Alumni Reunion- Schedule of Events

The Office of Alumni Relations is excited to partner with the Office of Student Affairs to create one hallmark weekend celebrating alumni, current students and their families as valued members of the University community.

Admission to most Reunion events is offered at no cost, and is made possible through the generosity of our alumni. 

Friday, October 11, 2019

Physical Therapy Department Journal Club One hour CEU (PA).
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Rich DiGiacomo, DPT'10, Cert. MDT, hosts a meet up for like minded clinicians to discuss the latest evidence regarding general orthopedics.

Alumni Fall Happy Hour
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Mainstay Independent
Craft Hall
901 N. Delaware Ave.
Cost: $10

Start off your Reunion right! Join us at Mainstay Independent in Craft Hall for drinks, paired with their delicious craft menu.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Management of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV): Advancing your practice

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Interprofessional Education Complex (IPEX), Room 105
Cost: $225 for USciences Alumni ($250 includes entrance to the All Alumni Reception)

Anne K. Galgon, PT, PhD, NCS, a member of the physical therapy faculty, hosts this one-day course to advance clinical practice in managing individuals with BPPV.  More information and registration, visit


Opens at 10:00 a.m.
McNeil Science and Technology
Center (STC), Atrium

Stop by registration and get your name badge, reunion materials and our At a Glance with all the updated information about the schedule for the day. 

Walking Tours of Campus

Starting at 10:00 a.m. and offered every hour on the hour, last tour at 4:00 p.m.
McNeil STC, Atrium, Meet at Registration

The University is rich with history and likely undergone many changes since your last visit. Take a tour as see what’s new and what’s stayed the same. Most tours are one hour in duration. (walking shoes recommended).

Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC), Multipurpose Room

Join the Athletics Department to celebrate the induction of the newest class into the USciences Athletics Hall of Fame.

Oktoberfest with Alumni Biergarten

12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Quad (rain location ARC)
Cost: $15 ($10 if ordered by October 2nd); $10 for alumni who graduated in 2009 or later ($5 if ordered by October 2nd)

Grab your Greek brothers, sisters and friends to celebrate the afternoon of reunion at our Biergarten! Stroll through the Quad and enjoy the Campus Activities Board’s Oktoberfest, which has previously featured a petting zoo, and will have a DJ making the atmosphere festive.  Join us at our alumni-only gated Biergarten for our “Gathering of the Greeks.” Represent your chapter and compete in order to earn bragging rights. All graduates are invited and welcome regardless of Greek affiliation.

Golden Graduate and Emeritus Reception

1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
STC 237
Cost: $60 ($50 if ordered by October 2nd); $35 for alumni who graduated in 2009 or later ($25 if ordered by October 2nd)

We invite you to celebrate the class of 1969 at our sit-down reception complete with a buffet. Reminisce with each other, share stories, and receive your personalized commemorative golden graduate from the University amongst friends. Afterward, join the All Alumni Reception in the Atrium to celebrate our alumni award recipients. As special guests, we have extended an invitation to our most recent alumni, the Class of 2019, to honor your anniversary.

S.O.U.L. Arts Festival sponsored by PCA

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wilson Café

The Pilipino Cultural Association (PCA) and Dance Team hosts a live variety show to celebrate our students’ talent including dance, performance and other artistic media.

All Alumni Reunion Celebration

4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
McNeil STC, Atrium
Cost: $60 ($50 if ordered by October 2nd); $35 for alumni who graduated in 2009 or later ($25 if ordered by October 2nd)

The weekend culminates in the All Alumni Reunion Celebration complete with the Annual Alumni Award Ceremony. Enjoy cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres through the event.  All alumni are invited to celebrate the evening together. At 5:30 pm, we will honor the 2018 Alumni Association award recipients, as well as our outstanding classes for their work to the University.

25th Reunion Celebratory Toast and Class Photo

4:45 p.m.
McNeil STC, Atrium, Staircase
To memorialize 25th Reunion’s hallmark event, there will be a photo opportunity including a Celebratory Toast and a Class Photo. 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Pi Lambda Phi 50th Anniversary Event

6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
McNeil STC, Atrium and Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC), Multipurpose Room
Cost: $150

Please join your Pi Lambda Phi brothers in celebrating 50 years of our successful chapter at the University of the Sciences (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science). Come and renew old friendships, forge new ones and help us raise money to fix our beloved house so future generations will be able to enjoy all of our history and form new memories to share.

For more information and to register, visit or contact Scott Greene at

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Reunion @ Fall Fest Closing Brunch

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
City Tap House, 3925 Walnut Street

Cost: $30 ($25 if ordered by October 2nd); $25 for alumni who graduated in 2009 or later ($20 if ordered by October 2nd)

What better way to bid farewell to classmates and friends than over brunch?  Compare notes from the weekend, share your photos, and make plans to get together again soon! Advance registration is required.  

All Weekend Long

Museum Exhibit: Marvin Samson Center for the History of Pharmacy

Griffith Hall

On display is a broad range of pharmaceutical artifacts (more than 300 items) that have been gifted to the Museum by more than two dozen donors, including many alumni and their families, over the last seven years.


Casey Ryan
Director, Alumni Relations


University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495