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November 2012
Thanksgiving 2011
Happy Thanksgiving   


With Thanksgiving only days away, the Office of Institutional Advancement wants to thank all of our alums for your continued support of the college and our students. 


Your generosity has an immediate impact on the growth and success of the institution. If you would like to make a gift to ACPHS visit


We wish you and your family a happy, healthy and safe holiday. 

Alumnus John McDonald elected to New York State Assembly
John McDonald, member of the ACPHS Class of 1985, has been elected to represent the 108th District in the New York State Assembly. McDonald, who is a practicing pharmacist at his family's Marra's Pharmacy, has served as mayor of the city of Cohoes, New York since 2000.

Career Fair Connects Students with Employment Opportunities

More than 25 employers, graduate schools, and residency/fellowship programs came together in the Albert M. White Gymnasium on November 7 for the ACPHS Career Fair. The annual event provides students with opportunities to network with future employers and learn about the variety of options available to them after graduation. On the day after the Fair, many students had formal interviews on campus with representatives of these organizations.

Men's Basketball Team Defeats St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 2 OT Thriller 
In a matchup of two of the country's oldest pharmacy programs, the men's basketball team defeated St. Louis College of Pharmacy 90-83 in double overtime this past Saturday winning the "Apothecary Cup." The Panthers' win, which avenged last year's defeat at STLCOP, means that Albany will be home to the rivalry's trophy for the next year. The women's teams will continue the series with alternating home games 2013 and 2014.
ASHP Mid Year 2012

Join us Next Month in Las Vegas


Planning to attend the 2012 ASHP Midyear Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas, December 2 - 6? Be sure to register for the Alumni and Friends Reception on December 2. Kick off the conference with some complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with your fellow alums.
Jobs of the Day


Staff Pharmacist - Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca is looking for a staff pharmacist. This position reports to the Director of Pharmacy. 


Pharmacy Executive in Training - Target is looking for an Executive in Training to resolve issues to ensure all prescriptions are filled as soon as possible, execute common store processes and implement new company initiatives and more.


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Alumni and Friends We'll Miss

Joseph Klein, Class of 1937 - October 27, 2012
Peter Gerkman Jr. - October 22, 2012
James H. Beatson, Class of 1960 - October 5, 2012



ASHP Conference
Las Vegas, NV

December 17 - 18
NYS Part III Compounding Board Review

January 19
3rd Annual
Research Forum
February 23
Alumni and Friends Reception 
Syracuse Men's Basketball vs. Georgetown
March 15 - 16 
Pharmacy Practice Institute


June 7-9
 Go to the Events Page for more information on these and other events. 


Bill Jabour
Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations
Office of Institutional Advancement