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Reunion 2016 at Fall Fest

Schedule of Events


7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Alumni Fall Happy Hour
2nd Story Brewing Company
117 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Join us for our alumni fall happy hour featuring Matt Farber, Director, Brewing Sciences program. Attend and start off your Alumni Weekend right.


Opens at 9:00 a.m.
McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC), Atrium
Pick up your registration materials and an updated schedule. Sign-in and see who else has arrived.

10:30 am
Classes without QuizzesI
McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC), Classrooms TBA
Return to the lecture halls to meet with our current faculty and learn what our professors are teaching current students. Check the webpage for the latest additions in classes.

10:30 am
Walking Tours of Campus
McNeil STC, Atrium, Meet at Registration
The University is rich with history—so don’t miss this walking tour through campus and its buildings, labs, and common space. Most tours are one hour in duration (walking shoes recommended). Tours are also offered at 12:30 and 2.

11:30 am
Town Hall with President Paul Katz
McNeil STC, AstraZeneca Auditorium
Come meet the University’s 25th President talk about the University’s current position and its future at a town hall session open to the entire USciences community.

12:00 pm (game starts)
Women’s Volleyball versus Bloomfield College
Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC), Bobby Morgan Arena
Take some time to cheer for your favorite Devils as they go up against the Goldey-Beacom Lightning

12:30 pm
Walking Tours of Campus
McNeil STC, Atrium, Meet at Registration
12:30 pm– 2:00 pm

Alumni Brunch
Join us for a lunch after a class or a tour of campus. All alumni are welcome and are encourage to meet up with each other.
There will be individualized seating those alumni who are members of the following groups: Greek Life (Fraternities and Sororities); Legacy Society; The Remington Society; the 50th reunion (Class of 1966); and our revered classes before 1965 - especially the classes of 1961, 1956, 1951 and 1946. If you would like to reserve space for your group, contact Alumni Relations at alumnirelations@usciences.edu or 1-888-857-6264 and we’ll help you spread the word.

1:30 pm
Student Organization and College Fair
Several of our student organizations and college departments will participate in this fair. Visit the tables, talk with our students and learn what really goes on in- and outside of the classroom at USciences.

Student Poster Fair
Griffith Hall Lobby
Join USciences students for a showcase of undergraduate and graduate presentation that illustrate the breadth of our campus research pursuits.

Classes without QuizzesII
McNeil STC, Classrooms TBA
Check the webpage for the latest additions in classes

3:00 pm
S.O.U.L. Arts Festive sponsored by PCA
McNeil STC, Atrium
The Philipino Cultural Association & Dance Team hosts this high-energy event. Celebrate the talent of our students who show off their creativity through dance, performance and other artistic media.

Classes without QuizzesIII
McNeil STC, Classrooms TBA
Check the webpage for the latest additions in classes

4:30 pm
Golden Graduate Reception
All alumni in the classes of 1965 are invited to welcome the class of 1966 to receive their Golden Graduates. Individual and group photos will be taken during the event, prior to joining all of the classes for the Annual Alumni Award Ceremony.

5:00 pm-8:00pm
All Alumni Cocktail Party
The weekend culminates in the All Alumni Cocktail Party complete with the Annual Alumni Award Ceremony. Our fall-themed party will highlight the season’s offerings.  All alumni are invited to finish out the evening together.

25th Reunion Celebratory Toast & Class Photo
During the All Alumni Cocktail Party, the class of 1990 will have some time dedicated to celebrating the milestone together and remember the moment with a class portrait.

Annual Alumni Award Ceremony
During the All Alumni Cocktail Party, we take a moment to celebrate the 2016 Alumni Association award recipients, as well as our outstanding classes for their work to the university. 


8:00 am – 5:00 pm
APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services
McNeil STC, Atrium and AstraZeneca Auditorium
A continuing education opportunity. Join PCP for APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program.
Fee for PCP and USciences alumni $375
For more information, please contact Karleen Melody at k.melody@usciences.edu

All Weekend Long

The Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy will be open during the weekend with its exhibit: “New Acquisitions”
The exhibition is dedicated largely to objects added to the collections over the last seven years or so. On display is a broad range of pharmaceutical artifacts (over 300 items) that have been gifted to the Museum by more than two dozen donors, including many alumni and family of alumni.


General Information

Attire  The recommended dress for cocktail parties and the dinner dance is dressy casual.  For the afternoon events, please be comfortably casual. If you plan on attending a tour, we urge you to wear comfortable shoes.  The locker room at the ARC will be available if you'd like to make a clothing change before the cocktail parties.

Special Assistance  If you require special assistance during the day or evening, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 215.596.8856 a few days before the event so that we can help accommodate your needs.  We will have golf carts available for alumni (upon request) who require assistance from one building to the next.

Weather  Most events are inside, but just in case our order for a sunny day is ignored, we urge you to bring rain gear for the short walks between buildings.

Cancellations  Please let us know if you have an unavoidable change of plans as we must provide Catering with our guest count.  Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 215.596.8856.

Parking   Visitor parking is located in front of, or behind the Athletic/Recreation Center (#4 on map.) You can get to the lot by going south on 42nd Street and following it around to either lot. Reunion registration will be held in the McNeil Science and Technology Center (#19 on map.)


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