02/12/2015

"It's Always Yummy in Philadelphia"

For all of us college students out there who hardly ever have two pennies to rub together, there comes a time ever year that has us all overly excited…and that’s Restaurant Week! For two weeks, once every fall and spring semester, over 130 restaurants offer three course meals for the fairly low price of $35. We’re not talking about the mediocre food that you may have encountered in your high school cafeteria; no these are five star, gourmet restaurants with delicious and delectable menu options that never fail to satisfy. My friends and I usually use this opportunity to try...

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02/10/2015

USciences Olympics

Every year USciences Student Government Association hosts our own Olympic games. This gives all student groups on campus an opportunity to participate in over 15 events to earn money for their organization. Examples of some of the events are soccer, ping-pong, academic challenge, scavenger hunt and family feud. My favorite event so far has been Family Feud. I am a big fan of the TV show so I was excited to participate in this event. During Student Government's general assembly meeting over 100 students filled out a survey with various questions that would serve as the answers for Family Feud....

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02/04/2015

Super Bowl Summary

So another year, and another Super Bowl champion. I like to issue my congratulations to Missy Eliot for winning the MVP of the Super Bowl. Have fun in Disney World. What? She didn't win? Well then who did? Oh I know... Alright, alright he didn't win. No wonder he looks so sad. It's hard to believe that was supposed Katy Perry's halftime show. Congratulations to the Patriots on the victory. Now what you're going to talk about depends on what you focus. Some focused on the halftime show and now want a mechanical lion or whatever it is. Others switched...

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01/20/2015

Interprofessional Education (IPE)

This semester I had the opportunity to take an interprofessional education course at the University of Pennsylvania. The course was titled Pain Science and Practice, which focused on different therapeutic aspects to manage various types of pain patients experience. This course included nursing students from University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing, dental students from University of Pennsylvania's School of Dental Medicine and pharmacy students from USciences. The course was a mixture of lectures, and interdisciplinary group presentations. For my evidence based group project, I was paired with a nurse anesthetist. It was so interesting to hear about her background and...

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10/29/2014

Alumni, Student-Athletes Support Each Other On & Off the Field

The USciences Softball team recently hosted our second annual Alumni Game during Family Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 18.

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10/27/2014

Alumni Leaders Share Advice with Students in iLead Program

Students and alumni at University of the Sciences recently had the opportunity to engage with each other during the USciences iLead Leadership Series' second annual Alumni Dinner on Friday, Oct. 10.

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10/14/2014

USciences Teams Up to Support Free Golf Clinic for Blind Children

Members of University of the Sciences men’s golf team and Kappa Epsilon fraternity gathered to support The Middle Atlantic Blind Golf Association’s free golf clinic at the Overbrook School for the Blind on Oct. 11. Each year, alumnus Norman Kritz P’51 co-hosts this event for blind or visually impaired girls and boys ages 5-21. “Many of these kids have never participated in sports,” said Kritz, a clinic coordinator. “This affords them an opportunity to get out, play and learn a sport that they can play for the rest of their lives. It also allows their parents a chance to see...

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10/09/2014

You're Invited to USciences' Family Fall Fest on Oct. 18

University of the Sciences encourages parents, families, friends and alumni to attend Family Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 18, to help celebrate the 2014-15 academic school year.

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10/06/2014

Got Extra Books? 'StEPP up' and Donate Them at USciences

This blog post was written by Priya Panchal PharmD'16. She is a peer mentor for the Student Excellence and Professional Preparation (StEPP) program at USciences.

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10/01/2014

Turn Your Talent into Cash at USciences' Got Talent on Oct. 9

The fourth annual USciences’ Got Talent is set for Thursday, Oct. 9, from 7-10 p.m., in the Athletic/Recreation Center’s (ARC) gym. This event will give USciences students a chance to show their friends and classmates their talents for the chance to win one of three cash prizes, while also raising money for a worthy cause.

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