Mayes College held its annual Making the Connections program on March 12. This year's topic was "Obesity: The Public Health, Health Policy, and Business Sides of the Disease." National experts addressed how obesity is a public health challenge, fraught with health policy and business implications. | PHOTOS
Students, Faculty Eager to Showcase Work at Research Day/Krantz Lecture: USciences will showcase the diversity and growth of research pursuits on Thursday, April 9. The 28th annual John C. Krantz, Jr., Distinguished Lecture will feature Dr. Arthur L. Caplan.
Dr. Marc Caserio Athletic Director: Marc Caserio, EdD, was recently named athletic director after filling the role of interim athletic director since August 2014. Over the course of the past seven months, he has proven to be a capable and dedicated leader for USciences athletics.
USciences to Host Panel on LGBT Healthcare on April 1: USciences has teamed up with local non-profit organizations to host its first Panel on LGBT Healthcare on Wednesday, April 1, from 7-9 p.m., in Griffith Hall (lecture room A and lobby).
Student Organization Raised Hundreds of Dollars for Homeless Initiative: Chelsea Cunningham PharmD’16 has coordinated several on-campus fundraisers to buy and fill more than 50 backpacks with essential items for homeless individuals across Philadelphia.
Dr. Donna E. Shalala, president of University of Miami and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, will present "Making Women's Health a Priority" on
Monday, April 20,
from 7:30 to 9 a.m,
at the Union League of Philadelphia
$50/person. Seating is limited, register at usciences.edu/varisbreakfast.
Pat Klishevich P'75 and her teammate Veronique De Sybourg-Siffert will be the only U.S./Swiss team competing in the 2015 Gazelle Rally—a 1,553 mile automobile race across the Moroccan desert that spans nine days. Pat has been practicing pharmacy in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, for the past 35 years.
Danielle Miller BI'13, DrOT'17 recently competed for the Miss Greater Hazleton Scholarship Program to shed light on the importance of summer programs for kids.
Kajal Patel PharmD’11 was one of four individuals, including her husband, who drowned while vacationing in the Dominican Republic earlier this month.
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Alumni Gathered for Brunch in Sunny South Florida
Several alumni and friends of USciences mingled during an alumni brunch held at Delray Sands Resort in Highland Beach, Florida, on March 1. Alumna and Vice Chair of the USciences Board Kate Mayes P'76, PharmD'78, discussed University news with alumni and answered their questions.
|Kate Mayes P'76, PharmD'78, vice chair of the USciences Board of Trustees, discussed campus updates with alumni.
'Bobby Morgan Day' United Former USciences Athletes
USciences thanked former Athletic Director Bobby Morgan for his dedication and commitment to Devils Athletics during an event held in conjunction with the basketball program's senior day on Feb. 21. Left to right: Siobhan Duffy P’84, BW’05; former ADs Paul Klimitas and Bobby Morgan, and Gayle Garrison, former associate athletic director.
Alumni Award Nominations Due May 1
We welcome your feedback and nominations for the Alumni, Ivor Griffith Service, Young Alumnus, and Honorary Alumnus Awards. These awards are a featured part of the Alumni Reunion. To nominate someone, please submit your nomination to the Office of Alumni Relations no later than May 1. Forms may be submitted by downloading a nomination here, and can also be faxed to 215.895.1177, or mailed to:
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
University of the Sciences
600 S. 43rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Please contact Pat with any questions you might have at 215.596.8856.
Reminder: Cast your vote for Alumni Association leadership positions by March 31. All officers and directors will be inducted during the Alumni Association General Meeting on Thursday, April 2, in the new IPEX (room 237), at 6 p.m. All alumni are welcome to attend. Read the candidates' bios and cast your vote online, via email or by calling 888.857.6264.