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Upcoming Events


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


February 25
SGA Meeting
OB 110/VT 101
11:00 am
February 25
South Hall Aud., 7 pm
February 26
Information Session:
Writing Center, 3 pm
February 26
Beth. YMCA, 6:30 pm
February 28
Student Center, 6 pm
March 1
St. John Church, 10 am
March 2
Men's & Women's 
Track & Field
UAlbany, 2 pm
March 5
Rite Aid Lounge, 6 pm
March 6
OB Boardroom, VT 402
11:00 am
March 8
Albany Campus
March 8
7:00 pm
March 11
SC 201, 6 pm
March 17-21
Spring Break
May 17
1:00 pm
May 18
1:00 pm

While many of us were enjoying the President's Day holiday last week, an asteroid the size of three football fields buzzed by the earth. And just when you thought snow was the worst thing that could fall from the sky! A few more weeks of shoveling suddenly doesn't seem so bad when the alternative is extinction.

APhA-ASP Auction in Vermont Raises Record Total

Two weeks ago the Albany Campus chapter of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA-ASP) held their annual Fundraising Auction. Last Thursday, it was the Vermont Campus' turn. Assistant Professor Clayton English served as auctioneer for the event which raised approximately $3,200, the highest total in the auction's four-year history. Money raised from the event will be used to help chapter members attend national events such as the APhA Annual Expo, Student Leadership Institute, and the University of Utah School on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies.

Phi Delta Chi Blood Drive Surpasses Goal with 90 Donors

The brothers of the Phi Delta Chi pharmacy fraternity teamed with the American Red Cross to host their annual spring blood drive last week in the gym. A total of 90 members from the ACPHS community (including 17 first time donors!) came out to give blood. The Red Cross estimates the 85 units of blood collected from the event will help save the lives of 255 people. The fraternity also hosts a companion blood drive in the fall.

Native American Storyteller Entertains with Poems, Songs

Native American musician and storyteller Joseph Bruchac visited the Albany Campus last week to give a talk on the beliefs and traditions of the Abenaki tribe (the Abenaki are from northern New England and parts of Quebec). Mr. Bruchac also weaved in some of his own poetry and short stories, while playing music on traditional instruments. His appearance was jointly sponsored by the Department of Humanities & Communication, the Contemplative Studies Initiative, and the Office of Global Initiatives.

VT Students and Faculty Visit State House on Pharmacy Day

A group of 15 Vermont Campus students and faculty joined members of the Vermont Pharmacists Association (VPA) for Pharmacy Day at the state capitol in Montpelier last Wednesday. Following a tour of the State House, members of the group spoke with legislators about the College, the Pharm.D. curriculum, and the profession of pharmacy. The students also conducted blood pressure screenings for legislators and other workers.

New Track and Field Teams Prepare for First Meet

Nearly a year has passed since the announcement that track and field would become the College's fourth intercollegiate sport. This Sunday, the ACPHS men's and women's teams will participate in their first competition - the USATF Adirondack Indoor Track & Field Championships at UAlbany. A team of 23 men and 27 women has been selected to compete in 19 track and field events this spring. The UAlbany meet is a warmup for the regular season which officially kicks off March 29 with the Continental Invitational at Hamilton College.

Fine Print

In the event of a major asteroid strike to the Northeast, dining services will be open for weekend hours. Faculty and staff will not be required to come to campus (assuming there is one) unless specified by their supervisors.