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Alumni Reunion- Schedule of Events

The build up to Reunion 2021 has been unusual! We are taking every means possible to ensure a fun, safe, and memorable celebration for our alumni in our Bicentennial Year. Join us on Saturday October 9, 2021 for our Bicentennial Reunion.

Class specific events for our 50th reunion start at 2:30 p.m.: all other class events start at 4:30 p.m.

Golden Graduate Events

Registration

D’Angelo Mall, between Griffith Hall and Whitecar Hall
Open at 2:30 p.m.

Check into registration and sign your name in our replica guestbook from the original meeting of our 68 apothecaries.  Pursue some of the fun, interesting and unusual Bicentennial exhibitions which will be on display before embarking on a tour of campus. Or arrive in time for the Class of 1971 Golden Graduate Reception and get your name tag.

Campus Walking Tour

Meet at Registration, D’Angelo Mall, between Griffith Hall and Whitecar Hall
3:00 p.m.

Our Admission Ambassadors will show you campus as you may not have ever seen it before, with enough time to return you for the Golden Graduate Reception.

Class of 1971 Golden Graduate Reception

D’Angelo Mall, between Griffith Hall and Whitecar Hall
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Join Ruth Brown P'71, BW'12 and the class of 1971 for the perennial celebration event for our 50th reunion. In light of the pandemic, the classes of 1970 and 1972 are encouraged to be a part of the party.  After the reception, the Golden Graduates will join the award ceremony (see below) to be acknowledged for their achievements.

 

All-Class Events

Registration

McNeil Science and Technology Center, Atrium
Open at 4:30 p.m. 

Campus Walking Tour

Meet at Registration, McNeil Science and Technology Center, Atrium
5:00 p.m. 

Check into registration and sign your name in our replica guestbook from the original meeting of our 68 apothecaries.  Pursue the Bicentennial exhibition which will be on display before embarking on a tour of campus. Or arrive in time for the Alumni Association Annual Award Ceremony and get your name tag.

Bicentennial Exhibition

McNeil Science and Technology Center, Atrium
5:00 p.m. through the end of the evening

Pursue some of the fun, interesting and unusual items in our Bicentennial exhibition which will be on display. 

Alumni Association Annual Award Ceremony

McNeil Science and Technology Center, AstraZeneca Auditorium
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Scott Greene P’92, MS’14, PhD’21, Chair, Award Committee and Timothy Bowers MT'02, MPH'08, President, Alumni Association will honor our outstanding award recipients for 2021 and our Golden Graduates.

  • Annual Alumnus Award: William C. Sessa, Jr. P'84
  • Young Alumna Award: Megan Mohadjer Beromi, BI'14
  • Honorary Alumna Award: Gloria Goodwin

Bicentennial Reunion Dinner and Party

USciences Quadrangle
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 

From February 23, 1821 to today, USciences has a storied past that needs to be celebrated. Representatives of our founders will engage our guests, complete with period clothing and tools of the day. Add your signature to our replica guestbook. Enjoy a sit down meal with your fellow alumni and after dessert, dance all with old and newly made friends.

During the evening, the Alumni Association Board of Directors is hosting a Silent Auction of select items representing the University, the history of pharmacy and other ephemera. Proceeds will support scholarships at the University..

Ticket prices for reunion are $100 per person. The AABOD has provided support for alumni in the classes of 2010 through 2021 who may need assistance with the cost; please contact Casey Ryan at ca.ryan@usciences.edu or 215.596.8570.

The University would like to thank our reunion committee for their hard work:

  • Neil Pitts P’73, PharmD’02, Co-chair
  • Timothy Bowers MT'02, MPH'08
  • Ruth Brown P’71 BW’06, Class of 1971 agent
  • Scott Greene P’92, MS’14, PhD’21
  • Rosemarie Halt P'89, MPH'12
  • Evdokia Metaxas PharmD’13
  • Leo Ross P’73
  • Alice Sectish Sloan P’70, Class of 1970 agent
  • Samuel R. Wetherill IV P'97

 

Note: Due to our COVID-19 policy, food and beverages are only being served at outside events and masks will be required for all guests indoors regardless of vaccination status. 

Contact:

Casey Ryan
Director, Alumni Relations

Address:

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

Phone:

215-596-8570

Email:

alumnirelations@usciences.edu