Coat Drive: Campus Recreation is hosting a Coat Drive to collect coats for those who are less fortunate. Help out the community by bringing in old jackets to the ARC front desk until Wednesday, Nov. 30. Every jacket donated earns a chance to win a prize. Direct questions to Princy John at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Growing a Mustache to Fight Cancer: To raise awareness for men’s health and men’s cancer studies, the ARC staff will grow out their mustaches as part of an initiative known as MOVEMBER. The staff will answer questions, provide literature, and take any donations for the Movember foundation. Donors will be entered into a drawing for a prize at the end of the month and participants will be judged on their mustaches then.
Devils Fall to DI 'Nova
Playing an NCAA Division I program for the first time in their 25-year history, USciences fought hard for 40 minutes but could not overcome Villanova University's outside shooting game as the Wildcats defeated the Devils 77-44 on Nov. 26 at the Pavilion.
Men's Basketball opens its home slate on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. versus Millersville.
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University of the Sciences hosted a reception for the WW Smith Charitable Trust and the student recipients of its annual scholarship on Nov. 3, 2011. WW Smith has been funding scholarships for USciences students for the past 25 years with their support totaling more than $1.5 million. Read more.
Presidential Search Update: Working closely with its presidential search firm, the USciences Presidential Search Committee has received a strong pool of candidates for the position.
Three to Enter USciences Athletics Hall of Fame: USciences will welcome its three newest inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Dec. 10.
In the Community at the Christy Rec Center: On Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, about 32 USciences students volunteered with City Year to restore the Christy Recreation Center on 56th and Christian Streets.
HepTREC Receives Vertex Pharmaceutical Grant: The funds will be used to develop tools for use at patient intake and during treatment decision-making.
USciences Recognized for Fulbright Scholar Recipient: Sciences recently had the distinction of being listed among the Chronicle of Higher Education’s top Fulbright Scholar institutions thanks to recipient Carrie Waterman PhCog’10.
Thursday, Dec. 1 - Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting and Dinner, USciences Campus, 6-8:15 p.m. All alumni are welcome - please RSVP to 1.888.857.6264
Monday, Dec. 5 - Alumni Reception at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting,
Hilton Riverside - Ballroom A, New Orleans, LA, 6-7:30 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com
Saturday, Dec. 10 - Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony and Alumni/Family Reception, Athletic/Recreation Center, approx.
2:30 p.m. (ceremony between basketball games vs. Post University)
Thursday, Jan. 21 - South Florida Regional Alumni Brunch,
Holiday Inn Highland Beach,
Highland Beach, FL,
Sunday, Jan. 29 - Advances in Pharmacy CE Program, USciences Campus, Alumni Relations Meet and Greet Table,
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Panel Unites Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharm/Tox Alumni: The USciences’ Pharmaceutical Sciences Club and Tox Club, for students in the pharmacology and toxicology program, welcomed six alumni panelists to campus on Nov. 10.
Advances in Pharmacy Practice:
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at USciences is pleased to present the 33rd annual symposium, a continuing pharmacy educational program, developed for pharmacists to be kept up-to-date on pharmacy practice.
This symposium provides the most up-to-date continuing education on newly approved drugs and updates in pharmacy law presented by the foremost authorities in the field. Daniel A. Hussar P'62, MS'64, PhD'67 will present New Drugs of 2011 and Joseph J. McHale P'82, MS, JD, will present Current Issues in Pharmacy Law.
Gift Planning Tip of the Month: Don’t forget that the IRA Charitable Rollover expires on Dec. 31, 2011. If you are over 70 1/2, you can transfer money from your IRA directly to USciences without paying federal income tax on the withdrawal. You can transfer up to $100,000 directly from your IRA and this distribution counts towards your minimum required distribution. This is a limited-time win-win situation both for you and the University. For more information, contact Joseph Leive, director of major gifts at 215.596.8795 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. NORMAN F. RAMSEY HonDSc’95, father of Dr. Margaret R. Kasschau, Emeritus Professor of Biology and Associate Provost, passed away on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. Dr. Ramsey’s inventions, studies, and accomplishments have led to the development and advancement of such current technologies as radar, magnetic resonance, and the atomic clock. For his work in developing the separated oscillatory field method he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1989. A gift in his memory can be made online http://www.usciences.edu/giving, noting Norman Ramsey Award in the comment space.
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