e-Pulse
Your weekly update from ACPHS  
Calendar

 

October 8

ACCP General Meeting

at ACPHS

 

October 8-9 
No Classes 

Columbus Day Break

  

October 13 

Men's soccer vs.
Berkley College
 
(final home game)

October 13 
Women's soccer vs. Berkeley College 

October 13 
Continuing Education: Barbara M. DiLascia Women's and Men's Health Lecture Series 
  

October 14 Undergraduate

Open House

 October 20 

Women's Soccer vs. 

SUNY Canton

(final home game) 

 

October 27

 

November 4
Continuing Education:

Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program

 

November 9  
ACPHS Career Fair
 
November 10 
Undergraduate Open House 

November 11 
Continuing Education:
Annual Law Day 

 

November 19

Graduate Open House


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Visit the Health and Wellness Expo web site to register for the 5K walk/run or learn about how to get involved.
It was 131 years ago this past Wednesday that the College held its first ever class. And it was seven days ago today that the e-Pulse debuted (where does the time go?!). If you missed the first issue, this weekly newsletter is your chance to catch up on the latest news from around the College, served up to you each Friday in five bite sized pieces. Enjoy!
Colleges Against Cancer Continues to Fill the Trophy Case
The ACPHS chapter of Colleges Against Cancer has garnered some more national recognition for their impressive work. The American Cancer Society recently named the College winner of the following 2012 awards: 

>> Advocacy Chapter of the Year (a nationwide award)  

 

>> Leader of Hope (one of just five schools to earn the honor)


>> 
Top Fundraising School among NY/NJ Colleges with less than 2,500 students

ACPHS Academy Begins Sixth Year of Science Enrichment Classes 
ACPHS Academy, the science enrichment program for area youths which is run by the College in Albany and Vermont, began its sixth year of classes this week. There are 92 students spanning grades 3-7 enrolled on the Albany Campus and 30 more students in Vermont. New this year ... Albany students now receive a hot meal thanks to a partnership with the NYS Child and Adult Care Food program.
World Renowned Author and Meditation Teacher Visits College
Sharon Salzberg, cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and author of numerous books on the subject, visited the College last week to discuss the practices of meditation and mindfulness, and the application of those ideas in patient care. Ms. Salzberg's appearance was made possible by the College's new Contemplative Education / Healthcare initiative.  
Vermont Faculty Member Makes History with Teaching Award
Assistant Professor Clayton English of the Vermont Campus recently received the Psychiatry Residents Award of Excellence from the University of Vermont School of Medicine. The award recognizes "excellence in academic teaching and enthusiastic and supportive commitment to resident training." Dr. English is the first pharmacist to receive this honor in the award's 100-year history!
Soccer Teams Inch Closer to Spots in National Tournament

The men's and women's soccer teams are moving closer to their first-ever berths in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association's (USCAA) National Championship Tournament. The women's team (6-3-1) is now ranked #5 in the country while the men's team (6-4) is ranked #7. The national tournament will take place November 1-3 in Asheville, NC. Road trip!

Fine print
As you enjoy the Columbus Day holiday next week, remember the famous words of Columbus' father: "I don't care what you discovered. You could have at least written." Write down your comments about the e-Pulse and e-mail them to gil.chorbajian@acphs.edu. Thanks for reading!