Schedule for Reunion 2016 and Alumni Weekend with Family Fall Fest

Friday, November 4

Alumni Fall Happy Hour
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
2nd Story Brewing Company
117 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Join us for our fall happy hour featuring Matthew J. Farber, PhD, Director of the Brewing Science Program. Attend and start off your Reunion right..

Saturday, November 5

Opens at 9:00 a.m.
McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC), Atrium
Pick up your name tag and an updated schedule as event locations are subject to change depending on number of registrants. Continental breakfast will be served.

Classes without Quizzes I
10:30 am
McNeil Science and Technology Center (STC), Classrooms TBA
Return to the lecture halls to meet with our current faculty and learn something new in concurrent classes throughout the day. (choose one per time slot)

  • “Ic(k)” Factors in Healthcare: a look at technologic, economic and genomic future of healthcare, by Andrew Peterson PharmD, PhD, Dean, Mayes College
  • Mind Full or Mindful? Integrating Mindful Moments into Your Crazy Busy Day, by Heidi Freeman, PhD, Director of Exercise Science and Wellness Management, Samson College

Walking Tours of Campus
10:30 am,, 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm
McNeil STC, Atrium, Meet at Registration
Take the time to explore campus with a student ambassador, designed to highlight common spaces and buildings, both old and new. Most tours are one hour in duration (walking shoes recommended).

Town Hall with President Paul Katz
11:30 am
McNeil STC, AstraZeneca Auditorium
Come meet the University’s 25th President talk about the University’s current position and its future at a town hall session open to the entire USciences community.

Women’s Volleyball versus Bloomfield College
12:00 pm (game starts)
Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC), Bobby Morgan Arena
Take some time to cheer for your favorite Devils as they go up against the Goldey-Beacom Lightning

Alumni Brunch
12:30 pm– 2:00 pm
Wilson Hall 205-212
Enjoy brunch with fellow alumni. Join us at a table for Greek Life, Athletics, Remington Society, Golden Graduates and more. All alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Student Organization and College Fair
1:30 pm
Several student organizations and college departments will participate in this fair. Visit the tables, talk with current students, and learn what really goes on in- and outside of the classroom at USciences.

Student Poster Fair
Griffith Hall Lobby
Join USciences students for a showcase of their research that illustrates the breadth of their pursuits.

Classes without Quizzes II
McNeil STC

  • Insomnia: Students Don’t Need to Sleep, but Alumni and Parents Do, by Jennifer A. Reinhold BA, PharmD, BCPS, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (free CPE credit) *
  • Introduction to Brewing Science at USciences by Matthew J. Farber, PhD, Director of the Brewing Science Program, Misher College

S.O.U.L. Arts Festival sponsored by PCA
3:00 pm
McNeil STC, Atrium
The Pilipino Cultural Association and Dance Team hosts this high-energy event. Celebrate the talent of our students while they show off their creativity through dance, performance and other artistic media.

Classes without Quizzes III
4:00 pm 
McNeil STC

  • Medical Marijuana: Is It Really Therapeutics or Just For Kicks? Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (free CPE credit) *
  • Introduction to Brewing Science at USciences by Matthew J. Farber, PhD, Director of the Brewing Science Certificate Program, Misher College

Golden Graduate Reception
4:30 pm 
Faculty Dining Room, Wilson Dining Hall
Gather with classmates and friends to celebrate major milestones and the bestowing of the Golden Graduates to the Class of 1966. A warm invitation is extended to all alumni in the class of 1965 and earlier years. Attendees will join all classes for the Annual Alumni Award Ceremony.

All Alumni Cocktail Party
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Wilson Dining Hall
Our fall-themed party will highlight the season’s offerings. All alumni are invited to celebrate the evening together.

25th Reunion Celebratory Toast & Class Photo
5:45 pm.
The class of 1991 will have a moment to celebrate their milestone together and remember the occasion with a class portrait.

10th Anniversary of DPT Celebratory Toast & Photo
5:45 pm
We welcome all alumni and faculty of the physical therapy program to join us in a celebratory toast and photo to honor the 10th anniversary of offering the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.

Annual Alumni Award Ceremony
6:00 pm
During the All Alumni Cocktail Party, we will take a moment to celebrate the 2016 Alumni Association award recipients, as well as our outstanding classes for their work for the University.

*Free CPE Credits: See our Classes Without Quizzes events during Reunion 2016 for opportunities to earn free CPE credits.

Continuing Education Opportunities

Saturday November 5

11:30am to 5:30pm
Fee for Samson Alumni: $50
Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the DPT Program at USciences by attending this exciting CE seminar. Two clinical tracks will be offered— orthopedics and neurological deficits.  (Earn 5 PT CEUs for the states of NJ, PA and DE)

For more information, contact Shelly Lewis at You may also register online.

Sunday, November 6

8:00 am to 5:00 pm
McNeil STC, Atrium
Fee for PCP alumni: $375

Join Philadelphia College of Pharmacy for APhA’s Delivering  Medication Therapy Management  Services certificate training program. (Earn 21 CPE credit hours in total.)
For more information, contact Karleen Melody at


Casey Ryan
Director, Alumni Relations


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