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Upcoming Events


For a complete list of ACPHS events, visit the online calendar


October 24

Women's Soccer at
7:00 pm
October  23
SSHP Residency Night (Vermont Campus)
5:15 pm
October 24
Passport Day
Rite Aid Lounge, 10 -2
October 26
Community Service Day
October 31
Safe Trick or Treat
South Hall, 4:30 - 6:30
November 8
Career Fair
Gym, 2 - 5 pm  
November 9
Admissions Open House
9:30 am


Sarah Otto

Operations Specialist



Katie Bishop

Director of Athletics 

and Recreation


Jarrett Lykins

Coordinator, Student Academic Support Services


Giselle D'Epiro
Assistant Professor
Pharmacy Practice - VT

The e-Pulse is back after a much welcomed, but not necessarily well earned, week off for the Columbus Day holiday. Not content to rest on our laurels (frankly, that sounds uncomfortable), we used the downtime to help hammer out a deal to end the government shutdown. So when you receive that delayed call from the IRS about your 2009 tax return, you have us to thank.

Taking up the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Students on both campuses participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks held yesterday in Albany (Washington Park) and Burlington (Dorset Park). Fundraisers hosted in Albany and Vermont combined to raise nearly $4,000 for the fight against breast cancer. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, with close to 300 communities hosting walks or other events. In the last 20 years, 8 million walkers have participated in Making Strides events, raising more than $460 million.


Students Make Dinner at Ronald McDonald House

Continuing the community service theme, a group of students from the Vermont Campus' Service Club recently made dinner for the guests at the Ronald McDonald House in Burlington. The menu consisted of chicken riggies (a Utica, NY specialty), homemade bread, and cookies for dessert. Volunteers cook dinner for the guests of the Ronald McDonald House every night of the week so that families can have a home-cooked meal after visiting their children in the hospital. Club members will be making another dinner for guests on November 9.


Award Ceremony Recognizes Student Achievements


The fall Honors and Awards Ceremony took place last Friday in events simulcast between the Albany and Vermont Campuses. Nearly 30 students, representing both campuses and each of the College's undergraduate programs, were recognized at the event. Awards covered a broad range of areas, from highest academic standing in a given class year to outstanding professionalism and leadership. Congratulations to all of this year's honorees!

Global Experience Spotlight Shines on China

Each year ACPHS students are invited to apply to the summer study program at China's Fudan University. If selected, participants stay in on-campus international student housing and earn elective credits by taking cultural courses in Chinese language, history, and art. This past year, ACPHS student Andrew Robertson was not only selected for the program, but he earned a scholarship that allowed him to attend for free. Andrew spent over a month of his summer in Shanghai, where he studied and lived with students from schools all over the world. He also took time to travel the country as he worked on his Mandarin Chinese language skills. Application information for next summer's program will be distributed in the spring semester.


Women's Soccer Team Notches Fifth Shutout in a Row

The women's soccer team has posted a shutout in five straight games, outscoring opponents 35-0 over that stretch! Friday's 2-0 home win over SUNY Canton, the fourth win in that streak, was extra special as the women donned pink uniforms in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Sunday's Making Strides Walk. The team's record for the year now stands at 10-1-1, and they seem poised for an invitation to the USCAA national tournament, which begins October 31 in Charleston, West Virginia. 

Fine Print 

With the government now rebooted, we will next turn our attention to ironing out the kinks in the nation's new health insurance exchanges. Whatever that involves, it can't be harder than coming up with ideas for the Fine Print each week.