From the President

Dr. Paul Katz
Dr. Paul Katz

Dear Alumni and Friends,

While 2021 may seem far away, preparation for University of the Sciences’ Bicentennial Celebration has already begun. We are examining our past and, more importantly, how our past can help inform our future as an institution. In anticipation of this momentous milestone, we’ll soon be sharing plans to engage the campus, our alumni, and the community in the journey to this anniversary—many exciting things to come.

Much as the University is looking back, so too has Edward Foote P’87, PharmD’91 also looked to his past to help inform his future. Dr. Foote returned to USciences as dean of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy over the summer. I had the pleasure of working with Ed when I was in Scranton as Dean of Commonwealth Medical School, and I know he is a champion for interprofessional education and for student centricity.

In this issue, you’ll read more about Dean Foote, his path to his new position, and his vision for the future. You’ll also read about the success of the class of 2018, who are now embarking on bright futures in their respective health and science fields. At our commencement ceremony this year, I had the honor of recognizing the great legacy of this institution by acknowledging the attendance of alumnus and former professor Arthur Greene BS’49, MS’50, DSc’52 who was in the audience to celebrate his grandson’s graduation. Their story is also included in this issue. Looking to future generations of USciences students, construction is continuing on a new residence hall at 46th Street and Woodland Avenue, expanding the campus footprint and offering a state-of-the-art living and learning community for our students. We plan to celebrate the opening with an "official" event next spring.

We’ve also launched a new USciences marketing campaign as we continue to evolve our #ProvenEverywhere message. The campaign speaks to our remarkable graduate outcomes and the quality education our students receive. We have already seen the impact that this “value” message is having with applicants and their families, and we look forward to sharing our story with prospective students for fall 2019.

As always, I thank you for your ongoing interest in and support of USciences!

Sincerely,

Paul Katz, MD
President

As Seen in The Bulletin, Vol. 105 No. 1

As Seen in The Bulletin

Vol. 105 No. 1