If you cannot view this e-mail, visit http://www.usciences.edu/smc/inside_usp/|Insider Archive

November 2010
Insider Header
The Newsletter of University of the Sciences

Join USciences on

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 4
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction
Fall Open House: Undergraduate and Professional Programs

Friday, December 10
Last Day of Classes

Saturday, December 11
Final Examinations Begin

Wednesday, December 15
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams)
Friday, December 17
Final Examinations End

Monday, December 20
Employee Holiday Party

dot January 11 - 12, 2011
TTC, LLC. and USciences Present "The State of Clinical Development Costs"
dot February 17, 2011
Founder's Day

Click here for the full Events calendar

First Year Science Fair
First-Year Science Fair: October 28, 2010
First-year students had a chance to show off some of their research to faculty, staff, and other students at the annual First-Year Student Science Fair. The students displayed posters on topics ranging across science, health/wellness promotion, disease states, and more. Photo Gallery

In the Community
Tent City 2010
Alpha Phi Omega held their annual Tent City Nov. 10-11, camping out on D'Angelo Mall to raise awareness of homelessness and to collect clothing and blankets for the less fortunate.

dot During Sodexo's Helping Hands promotion, students and staff donated 175 pounds of canned goods to Philabundance to help our neighbors in need during the holiday season.

Christine Puschak
Christine Puschak PharmD'13 became the fourth volleyball player in program history to record 1,000 career kills as the Devils ended their season with a 3-0 sweep of Post University.

dot Women’s Basketball Team Picked Fifth in CACC Pre-Season Poll
dot Men’s Basketball Team Picked Fourth in CACC Pre-Season Poll
dot Men’s Cross Country Team Wins Sportsmanship Award at CACC Champs
dot Puschak Named to CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District Team| Puschak Earns Honorable Mention All-Conference Accolades
dot Kearns Earns All-Conference Honors as Devils Place Fifth at CACC Cross Country Championships

Fall Fest 2010 Students and their families along with faculty and staff filled the campus with music, games, and carnival fun for USciences' Fall Fest on Saturday, Nov. 6. Photo Gallery | Video

"Where Healthcare and Science Converge"
Tag! We're It! A tagline embodies tangible benefits. “Where science and healthcare converge”—USciences newly unveiled tagline—defines both what we are and what we are not.

USciences Athletes Have High Academic Success
DrakeAccording to statistics released by the NCAA, the Devils recorded an academic success rate of 99 percent, ranking tops among all 14 institutions within the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference and second in Div. II.

Admission Open House Goes Virtual
The Admission Office hosted its first Virtual Open House in conjunction with CollegeWeekLive on Nov. 10, connecting students, parents, and counselors live online.

Health Tip: Alzheimer's Disease and The Holidays
When a relative or family friend experiences memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease, holiday gatherings can be particularly trying. Dr. Stephen Moelter suggests ways for adults and children to engage those with memory difficulty to ensure a meaningful holiday season.

Athletics to Induct Two into Hall of Fame
The Athletics Hall of Fame will welcome its two newest members, Natalie Kohutka Grogan PT'94 (Softball, Women's Basketball 1989-93) and Mark Shaw P’85 (Men’s Cross Country 1980-83) in a halftime ceremony at approximately 2:30 p.m.
on Dec. 4.

More Headlines

dot PharmD and PT Agreements Signed with Georgian Court Univ.
dot "Going Google" for Google Apps for Education
dot Students Launch New Campus Newspaper
dot Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?
dot International Fellow Visits "Drugs and Society" Class
dot Winter Break Student Opportunity
dot TTC, LLC and USciences Present "The State of Clinical Development Costs" in January 2011
dot October Research Activities
dot Satterthwaite Named Fundraising Executive of the Year

dot One Big Book Club is now One Book, One Campus


USciences Experts Blog

November Wellness Tips: Colds, Flu, and You
By Karin Richards, Director of Exercise Science & Wellness Management
We all know we should wash, wash, wash our hands, but did you also know that a positive attitude and getting some sunshine may also protect and improve your immune system?

Secundum Artem Exhibition


Class Notes

Eileen D. Rowan BI’70 was sorry to miss her 40th Reunion. She has recently moved to Florida and is semi-retired, doing veterinary relief work for various hospitals. She can’t wait to start enjoying the outdoor activities Pine Island, FL has to offer.

Michelle (Franco) Kloecker P’89 (MBA’95, Drexel University; JD’99, Temple University) and her husband Richard announced the birth of daughter Sophia Mariangela on December 5, 2009. Sophia joins big brother RJ, age five. Michelle is associate general counsel at King Pharmaceuticals and Rick is a senior director of new products at Daiichi Sankyo. The family lives in Bloomsbury, NJ.

Zachary T. Hopkins PharmD’08 married his high school sweetheart Toni on October 11, 2008. Former classmates Mark L. Wenzel and David I. Errickson, both also PharmD’08, were groomsmen. Zachary and Toni are awaiting the birth of their first child on December 3, 2010.


George Strauss P’50 passed away on September 16, 2010 at age 84. Survivors include his wife MaryAnn, daughter Cynthia, and son George William.

Submit Class Notes here.

New job? Recently moved?
Let us know and stay connected to the USciences alumni community!

Update Your Information

Fall Fest Legacy Table
Fall Fest Legacy Table

Several alumni legacy families enjoyed the activity-packed Fall Fest on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010. Left: Sagar Shah PharmD'16 and his sister Sapna Shah PharmD'13 share a smile at the Legacy table. Right: Matt Tornatore UG'14 and his father Mark Tornatore BS'81.

New Alumni and Giving Website Alumni Website
The Office of Institutional Advancement is excited to announce the launch of the new Alumni and Giving website. Located at www.usciences.edu/alumni, the new site includes student, alumni, and faculty testimonials; event information; a new interactive online community; and information about the many ways to make a gift. Visit the site today!

Upcoming Alumni Events:

dot Thursday, December 2: Alumni Association Board of Directors Dinner and Meeting

dot Monday, December 6: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Alumni Reception in Anaheim, CA

dot Sunday, January 23: South Florida Alumni Regional Brunch in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

dot Saturday, January 29: Alpha Delta Theta’s Alumni Reunion at Wilson Student Center

For more information and to register for an event, please visit: http://www.usciences.edu/alumni/events.shtml

Join Us on Facebook