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College Hosts Fall Meeting of the ACCP's New York State Chapter
Lt. Commander Yoder (left) with Dr. Barton Pai
On Monday, October 8, the College hosted 90 pharmacy professionals at the fall clinical meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Associate Professor Amy Barton Pai served as Programming Chair for the event, which featured a keynote presentation from Lt. Commander Sherri Yoder, co-author of the 2011 report to the Surgeon General titled, "Improving Patient and Health System Outcomes Through Advanced Pharmacy Practice." ACPHS Assistant Professors Katie Cardone and Kate Cabral also presented at the meeting.
Scholarship Dinner Helps Connect Students and Donors
Kaitlin Farley (right), recipient of the Nancy Shishik '83 Scholarship, with members of the Shishik family.
The annual Scholarship Dinner hosted by the Office of Institutional Advancement gives students an opportunity to meet those individuals and families who help fund their scholarships. This year's event took place at the Hilton Garden Inn and drew approximately 100 people, a group which included students from both campuses, parents, alumni, and friends of the College.
Students Promote American Pharmacists Month on Today Show
What would you do to promote your profession? How about board a bus at 2 a.m. and head down to the Today Show plaza? Well, that's exactly what a group of ACPHS students did last week to help promote October as American Pharmacists Month. While they didn't get interviewed on air, they made their presence known to all in attendance and an audience of millions watching around the country. And then they slept. A lot.
Bone Marrow Drive Registers Donors; Leads to Local TV News Story
The ACPHS Chapter of Colleges Against Cancer, in conjunction with the donor program Be The Match, held a bone marrow drive this past Tuesday. The efforts of the group helped add 32 individuals to the national bone marrow registry. It also captured the attention of local news station WTEN, who aired this story highlighting the importance of bone marrow donation.
It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a billboard for the Health and Wellness Expo.
If you traveled northbound on Rt. 787 over the past couple of weeks, you may have noticed a large, yellow billboard dotting the horizon. That billboard (pictured above) is helping promote the ACPHS Health and Wellness Expo taking place on Saturday, October 27. Now you can't say you didn't know about it!
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