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July 2009
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Thursday, August 6 & 13
Admissions Dept. Summer Open Houses

Friday, August 28
Move-in Day and Convocation

Monday, August 31
Classes Begin for All Students

Sunday, September 13
PT White Coat Ceremony

Thursday, September 17
Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, September 24
Ninth Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture

Saturday, October 17
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PCP White Coat Ceremony
dot Fall Fest

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Clark Park Farmers' Market
In the CommunitySummer Institute for Science Teachers
The University recently hosted The Summer Institute for Middle Grade Science Teachers, where teachers from nine local schools attended a month-long lecture and lab program on campus to
explore scientific principles and develop student-centered lessons for the classroom.
 

Sports
Athletic Department Announces Fall Sports Schedules
The fall, winter, and spring sports schedules for men’s and women’s cross country, women’s volleyball, women’s tennis, men's and women's basketball, rifle, and golf are now available here.

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Stadelberger Selected as Women's Basketball Coach
dot Martins and Garcia Named to Inquirer Academic All-Area Men's Tennis Team
dot Ebersole and Phillips Named to Inquirer Academic All-Area Softball Team

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USciences Expert Blog
FDA Recommendations on Acetaminophen Overlook Combination Products
By Karen J. Tietze, BS, PharmD

On June 29-30, the Food and Drug Administration held a joint meeting to consider options for reducing acetaminophen-associated liver injury. The FDA usually but does not always accept the recommendations of expert panels...(Read More)
 

campus_updatesOrientation
Summer Orientation brought a new group of incoming students to their feet during three activity-packed sessions that introduced the University’s newest students and their families to the excitement of campus life, faculty members, academic programs, and future classmates. (Photo Gallery|Video)

BOD PODThe BOD POD Touches Down
The newly-minted exercise science and wellness management program's high-tech arrival is advancing body composition assessment technology for educating students.

W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Awards $30k for University’s Smith Scholars
The University was awarded a grant for academic year 2009-10 to provide scholarships to full-time undergraduate students from the Delaware Valley.

Yellow RibbonYellow Ribbon Program Provides GI Benefits
Joining nearly 700 colleges nationwide in support of our troops, the University will provide dollar-for-dollar tuition benefits and assistance for up to 10 veterans.

Dean's Spotlight
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By Dr. Suzanne K. Murphy, dean of Misher College of Arts & Sciences

Misher College's newly appointed dean shares some of Misher College’s accomplishments from the 2008-2009 academic year and plans for the upcoming year (Read More).

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ColliderNEW IN PRINT: Collider - The Search for the World's Smallest Particles by Dr. Paul Halpern. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Join Dr. Halpern for a book discussion on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Penn Bookstore (3601 Walnut St., Phila.)


dot William Ashton Named Founding Dean of the Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy
dot Health Tip: Back-to-School Backpack Safety
dot Prep Your Paint Brush: Mural Arts Program Coming to Campus
dot Psychology Students Place First in National Statistics Competition
dot June Research Activities
dot Kimberly A. Bryant Named Director of Career Services
dot Joseph S. Leive Named Director of Major Gifts
dot Dining Days Heats up Summer: July 23-30
dot UC Walking Tours: The Baltimore Avenue Stroll

Tieperman
On June 18, master of public health students in Ruth Schemm’s Public Health Management course got an inside look at disaster management from Timothy J. Tieperman, New Warrington Township Manager (left). Mr. Tieperman discussed the Valley Road fire, a three-alarm disaster on June 7, and the aftermath regarding Hazmat, disaster coordination, and implications for managers.
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Class Notes

1983
Stacy M. Rosemarin P’83 is a pharmacist at both the VA Medical Center and the VA Community Living Center in Philadelphia. She was also recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Mazzoni Center, the non-profit LGBT health center in Philadelphia.

1989
Lisa R. Flaherty P’89 (PharmD’02, Shenandoah University) is a pharmacy manager at Rite Aid in Wilmington, DE. She lives in Bear, Del., with her daughters Emily (5) and Samantha (4).

2005
Jessica R. Jablonski PA, HS’05 married Karl A. Swierczek, Jr. on June 19, 2009 in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Amy R. LaMorgia PharmD’2006 was in attendance. Jessica and Karl live in Orange County, Ca.

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Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009

Rekindle old friendships and make new ones as Reunion 2009 brings back the popular dinner-dance format!

Register Now at www.usp.edu/alumnifriends/reunion/

Alumna Elected ACCP Regent
PCP alumna Judy WM Cheng PharmD’93, MPH, FCCP, BCPS (AQ in Cardiology), has been elected for a three-year term as a Regent of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.


Upcoming Alumni Events
Monday, August 3
Alumni and Friends Golf Outing, Edgmont Country Club, Edgemont, Pa.

Thursday, October 1
dot Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting
dot Alumni Career Panel
dot Alumni Career Fair

Reminder: Alumni with class years ending in 4's and 9's, please return update forms. Contact the Alumni Relations office at p.mcnelly@usp.edu or 1.888.857.6264 if you have not received a letter from Reunion Chairs.

For more information and to register for an event, please visit: www.usp.edu/alumnifriends/events.shtml