The University community is invited to celebrate the completion of the Integrated Professional Education Complex (IPEX) at a special ribbon cutting ceremony and reception set for Thursday, Sept. 18, from 1:30-3 p.m. This ceremony is among several events on tap during Alumni Reunion weekend (Sept. 18-21). Refreshments will be provided. Click here for more information about the IPEX.
Back-to-School Season Means Time for Moms and Dads to Make Exercise a Priority: As parents prepare to send their children back to school, kinesiology prof Karin Richards says now is the perfect time for them to create an exercise plan that suits their new family schedules.
Samson College Aims to Prepare High Quality Healthcare Professionals for In Demand Careers: While no industry is completely recession-proof, the healthcare industry has proven its strength – even in the midst of economic uncertainty. And that's good news for students at USciences.
USciences Student-Athletes Honored By Division II Athletic Directors Association: Twenty-seven student-athletes from USciences were named among more than 6,000 recipients of the association’s 2013-14 Academic Achievement Awards.
Allan Goldberg P’59, DO, celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary with his wife Froma by going on an Alaskan cruise with his entire family including their seven grandchildren in July. Allan, who is retired and lives in Scottsdale, AZ, spent the month of August on Coronado Island, CA, with his wife.
David A. Wood P'92, DO, a board certified family physician, was appointed to the Wayne Memorial Community Health Center-Hamlin staff in July. He most recently served as medical director of the Sullivan County (Pa.) Medical Center.
Monica McHale-Small P’93 was elected to a three-year term as the Saucon Valley School District superintendent of schools effective Aug. 11.
Joanne Krakowiak P’62, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 23. She spent much of her career as a pharmacist in charge at Eckerd Drug, and had also served as a director on the Delaware Pharmacists Society Board of Directors.
Vishal Patel PharmD’12 passed away in May as the result of a fatal motorcycle accident. He was employed at BMS and was well liked and respected among all his co-workers. He resided in Old Bridge, NJ, and was a proud member of USciences Delta Chi fraternity.
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USciences has planned a full weekend of reunion events designed to keep alumni connected, informed, and delighted. All alumni are invited to attend, with special recognition for class years ending in 4s and 9s from 1944 through 2009. There will be something for everyone, so plan to attend!
Honor the 2014 Alumni Association award recipients:
- Annual Alumni Award: Gerald Meyer P'73, PharmD'74
- Ivor Griffith Service Award: Col. S. Rogers Wetherill P'68
- Young Alumnus Award: James Hoffman P'00, PharmD'01
- The Honorary Alumnus Award: Bernard J. Brunner, PhD
Watch for your mailed invitation and web updates in August for a listing of activities and registration info.
Sunny Skies for the Summer Happy Hour at the Shore
Alumni of all ages recently gathered on a beautiful, sunny evening for the Alumni Happy Hour at the Shore in Atlantic City on July 26. Attendees had the opportunity to catch up with each other over drinks and appetizers, soak up some sun, and learn more about news and updates at USciences. Click here to see more photos.
|Left to right: Marylyn and Leonard Finkelstein P'55; and Analee and Mickey Granik P'53
||Guest Shelley Silver and Eugene Cioschi P‘72
|The Mentzer family: Lee Mentzer P'97, PharmD'98; his wife Marlene P'81; as well as their sons Michael PharmD'13, Brett PharmD'17, and Kurt; and family friend A.J. (seated).
Young Alumni Happy Hour Provided Laughs, Memories
More than 20 young alumni came together for a Young Alumni Happy Hour at the Mill Creek Tavern (commonly known as the Track & Turf) on Aug. 8. This event was a terrific opportunity for attendees to reconnect with former classmates and friends at a great locale. Click here to see more photos.
Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Alumni Events
An Alumni Cocktail Reception will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 5-6:30 p.m., in the University's McNeil Science and Technology Center, during reunion and the 2014 Misher Festival of Fine Arts & Humanities. Click here to register.
You're invited to celebrate USciences' pride at Family Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 18. This annual event brings the campus to life with students and their families, alumni and friends, and faculty and staff, for a festive and activity-packed day.