A Timeless Evening
is ticking down as the Timeless Gala draws near. Be sure to join us on
September 26 for an unforgettable evening celebrating 150 years of
pharmacy. Those attending will have special access to The Field
Museum’s exhibits, including Real Pirates, as well as a front row seat
for the innagural Legacy Awards. A special block of rooms is being held
at the Intercontinental Hotel on Michigan Avenue with free trolley
shuttles to and from the gala. Rooms can be reserved online
or by calling (800) 235-4670. Currently, more than 380 people have
registered for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Want to know who from
your class will be there? Visit www.pharm150.com to view a full listing
of alumni, faculty and friends who have registered. Look for the formal
invitation to arrive in your mailbox in early June. For tickets, a
listing of classmates registered (available soon) and more information,
please visit www.pharm150.com or contact Deb Fox in the Pharmacy Advancement Office by phone at (312) 996-0160 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989,
1994, 1999 and 2004! Make plans to spend the day on campus on Friday,
September 25, to celebrate the 2009 Pharmacy Alumni Reunion. The day’s
activities include a Future of Pharmacy symposium, continuing education
sessions and alumni awards ceremony. Enjoy an extended weekend in
Chicago and attend the Gala on Saturday, the 26th. For more
information, a schedule of events and to register, visit www.uic.edu/pharmacy/alumni/reunion.php.
are you know an exceptional fellow alumnus, and we want you to tell us
all about him or her. The Pharmacy Alumni Association seeks nominations
for its annual alumni awards given out each year during reunion
festivities. The four awards recognize the great accomplishments of
pharmacy alumni in a variety of areas. Full award descriptions and a
listing of past recipients can be found here.
To nominate someone, please send a letter of nomination as well as the
nominee’s resume/CV (if possible) to Deb Fox by e-mail at email@example.com or send hard copy via postal mail to:
Attn: Deb Fox
Pharmacy Advancement Office
833 S. Wood St. (MC 874)
Chicago, IL 60612
fax: (312) 413-1910
An online submission form is available at: www.uic.edu/pharmacy/alumni/awardnomination.php.
5th Annual Golf Outing
all golfers! The 5th Annual APhA Golf Outing will take place on
Saturday, September 12, at Woodbine Golf Course in Homer Glen.
Continuing education and lunch begins at 11 a.m., with the shotgun
start at 1:00 p.m. The day’s events conclude with the awards dinner at
6:00 p.m. A downloadable registration brochure is available here. For those interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jake Kelahan at (618) 593-3412 or Sam Keca
at (815) 351-1100.
The White Coats Are Coming!
August, the college welcomes its newest class of pharmacy students at
the White Coat Ceremony. Students proudly bring their family and
friends to watch as they receive their white coats and recite the Oath
of Professionalism, dedicating themselves to the highest professional
standards. And each year, COP alumni make the event even more special
by coming back to coat students. If you are interested in helping to
welcome the newest members of the pharmacy family on August 26, contact
Deb Fox in the Pharmacy Alumni Office by phone at (312) 996-0160 or by
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.