What's Happening

New - Protect yourself from the Equifax data breach
The Equifax credit rating service was recently hacked, and Palmer’s Information Technology Department has put together a document to provide information about the data breach and the steps you can take to protect your data.

New - Be part of history; sign the R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center guestbook!
In case you missed signing the guestbook at the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center, stop by the Bittner Center lobby and add your signature. The guestbooks will be placed in a new time capsule, which will be placed in the Bittner Center along with the time capsule from the former Alumni Auditorium. 

Americans Prefer Drug-Free Pain Management Over Opioids: 2017 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic survey
Americans prefer drug-free pain management. While 22 percent of U.S. adults prefer to take pain medication prescribed by doctor to treat their physical pain, 78 percent prefer to try other ways to address their physical pain before they take pain medication prescribed by a doctor. This finding is based on data collected from February through March 2017 as part of the Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic Annual Study of Americans. A research brief was released to national media today at Gallup headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Read a Time.com article about the opioid crisis (featuring the Gallup-Palmer report) on why most Americans prefer to treat pain without drugs.  

Read the opioid research brief at www.Gallup.com. The full 2017 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic study report will be released in early October.

New - Bittner Center closed for event after 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21
The R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center will close at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, for a private event sponsored by Estes Construction. It’ll reopen at 5 a.m. on Friday as usual. The upstairs lounge area and part of the nearby track will be closed at noon on Thursday for event set-up.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Vendor showcase. “Rapid Fire” will be presented by Kevin “The Fire” Burns, retired UFC fighter, at 9:20 a.m. in the Business Center classroom. Door prizes; refreshments provided. No RSVP needed.

Friday, Sept. 22 – Animal Chiropractic Club presents Shanie Cahill, D.C., “Animal Nutrition.” Dr. Cahill will share with the club, about proper nutrition for both small and large animals. Join us at 9:20 a.m. in P205. Q&A session will follow.

New - Join Student Academic Support on Saturday, Sept. 23, for the 2017 NAMIWalks event
Palmer has committed to raising funds to help NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) provide more services for individuals and families in the Quad Cities living with mental health challenges. 

Through NAMIWalks' public, active display of support for people affected by mental illness, they’re changing how Americans view individuals with a mental illness and ensuring that help and hope are available for those in need.  

Visit the team page to join the team or to make a donation supporting fundraising efforts. Those who are unable to make the Saturday walk date are encouraged to join as a “virtual walker.”  

Friday, Sept. 29 – Essential Oils Club meeting "Clinical Uses" will be at 9:20 a.m. in P204. 

    New - Friday, Sept. 29 – Vendor showcase. The speaker is Dan Zimmerman, RPLU, CIC, Senior Professional Relations Representative for NCMIC. Join us at 9:20 a.m. in the Business Center classroom. Door prizes; refreshments provided. No RSVP is required.

    New - Saturday, Sept. 30 – Business module. “Starting into Practice” will be presented by Braxton Pulley, D.C., and Dan Zimmerman, RPLU, CIC, Senior Professional Relations Representative for NCMIC. A seasoned D.C. will share how to begin, build and manage your career effectively. The event will be in the Business Center classroom from 8 a.m. to noon. Breakfast provided with advance RSVP using the Palmer CareerNetwork.

    New - Friday, Oct. 6 – Guest speaker, for the Animal Chiropractic Club, Robert Smith, D.C., presents “Pathologies Within Dog Breeds.” Dr. Smith will cover pathologies in different dog breeds, as well as cervical, thoracolumbar and sacro-pelvic areas. He will also discuss running and operating a human/animal office. The presentation is at 9:20 a.m. in P205.

    New - Friday, Oct. 6 – The Pediatrics Club presents Skip Wyss, D.C., “Case Management and Pediatric Assessment” from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in P205. Dr. Wyss is a 2008 graduate of the Davenport campus and will be sharing some of his tougher cases regarding pediatric assessment and how he’s handled the patients' care.

    Wednesday, Oct. 11 – Student Services to host Halloween Bash 2017 for the children of Palmer students, staff and faculty. Join us from 4 to 5 p.m. in the World of Chiropractic Court (hallway south of Welcome Center) for trick or treating, games, prizes, food and fun. Festivities include decorating your own pumpkin, winning a prize in the Halloween duck pond and winning a cupcake or cookie in the dessert walk.

    New - Saturday, Oct. 14 – Help the American Red Cross by volunteering to help install free smoke alarms in our community with their SOUND THE ALARM - Save a Life program. Everyone can help – Oct. 14, at 9 a.m. at 1100 River Drive in Moline, Ill. 

    Get your fitness on!
    Group fitness classes are now being held in the R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center. Classes are free, and no sign-up is required.

    Attend a Zumba fitness class in the R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center, west group fitness room: 

    • Sundays with Leslie at 1:45 p.m.
    • Tuesdays with Jennifer at noon
    • Wednesdays with Sethe at 4 p.m.
    • Fridays with Sethe at 2 p.m.

    Check out the men’s and women’s fall rugby schedules. Come out and support Palmer rugby.

    Open lap swim now available to R. Richard Bittner Athletic & Recreation Center members at Central High School
    Swim laps at Davenport Central’s brand-new pool on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8-9:30 p.m. Parking is available on the west side of the school, just off Harrison Street. Entrance to the pool is off the west parking lot (small lot just off Harrison Street, between the pool and auditorium). 

    Registration is open for the Rosetta Stone Language Learning Program. You can register in Student Services, 3rd floor of the Campus Center, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. An $80 refundable deposit is required. 

    Current and upcoming exhibitions at the Figge Art Museum: The Figge Art Museum is located on the riverfront in downtown Davenport at 225 West Second Street. Palmer students, employees and their families receive free admission to the Figge. Bring your Palmer ID.  

    Find the right student club(s) for you. It’s a great way to meet fellow students with the same interests.


    General Information

    SIgn up and customize your Merit page!
    Palmer College is using a service called Merit to recognize student achievements. The Merit welcome letter has been emailed to students on all three Palmer campuses. It explains sign-up and how to customize your own Merit page. The 2017 Spring Dean's List news releases have been sent, so you can share with family and friends on social medical. 

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

    Palmer College of Chiropractic donates building to Scott County Family YMCA
    Palmer College has donated the building at 724 N. Harrison St. to the Scott County Family YMCA. It currently houses the Palmer YMCA Early Learning Center.

    No parking at Central High School. Classes are now in session. Palmer students, employees and contractors aren't allowed to park in their lots. Violators will be towed.   


    Research News

    New - Tuesday, Oct. 3 – Evidence in Action & Research Event from 9 to 11 a.m. in the skywalk
    Come see the most recent posters and published articles from your faculty at the Evidence in Action & Research Event!

    College and Research faculty and staff will be on hand to discuss their posters and peer-reviewed articles with you and to address any questions you may have. Also learn about the Research Honors program, a program in which you may observe research and coordinate and conduct a faculty-mentored research project.

    Hope to see you there!

    Supported by NIH/NCCIH Grant #R25AT003580 and the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research.

    Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research commits $1.9 million to increase interdisciplinary cooperation, quality of chiropractic research
    The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research announces a commitment of $1.9 million to the Yale Center for Medical Informatics to support a partnership to form an Inter-Institutional Network for Chiropractic Research. The Network is a five-year multidisciplinary effort designed to facilitate chiropractic research across multiple institutions and disciplines.


    Financial Aid


    Outside Scholarship Opportunities

    NBCE Scholarship – If you have passed all of Part I Boards you can apply for the NBCE's annual scholarship. Application deadline has been extended to Oct. 1, 2017, noon Pacific Time. 

    • Perfect Patients Scholarship: Create an original essay of at least 500 words, but no more than 1,000 words, which explores this question: "What are the most important distinctions between chiropractic care and medical treatment and what challenges or opportunities do they create for chiropractors communicating with new patients?" Submit your completed essay to scholarship@perfectpatients.com by one of the two annual deadlines: Aug. 18 and April 18. For more complete essay requirements, please visit http://www.perfectpatients.com/scholarship/.;
    • Quitsmokingcommunity.org Scholarship: A $3,000 scholarship is available to students who bring awareness to smoking-related diseases. This is an essay contest and the winning applicants will be determined based on the content, style, and originality of their essays. Application deadlines are July 21 and January 21 of each year. Additional information about this opportunity can be found at https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/scholarship/.
    • Varsity Tutors Scholarship: This opportunity is a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest at http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship.
    • Coupon Chief Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship is available to the student who uploads the best two- to five-minute video to YouTube that details one of two things: How you personally save money as a college student or an amazing extreme coupon haul that you’ve made. For full scholarship eligibility criteria and application details, visit  https://www.couponchief.com/pages/scholarship.
    • FormBirds: Visit www.formbirds.com/scholarship for application information. Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and write an essay on the convenience forms offer.
    • QuitDay.Org Scholarship: Help promote a smoke-free environment and workplace and make higher education smoke-free! QuitDay.Org is awarding $3,000 in scholarships each year to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who submit the best essay. Visit https://quitday.org/scholarship/ for application details and essay requirements. The application deadline is March 31 of each year.

    Click here for information on other 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

    New - Radiology Constant Contact Developer: paid work-study position:

    • Works with two other people under supervision of Dr. Julie Johnson and Dr. Ian McLean
    • Creates weekly and monthly electronic communications for Dr. McLean’s radiology-reading business using Constant Contact software (no previous experience required)
    • Fantastic opportunity to see interesting radiology cases and grow your electronic marketing skills
    • 3-5 hours per week

    New - Facebook Communication Team: paid work-study position:

    • Works with two other people under supervision of Dr. Julie Johnson
    • Creates and monitors Palmer Chiropractic Clinic-relevant Facebook post
    • A good way to see the inner workings of clinic marketing and practice appropriate marketing skills
    • 3-5 hours per week

    New - Marketing & Communication has work-study openings for two social media assistant. Students must be familiar with multiple social media platforms (Instagram, Snapchat, etc.) and be able to post to them via their own device. Job includes taking photos and short videos on campus that reflect student life and the Palmer experience. Palmer Proud students with outgoing personalities plus writing and excellent communications skills will be considered. Pay rate is $9 an hour for up to five hours per week. Interested applicants should email Minda Powers-Douglas.

    New - Front desk monitor work-study positions available at Central High School pool. You do not have to be a lifeguard. Hours are Monday and Wednesday 7:45 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Interested applicants should email Ron O’Brien

    New - Life Sciences has a work-study opening for a dissector in Gross Anatomy II. Applicants must either be currently enrolled or have successfully completed the course. The pay rate is $11 an hour. Interested applicants should email Craig Mekow or call him at (563) 884-5693. 

    Work-study position available for an intramural coordinator. The position involves working evening hours and overseeing intramural sport events. For more information, email Ron O’Brien or call him at (563) 884 5856. 

    Deena Furnal-Spruce, administrative assistant for Clinic Affairs, has openings for work-studies in Clinical Academics. The positions include a significant amount of filing, alphabetizing and sorting. Attention to detail is critical as is the ability to work without supervision. The applicant should be in 6th trimester or above and have a thorough understanding and commitment to FERPA and HIPAA privacy policies. Clear and legible handwriting is important. The positions require approximately two to six hours per week, and the hourly rate is $9.

    If you are interested in this position, please email Deena Furnal-Spruce or call her at (563) 884-5810.  


    Palmer Café


    Club Meetings

    Activator Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W306. Contact Caitlynn Graf
    Adjusting Ninjas Club, Wednesdays and Fridays, 6 a.m. in L201. Contact Nicole Zipay.
    Animal Chiropractic Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P205. Contact Bailey Aldridge.
    Art of the Specific Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W215. Contact Jonathan Echeverri. 
    Atlas Orthogonal Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W210. Contact Philip Spradley
    Blair Cervical Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W215. Contact Jordan Jensen.
    Board Game Club, Fridays at 6:30 p.m. in the Palmer Cafe. Contact Jesse Kimball
    Campus Guides, Sept. 12 and Oct.10 at 6:45 a.m. in the Welcome Center Conference Room. Contact Jena Stewart.
    CCA Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W304. Contact Samuel McGinnis.
    Chiropractic Philosophy Club, Mondays at 3:45 p.m. in W305. Contact Adam Hayden.
    CRU Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W305. Contact Katelyn McFarland and Neil Debuhr.
    Essential Oils Club, Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 9:20 a.m. in P205. Contact Samantha Schmidt.
    Extremity Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in M201. Contact Robert Goetz
    Gonstead Club, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in L101; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:05 p.m. in W116. Contact Austan Pomajzl.
    LDSSA Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in VIP Conference Room, 4th floor of Campus Center. Contact Jared Brown.
    McKenzie Method Chiropractic Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W216. Contact Franklin Benik
    Motion Palpation Club, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W120 and Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. in W120. Contact Gary Cervone.
    NUCCA Club, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W212. Contact Joshua Clampitt.
    Pediatrics Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W210 and CHC AL01. Contact Danielle Ayres
    PSAF Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in VIP Conference Room, 4th floor of Campus Center. Contact Hannah Jones.
    QSM3 Club, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W309. Contact Josh Durand.
    SACA Club, Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P202. Contact Bianca Catalone.
    SOT Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W216. Contact Peter Devries.
    Sport Chiropractic Club, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W214. Contact Joel Nickel.
    Torque Release Technique Club, Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W306. Contact Chelsea Brunner


    What's Happening

    New - Americans Prefer Drug-Free Pain Management Over Opioids: 2017 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic survey 
    Americans prefer drug-free pain management. While 22 percent of U.S. adults prefer to take pain medication prescribed by doctor to treat their physical pain, 78 percent prefer to try other ways to address their physical pain before they take pain medication prescribed by a doctor. This finding is based on data collected from February through March 2017 as part of the Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic Annual Study of Americans. A research brief was released to national media today at Gallup headquarters in Washington, D.C.

    Read a Time.com article about the opioid crisis (featuring the Gallup-Palmer report) on why most Americans prefer to treat pain without drugs.  

    Read the opioid research brief at www.Gallup.com. The full 2017 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic study report will be released in early October.

    Sign up and customize your Merit page! 
    Palmer College is using a service called Merit,to recognize student achievements. The Merit welcome letter has been emailed to students on all three Palmer campuses. It explains sign-up and how to customize your own Merit page. The 2017 Spring Dean's List news releases have been sent, so you can share with family and friends on social media. 

    Charging stations installed on campus
    Charging-stations have been installed in the Cafeteria, Library, and Student Lounge. The charging-stations are compatible with Apple, Android, and many other devices. If any questions or problems with the charging-stations, please notify Michael Crump, West campus director of Student Services, ext. 6122. 


    General Information

    Visit the News page of the Palmer website for stories pertaining to all three Palmer campuses, including:

      You can also “stay in touch” via Palmer's San Jose campus page on Facebook!

        Do you have a message you’d like posted on the campus monitors or in the “What’s Happening” e-messages for students?

        Please send your information to Chuck Bustillos in the Marketing & Communication Office, ext. 6028, in Room 304.


        Research News

        Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research commits $1.9 million to increase interdisciplinary cooperation, quality of chiropractic research
        The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research announces a commitment of $1.9 million to the Yale Center for Medical Informatics to support a partnership to form an Inter-Institutional Network for Chiropractic Research. The Network is a five-year multidisciplinary effort designed to facilitate chiropractic research across multiple institutions and disciplines.

        Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research and University of Kentucky receive three-year grant.
         
        This NIH-funded project will explore how flexion-distraction may relieve pain. It also includes a student-research training component for D.C. students. They will have the opportunity to work with scientists to get hands-on laboratory experience. 


        Financial Aid

        Financial Aid Delay – Fall 2017
        The Office of Financial Planning is issuing this statement to notify student loan borrowers of a delay to their financial aid disbursement in the Fall term of 2017.

        Due to a federally mandated origination fee change taking place Oct. 1, Palmer’s Office of Financial Planning is unable to originate and/or disburse aid in its usual timeframe. This impacts all institutions across the country, and is outside of Palmer’s control.

        Students should expect to receive their federal financial aid funds the second week of class, Oct. 9-13, rather than current practice of getting those funds the first day of class. Please note there will be no penalties for non-payment of institutional charges during this delay. However, it is very important that students budget appropriately to cover living expenses during this time.

        Please contact the Office of Financial Planning with any questions or concerns.


        Outside Scholarship Opportunities

        NBCE Scholarship – If you have passed all of Part 1 Boards you can apply for the NBCE’s annual scholarship. The application has been extended to Sunday, Oct. 1, noon Pacific Time. 

        • Perfect Patients Scholarship: Create an original essay of at least 500 words, but no more than 1,000 words, which explores this question: "What are the most important distinctions between chiropractic care and medical treatment and what challenges or opportunities do they create for chiropractors communicating with new patients?" Submit your completed essay to scholarship@perfectpatients.com by one of the two annual deadlines: Aug. 18 and April 18. For more complete essay requirements, please visit http://www.perfectpatients.com/scholarship/
        • Quitsmokingcommunity.org Scholarship: A $3,000 scholarship is available to students who bring awareness to smoking-related diseases. This is an essay contest and the winning applicants will be determined based on the content, style, and originality of their essays. Application deadlines are July 21 and January 21 of each year. Additional information about this opportunity can be found at https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/scholarship/.
        • Varsity Tutors Scholarship: This opportunity is a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest at http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship.
        • Choice Chiropractic Scholarship for Coloradans: Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full-time in an accredited chiropractic college or university in good standing and must have been born in Colorado or lived in Colorado for at least two years. Visit https://choicechiropracticboulder.com/about-us/scholarship for complete scholarship details. The deadline to submit applications and essays is Sept. 30.
        • Coupon Chief Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship is available to the student who uploads the best two- to five-minute video to YouTube that details one of two things: How you personally save money as a college student or an amazing extreme coupon haul that you’ve made. For full scholarship eligibility criteria and application details, visit  https://www.couponchief.com/pages/scholarship
        • FormBirds: Visit www.formbirds.com/scholarship for application information. Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and write an essay on the convenience forms offer.
        • QuitDay.Org Scholarship: Help promote a smoke-free environment and workplace and make higher education smoke-free! QuitDay.Org is awarding $3,000 in scholarships each year to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who submit the best essay. Visit https://quitday.org/scholarship/ for application details and essay requirements. The application deadline is March 31 of each year. 

        Click here for information on other 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 Keith Gonzalez, San Jose campus Cafeteria chef/manager.


        Club Meetings


        What's Happening

        New - Americans Prefer Drug-Free Pain Management Over Opioids: 2017 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic survey 
        Americans prefer drug-free pain management. While 22 percent of U.S. adults prefer to take pain medication prescribed by doctor to treat their physical pain, 78 percent prefer to try other ways to address their physical pain before they take pain medication prescribed by a doctor. This finding is based on data collected from February through March 2017 as part of the Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic Annual Study of Americans. A research brief was released to national media today at Gallup headquarters in Washington, D.C.

        Read a Time.com article about the opioid crisis (featuring the Gallup-Palmer report) on why most Americans prefer to treat pain without drugs.  

        Read the opioid research brief at www.Gallup.com. The full 2017 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic study report will be released in early October.

        New - 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Feast for our students, staff and families
        We know that many of you will not be able to go home for the Thanksgiving holiday to spend time with your family and friends. The Admissions Department and the administration at Palmer college, Florida Campus would like you to join your extended family here at Palmer College for a Thanksgiving day meal in honor of our students, families and friends.

        The festivities will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day in the Café, located on campus. Please RSVP to Tammy Perry with the total number in your party who will be attending by noon on Friday, Nov. 10. We look forward to seeing you and serving you a memorable Thanksgiving Day meal!

        Sign up and customize your Merit page! 
        Palmer College is using a service called Merit,to recognize student achievements. The Merit welcome letter has been emailed to students on all three Palmer campuses. It explains sign-up and how to customize your own Merit page. The 2017 Spring Dean's List news releases have been sent, so you can share with family and friends on social media. 

        Club registration packets are available for the fall term in Student Services. 


        General Information

        Download the Florida campus mobile app
        Students asked for it and now it’s here! Download the Palmer Florida campus mobile app through your app store or at www.palmerflorida.campusapp.com. Designed to increase student engagement and involvement, the app allows students to access campus resources from their smart phone, communicate on a campus newsfeed, chat with friends, join clubs and groups, check in at events and give feedback, receive announcements and emergency alerts and much more. All members of the Florida campus are encouraged to download, create a profile and start engaging!  

        Jacksonville Jaguars Palmer College ticket offer
        As a Palmer College student  you can receive special ticket pricing for all 2017 Jaguar home games. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets. 


        Financial Aid

        Financial Aid Delay – Fall 2017
        The Office of Financial Planning is issuing this statement to notify student loan borrowers of a delay to their financial aid disbursement in the Fall term of 2017.

        Due to a federally mandated origination fee change taking place Oct. 1, Palmer’s Office of Financial Planning is unable to originate and/or disburse aid in its usual timeframe. This impacts all institutions across the country, and is outside of Palmer’s control.

        Students should expect to receive their federal financial aid funds the second week of class, Oct. 9-13, rather than current practice of getting those funds the first day of class. Please note there will be no penalties for non-payment of institutional charges during this delay. However, it is very important that students budget appropriately to cover living expenses during this time.

        Please contact the Office of Financial Planning with any questions or concerns.


        Employment Opportunities


        Research News

        New - Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research commits $1.9 million to increase interdisciplinary cooperation, quality of chiropractic research
        The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research announces a commitment of $1.9 million to the Yale Center for Medical Informatics to support a partnership to form an Inter-Institutional Network for Chiropractic Research. The Network is a five-year multidisciplinary effort designed to facilitate chiropractic research across multiple institutions and disciplines.

        Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research and University of Kentucky receive three-year grant.

         This NIH-funded project will explore how flexion-distraction may relieve pain. It also includes a student-research training component for D.C. students. They will have the opportunity to work with scientists to get hands-on laboratory experience.


        Outside Scholarship Opportunities

        New - NBCE Scholarship – If you have passed all of Part I Boards you can apply for the NBCE's annual scholarship. Application deadline has been extended to Sunday, Oct. 1, noon Pacific Time. 

        • Perfect Patients Scholarship: Create an original essay of at least 500 words, but no more than 1,000 words, which explores this question: "What are the most important distinctions between chiropractic care and medical treatment and what challenges or opportunities do they create for chiropractors communicating with new patients?" Submit your completed essay to scholarship@perfectpatients.com by one of the two annual deadlines: Aug. 18 and April 18. For more complete essay requirements, please visit http://www.perfectpatients.com/scholarship/
        • Quitsmokingcommunity.org Scholarship: A $3,000 scholarship is available to students who bring awareness to smoking-related diseases. This is an essay contest and the winning applicants will be determined based on the content, style, and originality of their essays. Application deadlines are July 21 and January 21 of each year. Additional information about this opportunity can be found at https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/scholarship/.
        • Varsity Tutors Scholarship: This opportunity is a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest at http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship.
        • Choice Chiropractic Scholarship for Coloradans: Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full-time in an accredited chiropractic college or university in good standing and must have been born in Colorado or lived in Colorado for at least two years. Visit https://choicechiropracticboulder.com/about-us/scholarship for complete scholarship details. The deadline to submit applications and essays is Sept. 30.
        • Coupon Chief Scholarship: A $1,000 scholarship is available to the student who uploads the best two- to five-minute video to YouTube that details one of two things: How you personally save money as a college student or an amazing extreme coupon haul that you’ve made. For full scholarship eligibility criteria and application details, visit  https://www.couponchief.com/pages/scholarship
          FormBirds: Visit www.formbirds.com/scholarship for application information. Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and write an essay on the convenience forms offer.
        • QuitDay.Org Scholarship: Help promote a smoke-free environment and workplace and make higher education smoke-free! QuitDay.Org is awarding $3,000 in scholarships each year to full-time undergraduate or graduate students who submit the best essay. Visit https://quitday.org/scholarship/ for application details and essay requirements. The application deadline is March 31 of each year. 

        Click here for information on other Palmer outside scholarships. 


        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.


        Club Meetings

        Activator Club, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in 1111. Contact Dr. Edward Pappagallo.
        Applied Kinesiology, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in 2223. Contact Dr. Kathy Shaw
        Business Club, Friday, Sept. 8 at 9:30 a.m. in 1207. Contact Dr. Don Cross.
        Chiropractic Biophysics (CBP), Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in 2223. Contact Dr. Kathy Shaw
        Chiropractic Functional Medicine, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in 1209. Contact Dr. Scott Self. 
        Clinical Neuroscience, Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. in 1209. Contact Dr. Donald Dishman
        Clinical Nutrition, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in 1207. Contact Dr. Jeff Krabbe
        Functional Neurology, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in 1209. Contact Dr. Sean Norkus
        Gonstead Club, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in 1109. Contact Dr. Steven Cuono, and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in 1109. Contact Dr. Scott Meisel.  
        Grostic Procedure Club, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in 2271 and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in 2271. Contact Dr. Michael Shreeve.  
        Motion Palpation Club, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in 1107. Contact Dr. Jeff Krabbe and Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in 1106, 1107 and 1109. Contact Dr. John Schaeffer
        Palmer Student Alumni Association (PSAF), Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in ALS 2145. Contact Dr. Tom Young.
        Pettibon Club, Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in 2225. Contact to Dr. Craig Mencl
        Student Christian Chiropractic Association (SCCA), Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in 2225. Contact Dr. Megan Franklin.
        Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT), Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in 1107. Contact Dr. William Sherrier and Dr. Scott Self
        Soft Tissue Club, Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in 1111. Contact Dr. John Lockenour and Dr. Marc Lucente
        Sports Club, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in 1207. Contact Dr. Heather Bowyer
        Student Council, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. in 3200. Contact Dr. Megan Franklin.
        Toastmasters Club, Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in 1207. Contact Fred Bergeron
        Torque Release (TRT), Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in 2277. Contact Dr. Carol Prevost.

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