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Student pharmacists travel the globe for training

In recognition of World Pharmacists Day, we highlight students who have challenged themselves to hone their pharmacy skills on rotation in other countries.

Q&A with Tucker A. Patterson, '92

Tucker Patterson has learned to value adaptability throughout his impressive career in neurotoxicology research. Learn more about his life and career in our latest alumni Q&A.

USC Student Named AACP Aspiring Academic

Gamecock student pharmacist Peter Hiller, Class of 2025, has been named to the inaugural class of Aspiring Academics by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Introducing the 2023-24 Creators@COP

Creators@COP is a pathway for Pre-Pharmacy and Pharm.D. students with a love for social media to show the world the exciting things they experience as a student at South Carolina.

Class of 2026 Walker Leadership Scholars Named

The Walker Leadership Scholars program has selected its two newest scholars for the Class of 2026, Emily Frame and Sophia Knudsen.

Student pharmacists escape the Lahaina fire

USC fourth-year student pharmacists Natalie Moning and Kristina Benbow had arrived in the beautiful seaside town of Lahaina, Maui, just a week prior to the devastating fire.

Q&A with Michelle Stokes Cakley, '99

Michelle Stokes Cakley is a lifelong learner and committed to 'paying it forward' by mentoring future pharmacists along their journey. Learn more about her life and career in our latest alumni Q&A.

Gamecock Student Pharmacists to Compete for National Title

For the second year in a row, the USC College of Pharmacy team has earned a spot in the top three of the Good Neighbor Pharmacy National Community Pharmacists Association Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.

AACP Research Funding Rankings Show Continued Growth for COP

The latest rankings in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Research Funding Rankings report shows that the University of South Carolina climbed another spot in total funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Class of 2027 Receives White Coats

The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy welcomed the Class of 2027 during the annual White Coat Ceremony on August 17, 2023, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

One degree, endless possibilities...

Pre-Pharmacy student Emma French shares her experience learning about the incredible breadth of pharmacy career paths in our latest Creators@COP blog post.

The Big Fat Greek Gamecock Family

Retired pharmacy instructor Stan Papajohn left a mark, not just on the College of Pharmacy, but on the University of South Carolina, with nine family members who have joined the Gamecock ranks.

Q&A with Sam Glenn ('20)

Growing up with pharmacist parents, Sam Glenn was well-versed in the traditional role of a pharmacist. It wasn't until a visit to campus that he learned about the different career pathways he could take. Learn more in our latest Q&A.

Greenville campus prepares to welcome new cohort

The number of students choosing to spend their third year at the College of Pharmacy's Greenville campus continues to grow, as the location offers a smaller class setting and team-based environment.

Gamecock faculty, student and alum receive SCPhA awards

During its June 2023 Annual Conference, the South Carolina Pharmacy Association presented awards to USC College of Pharmacy faculty, students and an alumna.

Students keep learning through the summer

Gamecock student pharmacists are keeping busy through the summer, continuing to learn and grow in their expertise, as they take part in various competitions meant to challenge their knowledge.

PEEP awards honor top preceptors

The Palmetto Experiential Education Partnership has announced its 2023 recipients of the PEEP Awards for their dedication and excellence as outstanding preceptors.

Cancer has touched my life in more ways than one...

Gamecock student pharmacist Haley Nicholas shares how she discovered her interest in oncology and desire to make a difference in our latest Creators@COP blog post.

Improving health outcomes through interdisciplinary research

When it comes to understanding the challenges related to pregnancy, birth and early childhood in our state, researchers from various disciplines at the University of South Carolina are delivering answers.

Q&A with Taylor Ward ('16)

A charming campus and sub-tropical climate drew alumna Taylor Ward from her hometown in New Hampshire to South Carolina to study pharmacy. Learn more about her life after graduation in our latest Q&A.

KPIC works to expand team-based care in South Carolina

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center was recently highlighted at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy conference for efforts to promote pharmacist-physician collaboration.

Students show creativity, determination in annual Business Plan Competition

The annual event held by the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center provides a learning opportunity for future entrepreneurs to create a plan for buying an existing independent community pharmacy or developing a new pharmacy.

Pharmacy students, residents shine at Discover USC

Twenty-seven College of Pharmacy students and postgraduate residents took part in Discover USC 2023, the university's annual showcase of research, scholarship, leadership and creative projects.

Three things I would tell my younger self...

Gamecock student pharmacist Emily Herring shares three pieces of pharmacy school advice that she would share with her younger self in our latest Creators@COP blog post.

College of Pharmacy celebrates graduating Class of 2023

The USC College of Pharmacy awarded 106 Doctor of Pharmacy degrees, a Doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences degree, and 73 Bachelor of Science Pharmacy degrees to wrap up the Spring semester.


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