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October 2014
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The Newsletter of University of the Sciences

This year's Family Fall Fest brought the University of the Sciences campus to life with students and their families, alumni and friends, and faculty and staff, for a festive and activity-packed day on Saturday, Oct. 18. This year's event included a variety of family-fun activities, such as brunch, home athletic games, and a student organization festival which provided entertainment for all ages. Click here to see photos from the festival.

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Upcoming Events
Thursday, October 30
dot5th Annual Lois K. Cohen Lecture
Saturday, November 1
dotPCP White Coat Ceremony
dotHealthy Lifestyles Scholarship Comp.
Friday, November 7
dotUSciences Service Award Dinner
dotNew convenience store opens
Wednesday to Friday, November 26-28
dotThanksgiving Break, no classes
Friday, December 12
dotFall semester ends
Thursday, December 18
dotPA White Coat Ceremony
Click here for the full Events calendar

USciences in the News

dotKYW Newsradio: USciences Encourages Healthy Living Through Competition: Students living a healthy lifestyle and using social media could win a lot of money in cash and scholarships from USciences. Audio clip here.

dotPhilly Inquirer: Cautious colleges prepare for the possibility of Ebola: As Ebola concerns mount, many campuses across the region are on high alert.

dotCourier-Post: Camden clinic matches med students, needy patients: Uninsured Camden residents receive free medical care, thanks to a clinic run by students from USciences and other universities.

dotUSciences certainly feeling the brotherly love: If there's one thing that USciences head men's basketball coach Dave Pauley doesn't have to worry about, it's team chemistry.

dotBurlco Times: BCC, USciences enter transfer agreement: Twenty-four majors are now offered at the community college through partnerships with universities including USciences.

dotPhilly Inquirer: People in the News | On the Boards

Devils Athletics
dotDeAngelo Records Her 1,000th Career Kill: Amanda DeAngelo DrOT'17 became the fifth volleyball player in program history to record 1,000 career kills.

USciences Athletes Team Up to Support Free Golf Clinic for Blind Children

dotUSciences’ Garret Kerr DPT'17 Favored to Repeat as Basketball Times’ Division II Player of the Year

Get schedules and scores for Devils athletics at www.devilsathletics.com

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Camups UpdateUSciences Acquires Wilson Elementary School Site: The School Reform Commission of the School District of Philadelphia recently authorized the sale of the Alexander Wilson Elementary School site to USciences. The proposal calls for the development of new student housing and additional neighborhood retail.

Get Vaccinated: Flu is Bigger Threat to You than Ebola: With the 2014-15 flu season officially underway, pharmacy professor Dr. Daniel Hussar urges people to stop worrying about Ebola and get a flu shot instead; as the flu is far more deadly in the U.S. compared with Ebola.

OT Students, Faculty Inducted into National Honor Society:
More than a dozen OT students and faculty members were recently inducted into USciences' Delta Iota chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon on Thursday, Oct. 16.

USciences Represented in National Pharmacy Competition: Three pharmacy students advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Clinical Pharmacy Challenge in Austin.

Kerr Named Division II Bulletin Pre-Season National Player of the Year: Men's basketball player Garret Kerr DPT’17 has been named the Division II Bulletin’s Pre-Season National Player of the Year.

You're Invited to the 5th Annual Lois K. Cohen Lecture!
Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy invites you to attend the fifth annual Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series in Global Health on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 5:30 p.m. This year's discussion, "Making Healthcare as Accessible as Coca-Cola®" features Dr. Eric Bing, co-author of "Pharmacy on a Bicycle."

More Headlines

dotUSciences Welcomes New Faculty, Faculty Promotions
dotTwo Join USciences Board of Trustees
dotPPA Honors USciences Pharmacy Faculty and Alumni
dotBiological Sciences Dept Represented at Research Symposium
dotPCP Student Gained 'Invaluable Experience' During Rotation
dotPHOTO GALLERIES: Family Fall Fest | PA Week | Late Night Madness | Misher's 30th | PCP Student Recognition
dotSeptember Research Activities
dotPrez, Students, Faculty Attended Life Sciences Future Conf.
dotMore Faculty, Staff, and Student Achievements
dotCommunity Pharmacy Medication Adherence | Photos

Alumni Association

Alumni Volunteers - We Want You!

The next generation will benefit from your expertise and direction. There are numerous opportunities to make certain that our future leaders do not make their journey alone. More info here.

Contact the Alumni Relations Office at alumnirelations@usciences.edu or 888.857.6264 to learn more. Watch your inbox for details about volunteer opportunities or visit usciences.edu/alumni/getinvolved.

Rob Donati
MPT’94 was named July Employee of the Month by Nanticoke, where he has been employed as a physical therapist for the past two and half years. He mainly works at the Mears Campus in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Department.

Tiffany Rae Yoder
PharmD’10 and John Thomas Preston were married on June 28 in Strasburg, Pa.

Jack Estes
P’44 passed away on Sept. 18. He was 91.

Robert C. Bogash
P’50 passed away on Aug. 7, at the age of 89. He served as the president of ASHP from 1958 to 1959.

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PCP Alumni Gathered in Austin During NCPA Convention

Pharmacy alumni of all ages recently attended a dinner reception held during the 2014 National Community Pharmacists Association Convention in Austin, TX. The dinner was hosted by alumnus David P'60 and Jeanne Lutz. Guests enjoyed a delicious meal, mingled with former classmates, and discussed USciences news and updates with pharmacy professor Dr. Daniel Hussar.

Left to right: Joseph Lech P'81 and Carmen DiCello P'58 Left to right: Hosts David P'60 and Jeanne Lutz

The following alumni, faculty, and friends of USciences attended the event: David P'60 and Jeanne Lutz; Carmen P'58 and Bonnie DiCello; Joseph P'81 and Susan Lech; Daniel Purzycki PharmD'14; Julie Gerhart P'94; Darrin Silbaugh P'93; Erik Esterbrook P'98; Jody Shollenberger P'84; pharmacy professor Daniel P'62, MS'64, PhD'67 and Sue Hussar; and Carrie Collins, VP of institutional advancement at USciences.

Young PCP Alumni Reunited in the Windy City

A handful of young alumni living in the Windy City reunited at a Monday Night Football get-together hosted by USciences at Grand and Ogden Restaurant in Chicago. Attendees included: Ambrose Delpino PharmD’09 and his fiance, Katie; Nimisha Trivedi-Soni PharmD’08 and her husband, Vimal; Anthony Au PharmD’09; and Mary Riley, a friend of USciences.

Alumni Share Advice with Students in iLead Program

Alumni Stephanie Bean MPT'89, DPT, and Gary Smedley PharmD’11 recently shared their leadership experiences and advice with 20 students in the iLead program during the USciences iLead Leadership Series' second annual Alumni Dinner on Friday, Oct. 10.