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July 2011
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Upcoming Events
Friday, August 19
Summer Session Two Ends

Friday, August 26
Move-in Day and Convocation
Summer Session A Ends

Monday, August 29
Classes Begin for All Students

Monday, Sept. 5
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)

Thursday, Sept. 22
Eleventh Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. Amy Bastian

Thursday, Oct. 6
2011 Cohen Global Health Lecture featuring Sonia Ehrlich Sachs

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In the Community
Community Contest
Community Engagement and You Contest Winners Announced
The Office of Community Partnerships announced the first “Community Engagement and You!” video/digital photo contest winners.

USciences to host Camp Invention this Summer
Nationally-acclaimed program to inspire elementary students to be held during the week of August 8 to 12.

dot University City Summer Events for USciences Community

Athletics
USciences Student Athletes Prove to be True Student Athletes Throughout the 2010-11 academic year, University of the Sciences student-athletes excelled not only on the field of play, but in the classroom.

dot Devils Win First Ever CACC playoff Game; Falter at CACC Tournament Finals
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Angeloni Named CACC Skor Coach of the Year
dot McMahon and Davis Named to CACC Baseball All-Conference Team

Check out the latest in athletics at www.devilsathletics.com

New Athletics Twitter handle:
www.twitter.com/USciencesDevils

 


USciences was the site for the Philadelphia Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit on June 17, 2011. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius were on hand to speak to the attendees.

Camups Update
Honoring President Gerbino
Dr. Philip P. Gerbino’s retirement on August 31, 2011, will mark the end of an era. His 16-plus year presidency provokes nostalgia, presents challenge, and creates opportunity. Make a gift of any amount to any University initiative in honor of Dr. Gerbino. Please give now and note, “Dr. Gerbino,” in the comments section. To make a gift by phone or request a list of initiatives, call 215.596.8777. You can also send well wishes to Dr. Gerbino here.

Careers in Healthcare and Science? “Not Interested” Say Half of U.S. Teens For the second-consecutive year, an online survey conducted by Harris Interactive for University of the Sciences shows that half (49 percent) of all high school-aged students are not interested in pursuing these careers.

USciences Receives Pharmacy Scholarship Funding from Cardinal Health University of the Sciences was one of 13 pharmacy schools from across the nation that have been selected to receive funding from the new, $1.1 million Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.

USciences and BTE Technologies Open Advanced Training and Research Lab University of the Sciences and BTE Technologies, Inc. cut the ribbon on the new BTE Technologies Advanced Evaluation and Rehabilitation Lab.

More Headlines

dot Faculty, Staff, and Student Achievements
dot USciences Proactively Introduces “At-Risk” Software
dot Exercise Survey Results Can Lead to Innovative Health Education
dot Celebrating USciences Employee Service
dot USciences Congratulates the Class of 2011
dot Class of 2011 by the Numbers
dot Partnership with Public Media Commons Produces Student PSAs
dot Career Services Announce 2011-12 Devils’ Advocates
dot One Book, One Campus Chooses Into the Wild
dot April Research Activities
dot APTA's Southeast District Sponsors Two PT Students to Attend LAMP Program
dot July 12: PHEAA State Grant Certification Procedures Workshop
dot Future Scientists Get an Inside Look at Chemistry and Biochemistry Labs
Alumni Association

SAVE THE DATE!
Alumni Reunion ‘11
Sept. 24, 2011


Upcoming Alumni Events

July 21
Northeastern Pennsylvania Alumni Reception (Scranton Area)

5:30-7:30 p.m., Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton, Scranton, PA 18503
Register:
www.usciences.edu/alumni/events.shtml or call 888.857.6264

July 30
Summer Happy Hour at the Shore
4:30-7:30 p.m., Laguna Grill Martini Bar, Brigantine, NJ
Register: www.usciences.edu/alumni/events.shtml or call 888.857.6264

August 8
Alumni Golf Tournament and Dinner
1 p.m. Tee Off, Edgmont Golf Club, Edgemont, PA. For more info: p.klimit@usciences.edu

September 24
Alumni Reunion ’11
dot All Classes cocktail reception
dot 50th and 60th year receptions
dot Greek party
dot Dinner Dance
dot Estate Planning Seminar

For more info: www.usciences.edu/alumni/reunion.shtml

Class Notes

1955
Alan J. Vogenberg
P’55 was reappointed to the Bucks County Senior Task Force in April 2011. His third term will run through May 6, 2014. Alan, an original member of the task force, lives in Langhorne, PA.

1983
Steven L. Burman P’83 received the 2011 Excellence in Youth Award, presented by The Delaware County Council, Delaware County Workforce Investment Board, and Delaware County Youth Council. The award recognizes exemplary leadership and outstanding commitment to the community.

1997
Steven Breslin P’97 (PharmD’08 University of FL) and his wife Melissa Gallagher Breslin announced the birth of son Ian James on October 17, 2010. The family lives in Downingtown, PA.

IN MEMORIAM
1946
Ruth (Reid) Moses P’46 passed away on March 18, 2011. Ruth was a past president of the Greater Philadelphia Pharmaceutical Society, and for years operated her own pharmacy at 56th & Market Streets in Philadelphia.

1961
Maven J. Myers P’61 (MS’63 University of WI, JD’66 University of PA, PhD’66 University of WI) died on May 6, 2011. He was born in Scranton, PA, and later lived in Springfield, PA, and Port St. Lucie, FL. Survivors include his companion of 33 years John Parkinson, and his sister Lois Hicks.

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Meet the 2011-2012 Alumni Association Board
2011-12 Alumni Board
Left to right: Kate Purzycki B’83, MS’09, director; S. Rogers Wetherill P’68, president-elect; Robin Keyack P’81, past president; May Lai B’99, treasurer; Neil Pitts P’73, PharmD’04, director; Julie Gerhart P’94, BW’05, director; Stephanie Bean MPT’89, DPT’10, president; Susan Flannery Wainwright MPT’87, MS’95, PhD, director; Siobhan Duffy P’84, BW’05, vice president; Mary Maguire P’83, PharmD’01, director; and Victoria Elliott P’87, secretary. Not pictured: Daniel A. Hussar P’62, MS’64, PhD’67 and Melissa Derr MPT’04, DPT’07, both directors.

Alumni Award Winners Announced
Be there at Reunion on Sept. 24, 2011, when the annual alumni awards will be handed out to the following well deserved honorees:

dot Alumni Award: David E. Price P’84
dot Ivor Griffith Service Award: Robin S. Keyack P’81
dot Young Alumnus Award: Dominic A. Marasco P’96
dot Honorary Alumnus Award: Dr. Joseph W. Ruane

Young Alumni
Millcreek Tavern hosted the Young Alumni Happy Hour on
Thursday, June 16, 2011
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dot PPA recently elected Eric Esterbrook P'98 as second vice president of PPA and Donald Brindisi P'95 as director of the Academy of Long Term Care & Consultant Pharmacists.

Garver
Alumni and friends, like Pat Garver and Glenn E. Garver P’71 above, enjoyed handcrafted ales and lagers from Appalachian Brewing Company at the Harrisburg Regional Reception.

Maggio
USciences students and staff pose with members of the Maggio Family at the Lake Como 5K in memory of Grania Maggio MPT’94. This annual event raises money to assist deserving students with the costs associated with studying abroad.


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