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Student Volunteers Focus on Food Insecurity During Service Day
August 28, 2018
On August 23, two dozen USciences students traveled to Scranton, PA to join in a service event that marks the beginning of a partnership with students from three other institutions to help fight food insecurity in the region.
Colleges Building Community: USciences Joins With Three PA Institutions in Service Partnership
August 17, 2018
Students from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM), Keystone College, Lackawanna College and the University of the Sciences will spend the day at GCSOM on Aug. 23 taking the first steps toward building a living case study centered on how food insecurity impacts community.
New Residence Hall On The Rise
August 06, 2018
Rising six stories from what, just a few months ago, was an empty lot, University of the Sciences' new residence hall at 46th and Woodland Avenue is more than halfway complete, said Craig Washington, the University's capital projects manager.
Pharmacy Professor Speaks to Middle Schoolers About Health Care Careers at Summer Program on Campus
August 01, 2018
Speaking to a classroom of 6th and 7th grade students attending the Steppingstone Scholars STEM summer program at USciences in July, Tyan Thomas, PharmD, explained to the students what it is like to be a pharmacist and how they participate in the patient care team with doctors and nurses.
USciences Hosts Community Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
August 01, 2018
One hour each week for a month this spring, Gracie Claude and a few other members of the West Philadelphia community came to USciences campus for a crash course in resume and cover letter writing, networking, and interview skills led by Michael Clark, USciences Director of Career Services and Professional Development.
USciences Professor Educates Police Officers About Diabetes
August 01, 2018
Katherine Koffer PharmD, CDE, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, took her instruction out of the clinic and classroom, and to the police station to help officers from the Lower Makefield Police Department learn about diabetes.
SUDI Hosts Online Streaming Community Forum on Opioid Epidemic
July 16, 2018
University of the Sciences' Substance Use Disorders Institute (SUDI) recently partnered with local activists and researchers to hold a hybrid community forum, streamed over social media as well as open to in-guest attendees on campus, to address harm reduction initiatives in discussion in Philadelphia to address the opioid epidemic.
Physics Wonder Girls Camp Teaches Science of Food and Light
July 03, 2018
Middle school girls interested in physics got a chance to plunge into the science behind light and food this week at the Physics Wonder Girls Summer Camp, a week-long, free STEM camp organized by Dr. Roberto Ramos, associate professor of physics.
Occupational Therapy Students Get Hands-On Experience at Camp Discovery
June 26, 2018
USciences Occupational therapy students got a different type of hands-on experience this summer as they helped to organize and host Camp Discovery, a unique camp offered to women who have had or are currently receiving treatment for cancer.
USciences Honors Memory of Charlie the Campus Cat with Statue
May 17, 2018
An unofficial school mascot and a pillar of the USciences community, when Charlie the cat passed away in September 2017 at age 14 the students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends lost an icon of campus life.
Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, USciences Partner to Offer Scholarships to Philly Students
May 03, 2018
Philadelphia-area high school student-athletes will be able to receive 100 scholarship years at University of the Sciences, thanks to a $500,000 donation by the Goals & Assists Foundation, a partnership between the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and Give Something Back, (Give Back).
USciences Awarded PA Grant Supporting 'It's On Us' Campaign
March 15, 2018
USciences has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Education to support the It's On Us campaign, which works to prevent, address, and respond effectively to sexual violence on college campuses.
Workshop Aims to Inform Students about Understanding, Serving, and Working with LGBTQ Individuals
February 14, 2018
The workshop inspired students to provide more education and advocacy for the LGBTQ community.
USciences Opportunity Scholarship Offers Free Tuition to Philadelphia High School Students
January 25, 2018
The USciences Opportunity Scholarship makes tuition one less hurdle on the road to success for eligible Philadelphia high school students who otherwise might find a university degree to be unaffordable.
USciences Donates Record Number of Thanksgiving Meals During Annual Drive
November 21, 2017
During the 6th Annual Appeal for a Meal, USciences students, faculty, and staff donated 461 Thanksgiving meals to Philadelphia families.
Matching Funds Double #GivingTuesdayUSciences Impact
November 15, 2017
Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a day for giving back. Give Online and participate in #GivingTuesdayUSciences this holiday season. Each gift is being matched thanks to the generosity of a USciences alumna.
Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Honors USciences Faculty and Alumni
October 02, 2017
The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association honored assistant professor of clinical pharmacy Dr. Daniel Ventricelli and PJ Ortman P'77, RPh.
Ground Breaking Ceremony Held for New USciences Residence Hall
September 13, 2017
The 426-bed, mixed-use residence hall is scheduled to open in the winter of 2018-19.
Pink Boots Society, USciences Tackle Sexism in Brewing at 1st Annual Women in Brewing Symposium
August 15, 2017
Topics of discussion include key issues for women in the brewing industry.
New Residence Hall Moves Forward as Site Demolition Begins
July 11, 2017
USciences' new residence hall took another step forward with the start of the exterior demolition of the former Alexander Wilson School. Demolition is expected to continue through August 2017.