|Wednesday to Friday, November 26-28
Thanksgiving Break, no classes
|Friday, December 12
Fall semester ends
|Thursday, December 18
PA White Coat Ceremony
|December 23 to January 2
Winter Break, University closed
|Saturday, January 10
Athletics Hall of Fame Induction
|Monday, January 12
Spring semester begins
|Monday, January 19
MLK Day of Service, no classes
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USciences in the News
KYW Newsradio: With holidays approaching, now is the time to get ready if you have a child with special needs: OT prof Dr. Varleisha Gibbs offers tips for families of children with sensory processing disorders. Listen to the WOGL 98.1 FM clip here.
KHOU News: Pharmacists: Corporate greed putting patients at risk: Pharmacy prof Dr. Dan Hussar weighed in.
U.S. News: The Health Benefits of Simple Living: An unpublished survey out of USciences found that people who identified as part of the simple living movement reported improved physical health after making a change to earn less money.
Philly Inquirer: Volunteer medical corps practices for bioterror attack: The Philly Medical Reserve Corps hosted a training program at USciences on Nov. 8. Watch the CBS Philly clip here.
KYW Newsradio: Downingtown Canine Taking Part In ‘Dock Dogs’ Competition In Iowa: Pharmacy prof Dr. Sarah Spinler showcased her dog's talents during a four-day competition for jumping/diving dogs.
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Alpha Chi Honor Society Inducts New Members: Nearly two dozen students at USciences were inducted into the Kappa Chapter of Alpha Chi national honor society during a recent ceremony. | Photos
Avoid Meltdowns This Holiday Season: OT Prof Shares Tips for Families of Children with Sensory Processing Disorders: Thanksgiving, like other large holidays, can throw a child with sensory processing disorders into sensory overload, says OT prof Dr. Varleisha Gibbs.
PCP Students Act Out Bioterrorist Attack: A team of eight student-pharmacists joined more than 150 new volunteers with the Philadelphia Medical Reserve Corps during a recent training program held at USciences.
Physician Assistant Studies Student Named a Prestigious NHSC Scholar: Maxi Drakopoulos PA'16 was recently named as one of 192 recipients of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
USciences' Student-Athletes Continue Their Record of High Academic Success: USciences recorded the fourth highest Academic Success Rate among all active member NCAA Division II schools in the nation in 2013-14.
Nishaminy Kasbekar P’93, PharmD’95 was the recipient of the Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ Pharmacist of the Year Award on Oct. 14.
Timothy Bowers MT’02, MS’08 and his wife Lea Ann, welcomed the birth of their second son, Eli on Sept. 15. Eli joins his big brother, Colin.
Samuel Paul Rua P’63 passed away on Sept. 28 at the age of 74. He owned and operated Paramount Drug since 1973.
Deborah M. Murray P’89, of Egg Harbor Township, NJ, passed away on Aug. 28 after a short illness. She was 50.
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OT Alumni Returned to Campus for Alumni/Student Event
Occupational therapy alumnae returned to USciences to engage in discussions with students during an OT Alumni Panel on Thursday, Nov. 6. Guest speakers included Katelyn Graff MOT'11; Jaclyn Macchione MOT'06; Dawn Newhard Vilanova MOT'01; and Becky Austill-Clausen, OTR/L, member of the Samson College Board of Visitors. | Photos
Alumni, Students Gathered at Luncheon in San Diego
Alumni, faculty, and graduate students mingled during a luncheon hosted by Alumni Relations during the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Conference in San Diego, on Nov. 3. Pharmacy professor Dr. Clyde M. Ofner III shared USciences news and updates with alumni and guests.
PT Alumnus & Prof Presented Research at PPTA Meeting
Alumnus Allen Stepney, Jr. DPT'12 and PT prof Dr. Lisa Hoglund recently presented their research, "Males with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Have Hip External Rotator Muscle Weakness," during the annual Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) Conference. Alumni Rosemary (O’Mara) Burns DPT'12, Asif Clegg DPT'12, Neal Shah DPT'13, Justin Nagel DPT'13, and David Tran DPT'13 also contributed to this research during their time at USciences.