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Alumni Alert eNewsletter
March 2013

Panthers Win 1st National Championship in School History


On Saturday, March 2, the ACPHS Panthers won the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Women's National Basketball Championship! 


In honor of this incredible accomplishment, we are asking 

you to think back and share your most memorable milestones and memories from when you were a student at ACPHS. Email us your stories and photos and we'll highlight them in the next issue of the Alumni Alert


Please visit the website for more National Championship details and news around the College. 
Library Building Moving Forward Campaign - Library Fund Challenge 
Don Seifert, member of the Class of 1958, is challenging alumni to step up and join him in support of the Moving Forward Capital Campaign
Don is asking you to send $10.00 to the ACPHS Library Fund and he will donate $8,000 after the first 4,000 responses and $15,000 after 5,000 responses to this challenge. 
"We all share one thing - our time spent at the College," Don says. "When we give back to our alma mater, we enhance the caliber of the experience and ensure it for future generations."
By making a $10 gift, your commitment has the potential to make a huge impact. Please make your gift online now.
Visit the Moving Forward Capital Campaign website for more information and ways to support.
Cherry Blossom Festival 2013 Cherry Blossom Brunch Cruise in Washington, D.C.

Join the Office of Institutional Advancement on Saturday, April 13 for the most entertaining way to see and experience Washington, D.C. Board the Odyssey III Yacht and cruise beneath the Memorial Bridge past the Kennedy Center to Georgetown. Alumni can attend free of charge and guests cost $40 per person. Your ticket includes a two hour cruise, buffet brunch, live music and unlimited mimosas and champagne. Tickets are limited and an R.S.V.P. is required.

To secure your spot aboard the cruise, register online, email Christina Sanvidge or call 518.694.7137 by Monday, April 1.
Spring 12 Phonathon Phonathon, That's a Wrap!

Throughout February and March ACPHS students and volunteers - including Packy McGraw, John Denio, and Ryan Venter - have been calling alumni and parents in support of the College. Students will soon conclude what has been a successful Phonathon campaign, thanks to everyone who answered our Call for Support!

To date, over $20,000 in donations have been made to a variety of areas, including: the Annual Fund, Athletics Fund, Biomedical Technology Fund, Parents Fund and more. We thank all who have stepped up and made a gift. Your support has an immediate impact on the students of ACPHS.
Go to our Ways to Give page for more information on how to make a gift today.
John Denio John Denio to serve as Provost

The College has been actively engaged in a search for the position of Provost.  The Search Committee completed this task and following their positive recommendation to President Gozzo, John Denio has been asked to serve as Provost, effective immediately.  We are pleased to inform you that John has accepted! 


The campus community looks forward to John's continued leadership in the role of Provost. 

Density Screenings Help Ensure Patients Aren't "Bad to the Bone" 

One of the newest organizations at the College is the student chapter of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). Formed just this year, the group already has 114 members. 
On Saturday, March 9, twenty members, along with Professor Michael Kane '84, held a bone density screening in the Albany Campus Student Center. Using factors such as genetics, history of previous fractures, and smoking/tobacco use, the students helped assess each person's risk factor for osteoporosis. 
For more information on what NCPA has planned for the remainder of the academic year please contact Amy Tran today. 
Dominica Medical Supply Drive Dominica Medical Supply Drive

What if your pharmacy was lacking necessary medical supplies to serve your community? 

ACPHS students are doing their part to help those in need in Dominica. For more information and supplies that are needed and vital to this community, please contact the Office of Global Initiatives at 518.694.7207, email, or visit today.
ACPHS Summer Camp Summer Science Camp - Registration Open! 


The 2013 Summer Science Discovery Camp at ACPHS offers elementary school and middle school students access to a unique summer camp. 


Schedule and Session Topics:

  • July 15 - July 19 The Human Body
  • July 22 - July 26 Space Science

Age groups

Entering 4th-6th grade (Elementary School)

Entering 7th-9th grade (Middle School)



$195 p/week - includes all activities, field trips, daily breakfast and lunch, snacks, and t-shirt


Register today! Each session is limited to 20 elementary and 20 middle school students. For more information visit or contact Rebecca Beach at 518.694.7189.

News and Events Logo In The News

Alumni and Friends We'll Miss Logo
Friends We'll Miss

George O'Connell, Class of 1957 - March 18, 2013
Marvin Morton WeinerClass of 1950 - March 2, 2013

Duane "Dewey" Swan, Class of 1960 - March 1, 2013

Geraldine Neumeyer Hinman - March 3, 2013

Stanley R. Goldman, Class of 1951 -February 27, 2013
Patrick J. "Pat" Conlee, Class of 1988 - February 14, 2013
March 22 - 23 
NY and VT


March 27
Scholarship Dinner
Colchester, VT
April 4 & April 11
Albany, NY
April 6 & April 20
Albany, NY
April 10
Life After ACPHS Graduate and Medical School Panel Discussion
ACPHS Student Center
Albany, NY
April 13
ACPHS Student Center
April 13
Washington D.C.
April 16
Legislative Visit Day
Albany, NY
April 17
CLS and Med-Tech Focus Group
Albany, NY
April 19
Relay for Life
Colchester, VT
April 21
April 23
National Lab Week Dinner
Albany, NY
April 25
Prescription Drug Abuse Town Hall Meeting
Albany, NY
May 11
NY & VT 
May 18
Albany, NY
May 19
Colchester, VT
June 7
6th Annual FONSMZ Memorial Golf Tournament
Country Club
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