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Join your fellow classmates, faculty, and the USciences community in celebrating some of our annual university traditions.

5K Race for Humanity

Annual 5K race to benefit a local charity.  Sponsored by student organization, Omega Chi Psi.

Advances in Pharmacy Practice Symposium

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at USciences is pleased to present this continuing pharmacy education program, developed to keep pharmacists up to date on pharmacy practice.

Alumni Reunion Weekend

Celebrate with fellow alumni.

Commencement

At our annual Commencement ceremony in May, academic degrees are awarded to USciences graduates.

Conferment

DrOT, DPT, MSPAS, and PharmD students participate in the ceremony as they earn a bachelor's degree before continuing toward a professional degree.

Delaware Valley Science Fairs

University of the Sciences sponsors this annual event by providing scholarships to first, second, and third place finishers at the 11th grade level and an in-kind donation. The University also annually hosts a winners breakfast. DVSF features independent research in 15 scientific categories by students in grades 6-12 who have completed science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research projects and have advanced after competing in their local fairs.

Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services Certificate Program

Certificate training program to prepare pharmacists to improve medication use through the delivery of Medication Therapy Management Services in a variety of practice settings.

Discover Series

Annual event for high school guidance counselors and faculty to learn more about USciences programs of study.

Family Fall Fest

This annual event brings the campus to life with students and their families, alumni and friends, and faculty and staff, for a festive and activity-packed day.

Founders’ Day

Founders' Day at USciences recalls the University's establishment on Feb. 23, 1821. The University confers an Honorary Degree to an individual and Awards of Merit to a member of the faculty, student body and staff.

Graduate Student Orientation

Held before every fall and spring semester. Graduate students are required to join us for the upcoming orientation to be held (unless enrolled in online programs)

Healthy Lifestyles Social Media Business Competition

Sponsored by the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business Program, a scholarship competition open to all sophomore, junior and senior high school students.

Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series in Global Health

This endowed lecture series in global health is made possible through the generosity of Ilene Warner-Maron PhD'07 in honor of her aunt Lois K. Cohen, PhD.

Making the Connections

Annual lecture with distinguished panelists.

The Bernard J. Malis Memorial Lectureship in Humanities

An endowed lecture series in honor of Bernard Malis, who graduated from PCPS in 1944 with a BS in pharmacy and in 1947 with an MS in pharmacy, that sheds light on the intersection of the humanities and the sciences.

Misher Festival of Fine Arts and Humanities

Celebrating former University President Allen Misher’s vision of an undergraduate education that embraces history, music, and literature alongside biology, chemistry, and more.

MLK Day of Service

Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the University community is encouraged to unite for a day of service dedicated to bettering the community, empowers individuals, and bridges barriers. 

Orientation

Two-day summer orientation sessions. Students and families learn more about the campus, coursework, and people that have made us one of the leading educators of health science professionals in the nation.

Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture

Coordinated by USciences’ Department of Physical Therapy this program, offering continuing education credit, includes a lecture, dinner, and discussion.  All proceeds benefit the Patricia Leahy Scholarship.

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Training

An innovative and interactive training program that teaches pharmacists the skills necessary to become a primary source for vaccine information and administration. The program teaches the basics of immunology and focuses on practice implementation and legal/regulatory issues.

Philadelphia Grain Malt Symposium

An opportunity to collaborate, network, educate, and strengthen the local grain and malt supply chain.  The Symposium is open to all farmers, brewers, distillers, bakers, restaurateurs, and consumers who are interested in learning more or making connections in the local supply chain.

Philadelphia Science Festival

The University is a proud sponsor of the Philadelphia Science Festival, an innovative, nine-day celebration in April of each year that explores the many ways that science and technology touch our everyday lives

Regulatory Eminence Enterprise Professionals (REEP) Annual Symposium and Networking Event

Annual one day symposium is aimed at providing an educational and networking platform for exchanging thought provoking ideas, debates, and latest cutting edge topics under the Regulatory umbrella in a COST-EFFECTIVE MANNER. SMEs, hiring managers, leaders, and recruiters will be teaming up to share their insights and current trends in the regulatory field.

Research Day and John C. Krantz Jr. Lecture

Research Day recognizing the research efforts of faculty members and students by showcasing the diversity and growth of research pursuits on campus, and honors Dr. John C. Krantz, Jr., through our annual distinguished lecture program

Undergraduate Research Festival

Sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research, annual event celebrates undergraduate research, scholarship, and other creative activities.

Vestibular Rehabilitation Continuing Education Series

A course series to advance the practice of vestibular rehabilitation by providing evidence based and clinical reasoning education to physical therapists.

Welcome Week

Starting with move-in day and our annual convocation ceremony, USciences welcomes our incoming class.

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  • USciences Serves in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 21, 2020

    In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, more than 270 USciences students joined faculty and staff volunteering at a variety of service activities on January 20, 2020.

  • Students Get Hands-On Experience in New Pediatric Occupational Therapy Lab

    January 13, 2020

    This fall, USciences' Department of Occupational Therapy opened the first pediatric occupational therapy laboratory on campus.

  • Lab Studies Nonverbal Communication Skills in Autistic Children

    December 20, 2019

    It's known that children with autism often have difficulties with communication and there are interventions to help with speech and language, but where the research is lacking is in how to improve nonverbal communication skills, according to Ashley de Marchena, PhD, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, and director of the UScience's "InterAction Lab".

  • New Study: USciences Offers Excellent Return on Investment

    December 20, 2019

    University of the Sciences alumni have a proven record of graduating on time, finding jobs in their fields, and earning top dollar in their careers. Now, a study from Georgetown University has found that USciences is proven to be an excellent long-term investment.

  • USciences Awarded $4.9 Million in Research Grants in 2019

    December 19, 2019

    USciences faculty researchers and students were supported by $4.9 million in grant funding awarded to the University in 2019. The additional dollars support ongoing investigations in each of the University's three colleges as well as student involvement in those projects.

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