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Alumnus Enjoys Non-traditional Pharmacy Role

PC School of Pharmacy alumnus Jay Patel ’14 enjoys the work he’s done since being part of the school’s inaugural class. Patel serves as a formulary management pharmacist at Palmetto Health in Columbia, S.C. He is the only such pharmacist at Palmetto Health. “When people think about what a pharmacist does, they typically think mostly...

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Q&A with Becca Foster ’17

Becca Foster, a pharmacist at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital in Columbia, S.C., talks about being a pharmacist and what she thinks about the PC School of Pharmacy. Why did you decide to become a pharmacist? I chose to become a pharmacist because it is a career that combined my love of science and passion for...

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“PC School of Pharmacy felt like home”

Samantha Hill Eachues went to a large state school for undergrad and loved it there. But when it was time to take the next step in becoming a pharmacist, she was ready for a different environment. “PC School of Pharmacy felt like home for me,” Samantha said. “From the interview process to graduation, PC never...

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7 Tips for Applying to Pharmacy School

Applying to Pharmacy School? Here’s Your Checklist. Are you applying to pharmacy school so that you can begin in the Fall of 2019? You have tons on your plate right now, and it would be easy for something to slip through the cracks. Here at Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, we don’t want that to...

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It’s All About Caring: Why One Alumna Chose PC School of Pharmacy

Why choose Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy? For Jean Whyte Goette ‘14, the lead clinical pharmacist at Lexington Medical Center in Columbia, SC, the reasons were pretty clear. “I chose PC’s pharmacy school because of the people, the community, and the caring,” Goette said. “I was not a number. I was valued for what I...

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Pharmacy Students Volunteer in the Community

The first-year students at the PC School of Pharmacy showed the school’s commitment to caring for the community during Service Day on August 16. Before they took their first class, new students served nonprofits that help the needy, or helped the needy themselves, throughout Laurens County. Students volunteered at 13 locations in all. “PC School...

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Pharmacy Students Receive Their White Coats, Recite Pledges

Sixty-one Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy students officially began their academic careers during the White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 17. The event took place in Belk Auditorium on the main PC campus. “The white coats are symbolic of the professionalism that is expected of the students, not only during pharmacy school, but also throughout...

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3 Reasons a Pharmacy Student Chose a Residency (And Why You Should Too)

Don’t wait until your last year of pharmacy school to start thinking about a residency. Now is the time to think about which school can match you with this real-world experience. The right pharmacy residency builds upon what you learn in the classroom and on your pharmacy rotations. PC School of Pharmacy student Darien Campbell...

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PC School of Pharmacy Welcomes Pharmacy Residents

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy will welcome pharmacy practice residents from its teaching and learning curriculum this month. On July 18, an orientation will be held for the residents, who are from Greenville Health System and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. A meet and greet luncheon will be held at the pharmacy school during the...

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Pharmacy students help children with diabetes

Third-year Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy student Clayton Melson made sure his calendar was clear last week. That’s when Self Regional Healthcare hosted Camp Porcupine, a camp for children with diabetes, as the Greenwood hospital has done for the past 25 years. Melson was raring to go. But, on the first day of camp, he...

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