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Spring 2021 College of Pharmacy Awards

The culmination of the Spring semester is an exciting moment for our students, faculty and staff. It is a time when we come together to celebrate the many successes of our UofSC College of Pharmacy community. Please join us in congratulating these individuals who have worked diligently this year and whose efforts have positively affected the lives of so many others:

 

Pharm.D. Class of 2021

Presented at the Convocation & Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, May 5, 2021


APhA-ASP Senior Recognition Certificate

Presented to Aiya N. Amogaber, who participated and made the greatest contribution to the UofSC APhA-ASP chapter, which provided a more fulfilling, productive, and enjoyable learning experience for members. Sponsored by American Pharmacists Association. 

Community Service Award

Presented to Jacklyn M. Altman, who made significant contributions in her community through community service activities as a College of Pharmacy student.

Deans Award

Presented to Zoe L. Ayers, who demonstrated excellence in pharmacy practice.

Excellence in Clinical Communication Award

Presented to Emily C. Smith, who demonstrated superior verbal and written communication skills throughout her time at the College of Pharmacy.

Integrative Medicine Award

Presented to Samantha L. Lindeman and Stefanie J. Wingard, who demonstrated promise in improving patient care through integrative medicine and showed an appreciation of combining natural and conventional medicine with lifestyle modifications to enhance patient outcomes.

Interprofessional Award

Presented to Tamia D. Jones, who participated in and made significant contributions to interprofessional initiatives.

Merck Manual Award for Academic Excellence

Presented to Austin G. RoeHeather N. Wease and Jeremy S. Weeks, for outstanding scholastic achievement in pharmacy studies. Sponsored by Merck & Co., Inc.

VIATRIS™ Excellence in Pharmacy Award

Presented to J. Colin Hungerpiller, who demonstrated high professional motivation with proficiency in drug information services. Sponsored by VIATRIS™.

Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award

Presented to Allison N. Mueller, Olivia A. Randazza and Katherine S. Wolfe, who demonstrated outstanding scholastic qualities throughout her time at the College of Pharmacy and received the highest GPA.

Outstanding Student Leadership Award

Presented to Asia J. Johnson, who demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities throughout her time at the College of Pharmacy. Sponsored by the UofSC Campus Phi Lambda Sigma Chapter.

Professionalism Award

Presented to Cassidy H. Kemp, who demonstrated exemplary professional behavior, integrity, compassion and respect while representing the College.

Extra Mile Award

Presented to Kelsey K. Clayton, Jessica R. Shue and Brenae N. Wilson, who have shown concerted, selfless efforts that benefitted others and exceeded expectations.

 

Pharm.D. Students

Presented at the P3 Awards & Pinning Ceremony, April 23, 2021


Unsung Hero Award (P1)

Presented to Nikki Chen who demonstrating leadership and outstanding service within the P1 class as identified by her peers. 

Unsung Hero Award (P2)

Presented to Macie Goodman for demonstrating leadership and outstanding service within the P2 class as identified by her peers. 

Unsung Hero Award (P3)

Presented to Dawn Jensen for demonstrating leadership and outstanding service within the P2 class as identified by her peers. 

Selection of the Class of 2022 Graduation Speaker

Presented to James Orban who was selected by her peers to address the graduates, faculty and attendees during the Class of 2022 Convocation & Hooding Ceremony.

Student Organization Service Award

Presented to the Pediatric Pharmacy Association at UofSC for the exceptional voluntary contributions that student members of this organization made within the community.

Kappa Epsilon Service Award

Presented to Taylor Wilkerson, who demonstrated exemplary service within a variety of community outreach activities.

Phi Lambda Sigma "JAM UP" Award

Presented to a non-PLS member who goes above and beyond as “just a member” in their organizations and chair positions. Presented to Sidney Strauss, who exemplified what it means to lead regardless of leadership titles.

 

Alumni and Friends 

Presented at the P3 Awards & Pinning Ceremony, April 23, 2021


Outstanding Mentor Award

Presented to Amy Grant, Pharm.D., of the UofSC College of Pharmacy, and Adam Chittam, Pharm.D., of Long's Drugs, who served as role models and advisors  contributing significantly to the professional development of students outside of the classroom environment through mentoring activities.

 

Faculty and Staff

Presented at the P3 Awards & Pinning Ceremony, April 23, 2021


Teacher of the Year (P1)

Presented to Kathy Quarles-Moore, R.Ph., who excelled in teaching, established rapport with the students and modeled professional characteristics as chosen by this year’s P1 class.

Teacher of the Year (P2)

Presented to Alexander Gasparian, Ph.D., who excelled in teaching, established rapport with the students and modeled professional characteristics as chosen by this year’s P2 class.

Teacher of the Year (P3)

Presented to Caitlin Mardis, Pharm.D., who excelled in teaching, established rapport with the students and modeled professional characteristics as chosen by this year’s P3 class.

Ms. Diane Wise Award

Presented to Angela Whitlock for her dedication and actions that exceed expectations to allow for student success, as identified by the student body.  This award was created by the student body in honor and memory of Ms. Diane Wise who served as a staff member that dedicated her career to assisting students at all levels in the college.


All awards are sponsored by the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy unless otherwise denoted.


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