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January 2016
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The Newsletter of University of the Sciences

Year in Review
ast year proved to be a busy and momentous year at USciences. Topping the headlines were the the launch of the 'Proven Everywhere' marketing campaign, as well as the results from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard that put USciences graduates high on the list of top career earnings. This issue of the Insider takes a look back at the highlights, achievements, events, and people that made 2015 memorable.

February 2015
bulletUSciences Launched New Marketing Campaign 'Proven Everywhere'
bulletMartin Buchalter P'55 Honored at Founders' Day | Photos | Video
bulletFaculty Prepared High School for International Physics Competition

March 2015
bulletDevils Closed Out Historic Season in NCAA D-II Tournament
bulletUSciences Sponsored Delaware Valley Science Fairs
bulletDr. Marc Caserio Named Athletic Director at USciences

April 2015
bulletUSciences Brewed New Certificate Program | KYW Radio | Philly.com
bulletResearch Day and Krantz Lecture | Video | Media | Photos
bulletPCP Student Took Third Place in U.S. Pharmacy Competition

May 2015
bulletUSciences Class of 2015 by the Numbers | Photos | Video
bulletFourth Bachelor’s Degree Conferment Ceremony | Photos | Video
bulletMayes College's Business Programs Received Full Accreditation

June 2015
bulletUSciences Announced Board/Administrative Leadership Changes
bulletMisher College Professor Received Prestigious USciences Award
bulletFirst-Year Students Attended Orientation | Photos

July 2015
bulletSummer Renovations Aimed to Enhance Student Experience
bulletChemistry, Biochemistry Programs Deemed High Quality
bulletMen's Athletics Program Earned 2014-15 CACC Sportsmanship Award

August 2015
bulletNearly 600 New Students Began USciences Journey | Photos | Video
bulletCollege-Bound Students: Pack These Necessities | Philly.com
bulletKorean Students Gained Hands-On Experience at USciences

September 2015
bulletCollege Scorecard Listed USciences High Among Grads' Salaries
bulletUSciences Received $3.8 Million Gift | Philly Inquirer
bulletWhite Coat Ceremonies Held for PT, PCP Students

October 2015
bulletAlumna/MasterChef Contestant Visited USciences | Photos | Video
bulletPT Students Recognized at Leahy Lecture | Photos
bulletAlumnus Col. S. Rogers Wetherill Elected to USciences' BOT

November 2015
bulletUSciences Community Fed 160+ Families at Thanksgiving
bulletAlpha Chi Honor Society Inducted New Members | Photos
bulletDevils Lead D-II Presidents' Award For Academic Excellence List

December 2015
bulletPhilly Inquirer Recognized Longtime PCP Prof and Alumni
bulletUSciences Dean Elected a Fellow of The College of Physicians
bulletWilson Dining Hall Grand Reopening: Video | Photos

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Alumni Reunion Weekend 2015: Alumni, friends, and faculty returned to campus to celebrate this year's Alumni Reunion Weekend on Oct. 22-25, 2015. Prior to an all-alumni reception, alumni award ceremony, and dinner dance on Saturday, the class of 1965 privately celebrated their 50-year milestone reunion at a special dinner on Friday night. Click here to see more reunion photos.

2015 Alumni Association award recipients:

bulletIvor Griffith Service Award: Rose Mary Battista Hoy P'82
bulletYoung Alumnus Award: Mayank Amin PharmD'09
bulletThe Honorary Alumnus Award: Lisa Lawson, PharmD
bulletIcon Scholarship: Frank Roia, PhD, HonAlm'83

Save the Date - Sept. 16-18, 2016!
2016 Alumni Reunion

Jay Sochoka P'94
is a writer for Pharmacy Times. Read his blog, 'Piller of the Community' here.

Ritu Malhotra PharmD'04
has been named senior vice president of pharmacy benefits consulting at Pharmaceutical Strategies Group. She previously spent seven years at Segal Consulting.

Courtney Montepara PharmD'15
took a stance against bullying and recently published her first children's book in December. She is currently a first-year pharmacy resident at the Atlantic Health System in New Jersey.


bulletMary Louise Tigue Andersen P'52, MS'66, HonDSc'11, passed away on Jan. 10, 2016. More details here.
bulletMichael R. Ronco P'55, passed away Nov. 30, 2015. Read more here.
Lisa Marie Shuta P'91, passed away on Dec. 7, 2015
bulletAlliene Brittingham P'45, passed away on Dec. 20, 2015
bulletJules M. "Jack" Tickner P'51, passed away on Dec. 24, 2015

USciences, through the generosity of the Agnes Varis Charitable Trust, hosted Dr. Donna E. Shalala, president of University of Miami and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, on April 20, 2015, at the Union League of Philadelphia. Her talk was entitled, "Making Women's Health a Priority." | Photos

More Headlines

Dr. Murphy Received Japan Residency
OT Students Assisted SEPTA Travelers
Marvin Samson Honored by Central HS
Photos: Late Night Madness 2015 | Student Appreciation Day
Healthy Lifestyles Comp. Rescheduled
ALD Honor Society Inducted Students
White Coat Ceremonies: PA | PT | PCP
PCP Student Recognition Ceremony
Misher Took 2nd at Research Symposium
Bobby Morgan Inducted Into CACC HOF
Photos: OT Pinning Ceremony
Video: USciences MLK Day 2015
Prof: Gaining Medical Writing Experience
USciences Selected for SEA-PHAGES
Photos: Philly Science Festival 2015
Student Leadership Award Honorees
Employee Service Celebration
Photos: Misher Festival 2015 | Making the Connections
New ARC Lights Shine Bright
Video: Tasty Drake's Grand Opening
Two Joined Athletics Hall of Fame
Photos: First-Year Sciences Fair 2015
MOU Signing with Chung-Ang University
Alumni, Faculty Honored by PPA
PSHP Award Honors Pharmacy Prof
PCP at Pharmacy Legislative Day

Former first daughter Barbara P. Bush, CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps, headlined the sixth annual Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series in Global Health on Oct. 22, 2015.| Photos

You're Invited...
Please join Interim President Kate Mayes P'76, PharmD'78 and fellow classmates this winter at our South Florida Events. For more information, click here or contact Stacy Rosemarin P'83 at s.rosemarin@usciences.edu or 215.817.9418.

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