Celebrating Palmer alumni
Palmer College of Chiropractic’s greatest assets are its people — the alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends who have forged Palmer’s legacy of unlimited health and human potential. Palmer’s alumni awards recognize alumni and friends in the Palmer community for their service to the College and their impact on the world, and for their accomplishments and leadership in the profession.
Alumni awards are celebrated annually at Palmer’s main campus during Homecoming.
Referrer of the Year
The Referrer of the Year recognizes a friend or alumnus/a of Palmer College of Chiropractic who has been steadfast in their recruitment of the next generation of Palmer-educated chiropractors. The nomination will be based on the highest number of applicants who have named the friend or alumnus/a on their application form for Palmer College. This number is based on records held for the given calendar year by the Alumni and Advancement Office.
Bright Beacon Award
The Bright Beacon Award is awarded to a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic who has excelled at clinical training for Palmer College students. This includes offering preceptorships and other opportunities in which students can learn and grow by their training and leadership. This award is based on nominations from previous or current students and the greater community.
Legacy Family of the Year
The Legacy Family of the Year award recognizes the largest related chiropractic family who supports Palmer College of Chiropractic through their dedication and reflection of the four pillars of engagement, referral of prospective students, philanthropic support, promotion of the College, and their active engagement in Palmer events and volunteer opportunities. Their contributions to the College are above and beyond the call of duty and had a transformational impact on the College. This award is based on nomination from alumni and the greater community.