What's Happening

Student Council hosting Faculty Appreciation Week Monday, April 25 – Friday, April 29. Affirmation cards will be available in the skywalk for students to write thank you notes or positive words to faculty. Don’t miss your chance to pass on good vibes to our hard-working professors. Faculty departments will be provided with coffee and bagels for breakfast throughout the week as an extended "thank you" from students. 

The Palmer Philanthropy Club will conduct Soap for Hope, a toiletry drive, to collect donations for students and families in need from Madison Elementary School in Davenport. Donation boxes will be outside the Vet’s Club and Library from April 25 - May 9. Items needed include toothbrushes, toothpaste, bar soap, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, combs/brushes, washcloths, etc. Please help this community and represent Palmer in a positive light. Thank you for your help! Questions can be directed to Rebecca Warnecke.

Saturday, April 30 – Pediatric Symposium 2016. 

Join us from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on campus in P204, P205 and P206. Enjoy a full day of presentations and hands-on sessions. Speakers include: Drs. Josh Lawlor, Davenport ’11; F.J Schofield, Davenport ’09; and Skip Wyss, Davenport ’08. On-campus presenters include Drs. Stephanie O’Neill, Ramneek Bhogal, Chad Hagen and Lisa Killinger.

The Vets Club will provide bagels and coffee. Lunch will be provided by Aramark. This event is presented by the Palmer Pediatric Club. 

New - Special showing of My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of It. This short film tells Elizabeth Swados’ personal story of her lifelong struggle with depression. Elizabeth -- a successful Broadway composer, writer and director -- uses her talents of music and storytelling to share her story and help others who may be struggling with emotional health conditions like depression. This animated film is 30 minutes long. Showings are hosted by Student Academic Support and Student Life. Watch the trailer for My Depression.

Davenport campus showings (all in W210):

  • Tuesday, May 3, 9:20 a.m. 
  • Wednesday, May 4, 3:45 p.m.
  • Friday, May 6, 9:20 a.m.

New - "Clear & Connected - The Documentary": Davenport campus screening is Thursday, May 5. Seating begins at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at 7 p.m. in W210. Come join us for a monumental event during which chiropractic colleges from around the world have a joint screening of "Clear & Connected – The Documentary," the newest chiropractic movie to the scene. This film explores the true nature of chiropractic by interviewing the most brilliant minds from around the world, to find out why chiropractic is essential for the advancement of humanity. Click here to watch the trailer. 

Produced and directed by Michael B. Dibley, D.C., and Jonathan Verderame, D.C. 

Colleges screening this movie include: Palmer College: Davenport campus, Port Orange campus and San Jose campus; Life, Life West, Sherman, Parker, New Zealand Chiropractic College, Barcelona Chiropractic College, Anglo European Chiropractic College and McTimoney. 

New - Watch for the "Love is Louder" interactive display on campus. The display will give every member of our campus community the opportunity to contribute a statement by completing the sentence “Love is louder than _______” and sharing it on the display.  It will also give us all a picture of the support that is available to individuals in our community with depression or anxiety. 

Let’s all contribute, because we’re all affected

The "Love is Louder" display is hosted by Student Council to raise awareness of and support for individuals who struggle with depression and anxiety.

New - Talk the ‘TIC – It’s time once again for the annual Talk the ‘TIC competition. This is an international speech competition between chiropractic colleges where students compete for amazing prizes. Registration deadline is Thursday, May 19, and the first level of competition will be June 2. Registration forms are available via your PSAF class representative. You can also check the PSAF Facebook page for more information. The contest provides students with an opportunity to create and present an “elevator speech” about chiropractic. The Palmer winner will receive an all-expense paid trip to Life University in Georgia to attend the international competition Oct. 14 - 15.

The Palmer Veterans Club present Hugh St. Onge, “Whole Food Nutrition Defined” on Friday, May 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in P206. Mr. Onge, a graduate of St. Anselm’s College, Manchester, New Hampshire, has been employed with Standard Process for 30 years. His presentation will enable his audience to understand the benefits of nutrients from food vs. chemically produced nutrients.


General Information

New - Gentle yoga and meditation classes with Dr. Ram Gudavalli are now being offered free of charge on Tuesday evenings from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. in the west balcony of the Alumni Auditorium and on Wednesdays from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. in W116. The exercises are gentle and suitable for beginners of any age; no experience needed.

New - Upcoming events at Figge Art Museum. Palmer students who bring a Palmer ID (and their accompanying family members) have unlimited free admission to the museum, including all exhibition opening events. 

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. 

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.)

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 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 - Financial Planning announces sessions on student-loan repayment information and strategies. All meetings will be held in P202 from 9:20 to 10:10 a.m.

  • Tuesday, May 17
  • Tuesday, May 24

 

New - Monday, April 25 - Friday, April 29 – FIN FIT Week. The Spring FIN FIT Week activity is to locate the FIN FIT reps on campus and let them know you want to be Financially FIT. All FIN FIT bonus points collected must be turned in to the Financial Planning Office before the conclusion of the FIN FIT Sessions on Friday, May 6. For more information stop by the Financial Planning Office. 

New - Monday, May 2 - Friday, May 6 – Financially FIT Sessions. Do you want to be entered into scholarships drawings? Participate in the Financially FIT program with the Financial Planning Office by attending a FIN FIT session to earn five FIT points, which qualifies you to be entered into a $1,000 scholarship drawing. Participate in FIN FIT week and perform other financially healthy tasks to earn more FIN FIT points and potentially be entered into a quarter-tuition or half-tuition scholarship drawing this trimester. Contact the Financial Planning Office for more details on session dates, times and locations. 


Scholarships

New - Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2016 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 applying. Since all applications must be submitted by the end of the day, Central Standard Time (CST), on Friday, May 13, 2016, it’s recommended you submit your applications by 10 p.m. (CST). Contact Jenny Lenehan with questions. Good luck to all applicants.

For more scholarship opportunities be sure to check out the outside scholarship list online and participate in the FIN FIT program. Contact your Financial Planning Office for details.

Please check out the following outside scholarship opportunities:

  • Nashville Spine and Sport Chiropractic Scholarship: At Nashville Spine and Sport Chiropractic Center, we want to promote and inspire the next generation of chiropractic students! We're giving one award of $1,000 to a student who shows high academic, character and leadership values. You must have a 3.0 GPA, be attending full-time, and have already completed your first year of chiropractic school. All qualified applicants may apply at http://nashvillespineandsport.com/nashville-spine-and-sport-chiropractic-scholarship/. The deadline for all 2016 applications is Aug. 1, 2016. 
  • 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. 

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 - Clinic Operations has a data-entry position open. The position requires five to ten hours per week, 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The hourly rate is $9.

Interested applicants need to accurately perform assigned duties while paying close attending to detail. They should also possess the ability to analyze and resolve problems and communicate effectively. Experience with Excel is required. 

Contact Ginny Orud for more information. 

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. Please bring your class schedule with you when applying or include it in your email.


Palmer Café


Club Meetings

Activator Club meets on Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W306. Contact Kevin Berg
Adjusting Ninjas Club meets on Mondays and Thursdays at 6:45 p.m. in L102. Contact Hunter Townsend. Animal Chiropractic Club meets on Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P201. On May 6 and June 3, meet in P206. Contact Bailey Aldridge
Applied Kinesiology Club
meets on Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W214. Contact Vincent Monheim.
Art of the Specific Club meets on Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W215. Contact Felix Periard.
CCA Club meets on Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in M203. Contact Samuel McGinnis.
CRU Club meets on Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. in W305. Contact Cepeda Carter.
Gonstead Club meets on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in L101; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12:05 p.m. in W116. Contact Nicole Heatherly.
LDSSA Club meets on Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in the VIP Conference Room 4th floor Campus Center. Contact Collin Cragun.
McKenzie Method Chiropractic Club meets on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W304. Contact Hunter Townsend.
Motion Palpation Club Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W120; Wednesdays at 3:45 p.m. Contact Kylie Rabe.
NUCCA Club meets on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W212. Contact Ty Wilson.
Palmer Extremity Club meets on Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in P201. *April 12, in P201 and May 3, in P205. Contact Anthony Cipperoni.
Palmer Game Board Club meets on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria. Contact Colleen Hile.
Palmer Pediatric Club meets on Fridays at 9:20 a.m. W210 and Lower level lab room. Contact Breanna Herink.
Philosophy Club meets on Mondays at 3:45 p.m. in P206. Contact Joshua Que.
PSAF meets on Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in VIP Conference Room, 4th Floor Campus Center. Contact is Matthew Waro.
SABCA meets on May 16 at 3:45 p.m. in P201. Contact Mariah Payne.
SACA meets on Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m. in P204. Contact Andrew White.
SOT Club meets on Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in P206 and Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in W214. Contact Corey Neill.
Sports Chiropractic Club meets on Fridays at 9:20 a.m. in P204. Contact Kevin Herman.
TRT Student Club meets on Tuesdays at 9:20 a.m. in W306. Contact Brittney Mitchell.
Unified Diversity Gay-Straight-Alliance Club meets on Mondays at 4 p.m. in W308. Contact Amanda Hussman.
Volleyball Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the gym. Contact Katie Hulse

       

What's Happening

New - You still have time to register for San Jose campus Homecoming 2016 -- but Saturday Night Gala is nearly sold-out!

Palmer’s San Jose campus will celebrate Homecoming 2016 later this week, April 29 - May 1! This year’s program once again features three days of seminars, speakers, social events and more.

The package-registration rate is now $100 for students. In addition to all the seminars, your registration includes a special registration packet, continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday and the Saturday Night Gala dinner/dance at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel, featuring music by The Element. Admission to the Gala only is $50 -- and just a few tickets remain!

You can find printed copies of the Homecoming registration forms (for students) in the rack attached to the Homecoming bulletin board in the south hallway, or by downloading a copy of the registration form. You can also register online.

Remember: Regular classes are canceled this Friday, April 29, so students may attend the on-campus Homecoming sessions free of charge as an “alternate class event.” Attendance is mandatory, and role will be taken (by students checking in at the Homecoming table in the front lobby the morning of April 29).

Go to the Palmer News page for an overview of San Jose campus Homecoming 2016.

New - Make plans to attend free Friday-evening social-event at Homecoming!
Palmer’s San Jose campus Associated Student Government and Sports Council invite students, faculty and staff to cap off the opening day of Homecoming weekend (April 29-May 1) by attending the special social-event this Friday evening, April 29, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in the south parking lot. Guests will enjoy complimentary tacos and other refreshments, and entertainment will feature the rockin’ sounds of the Face Paper Bandits (whose band members are Palmer students). You’ll also have the opportunity to support the Sports Council by purchasing raffle-tickets to enter drawings for some great prizes!

New - San Jose campus F4CP chapter continues "Spine Spirit Week" 
Palmer's San Jose campus student-chapter of the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) invites students to participate in "Spine Spirit Week" (which continues through Friday, April 29)!  Each day look for the HIDDEN F4CP blue-vertebra on campus (not in the clinic, classrooms or faculty offices) – one per day! Once found, contact one of the San Jose campus F4CP officers (Tim Haynes, Matt Fryauf or Dana Grenman) for a special prize from the Bookstore! The overall best-dressed wins a special prize at the end of the week!

"Spine Spirit" themes for the week:

  • Friday, April 29: Homecoming! Show Your Palmer Pride

New - PSAF chapter plans table-raffle fundraiser during Homecoming
Palmer's San Jose campus PSAF chapter is planning to raffle two chiropractic tables during the San Jose campus Homecoming 2016 event as a club fundraiser. The tables include a mechanical-traction table, and a hydrotherapy table. (Look for PSAF fliers with photos of the tables on campus bulletin boards.) PSAF will be selling raffle tickets between speaker-sessions on Friday and Saturday from their table in the Homecoming vendor area (table three) in the south hallway. Tickets are $10/ea., or five for $40. The drawing to determine the winners will take place on Saturday at 4 p.m. Please note: Winners will be responsible for transporting the tables. For additional information, contact current San Jose campus officers Janet Yun, 8Q, or Britta Conlon, 8Q.

New - “Alternate class schedule” on April 29 (so students can attend mandatory Homecoming sessions)
An “alternate class schedule” will be in effect this Friday, April 29, with standard classes postponed so students can attend the on-campus Homecoming sessions. Attendance is mandatory, which students can confirm by checking in at the designated table in the front-lobby. (Students who have formally registered for Homecoming can also pick up their registration packets in the front lobby on Friday morning.)

9th Quarter Mentor Clinician Lottery changed to May 4
The 9th Quarter Mentor Clinician Lottery has been rescheduled from Wednesday, April 27, to Wednesday, May 4, during the activities break. For additional information, please contact Michael Hinojosa, Psy.D., Director of Clinic Business.

New - Special screening of "My Depression: The Up and Down of It"
San Jose campus students are invited to attend a special screening of the movie "My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of It" on Friday, May 6, at 9:30 a.m. in Room  120. The movie tells Elizabeth Swados’ personal story of her lifelong struggle with depression. Elizabeth -- a successful Broadway composer, writer and director -- uses her talents of music and storytelling to share her story and help others who may be struggling with emotional health conditions like depression. This animated film is 30 minutes long. Showings are hosted by Student Academic Support and Student Life. Watch the trailer for My Depression.

 

Spring Quarter "Coffee with Dr. Meeker" - May 23
Enjoy topical discussion (and complimentary refreshments) at Winter Qtr. “Coffee with Dr. Meeker” on Monday, May 23, during the 9:30 activities hour in the Cafeteria 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!

PSAF chapter seeks new student-officers
The Palmer Student Alumni Foundation (PSAF) chapter at Palmer's San Jose campus seeks new students (preferably from lower quarters) to serve as PSAF representatives. PSAF organizes the quarterly "Spizz Night" programs, and coordinates the ongoing "Office Visits" that provide San Jose campus students with the opportunity to visit the offices of local doctors. If interested, or for additional information, contact current San Jose campus officers Janet Yun, 8Q, or Britta Conlon, 8Q.

SACA introduces new Mentorship Program
The Mentorship Program offers students a unique opportunity to develop a relationship with another student who is further along in the curriculum. Students who serve as “Mentors” share their experiences, perspectives and wisdom regarding elective choices, the Palmer program, and personal goals.  Students can sign up for the program on the SACA bulletin board (located in the south hallway) or with any SACA officer. For further information, contact Kerri Domingo (5Q), Palmer’s San Jose campus SACA president.

Student CCA to hold elections for new officers in May
Palmer’s San Jose campus student chapter of the California Chiropractic Association (SCCA) will hold elections of new officers in May. Become a leader in the chiropractic profession, and affect change in California!  To learn more about SCCA officer-positions, and to get an application, contact Kerri Domingo (5Q), Palmer’s San Jose campus SCCA president.

Student CCA members can attend CCA Convention for free!
Student members of the California Chiropractic Association (SCCA) can attend the upcoming CCA Convention for free! The event will take place June 2-5 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego. For additional information, contact Kerri Domingo (5Q), Palmer’s San Jose campus SCCA president.


General Information

To view the most current San Jose Campus calendar of events.

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

 

You can also "stay in touch" with Palmer's San Jose campus on Facebook!

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 … In additional 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). 

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 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

Be sure to complete your 2016-2017 FAFSA by May 15 to avoid any delays!

Make sure to complete your 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than May 15, 2016, to allow for processing and any corrections before the start of the summer term. 

Some helpful FAFSA tips:

  1. Students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA online using the U.S. Department of Education’s secure website.
  2. Be sure to sign with your FSA ID (your username and password) so your FAFSA will be processed as quickly as possible
  3. Students are encouraged to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, allowing seamless transfer of 2015 tax information, within the application process
  4. Be sure to use Palmer’s federal school code: 012300
  5. With your FSA ID, you can return later on to check on the status of your application, review results of your processed FAFSA and submit corrections.

Should you have any questions or need help completing the FAFSA, please visit the Office of Financial Planning on campus.


Scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2016 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 applying. Since all applications must be submitted by the end of the day, Central Standard Time (CST), on Friday, May 13, 2016, it’s recommended you submit your applications by 10 p.m. (CST). Contact Jenny Lenehan with questions. Good luck to all applicants.

For more scholarship opportunities be sure to check out the outside scholarship list online and participate in the FIN FIT program. Contact your Financial Planning Office for details.


Employment Opportunities

New - Student-worker position: Clinics
The Palmer Chiropractic Clinics are looking to hire a student-worker to assist with various clerical duties, which include filing work. The position is currently available, will not require more than eight hours per week, and pays $11/hr. Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria: 1st – 4th Quarter (as this is a long-term position the student may hold until 9th Quarter); able to work for at least one-hour each day of the school week (once the student has completed his/her classes for the day); and available to work (occasionally) during his/her lunch hour. The start-date is immediate, and no resume is required. This position will be filled on a first-come/first-served basis, and priority will be given to students who guarantee their reliability. If interested (or, for additional information), please contact Michael Hinojosa, Psy.D., Director of Clinic Business, in the Clinic.


In the Cafeteria

For a look at the weekly menu for the San Jose Campus Cafeteria


Club Meetings

The Diversified Club meets on Mondays at 5 p.m. in Room 124. Contact C.J. Sokolick (7Q). 

The Motion Palpation Club meets on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 124. Contact Frank Capobianco (9Q).

The SPEAK Club meets on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in Room 121. Contact Anna Marie Gierach (10Q).


What's Happening

New - SPIZZ Night will be Friday, April, 29 at 5 p.m. in the Standard Process Student Center. Food will be served in Monte’s Café with Dr. Stephen Savoie as the featured speaker.

New - My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of It
My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of It, tells Elizabeth Swados’ personal story of her lifelong struggle with depression. Elizabeth -- a successful Broadway composer, writer and director -- uses her talents of music and storytelling to share her story and help others who may be struggling with emotional health conditions like depression. This animated film is 30 minutes long. Showings are hosted by Student Academic Support and Student Life. Watch the trailer for My Depression.

Port Orange campus showing (Standard Process Student Center):

  • Wednesday, May 11, 1:30 p.m.

New - A limited number of Daytona Tortugas Baseball tickets are available to students and employees for Sunday home games throughout the 2016 season. If interested, contact Ted Nikolla at ext. 2630. Go to www.daytonatortugas.com for a schedule


General Information

To all students: Please refrain from moving any furniture at any time either on campus or in the Clinic. Should you have a special furniture need, please contact Brad Kuhns

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.)

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 .

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 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/.


Financial Aid

This is a reminder from the Financial Planning Office to check out and participate in the Financially FIT (Fin FIT) program and upcoming scholarship opportunities. Have a great Spring 2016 trimester.


Employment Opportunities


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

New - Applications are now being accepted for Summer 2016 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 applying. Since all applications must be submitted by the end of the day, Central Standard Time (CST), on Friday, May 13, 2016, it’s recommended you submit your applications by 10 p.m. (CST). Contact Jenny Lenehan with questions. Good luck to all applicants.

For more scholarship opportunities be sure to check out the outside scholarship list online and participate in the FIN FIT program. Contact your Financial Planning Office for details.

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

  • 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. 
  • 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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