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4 posts from August 2015

08/24/2015

Amanda Meisel, SGA Speaker of the Senate

My name is Amanda Meisel and I am a P1 pharmacy student. I am currently the Speaker of the Senate for SGA, meaning I am in charge of communicating between the executive board and the senators of student government, as well as holding responsibility for running all general assembly meetings.

I loved freshman year at USciences, especially getting to meet all new friends and becoming a part of new organizations. I am sure you all will too!

  SGA_Amanda Meisel

08/17/2015

Angela Teberio, SGA Chair of Student Services

Hello! My name is Angela Teberio. I’m from Northeastern Pennsylvania, more specifically, Mountain Top, PA. I’m a third year pharmacy student. In addition to being a part of the Student Government Association, I’m involved in the Student Giving Council (SGC) and work as a Student Ambassador for USciences. In my free time I enjoy traveling, reading, and exploring Philadelphia. I am the Chair of Student Services on the Student Government Association Executive Board. This role entails serving as a liaison between students and executives of Residence Life and the Dining Halls. I listen to students’ opinions, suggestions, and complaints regarding these facilities in an effort to get their voices heard and make improvements. After all, it’s your University, your Voice!

Overall, my freshman year at USciences was both fun and rewarding. The transition to college was challenging at first, but once I found an appropriate balance between schoolwork and social life, it became much easier. Also, professors, advisors, and students, such as Orientation Leaders and Student Ambassadors, were very kind and welcoming to the incoming freshman. Welcome Week, the Student Activities fair, Student Appreciation Day, and a myriad of other events aided in incorporating me into the USciences community during my freshman year. I highly suggest getting involved on campus and exploring the wonderful city of Philadelphia for the ultimate college experience at the University of the Sciences!

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08/10/2015

Kelly Cuccolo, SGA Chair of Spirit

Hi! I’m Kelly Cuccolo and I’m a fourth year psychology major here at USciences! I currently hold the position of Spirit Chair on the Student Government Association, as well as being the President of the Kinesiology Club. You can usually find me on campus either in Kline Hall working on my research projects or at the ARC where you can stop by and take one of my fitness classes! My position as Spirit Chair is one of the things I’m most excited about for my senior year at USciences. The Spirit Chair is meant to provide a series of fun events that foster a sense of community and spirit among all the students here at USciences! I’ve started planning events for welcome weekend and we always do events around finals to provide some stress relief. The biggest event we run is the USciences Olympics. The USciences Olympics is a series of events that can range from “The Roomie Wed Game” to a food drive to badminton, and is meant to encourage friendly competition as well as allow students to meet new people. The events we run during the school year are a great chance to challenge your friends, have fun and meet new people.

My freshman year at USciences was one of the most memorable years of my life. I met tons of new people and built friendships I know will last forever. College is a big change from high school, and you definitely need to work a lot harder but the friendships and experiences you’ll have are priceless. I got involved in so many clubs and organizations, which I highly recommend because you may find something you’re really passionate about. I also loved getting to explore Philadelphia. Philadelphia is truly an amazing city and has become my home over the past four years; while you have extra time you should definitely try and explore a little bit – find some good hidden coffee shops to study in or good hole in the wall restaurants. During freshman year I really learned how to balance studying and spending time with my friends. A lot of growth happens during freshman year and you learn a lot about yourself and what you want to do during your time here at USciences. I think what I loved most about freshman year though was actually being in the dorms. You get to live across the hall or even in the same room as your best friends – that’s such a unique experience and you should embrace it! 

SGA_Kelly_Cuccolo

08/03/2015

Mohak Dave, SGA Chair of Multicultural Affairs

My name is Mohak Dave and I am entering into my P2 year at University of the Sciences. I will be representing the students as the Chair of Multicultural Affairs this upcoming school year. I am originally from Secaucus, NJ. Other than SGA you can see me around campus playing with the club soccer team or at the Student Society of Health System Pharmacist (SSHP) meetings where I am a class representative.

The position of the Chair of Multicultural Affairs is a position that advocates the importance of understanding and celebrating all cultures found on our campus. By hosting events throughout the school year and hosting a multicultural week I hope to give the students an opportunity to experience, enjoy, and learn about the several cultures we all come from. Along with that I will try to aid cultural organizations in hosting their own events generally consisting of interesting lectures, lively dances, and vibrant foods for us all to enjoy.

I honestly believe that freshman year is one of the best years any student will have at this school. One thing that several of my friends and I reminisce about is our good times in Goodman Hall. Goodman Hall was the perfect place to meet new people and really find some amazing friends that will hopefully last a lifetime. Furthermore, our school’s tight knit campus made it easy to get involved with clubs and other groups which helped me find my own niche.

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