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College of Pharmacy Students Once Again Shine on Match Day

Many UofSC pharmacy students are headed for residency following graduation. We asked a few of these students to tell us more about their Match Day experiences.

Pharmacy Students Answer the Call

Students at the UofSC College of Pharmacy have a deep commitment to supporting the community, as demonstrated through their volunteerism at COVID-19 vaccination clinics.

Q & A with Michael Bedenbaugh ('12)

Alumnus Michael Bedenbaugh saw his career come full circle when he returned to Intramed Plus, the same place he had worked as an intern during pharmacy school. Read more in our latest Q&A.

Ph.D. Graduate learns success can come from failure

It has been quite an adventure for Hossam Tashkandi, who will graduate with his Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from the College of Pharmacy this May.

Faculty Honored with 2021 Garnet Apple Innovative Teaching Award

The Garnet Apple Award for Teaching Innovation honors UofSC faculty who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to best teaching practices and innovative learning strategies.

Walker Leadership Scholars Launch New Leadership Initiative

Developing leadership skills is a key component in preparing our students for their future careers, and this year, the Walker Leadership Scholars took on the role of designing a leadership week for students.

Announcing the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Award

This annual award recognizes an alumnus who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to their professional area of service and dedication to the college.

The Pharmacist's Role in Health Equity

As part of an ongoing initiative to have a dialogue about health disparities and in celebration of Black History Month, the College of Pharmacy Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee sponsored a virtual conversation in February.

Moving Ahead

Several pharmacy students and first-year residents have already received and accepted offers of fellowships and other post-graduate training ahead of Match Day 2021.

Q & A with Christi Epps ('97)

Alumna Christi Epps' trailblazing spirit comes from her mother, who was one of the first women to graduate from the UofSC College of Pharmacy. Read how she has carried on that legacy in our latest Q&A.

Resilience, ingenuity define UofSC's COVID response

From the classroom to the research lab to the front lines, the UofSC community has taken extraordinary steps over the past year to safeguard its students, faculty and staff in the face of COVID-19.

COVID-19: Overcoming addiction during a pandemic

Assistant Professor Jordan Cooler and students in the Gamecock Recovery program share how COVID-19 has impacted those struggling with addiction.

UofSC Wins Big at Statewide Pharmacy Conference

UofSC faculty and students took home several top awards at this year's annual meeting of the South Carolina Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Career Expo Achieves Virtual Success

As with most in-person meetings and events over the past year, the third annual Gamecock Pharmacy Career Expo had to make major adjustments.

Almogaber Selected for Inaugural Class of Executive Residency Program

The UofSC College of Pharmacy is pleased to share that fourth-year student Aiya Almogaber has been named to the 2021-2022 class of executive residencies for the American Pharmacists Association.

Q & A with Krishnan Larkin Brown ('17)

Clinical pharmacist Krishnan Larkin Brown shares the serendipitous moment that led her to pharmacy school and some advice for students in our latest alumni Q&A.

Rios Schad Awarded APhA Foundation Scholarship

UofSC pharmacy student Thayra Rios Schad is the recipient of the 2021 Mary Munson Runge Scholarship by the American Pharmacists Association Foundation.

Pharmacy Graduate Students Earn SPARC Grants

Three doctoral students in the College of Pharmacy are recipients of the university's Support to Promote Advancement of Research and Creativity, or SPARC, Graduate Research Grant program.

Virtual Continuing Education Activities Scheduled

To support the training requirements of pharmacists in South Carolina, the College of Pharmacy announces its annual CE activities which will be held as virtual events during March and April.

UofSC, industry partners develop pharmacy manufacturing technology

Researchers and students from the College of Pharmacy are collaborating with industry partners to develop an innovative system that will greatly improve pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Q & A with Caitlin Musgrave Mardis ('11)

Assistant Professor Caitlin Musgrave Mardis shares her path to pharmacy and how she brings a little "magic" to the classroom in our latest alumni Q&A.

College of Pharmacy professor researching ways to expand access to HPV vaccination

While early detection is key to successfully treating cervical cancer, the ability to prevent it from ever developing would improve women’s health and save more lives.

Support the Annual Career Expo

As our students prepare for their future role as pharmacists, a significant part of their professional development includes the opportunity to network with professionals and explore the many possible careers available to them.

Pharmacy Faculty, Staff and Students Share Resolutions for 2021

For many of us, the beginning of a new year brings with it many opportunities - the chance to reflect on the previous year and pronounce goals for self-improvement in the coming year.

Joyner Chosen as Student Intern of Leadership Society

University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy student Leigh Joyner, Class of 2022, has been named as the new student intern for the national office of Phi Lambda Sigma, the Pharmacy Leadership Society.


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