Pharmacy: First-year students get first white coats
The 140 members of VCU School of Pharmacy’s Class of 2018 hit campus Aug. 13 for a three-day orientation. Hundreds of family members and friends attended the annual Open House as well as the White Coat Ceremony Aug. 23. School of Pharmacy alumnus Ron Davis (B.S.’73/P), guest speaker, shared the story of his own career path. Read more.
Pharmacy: Breaking the wall into sterile compounding
A Wall Breaking Ceremony for the school’s new Center for Compounding Practice and Research took place Sept. 8. The center will be dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of sterile, extemporaneously compounded medications and personalized medicine via classroom and certificate training, continuing education programs and research. Read more.
18 VCU alumni appointed to McAuliffe administration
Last month, VCU Alumni started keeping a tab on the total number of Virginia Commonwealth University alumni newly appointed to the McAuliffe administration. As of Aug. 29, the count was eight. However, after Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration Sept. 5, 10 more VCU alumni were added to the governor’s administration. Read more.
Athletics: 2 former Rams stars to play in the pros
About five months ago, the Siegel Center was packed for its 50th-straight sellout to celebrate the careers of Juvonte Reddic (B.S.’14/H&S) and Rob Brandenberg (B.S.’13/H&S). Today, both have degrees from VCU and both have signed professional contracts. Read more.
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