John E. Vitali Named VP of Finance and Administration at USciences
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013Vitali comes to USciences from the Brooklyn Public Library (Brooklyn, N.Y.) where for the greater part of 13 years he has served as executive vice president for finance and administration and CFO.
USciences Rewards Athletics and Academics with 2013 Paul E. Klimitas Honorary Scholarship
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013University of the Sciences student-athletes Courtney Spina and Kristin Waters were announced as the 2013 recipients of the first Paul E. Klimitas Honorary Scholarship.
USciences Students Inducted Into Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013Invitations to join ALD, a national honor society for first-year students, are based on attaining a first-semester academic average of at least 3.50 and ranking in the top 20 percent of the class.
USciences Names Michael Schwartzman Director of Marketing and Communications
Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013Michael Schwartzman brings to USciences a mix of higher education, ad agency, and consumer packaged goods brand management experience over his 25-year career.
USciences Students Inducted into Rho Chi, the National Honor Society of Pharmacy
Posted: Thursday, May 09, 2013The Rho Chi Honor Society is the national honor society in pharmacy that recognizes and encourages academic excellence.
Posted: Friday, May 03, 2013The Inauguration of Dr. Helen Giles-Gee was a celebration for University of the Sciences. A week-long series of events highlighted the faculty, staff, students, and USciences campus.
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Students Participate in Pharmacy Legislative Day
Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013Ten student-pharmacists from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy converged on the Capitol for the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) Pharmacy Legislative Day on Tuesday, April 9.
Misher Symposium Spotlights Research
Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013Undergraduate students from Misher College of Arts and Sciences were offered the opportunity to present their research at the first Misher Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 2.
Upcoming University of the Sciences Commencement, Conferment Ceremonies Highlight Graduates’ Academic Accomplishments
Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013The countless hours spent writing papers, conducting and presenting research, and collaborating with peers on all manners of academic work are coming to an end for hundreds of University of the Sciences students, whose academic accomplishments are the focus of USciences’ upcoming conferment and commencement ceremonies.
Successful United Way Campaign
Posted: Monday, April 29, 2013University of the Sciences launched a United Way workplace campaign that generated more than
$16,000 in funds for the national non-profit. The total included more than $11,000 raised by faculty and
staff…plus a $5,000 matching donation from top donor, Stephanie Zarus P’85, PharmD’88. Dr. Zarus is
an adjunct professor of pharmaceutical and healthcare business, as well as biomedical writing, and a
member of the United Way’s 2012-13 campaign cabinet.
University of the Sciences-NYU Study Abroad Relationship Extended
Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013University of the Sciences and the New York University (NYU) Study Abroad Program have renewed an articulation agreement, under which USciences students retain access to the NYU network of global academic centers, located in some of the world’s most dynamic cities.
Pharmacists “Go” Green in USciences—Practice GreenHealth collaboration
Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013Environmentally-conscious organizations can rely on the pharmacists and related professionals trained under a University of the Sciences and Practice Greenhealth (PGH) partnership to bring sustainability back into focus in the pharmacy or pharmacy department.
Corena Shaffer PH/TX’14 Accepted to Prestigious Mayo Clinic Fellowship
Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013The Research Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic during the summer of 2013 is through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow program.
USciences International Society Unites Campus Cultures
Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013USciences International Society has been uniting students, faculty, and staff of different backgrounds and cultures through numerous events during the year.
Students Appreciate Donors Day
Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013Over 300 students came out to the quad to sign thank you cards to show their appreciation to USciences donors.
The Elixir Celebrates 50 years
Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013The Elixir turned 50 years young this year with staff, contributors, and former editors celebrating the occasion on Friday, April 5.
April 20-26: Campaign Raises Public Profile of Sexual Assault
Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013University of the Sciences recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month during a series of events scheduled for April 22 through April 26.
2013 Annual Student Leadership Awards Announced
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013The 2013 Annual Student Leadership Awards were announced April 11 celebrating individuals and organizations at USciences.
Major Erik Johnson to Speak about OT in the Military at SOTA Event on April 20
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013Major Erik Johnson will speak about his occupational therapy experience in the military.
Sigma Beta Delta Inducts 2013 Class
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013Only Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business students who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and are in the top 20 percent of their class are invited to join the honor society.
Operation Fashion: APhA’s Collaborative Event to Promote Healthy Hearts
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013The event provided an opportunity for APhA members to collect donations ahead of their participation in the Dash for Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness.
Delta Chi Takes Annual Greek Week Competition
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013The Greek Week events based on various Nickelodeon themes.
7th annual Femi Memorial 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Raises $2,700
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013All told, the day raised $2,700.00 for the fund.
USciences Joins LEAP Employer-Educator Compact
Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013The initial signatories to this ongoing national initiative by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)will ensure that today’s students will be well prepared for economic, civic, and global challenges.
USciences to Inaugurate Helen F. Giles-Gee, PhD, as 22nd President on April 19
Posted: Tuesday, April 09, 2013University of the Sciences will inaugurate Helen F. Giles-Gee, PhD, as the University’s 22nd president during a ceremony at its Athletic/Recreation Center (45th Street at Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia) on Friday, April 19, 2013, at 1 p.m.
Walgreens, Inc., Provides $10,000 Sponsorship Check
Posted: Tuesday, April 09, 2013The Walgreens Company presented USciences with a $10,000 sponsorship check on April 2, 2013, in recognition and support of USciences’ program.
Kappa Phi Gamma Sorority, Inc. Hosts C.A.R.E. Week at USciences
Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013A week of fun and awareness to raise money for the Cancer Support Community of Philadelphia.
MLK Day Photo Contest Winner Announced
Posted: Sunday, March 24, 2013The MLK Day Photo Contest gives Mayes College a unique way to honor the life of service of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
USciences Sponsors Delaware Valley Science Fairs, Where 1,000 Students will Compete for $3 million in Scholarships, Trips and Prizes
Posted: Saturday, March 23, 2013USciences is proud to sponsor the Delaware Valley Science Fairs with scholarships and an in-kind donation.
USciences at the 2013 Philadelphia Science Festival - April 20-27
Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013University of the Sciences is once again proud to sponsor the Philadelphia Science Festival, a city-wide collaboration showcasing science and technology from April 18-28, 2013.
HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia Focus of Alternative Spring Break
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2013USciences students and staff participated in community outreach, direct service provision, and advocacy.
Going Global: USciences Ranked in Top 100 Universities by Youth Inc. Magazine
Posted: Friday, March 08, 2013USciences was recognized by Youth Incorporated Magazine, ranking 95th overall in the Top 100 Global Universities division.
Kerr Named CACC Player of the Year, Traub Earns First Team All-Conference
Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2013USciences Garret Kerr has been named the 2012-13 CACC player of the year, while Brianne Traub has been named to the CACC women's basketball all-conference team.
USciences Names James Waldon Director of Public Safety
Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2013Waldon comes to USciences with a varied background in law enforcement and campus safety that spans 31 years.
Founders’ Day 2013 Celebrates the University’s 192nd Anniversary
Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013To honor the day, three special awards help to bring the past and the future together during the pomp and circumstance filled ceremony.
Dr. Heidi M. Anderson Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Posted: Monday, February 25, 2013Dr. Anderson comes to USciences after 11 years at the University of Kentucky and will begin her USciences tenure on July 1, 2013.
Advising Peer Mentors Aid Academic Success
Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013The Office of Academic Advising is launching a new peer mentoring program that will provide first-year students with an additional layer of support as they transition to campus life at USciences.
Donate AP/SAT/ACT Prep Books
Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013USciences students closing in a AP/SAT/ACT prep book donation goal to help underserved communities.
Dr. John A. Gans Receives APhA Foundation’s 2013 Jacob W. Miller Award
Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013Dr. John A. Gans is APhA's Jacob W. Miller award recipient.
PCP Student Finalist in Know Pain Know Gain Competition at PPA Mid-Year Conference
Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013Victoria Hart PharmD’13 a finalist in PPA Know Pain Know Gain Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition.
Dr. Peter Hoffer Earns Distinguished Educator Award
Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013Dr. Peter T. Hoffer to receive a Distinguished Educator Award for 2013 from the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education.
Books in Print: The Organ Farm by Dr. David Perlman
Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013A new interactive, online bioethics novel titled “The Organ Farm” is now available by Dr. David Perlman, a visiting professor and fellow in the Mayes College of Health Care Business and Policy.
Aware For All Clinical Research Education Day to be Held at USciences on March 2
Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013This free event is designed to educate and inform the public and healthcare professionals about the clinical research process.
Construction Advisory: New Parking Access
Posted: Monday, February 04, 2013Parking and traffic pattern changes due to the STC II construction through spring 2014.
USciences Celebrates Founders’ Day with Honorary Degree and STCII Ground Breaking on Feb. 21, 2013
Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013An honorary degree and ground breaking mark USciences 192nd Founders' Day celebration.
Making the Connections Lecture Series: Comparative Effectiveness Research
Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2013University of the Sciences is hosting an informative three-part lecture series focusing on Comparative Effectiveness Research leading up to the annual Making the Connections program in April
New USciences Study Offers Free Treatment for Weight Loss and Pain Management
Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2013The Health Behavior Research Lab at University of the Sciences is offering free treatment for individuals struggling with both weight and chronic pain.
Philadelphia Science Festival Sets Dates for 2013, Aims to Get Locals Questioning… Well, Everything
Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013USciences is once again proud to support the Philadelphia Science Festival.
USciences Athletics SID Tabbed for Hall of Fame
Posted: Friday, January 11, 2013Longtime University of the Sciences Sports Information Director Bob Heller has been selected by the Philadelphia Area Small College Coaches Association for induction into the Association’s Hall of Fame.
Register now for Advances in Pharmacy Practice
Posted: Friday, January 04, 2013Philadelphia College of Pharmacy of USciences is pleased to present the 34th Annual Symposium on Advances in Pharmacy Practice.
USciences Online MPH Ranked in Top 20 by thebestschools.org
Posted: Friday, December 21, 2012USciences online Master of Public Health (MPH) program has been recognized by thebestschools.org.
PCP Students Show Off Research at ASHP Meeting
Posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012Students from USciences' Philadelphia College of Pharmacy had an opportunity to display their research while attending the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting held in Las Vegas, NV, from Dec. 2-6, 2012.
From Campus Visit to Enrolled Student
Posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012Fall open houses play a pivotal role in showcasing University of the Sciences to prospective students.
Michael Soya DPT’13 Lifts to Regional Powerlifting Championship
Posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2012Michael Soya DPT’15 is looking beyond his Northeastern USA Regional Powerlifting Championship title.
USciences Olympics Sets 2013 Dates and Events
Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012Student Government Association has announced dates and events for the 2013 USciences Olympics.
Transition to Blackboard Provides Unified Access
Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012The online portal will be home base for faculty, staff, and students to communicate, interact, and access information.
Visiting Middle School Students Get Hands on with Science
Posted: Monday, December 17, 2012Seventh grade students from the Shawmont School visited USciences for a "Day of Science."
Latest edition of Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy Launched
Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2012The new and fully revised 22nd edition of Remington utilizes a number of USciences facluty and offers an online element.
Dr. Marvin Schulte Named Department Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Posted: Tuesday, December 04, 2012He comes to USciences with a distinguished record of scholarship in the areas of receptor neuropharmacology and protein bioengineering for which he has continuous federal grant support for his research.
External Affairs Changes to a Broader Institutional Advancement Division
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012External Affairs Division becomes a more encompassing division called Institutional Advancement.
Red Ribbon Award Honors Work of Student Nasima Mannan
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012Nasima Mannan MPH’13 to receive 2012 Red Ribbon Award from UPenn’s Center for AIDS Research Community Advisory Board.
USciences Alumnus Spearheads Nationwide Children’s Health and Safety Program
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012Mayank Amin PharmD’09 founded a local children’s health and safety program that has become a nation-wide program in over numerous cities this year and draws participation from current students.
Students Gain Valuable Interprofessional Exposure
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012Students from the DrOT, DPT, and PharmD programs participated in an interprofessional education experience at the UPenn in October.
New Mural Near Campus Honors Veterans
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012USciences was proud to support a new mural near campus that focuses on the nation's veterans.
Samson Named South Jersey Man of the Year
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012South Jersey Magazine has named Marvin Samson its Man of the Year.
USciences President to Receive Mary McLeod Bethune Award on Dec. 8
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012The Philadelphia PA Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) will present one of its highest honors to University of the Sciences President Dr. Helen Giles-Gee on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. The award, named after National Founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, will be presented at the Annual NCNW Founder’s Day & Awards Luncheon at the Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Pa.
USciences Community Gives Back
Posted: Monday, November 26, 2012USciences community helps to provide 93 families with a Thanksgiving meal.
Dr. Heidi Freeman Named Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Wellness Management
Posted: Monday, November 12, 2012Dr. Heidi Freeman was named assistant professor of exercise science and wellness management at University of the Sciences.
Three Enter USciences Athletics Hall of Fame
Posted: Monday, November 12, 2012University of the Sciences welcomed its three newest inductees into the Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
Alpha Chi Inducts Newest Members
Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2012Alpha Chi is a national honor society open to the top 10 percent of the junior and senior class.
Dr. Maria Cristina Tettamanzi de Sproviero Named Associate Director and Instructor of the NMR Laboratory
Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2012Dr. Tettamanzi earned her master of chemistry and a PhD in chemistry from the School of Exact and Natural Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires.
Alumnus Dr. John Tomsho Named Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2012He earned his BS in pharmaceutical chemistry from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (now USciences) in 1998.
Dr. Jessica Sautter Named Assistant Professor of Medical Sociology
Posted: Tuesday, November 06, 2012Among her more unusual accomplishments, Dr. Sautter helped design the first nationally representative survey of internet dating in the U.S.
Therese Anderson Named University of the Sciences Registrar
Posted: Tuesday, November 06, 2012Anderson comes to USciences from Gwynedd-Mercy College where she served as registrar since 1998.
Dr. Eric Pelletier Named Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Posted: Tuesday, November 06, 2012Dr. Eric Pelletier was named assistant professor of physical therapy.
USciences Campus to Resume Normal Operations on 10/31
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2012USciences will resume classes and normal operations, Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
USciences has cancelled classes for Mon., Oct.29 and Tue., Oct. 30. Visit emergency.usciences.edu for more.
Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012USciences has cancelled classes for Mon., Oct.29 and Tue. Oct. 30. Visit emergency.usciences.edu for more.
USciences Storm Preparation and Student Information
Posted: Saturday, October 27, 2012Tips for studenst.
City Proclamation Declares October American Pharmacists Month
Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012PCP students promote American Pharmacists Month at Philadelphia's City Hall.
Dr. Anisha Grover Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012Dr. Anisha Grover was named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences’ Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
Fagbug Event Brings Message of Tolerance to Campus on Nov. 8
Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012Erin Davies will screen her docmentary and speak about her experiences of hate crimes and homophobia on campus on Nov. 8, 2012.
Dr. Grace Farber Named Visiting Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012Dr. Grace Farber was named visiting assistant professor of biological sciences at University of the Sciences.
Students Use Video to Communicate Healthcare Messages
Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012A partnership with the Dorrance H. Hamilton Media Commons at WHYY provides students with tools to create public service announcments.
Dr. Rondalyn Whitney Named Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
Posted: Monday, October 15, 2012Dr. Rondalyn Whitney was named assistant professor of occupational therapy at University of the Sciences. Previously, she served as the senior research coordinator at Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Dr. Kenneth Myers Named Assistant Professor of Biology
Posted: Monday, October 15, 2012Dr. Kenneth Myers has joined the department of biological sciences at University of the Sciences as an assistant professor of biology.
Dr. Tamar Klaiman Named Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Public Health
Posted: Monday, October 15, 2012Dr. Tamar Klaiman has joined the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of the Sciences as an assistant professor.
Dr. Julie Becker Continues to Serve USciences With Appointment to Assistant Professor
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012Dr. Julie Becker has been named assistant professor of health policy and public health at University of the Sciences. She previously served as an adjunct professor at USciences for the 2009-10 school year.
Dr. Jane Frumin Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012Dr. Jane Frumin was named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences’ Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Diane Hadley Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012Dr. Diane Hadley was named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences’ Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Angela Bingham Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012Dr. Angela Bingham was named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences’ Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Peter Harvison Presented with Honorary Alumnus Award at USciences’ Reunion
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012Peter Harvison, PhD, was presented with the Honorary Alumnus Award at University of the Sciences’ Alumni Reunion on Sept. 29, 2012.
Dr. Stacy Elder Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Posted: Friday, October 12, 2012Dr. Stacy Elder was named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences’ Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Kathleen Rosenberry Mayes Receives Ivor Griffith Service Award at USciences’ Reunion
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2012Kathleen Rosenberry Mayes P’76, PharmD’78 was presented with the Ivor Griffith Service Award at University of the Sciences’ Alumni Reunion on Sept. 29, 2012.
Dr. Benjamin Ereshefsky Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2012Dr. Benjamin Ereshefsky was named an assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences’ Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Leonard S. Jacob Receives Annual Alumni Award at USciences’ Reunion
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2012Leonard S. Jacob B’70, MD, PhD, HonDSc’08, was presented with Annual Alumni Award at University of the Sciences’ Alumni Reunion on Sept. 29, 2012.
Dr. Sherry Brown Presented with Young Alumnus Award at USciences’ Alumni Reunion
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2012Sherry Brown P’97, PharmD’98 was presented with Young Alumnus Award at University of the Sciences’ Alumni Reunion on Sept. 29, 2012.
Dr. Jessica Adams Named Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2012Dr. Jessica Adams was named assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at University of the Sciences.
Biz Journal’s Health Improvement Award Recognizes Dr. Maritz's 10-Year Commitment to the Community
Posted: Monday, October 08, 2012Dr. Carol Maritz is being recognized as recipient of the Health Improvement Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal and the presenting sponsor UnitedHealthcare at the Health Care Innovation Awards on Thursday, Nov. 8.
PCP Faculty and Students Gather at PPA Annual Conference
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2012Faculty and students played a large role in the annual Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Conference.
USciences Graduate Physician Assistant Program Granted Provisional Accreditation
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2012USciences has received accreditation – provisional for its graduate professional physician assistant program from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). This first step to accreditation allows the University to begin recruiting students for its inaugural class in the fall of 2013.