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Inauguration Week Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 13

Community Service Project

9:00 a.m. to noon
As part of Student Appreciation Weekend, students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to participate in a community service project. USciences is partnering with UC Green for this cleanup and tree-planting event.

All are welcome. RSVP requested.

Monday, April 15

Misher Festival Visiting Professor Lecture and Reception

5 to 6:30p.m., Griffith Hall A
Hosted by Misher College of Arts and Sciences
“Lincoln and Emancipation: Reflections after 150 Years”—The 2013 Misher Visiting Professor of Humanities Daniel Monroe, associate professor of history at Millikin University, will discuss how the inspirational leadership of President Abraham Lincoln embodies hope for the future alongside a keen awareness of struggle.

Free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

Made possible by generous support from Allen Misher P’59, PhD, HonDSc’95 and others.

Multicultural Entertainment and Reception

5:30 to 7 p.m., Athletic/Recreation Center
Hosted by Graduate Student Organization
An evening of fun-filled traditional dance, song, ethnic attire, and cuisines representing the cultural diversity at USciences.

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

Tuesday, April 16

Samson College of Health Sciences Health Fair

1 to 3 p.m., Athletic/Recreation Center
The Health Fair highlights the students at Samson College as they demonstrate their skills through offering various wellness screenings and activities such as blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose, flexibility and vertical leap, assistive and biofeedback technology, stress ball making, yoga, Pilates, natural juicing and more! Each table is staffed will Samson College students from the Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Departments. Chair massage will be offered! Even Samson our mascot will be available for pictures. There is something for everyone.

Faculty, staff, and students only.

Making the Connections The New 4Ps of CER: Pharma, Payer, Provider, & Patient

5:30 to 8:30 p.m., McNeil Science and Technology Center
Hosted by Mayes College of Healthcare Business & Policy
A panel of renowned speakers will offer a novel look into the perspectives of the major stakeholders in Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER): the pharmaceutical industry, the payer, the healthcare provider, and the patient.

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested. Click here for more information.

Made possible by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.

Wednesday, April 17

Women’s Softball Game
3 p.m., McNeil Athletic Field
Cheer on the Devils as they host the Marauders of Millersville in a double header.

Free and open to the public.

Title IX Anniversary Reception

6 to 8 p.m., McNeil Science and Technology Center Atrium
USciences will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Title IX legislation that paved the way for equality in intercollegiate athletics. The reception will pay tribute to current and former student-athletes at USciences.

Invitation only.

Thursday, April 18

26th Annual John C. Krantz Jr., Endowed Distinguished Lecture and Reception

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m, Wilson Hall, room 205
Hosted by College of Graduate Studies
Given by Dr. Robert Blouin, dean and Vaughn and Nancy Bryson Distinguished Professor at The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill: “Integration of the Education and Research Missions: Optimizing Impact in Health Science Professions.”

Free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

Made possible by Frank M. Berger HonAlm’66, family, friends, and other donors.

11th Annual Research Day Poster Presentations

1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Athletic/Recreation Center
Hosted by Office of Research Administration
Join USciences faculty and students for a showcase of undergraduate, graduate, and faculty presentations that demonstrate the breadth of our campus research pursuits.

Free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

StEPP (Student Excellence and Professional Preparation) Speaker Series

7 to 11 p.m., Griffith Hall A
Hosted by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
A student-centered program, StEPP provides personal and professional development for USciences students. The speaker series promotes leadership through an accomplished speaker who will speak on “Professionals Caring
for People.” A reception will follow.

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

StEPP is supported by gifts from faculty and alumni.

Friday, April 19

Inauguration Ceremony and Reception

1 to 3 p.m., Athletic/Recreation Center, Campus Quad.
Celebrate the Inauguration of Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee as she is installed as the 22nd President of University of the Sciences.

Free and open to the public.
Delegates participating in the ceremony: Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 27 to ensure recognition of your institution in the Inauguration ceremony booklet.

Inauguration Black Tie Gala

6 to 11 p.m., McNeil Science and Technology Center and Wilson Student Center
Invitation Only

Kingsessing Players Concert

8 to 9:30 p.m., McNeil Science and Technology Center Atrium
Listen to the soothing sounds of the Jazz and Wind Ensembles.

Free and open to the public.

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