related disability than those who had medical care alone.


      Financial Aid


      Outside Scholarship Opportunities

       Click here for list of Palmer outside scholarships.


        Employment Opportunities


        In the Cafeteria

        Check out this week's Cafeteria menu
        The West campus Cafeteria web-site provides a convenient way to see what the Cafeteria is serving each week. Click here for this week's menu. For additional information regarding Cafeteria services, see Denny Rosario, Cafeteria manager, ext. 6156. 


        Club Meetings

        Port Orange, FL


        What's Happening

        New - The Bookstore is closed for inventory through June 29.

        New - Intramural basketball rosters are available in the Office of Student Services for the summer term. These will be received on a first-come, first-served basis. 


        General Information

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


        Financial Aid


        Employment Opportunities


        Research News

        Be sure to download and share the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research study published in JAMA Network Open May 18 on your social media channels. This study, the largest randomized clinical trial in chiropractic research to-date, found active-duty U.S. military personnel patients with low-back pain who received chiropractic care plus usual medical care had better improvements in low-back pain intensity and pain-related disability than those who had medical care alone.


        Outside Scholarship Opportunities

         Click here for list of Palmer outside scholarships.


        Food Service

        Grab a meal in the Café!
        To access the weekly and daily menu for Monte’s Café, visit the Aramark site for the Port Orange, Fla., campus.


        Club Meetings

        The Summer Quarter begins Tuesday, July 10. New club information will be posted by July 23. 

        Choose your program