Homecoming Special Events

Main campus

Wednesday, Aug 7

Talent Show and Courtyard Party

5-10 p.m.
West Hall Courtyard

Thursday, August 8

Reunion Years Hospitality Suite

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Campus Center, VIP Conference Room, 4th floor

1000 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803
Celebrating a milestone reunion year? Enjoy complimentary refreshments, grab milestone stickers for your nametag, and leave notes for your fellow classmates. Open Thursday through Saturday.
*Milestone alumni only (5-year, 10-year, 15-year, etc.)

Founder’s Circle Hospitality Suite

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Alumni Office Conference Room (formerly Admissions Office)

708 Brady St., Davenport, Iowa, 52801
All current Founder’s Circle level donors are invited to stop by during the day to enjoy complimentary refreshments, take a break between continuing education sessions, or just relax and catch up with fellow alumni.
*Open Thursday through Saturday for all current Founder’s Circle members

“UNWINE” in the Business Center - Come for an hour of wine, hors d’oeuvres  and great conversation.  

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Campus Center, fourth floor

1000 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803 

10-Year Reunion*

6–8 p.m.
Administration Building, Friendship Court, 1st floor
All Palmer graduates of 2009 and their guests are invited to join us for this complimentary event. Celebrate your ten-year milestone and connect with classmates in the heart of campus at Friendship Court!

25-Year Reunion Reception*

6:30–8:30 p.m.
Hotel Blackhawk – Gold Room
200 E. 3rd St., Davenport, Iowa 52801
All Palmer graduates of 1994 and their guests are invited to this complimentary reception to celebrate their 25-year anniversary of becoming chiropractors! Enjoy heavy appetizers and drinks, hear from your classmates, and share where your chiropractic journey has taken you since graduation.

Women Chiropractors Reception

6-9 p.m.
Figge Art Museum

225 W 2nd St., Davenport, Iowa 52801
Register by calling 800-452-5032. Tickets are $25 per person.

Big Tent Philosophy Night

8-10 p.m.
Palmer Family Residence Courtyard

808 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803

Friday, August 9

Sigma Phi Chi Breakfast

Sponsored by the Sigma Phi Chi Sorority Grand Council
7-8 a.m.
Campus Center, Business Center Classroom, fourth floor

1000 Brady Street, Davenport, Iowa, 52801

Reunion Years Hospitality Suite

8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Campus Center, VIP Conference Room, 4th floor

1000 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803
Celebrating a milestone reunion year? Enjoy complimentary refreshments, grab milestone stickers for your nametag, and leave notes for your fellow classmates. Open Thursday through Saturday.
*Milestone alumni only (5-year, 10-year, 15-year, etc.)

Founder’s Circle Hospitality Suite

8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Alumni Office Conference Room (formerly Admissions Office)

708 Brady St., Davenport, Iowa, 52801
All current Founder’s Circle level donors are invited to stop by during the day to enjoy complimentary refreshments, take a break between continuing education sessions, or just relax and catch up with fellow alumni.
*Open Thursday through Saturday for all current Founder’s Circle members

50-Year Reunion and Emeritus Breakfast*

8–10 a.m.
Hotel Blackhawk – Gold Room
200 E. 3rd St., Davenport, Iowa, 52801
Graduates of 1969 will be honored on the 50th anniversary of their graduation, and all graduates of 1969 and earlier are invited to attend this complimentary reunion breakfast. Join classmates to hear from fellow alumni about their chiropractic journeys and where the last 50 years have taken them! Special guest speaker: Kelly Kimball, 9th trimester student and campus winner of the 2019 Talk the ‘Tic competition.

NEW! Alumni Social and Open House

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Alumni Office Conference Room (formerly Admissions Office)

708 Brady St., Davenport, Iowa, 52801
Open to all Palmer College alumni! Take a break and join us for this complimentary open house event at the newly reopened Alumni Office. Enter for a chance to win free Homecoming registration for the 125th Anniversary of chiropractic in 2020, connect with classmates, and meet your Palmer College Advancement team!

Donor Recognition Dinner*

6:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Hotel Blackhawk – Gold Room
200 E. 3rd St., Davenport, Iowa, 52801
*Including Fellows Induction Ceremony
Current Fellows, Founder’s Circle, Sterling Lifetime Giving Society, and Fountainhead Endowment Society members are invited to attend this annual complimentary dinner celebration. Hear from current students, fellow donors, and help welcome the 2019 distinguished Fellows inductees

Saturday, August 10

Reunion Years Hospitality Suite

8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Campus Center, VIP Conference Room, 4th floor
1000 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803

Celebrating a milestone reunion year? Enjoy complimentary refreshments, grab milestone stickers for your nametag, and leave notes for your fellow classmates. Open Thursday through Saturday.
*Milestone alumni only (5-year, 10-year, 15-year, etc.)

Founder’s Circle Hospitality Suite

8 a.m.–12 p.m.

Alumni Office Conference Room (formerly Admissions Office)

708 Brady St., Davenport, Iowa, 52801
All current Founder’s Circle level donors are invited to stop by during the day to enjoy complimentary refreshments, take a break between continuing education sessions, or just relax and catch up with fellow alumni.
* Open Thursday through Saturday for all current Founder’s Circle members

PSAF Reunion*

12 –1:30 p.m.
Alumni Office (formerly Admissions Office)
708 Brady St., Davenport, Iowa, 52801

Were you part of the Palmer Student Alumni Foundation as a student? Join us for a complimentary reunion to catch up with fellow leadership classmates and see what current PSAF students are accomplishing now!

Founder’s Circle Reception*

6–7 p.m.
World of Chiropractic Court (formerly Hall of Flags)

1000 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803
All current Founder’s Circle level donors are invited to join us for this complimentary reception before the Homecoming closing night festival. Enjoy refreshments and drinks and learn about how your generosity supports student success and the future of Palmer College.

Saturday Night Festival

7-11 p.m.
Campus Plaza

1000 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52803
Ticket Price: Included with event registration; tickets for guests are $60 per person until 1 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 10 at the registration desk, we will not have tickets for sale at the door of the event. Conclude your Homecoming weekend with a fabulous buffet dinner and desserts, a fireworks show and live music by the ever popular Shout Out!

*Invitation-only event

Tours

Thursday, Friday and Saturday; hours vary (check event schedule)
Palmer Family Residence tours and Campus tours please check the schedule for times. Led by Campus Guides, each tour lasts 45 minutes.

Florida campus

President's Reception

Friday, March 1; 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Building Two, David D. Palmer Health Sciences Library
R.S.V.P. to Nicole Rathje at 563-884-5776 or nicole.rathje@palmer.edu (by invitation)

Friday Night Celebration

Friday, March 1; 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Standard Process Student Center, second floor
Tickets need to be purchased by 1 p.m. on Friday, February 23. They will not be available for purchase at the door.

Five and 10-Year Reunion

Saturday, March 2; 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Standard Process Student Center, first floor
R.S.V.P. to Nicole Rathje at 563-884-5776 or nicole.rathje@palmer.edu

West campus

Palmer West Golf Outing Sponsored by Sports Council

Thursday, May 2; Tee times start at 1 p.m.
Santa Clara Golf & Tennis Club
5155 Stars and Stripes Dr.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Alumni: $65 per person (includes cart)
Students: $45 per person (includes cart)

Friday Night Social Event Sponsored by Sports Council and ASG

Friday, May 3; 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Palmer College of Chiropractic
90 E. Tasman Dr.
San Jose, Calif. 95134

25-Year Reunion Dinner 

Friday, May 3; 7-10 p.m.(by invitation)
David's Banquet Hall
5151 Stars and Stripes Dr.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Please R.S.V.P. to Nicole Rathje at 563-884-5776 or nicole.rathje@palmer.edu

President's Reception

Saturday, May 4; 6-7 p.m. (by invitation)
Seattle Room, Marriott, Santa Clara
2700 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, Calif. 95054
Please R.S.V.P. to Nicole Rathje at 563-884-5776 or nicole.rathje@palmer.edu

Saturday Night Gala

Saturday, May 4; 7-11 p.m.
Join Palmer in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott, Santa Clara for live music by "Hella Good" and a photo booth. Entertainment provided by ASG.
Ticket Price: Included with Palmer College Administration, Faculty, Staff, Current Student and Guest of Current Student registrations. For all others, price is $60 and must be purchased by end of day on Friday, May 3 or until sold out.


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