A day in the life of a Palmer College External Relations team member

A day in the life of a Palmer College External Relations team member

Tasha Rucker (front, second from right) with a group of prospective students and alumni at a CER event. Alumna Dr. Shereffa Clarke is behind her on the right. All behind a table at a college fair and in front of a Palmer College of Chiropractic banner.

Tasha Rucker (front, second from right) with a group of prospective students and alumni at a CER event. Alumna Dr. Shereffa Clarke is behind her on the right.

Palmer’s College External Relations (CER) team is on the road year-round meeting with students and visiting alumni. They are the “face of the College traveling far and wide to spread the message of chiropractic and the value of a Palmer education. To gain a better understanding of what these representatives do, take a look at a typical few days in the life of CER Director Tasha Rucker.

Monday

7 a.m. My travel day to Birmingham, Ala., begins.

Tuesday

9:30 a.m. Today starts by visiting the University of Alabama Birmingham for two kinesiology class presentations, followed by a Palmer alumni visit.

1 p.m. I’m back on the road to Tuscaloosa, Ala., where I’ll speak with a kinesiology class at the University of Alabama.

5 p.m. Back in the car to make a final stop at the University of Alabama Birmingham to present at one of their night classes.

10 p.m. Back to the hotel to prepare for the next day’s travel.

Wednesday

7:30 a.m. Commute from Birmingham to Montevallo, Ala.

8 a.m. Classroom presentation at the University of Montevallo

9 a.m. Commute from Montevallo to Tuscaloosa, Ala.

11 a.m. Kinesiology class presentation at the University of Alabama.

11:50 a.m. Spoke with faculty member about chiropractic, her students’ needs and resources we offer advisors to help their students choose chiropractic.

12:30 p.m. Alumni visit

Thursday

Travel from Birmingham, Ala., to Davenport, Iowa, for Palmer Connection to present to the health-care advisers about the roles and responsibilities of the CER team.