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January 2014
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The Newsletter of University of the Sciences
Year in Review
The Inauguration of Dr. Helen Giles-Gee as USciences' 22nd president is a milestone in the Institution's long history and certainly one of the top events in 2013. This issue of the Insider takes a look back at the highlights, achievements, events, and people that made 2013 memorable.
February 2013
bulletJoseph L. Fink, III Honored at Founders' Day| Photos | Video
bulletHeidi Anderson Named Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs
bulletIPEX Building Groundbreaking | Photos

March 2013
bulletHIV/AIDS in Philadelphia Focus of Alternative Spring Break
bulletUSciences Ranked in Top 100 Universities by Youth Inc. Magazine
bulletUSciences Sponsored Delaware Valley Science Fairs

April 2013
bulletDr. Giles-Gee Inaugurated as 22nd President | Photos | Video | Media
bulletMisher Symposium Spotlighted Research
bulletThe Elixir Celebrated 50 years

May 2013
bulletUSciences Class of 2013 by the Numbers | Photos | Video
bulletSecond Bachelor’s Degree Conferment Ceremony | Photos | Video
bulletStudents Inducted Into Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

June 2013
bulletCampus Recreation Gave Back to Philadelphia Community
bulletOT Navigated First Car-Fit Program for Seniors
bulletUSciences Hosted Orientation for First-Year Students | Photos

July 2013
bulletInvesting in the Future of the Campus
bulletAlpha Lambda Delta Received 'Order of the Torch Award'
bulletWomen’s Hoops Team Named to Top 25 Team Honor Roll

August 2013
bulletNearly 600 New Students Began USciences Journey | Photos | Video
bulletUSciences Announced Two Endowed Appointments
bulletKorean Students Visited USciences to Learn Cultural Differences in OT

September 2013
bulletHundreds Gathered for IPEX Beam Signing Party | Photos | Video
bulletLois Cohen Global Health Lecture featured Former Merck CEO | Photos
bulletUSciences Received ALD's Order of the Torch | Photos

October 2013
bulletMore than 100 PA Students, Faculty Gathered for Speaker | Photos
bulletUSciences Well Represented by Philly Business Journal | Photos
bulletJapanese Delegation Visited USciences | Photos

November 2013
bulletFourth Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship Competition Held | Photos
bulletUSciences Wades into the Start-Up Business World with Enzium
bulletUSciences Community Fed 150 Families at Thanksgiving

December 2013
bulletUSciences/Cheyney U. Sign Agreement for Degree Programs | Photos
bulletMore than 200 Higher Ed Tech Gurus Gathered at USciences
bulletHigh Academic Success Continues for Student-Athletes

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Reunion 2012
Reunion 2013: More than 200 alumni and guests celebrated with their classmates and friends at 2013 Alumni Reunion weekend. The class of 1963 celebrated its golden anniversary, while the class of 1988 celebrated its silver anniversary. Robert Spera P'88, cochair of the Reunion Committee, helped present the alumni awards to Suzanne K. Murphy, PhD, dean of Misher College of Arts and Sciences, recipient of the Honorary Alumnus Award; Judith Sills PharmD'83, recipient of the Annual Alumni Award; and Kimberly A. Koschineg MOT'01, OTR/L, CLT, recipient of the Young Alumnus Award. Spera was joined by University president Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee and Siobhan Duffy P'84, BW'05, cochair of the Reunion Committee.

Photos from the event were posted to the University's Alumni Facebook page; however, you do not need a Facebook account to access them. Click here to listen to speakers from reunion weekend.

Save the Date - Sept. 19-21, 2014!
2014 Alumni Reunion

Here are a list of upcoming events hosted by Alumni Relations:

bulletWednesday, Feb. 5: The APTA Alumni Reception will be held from 7-9 p.m., at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas (3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South), in room 3101A.

bulletSaturday, Feb. 15: The women's alumni basketball game will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the ARC.

bulletSunday, March 9: An alumni brunch will be held in South Florida from 12-3 p.m., at the Delray Sands Resort (formerly Holiday Inn, 2809 S. Ocean Blvd., Highland Beach, FL), in the
Windrider Room.

Sign in to the Alumni Online Community: USciences and You

University of the Sciences presented the first USciences Service Award to Marvin Samson at a dinner on Friday, Nov. 1. The event raised more than $400,000 for student scholarships (recipients pictured above). Samson, USciences board chairman, was selected as the first recipient for his countless contributions to the University, including serving as interim president during the 2011-12 academic year. Click here for photos.

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Class Dissected Obamacare in Real Time
Femi Memorial Raised $2,700
USciences Sponsored Philly Sci Festival
Photos: Pre-Finals Pet Therapy
Physics Prof Published Children's Book
Demand Response Program a Win-Win
Photos: PT White Coat
Commission on Sustainability Formed
Pink-a-Thon Raised More Than $6K
Dr. Peter Hoffer Earned Distinguished Educator Award
31st Annual Alumni Golf Tournament
Video: Late Night Madness 2013
Dr. Issa Named to Canada Research Chairs College of Reviewers
USciences Accreditation Updates
Kerr Named CACC Player of the Year
Students, Faculty Inducted into National Honor Society for OT
Dr. John A. Gans Received APhA Foundation Award
Photos: OT Hosted Car-Fit for Seniors
Three to Join Athletics Hall of Fame
USciences Hosted MLK Day of Service
Graduate PA Program to Double in Size
Photos: PCP White Coat Ceremony
Athletics SID Tabbed for Hall of Fame
USciences Elected 7 to Board of Trustees
PCP Recognized at NJPhA Convention
John Vitali Named VP of Finance/Admin.

Photos : First-Year Sciences Fair

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A College of Graduate Students and Alumni Panel was held on Nov. 14.

The University chapter of APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists and the Alumni Association co-hosted a student/alumni bowling on Nov. 21. Check out photos from various 2013 alumni events by clicking here.