24 posts categorized "Honors and Awards"

12/01/2013

Lehighvalleylive.com: People in Business - Dec. 1, 2013

Alumnus Richard P. Becker Jr. has been named chief executive officer of Voltarra Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Bethlehem. The newly formed company recently acquired Lehigh Valley biotech companies IMC Biotechnology and Renascense Pharmaceuticals.

Read more: http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/breaking-news/index.ssf/2013/12/people_in_business_-_dec_1_201.html

11/20/2013

Bizjournals.com: The Philadelphia Business Journal Honors Dr. Helen Giles-Gee at the 2013 Women of Distinction

The Philadelphia Business Journal honored USciences president Dr. Helen Giles-Gee last night as one of its 2013 Women of Distinction. Dr. Giles-Gee, who did not know she was being nominated for the award, appears in slide 10 of the photo gallery accompanying this article.

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/feature/women-of-distinction-2013.html?ana=e_du_pub&s=article_du&ed=2013-11-19

There is also a photo gallery from last night’s event in which USciences is represented in slides 22, 28, 64, and 65 found here.

Photo Gallery: http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/morning_roundup/2013/11/women-of-distinction-awards-makes-for.html

Lastly, attached is a scan of Dr. Giles-Gee in the latest edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal recognizing all of the winners.

Scan:  View this photo

10/29/2013

Readmedia.com: Cherry Hill's Marvin Samson to Receive First USciences Service Award on Nov. 1, 2013

University of the Sciences will present the first USciences Service Award to Marvin Samson at a dinner on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at 7 p.m

Read more: http://readme.readmedia.com/Cherry-Hills-Marvin-Samson-to-Receive-First-USciences-Service-Award-on-Nov-1-2013/7443342

10/02/2013

Shipnc.com: Bulldog Hall of Fame inducts six members

This year's inductees include Dr. Joel Hockensmith, who received his bachelor’s degree in 1977 from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science.

Read more: http://www.shipnc.com/articles/2013/10/02/the_valley_times_star/doc524c2146a3804005447504.txt

10/01/2013

USAToday.com: 30 colleges receive mental health 'seal of approval'

The Jed Foundation, a national non-profit organization that advocates suicide prevention among college students, has listed USciences among the first 30 colleges to receive a 'seal of approval' for their respective mental health resources on campus.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/01/jed-campus-seal-of-approval/2897725/

09/15/2013

Phillytrib.com: Tribune Magazine - 2013 Most Influential

Dr. Helen Giles-Gee was honored by the Philadelphia Tribune as one of “Philadelphia’s Most Influential African American Women.” She was featured in the September issue and attended an event on Sept. 12 honoring her and others.

Read more: http://most-influential.phillytrib.com/tribune-magazine.html

07/23/2013

NJ.com: Local students named to University of Sciences Dean's List

The following local residents have been named to the spring 2013 Dean's List at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a "C" and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken in the spring of 2013.

Read more: http://www.nj.com/messenger-gazette/index.ssf/2013/07/local_students_named_to_university_of_sciences_deans_list.html

07/22/2013

TheResident.com: Samantha Brodnicki Named To Dean’s List at University of the Sciences

Samantha Brodnicki has been named to the spring 2013Dean’s List at University of the Sciences. Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a “C” and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken in the spring of 2013.

Read more: http://www.theresident.com/2013/07/23/samantha-brodnicki-named-to-deans-list-at-university-of-the-sciences/

06/11/2013

Businesswire: Science Center’s QED Program Makes Second Round of Awards to Life Sciences Researchers

Technologies to advance heart disease treatment and gene therapy received awards from the University City Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program in May. The RFP for the second round of the QED Program generated 61 responses when it was sent to 16 universities and research institutions, including University of the Sciences.

Read more: http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20100512005361/en/funding/innovation/Research

RepublicanHerald.com: Local Grads Named to MAC All-Century Team

North Schuylkill graduate and University of the Sciences freshman pitcher Cassie Lapotsky has been named to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference All-Conference softball team. Lapotsky is a second-team selection.

Read more: http://republicanherald.com/sports/local-grads-named-to-mac-all-century-team-1.1503257