08/09/2017

David Forde Named to UCD Board of Directors

USciences' Director of Community and Government Affairs David Forde is one of seven new members of the University City District Board of Directors. Members are elected to three-year terms.

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08/07/2017

NBC10: Hoops Dream Basketball Camp At USciences

The Hoops Dream Basketball Camp, hosted at USciences, was featured on NBC10 this weekend. The camp is free for kids 12 to 17 and aims to teach community service and leadership while also helping players enhance their basketball skills.

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08/02/2017

The Outline: The Latest Dangerous Drug Trend Doesn't Actually Exist

Gail Groves Scott was quoted in a story from The Outline about “Narcan parties,” which law enforcement refer although few people have any evidence that they have ever happened.

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08/01/2017

The Roasted Beet: Back Bay Basketball Bonds

The Roasted Beet, a community magazine from Avalon, NJ, featured an article (pages 22-23) from Ed Scott P’94 about how University of the Sciences men’s basketball team has worked to build a family through its program both figuratively and literally, by recruiting families of players. Ed Scott followed his brother...

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West Philly Local: Demolition of Wilson School building at 46th and Woodland underway

Demolition of the former Alexander Wilson School at 46th and Woodland is underway. The property is owned by USciences and will be the site of a new residence hall, West Philly Local reported.

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07/31/2017

Philadelphia Inquirer: Readers join the debate over what to call older people

Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Stacey Burling asked and readers answered. What word should be used to describe people over the age of 65? Dr. Dan Hussar wrote in saying he prefers “chronologically gifted.”

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07/27/2017

Philadelphia Inquirer: In West Philly, a Jewelers Row-style preservation debacle on a neighborhood scale

In Spruce Hill there has been a long struggle between embracing growth and protecting the area as a historic district. The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Inga Saffron wrote about the issue, saying that even though local universities like Penn Drexel and USciences have been expanding and constructing new dorms, the demand for...

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07/26/2017

Reading Eagle: Cynthia S. Richart P'81 named VP of Pharmacy Ops at Phoebe Services Pharmacy

Cynthia S. Richart P’81, RPh was appointed vice president of pharmacy operations for Phoebe Services Pharmacy in Lehigh County, Pa. In her new position, Richart will oversee an expansion of customer base, additional technology advancements, and foster leadership development within the department. Richart is also responsible for the operation and...

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Pharmacy Today: APhA Institute addresses addiction in powerful experience for attendees

George Downs, PharmD, professor and dean emeritus at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, was interviewed for a student article for the American Pharmacists Association’s Pharmacy Today about the APhA Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies in Salt Lake City. Dr. Downs reflected on personal experiences with two students that changed...

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07/25/2017

USciences Partners with City of Philadelphia, Public Schools, PCCY to host Block By Block Party

University of the Sciences is partnering with the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Public Schools, and Public Citizens for Children and Youth to host the Block By Block Party which will bring 1500 children to USciences to play Minecraft this September. This event will raise funds for a new grant program...

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