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PEEP Awards Honor Top Preceptors

The Palmetto Experiential Education Partnership is recognizing its 2022 recipients of the PEEP Awards for their dedication and excellence as outstanding preceptors.

Give 4 Garnet 2022 Coming Soon

Give 4 Garnet, the university's annual day of giving campaign, is coming up May 18. Last year's initiative raised more than $80,000 for the College of Pharmacy.

Meet the Next KPIC Residents

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center and the UofSC College of Pharmacy partner with a variety of community-based pharmacy practice sites to offer post-graduate residency training positions.

Students Build a Business Plan in KPIC Competition

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center held its annual pharmacy ownership business plan competition in April with seven teams of students competing.

Graduate Students Recognized for Outstanding Work

Congratulations to the 2022-23 graduate student award and scholarship recipients, who were selected for recognition by the College of Pharmacy Honors and Awards Committee.

Q&A with Christopher M. Bland ('00)

UofSC alumnus Chris Bland measures his success by the meaningful relationships formed with colleagues and students throughout his career. Learn more in our latest alumni Q&A.

Student Pharmacists Find their Perfect Match

Round I of this year's residency match took place on March 16 and saw 30 University of South Carolina student pharmacists and 20 pharmacy alumni receive postgraduate positions.

COP Helps to Keep UofSC Athletes Safe During Pandemic

Carolyn Banister, director of Diagnostic Genomics Laboratory, and her team have worked tirelessly to process thousands of saliva tests for all of university athletics, from team members to coaches and staff.

Q&A with Nirmesh Shah ('05)

UofSC alumnus Nirmesh Shah credits faculty members in the College of Pharmacy with helping him uncover his perfect career path. Learn more in our latest alumni Q&A.

Alumni and Students Capture SCSHP Awards

Students and alumni from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy were recognized by the South Carolina Society of Health-System Pharmacists during their recent conference.

COP Celebrates Women's History Month

University of South Carolina pharmacy students, alumni, faculty and staff recently joined together for a virtual panel discussion as part of the college's celebration of Women's History Month.

Student Pharmacists Await their Perfect Match

The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy has a rich history of students matching to post graduate residencies, representing that big next step in their pharmacy careers.

Q&A with Lewis McKelvey ('84)

UofSC alumnus Lewis McKelvey is always on the move - from driving his motorcycle across the country to establishing his own consulting business. Learn more in our alumni Q&A.

COP Team wins SCBIO Video Competition

A UofSC College of Pharmacy student research team won first place in the SCBIO Student Video "Challenge Accepted" competition.

College of Pharmacy hosts Fourth Annual Career Expo

UofSC students had the opportunity to talk with alumni and industry leaders from a wide array of pharmacy fields at the Virtual Pharmacy Career Expo.

How Holistic Pharmacy can Impact Patient Care

Alumni Zoom Heaton and David Foreman are passionate about helping patients find a better quality of life through the use of natural therapies in combination with traditional medicines.

Ph.D. Student Earns Breakthrough Award

Ph.D. candidate Youwen Zhang has been recognized as a 2022 Breakthrough Graduate Scholar by the UofSC Office of the Vice President for Research.

Overcoming obstacles

Erin Anderson began her journey to earn her doctoral degree in 2017. This past December, she fulfilled that ambition as she graduated with a doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences.

Innovative treatments overcome antibiotic resistance

Two alumni from the College of Pharmacy joined with an alumna from the School of Medicine to tackle an ever-increasing health care dilemma -- helping patients who are resistant to antibiotics that would traditionally be used in their treatment.

Certificate program trains pharmacists to share knowledge

In recognizing the need for pharmacists to impart their expertise and knowledge to others, the Clinical Teaching Certificate program helps pharmacy residents hone their skills as mentors, preceptors and academicians.

Growing our next leaders

While some pharmacy students have a natural tendency to lead, others step into leadership gradually. No matter how a student gains leadership skills, those abilities will serve them throughout their career.

The impact of social media in pharmacy

It is an undeniable fact that social media has infiltrated nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Whether it is Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn, most of us log in to social media in some form for personal or professional use.

Pharmacy degrees lead to different paths

Diane and Andy McColl met as students in biochemistry class at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy - both credit their backgrounds in pharmacy for their success in their careers.

Working to end the pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in February 2020, no one imagined that nearly two years later, we would still be struggling to bring it under control.

A new year brings new resolutions

The new year is a chance to reflect on the challenges and successes from the past year and look ahead to what 2022 can bring.


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