Celebrate the 125th anniversary of Palmer College
Join us Sept. 15-17 for alumni gatherings, commemorative events, and a can’t-miss celebration as we mark the 125th anniversary of Palmer College!
Wednesday, September 14
Front Street Beer Tapping, Front Street Brewery & Taproom
Join us as Front Street taps a special brew for Palmer’s 125th anniversary!
Student Talent Show, West Hall Courtyard
Hosted by Student Council.
Courtyard Party, West Hall Courtyard
Enjoy free food, cheap beverages, free caricature drawings by local artists, snow cones, balloon figures, the talent show and toggle off. The local band, 10 of Soul, will perform from 8-11 p.m. Hosted by Student Council.
Thursday, September 15
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Fellows Induction & Luncheon, Fellows Room – Vickie Anne Palmer Hall (invitation only)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Research Posters, Skywalk
Meet with faculty and staff of the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research to discuss their research projects.
Alumni Rep Meeting, NCMIC Center for Business Development (invitation only)
Legacy Family Open House, Friendship Court
All legacy families are invited to join us for a special photo opportunity and to sign your name to the legacy banner to celebrate the many generations of chiropractors that have walked the halls of Palmer for decades.
Founder’s Circle Open House, Clinic Gardens (invitation only)
Wine Tasting, Charles & Hildegard Keller Terrace
Join us at sunset for a glass of wine and appetizers on the new Charles & Hildegarde Keller Terrace. RSVP when registering for Homecoming. Cost is $30.
10- & 25-Year Reunions, David D. Palmer Learning Commons (invitation only)
Reunion celebrating the class of 1997 from West and Main and the class 2012 from all three campuses!
Big Tent Philosophy Night, West Hall Courtyard
Philosophy remains a pillar of the chiropractic profession and Palmer College. Listen to our alumni speak on the importance and history of chiropractic philosophy at the tent in its new location!
Friday, September 16
50-year + Emeritus Breakfast, Fellows Room – Vickie Anne Palmer Hall (invitation only)
Reunion honoring Palmer’s class of 1972 and all those who came before.
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Alumni Social, Alumni Office
Bring your lunch down to the Alumni Office for some fellowship and music, provided by the all-alumni band, Menagerie. Snacks and beverages provided.
Palmer Center for Business Development Student/Alumni Mixer, World of Chiropractic Court
All students and alumni are invited to gather and enjoy light appetizers and networking.
Daring & Driven Leadership Dinner, RiverCenter (invitation only)
Saturday, September 17
Palmer College Women’s Club Rugby vs. Wisconsin Rugby Club game, Centennial Park, Davenport
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Alumni Rep/Student Lunch, NCMIC Center for Business Development (invitation only)
Connect with Palmer Alumni reps from each state and enjoy networking and lunch
Palmer Student Housing Dedication
Palmer College Men’s Club Rugby vs. Wisconsin Rugby Club game, Centennial Park, Davenport
125th Anniversary Celebration, RiverCenter
Don’t miss the live music featuring The Patrick Lentz Band, fireworks, food, dancing, fellowship, and a few surprises are all part of this historic celebration in honor of Palmer College’s 125 years. It’s a party you won’t want to miss! Price is $75 for adults, and $25 for kids 12 and under.