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August 2010
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The Newsletter of University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
KISK Award Ceremony
USciences Receives KISK Award
Gov. Rendell presented the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry a grant to support the hiring of a new faculty member and a major upgrade of the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility.

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Monday, September 6
Labor Day, University Closed

Tuesday, September 7
Monday Schedule for Classes (Except Graduate Level Courses)

Friday, September 10
Fall 2010 Drop/Add Period Ends

Sunday, September 12
Physical Therapy White Coat Ceremony

Thursday, September 16
Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, September 23
Town Hall Meeting

Saturday, September 25
Alumni Reunion
Thursday, September 30
10th Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture

Saturday, October 2
PCP White Coat Ceremony

Monday, October 4
Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series

Thursday, October 7
Fall Career Fair

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USciences Student Athletes Recognized as Academic Achievers
Twenty-four student athletes were among 3,022 athletes recognized by the NCAA Division II Athletics Directors Association.

Support the USciences Devils @ Home
dot Saturday, September 11 (1 p.m.): Women's Volleyball vs. Cheyney University

dot Tuesday, September 14 (3 p.m.): Women's Tennis vs. Philadelphia University

dot Friday, September 17 (7 p.m.): Women's Volleyball vs. Philadelphia University

dot Saturday, September 18 (11 a.m.): Women's Volleyball vs. Wilmington University; (3 p.m.): Women's Volleyball vs. Assumption College

dot Tuesday, September 21 (7 p.m.): Women's Volleyball vs. Goldey Beacom College

dot Wednesday, September 22 (3 p.m.): Women's Tennis vs. Chestnut Hill College

Move-In Day 2010
Current students acted as "luggers and tuggers," assisting new students and their families in unpacking cars during Move-In Day on Friday, August 27. Photos | Video 1 | Video 2 | Video 3

Welcome Classes of '14, '15 and '16 to USciences
On Friday, August 27 the University welcomed more than 550 new students to campus. After a bustling morning moving into their dorm rooms, the students joined parents, faculty, and staff in the ARC for the University's eighth annual convocation ceremony.

Payscale.com Ranks USciences High for Median Career Salaries
Graduates from USciences are among the top 15 highest earning in the country, according to data released by the online salary-tracking company in its 2010-11 College Salary Report. The ranking is an additional example of the benefit of investing in a USciences education.

USciences Launches Doctor of OT Program
The occupational therapy program received provisioned approval to offer a doctor of occupational therapy (DrOT) degree.
USciences’ is the only entry-level DrOT program on the East Coast.

USciences Experts Blog

Food for Thought: The Right Ingredients for Optimal Learning
By Karin Richards, Director, Exercise Science & Wellness Management Program
What’s inside a child’s lunchbox may not only hold secrets to better physical health but can help a child mentally prepare for learning. (Read More)

More Headlines

dot USciences Elects Five to Board of Trustees
dot Music to Our Ears: USciences Students to Perform at PA Bio Celebration
dot 10th Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture
dot What's on Tap at the ARC This Fall
dot Student, Faculty, and Staff News
dot Pink-A-Thon 2010: Fundraiser to Benefit the Linda Creed Foundation

dot University City: UCD District Launches "Off the Grid" | New Shops Open on Woodland Ave.

Secundum Artem Exhibition


Class Notes

Paul F. Gaynor P’59 passed away on July 16, 2010. He was a faculty member at what was then PCPS, teaching various subjects in the biology department. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn. Paul was a member of Temple Beth-El in North Port, FL and a proud member of the Masons. 

Diane Green P’92 married Keith Renner on December 9, 2009 in Las Vegas. They live in Mount Joy, PA.

Allison (Vasiliadis) Lambropoulos MPT’99 and her husband Demetri announced the birth of son Christos James on July 10, 2010. He joins big sisters Athena, Alexis, Alaina, and Ava. The family resides in Bristow, VA.

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2010 Reunion Logo It's Your Time To Celebrate!

Saturday, September 25

Come dine, dance, and reconnect with friends and classmates at the 2010 Reunion party. All alumni are invited to join the festivities, with special recognition for Reunion classes ending in 5s and 0s, from 1940 through 2005.

For more information on schedule, hotels, registration, and class gift, visit www.usp.edu/reunion or call 888.857.6264.

Alumni Golf Tournament

The 28th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament brought together 72 alumni, faculty, staff, and friends at Edgmont Country Club on August 2.

Left: Former roommates David R. Hill P'76 (center, left) and Daniel K. Beaudry P'76 (center, right) with their sons, David I. Hill PH/TX'02 (left) and Daniel P. Beaudry PH/TX'03 (right).

Alumni Summer Happy Hour
Alumni Summer Happy Hour

Left: Roger Smith P'70, MS'73, PhD'79, Patricia Kidston Katra P'76, Henry Katra P'74, and Kathy Smith. Right: Joyce O’Connor, Tom O’Connor P'70, Jack Lagowski P'73, and Nancy Lagowski.

On Saturday, July 31, over 50 alumni and friends gathered for USciences' Summer Happy Hour at the Windrift Hotel in Avalon, NJ. The weather was perfect; food and beverages were plentiful, and the band played on. The Alumni Office is looking forward to many more Happy Hours at the Shore!

For more information and to register for an event, please visit: http://www.usp.edu/USPalumniFriends/events.aspx

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