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Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Curriculum Grants Winners

College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Jordan Cooler was one of ten UofSC faculty members awarded a grant from the Center for Teaching Excellence to develop courses exploring issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Q&A with Ken Couch ('69)

Alumnus Ken Couch turned his teenage drug clerk job into a career delivering technology to pharmacies across the country, bringing in $2.4 billion a year at Smith Drug Company. Read more about his journey from part-time to president in our latest Q&A.

Experiential team recognized by AACP

For their dedication to overcoming the challenges of the past year, the Experiential team at the UofSC College of Pharmacy received the Award for Excellence in Experiential Education from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Students discover what it takes to become a pharmacist at UofSC

Through the Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series, high school students spent a week at the College of Pharmacy learning how to read prescriptions, compound medications, and more.

Sease named interim dean of College of Pharmacy

Julie Sease has been selected as the interim dean of the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, effective July 1. She succeeds Stephen Cutler, who was announced as South Carolina’s interim provost.

Q&A with Woodrow A. Bell ('87)

As far back as he can remember, UofSC alumnus Woodrow Bell dreamed of being a doctor. Today he lives out that dream providing compassionate care to underserved populations in our state.

College of Pharmacy Participates in Vaccination Education Initiative

The UofSC College of Pharmacy will take part in the Juneteenth Freedom Festival on Saturday, June 19 in Columbia to support an on-site health clinic and answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Support Pharmacy Students through the White Coat Fund

The White Coat ceremony is an annual tradition and educational milestone for student pharmacists, marking the day they begin their training at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.

College of Pharmacy focused on Diversity and Health Equity

The College of Pharmacy is devoted to providing a most inclusive environment for all students, faculty, staff and alumni and supported several initiatives aimed toward that goal during the past year.

Palmetto Poison Center Focuses on Summer Boating Safety

June is National Safety Month, and one hazard in particular that is often forgotten is carbon monoxide poisoning. When heading out for a boating adventure, be aware of the potential for this deadly gas.

Pharmacy researchers work to identify underserved areas in South Carolina

Researchers with the College of Pharmacy are playing a significant role in the effort to provide greater access to health care in rural areas of South Carolina.

Alumni play key roles in vaccination efforts across country

UofSC College of Pharmacy alumni continue to play key roles in COVID-19 vaccination efforts in South Carolina and across the country.

Mims serves South Carolinians as pharmacist, community leader

UofSC College of Pharmacy Alumna Julia Mims has learned over the course of her pharmacist career that the most important thing she can do to serve her community is to give back.

Continuing education program offers valuable learning opportunities

The College of Pharmacy's Continuing Education program helps pharmacists stay on top of the latest trends, evidence-based medicine and updates to disease-state guidelines.

Pharmacy alumni help ease patient concerns over vaccine

UofSC College of Pharmacy alumni share their strategies to help ease patients' concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Passion Leads to Success

Alumna Chloe Lebegue, who earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2020, has quickly made her mark in the field with her research, patents and published works.

Tackling Rural Care Disparities

Associate Professor Whitney Maxwell received a second grant from the South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare to encourage student pharmacists to pursue careers in rural settings.

Establishing a Perpetual Legacy

The UofSC College of Pharmacy announced a generous $2 million planned gift earlier this year which will support student scholarships and programs at the college.

10 Years of Blazing Trails

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center has been a launching pad for initiatives that have pushed the UofSC College of Pharmacy to new heights since September 2010.

Q&A with Melanie Lobel ('99)

UofSC alumna Melanie Lobel found her calling at the intersection of her Doctor of Pharmacy and Doctor of Medicine degrees, specializing in Psychiatry. Read more about her career in our latest Q&A.

Collaboration seeks to improve vaccination rates in rural areas

A project funded by the South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare (CRPH) is working to identify areas in South Carolina with limited access to community pharmacies.

Graduates Honored in Convocation and Hooding Ceremony

More than 100 Pharm.D. graduates gathered with a limited number of family and friends at the Koger Center for the 2021 College of Pharmacy Convocation and Hooding ceremony.

Give 4 Garnet Fundraiser Garners Great Success

The College of Pharmacy realized an outstanding outcome during Give 4 Garnet thanks to the generosity of donors, friends, faculty, staff, and students who contributed.

Fabel Honored for Innovative Teaching Practices

Patti Fabel, executive director of the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center, received the Garnet Apple Award for Teaching Innovation, presented by the Office of the Provost.

Cutler named interim provost at UofSC

Stephen J. Cutler, dean of the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, has been named the university’s interim provost.


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