17 posts categorized "Careers"


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 supervision of the Pharmacy and support staff for two pharmacy locations. She resides in Emmaus with her husband, Stephen.  


USciences was named as one of the five best colleges for chemistry in PA

University of the Sciences chemistry program was named in the top five programs in Pennsylvania, according to a new list from Zippia.

The career website, which aims to help individuals discover new career paths and match candidates with positions, examined 14 institutions of higher education in the state to determine those that offer the best career opportunities for students majoring in Chemistry.


USciences Alumnus Among 12 Corporate Fitness Programs Leading the Pack

Romy Antoine BI’12 had his company, One Stop Wellness, featured in a list of the 12 corporate fitness programs that led the pack.

Philadelphia Business Journal: USciences Alumnus' biotech startup successful in first-round funding

Michael Klichinski PharmD’13 has completed first round financing for his biotech startup CARMA. Klichinski is a PhD student at Penn, which spun the company from its Center of Cellular Immunotherapies and the laboratory of Dr. Saar Gill.  

The company was featured in many publications, including BusinessWire and in the Philadelphia Business Journal.


USciences Brewing Science Graduate Opens Brew Pub

Urban Village Brewing Company, which was recently opened by Brewing Science Grad Dave Goldman, was featured in Drink Philly.   

The brewpub has a small seven-barrel system, which is visible to restaurant patrons at the back corner of the bar. They have a large wrap-around bar that features 12 rotating drafts on tap. The inside is very spacious and has plenty of outdoor seating and firepits for the al fresco lovers.


Various media outlets: USciences alumni earn the highest post-graduation salary in the nation

Philadelphia Business Journal shared the College Scorecard’s list of schools with alumni earning the highest post-graduation salary. USciences ranks first in the region. “The impressive College Scorecard salary data demonstrate outcomes our students expect at University of the Sciences. They receive a rigorous education, quality training, and hands-on learning here,” said Dr. Patricia Vanston, vice president for business development and enrollment management at USciences. 

Read the Business Journal story here

The story was also published on NBC 10’s website.

Philly Mag also covered the rankings: USciences and Jefferson Grads Make More Money on Average Than Penn Grads, according to a story about the College Scorecard.

Fox 29 featured USciences in their Your Money segment on Friday in both the 4 and 5 a.m. hours, highlighting the average salary of our graduates. The $95,800 paycheck is the most in the Philadelphia region. Watch the segment here.

Penn's student newspaper The Daily Pennsylvanian also wrote about the College Scorecard rankings, highlighting the fact that USciences and Thomas Jefferson University grads out earn Penn grads, according to the data. According to the article, Penn administrators appeared unaware of the rankings.



Philadelphia Business Journal: Why Philadelphia is Ahead of the Curve

Women serve as the top executives and administrators at one-third of the area's hospitals and health systems, making the Philadelphia region well ahead of the national average. This story features Susan Cusack PhD'12, executive director of Mercy Catholic Medical Center—who earned her doctorate in health policy from University of the Sciences in 2012.

Read more at Philly Business Journal: Why Philadelphia is Ahead of the Curve


Philadelphia Business Journal: Law firm starts initiative to support emerging tech, life sciences clients

Philadelphia biotech company LytPhage, a partnership between Temple University, University of the Sciences and Janssen Pharmaceuticals that creates antimicrobial products that harness genetically-modified bacterial viruses (bacteriophage/phage) for the treatment of antibiotic resistant bacterial infections, will be one of three companies participating.

Read more at Philly Business Journal: Law firm starts initiative to support emerging tech, life sciences clients


The Progress: Roseland's newest pharmacy focuses on personalized attention

After 15 years of working in pharmacies, alumnus Rene Rodriguez PharmD'08 is now his own boss. He has been working as a pharmacist for the past eight years after earning his pharmaceutical degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences.

Read more at Roseland's newest pharmacy focuses on personalized attention


Technically Philly: The stats behind University City’s booming economy

A forthcoming report from University City District paints a picture of rapid job growth — and the potential pitfalls of increased housing prices. And a milestone of 75,000 jobs exist in the University City area alone, a figure aided in no small part by the presence of Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania and University of the Sciences.

Read more at Technically Philly: The stats behind University City’s booming economy