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Professors earn new distinction

PC School of Pharmacy professors Dr. Julie Sease and Dr. Kate Gerrald recently earned the distinction Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. Sease and Gerrald were among the first pharmacists to receive the distinction. “Having the BCACP credential provides an extra assurance to the physicians I work with, the patients...

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School of Pharmacy recognized for service

When the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy opened its doors in 2010, the inaugural group of students was certain of at least two things – they were being invited not only to learn about their profession but also to serve their communities. Completely committed to fulfilling PC’s motto, Dum Vivimus Servimus, the School of Pharmacy...

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P1s, new professors sign Honor Code

First-year School of Pharmacy students, or P1s, and new professors signed the Honor Code during a recent ceremony at Opening Convocation on the PC campus. According to Honor Council chair and P2 Julie Knox, the Honor Code is an integral part of the pharmacy school. “Signing the Honor Code is crucial to creating the trusting...

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Students help community during first Service Day

The PC School of Pharmacy recently held its first Service Day, a day during Orientation Week devoted entirely to fulfilling the school’s promise of caring for the community. The entire class of incoming first year students, as well as several faculty and staff members, volunteered at eight locations in Clinton and the surrounding area. “It’s...

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School of Pharmacy partners with Claflin University

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy recently entered into a historic agreement with Claflin University. The schools’ Three+Four Dual-Degree Articulation Agreement in Bio-chemistry and Pharmacy allows Claflin students to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from Claflin University and a doctorate in pharmacy from the PC School of Pharmacy over a seven-year period. “The agreement...

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Students lobby for bills in D.C.

By Judith Brown Staff Writer, Laurens County Advertiser Through certain programs, newly-graduated teachers and physicians can have their student loans forgiven to varying degrees by agreeing to work for a period of time in areas of high need, such as very rural or heavily urban regions of the country. If current legislation in Washington, D.C.,...

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Students serve the school’s mission

“We are always looking for ways for our students to provide service to the medically underserved populations,” said Dr. Nancy Hope, assistant professor at the PC School of Pharmacy. One recent opportunity came when Hope’s friend Rebecca Painter told her that she would be going on a medical mission trip to Africa and needed over-the-counter...

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Student is PCSP pioneer

Alan Rusnak is a true pioneer at the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy. Rusnak served as a student representative of the Pharmacy Advisory Committee while in the pre-pharmacy program at Tri-County Technical College. The committee regularly met with pharmacy colleges in the state to discuss how the pre-pharmacy students could be best prepared for pharmacy...

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PCSP awarded candidate status

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy program has been awarded Candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Board during their June 2011 meeting. The granting of Candidate status denotes a developmental program that is expected to mature in accordance with stated plans by the time the first class has graduated. Granting of...

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