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UofSC now offering COVID-19 saliva testing to the public

The Diagnostic Genomics Laboratory in the College of Pharmacy at UofSC is now offering its quick, noninvasive COVID-19 saliva testing to the public.

Gamecock Pharmacy Assurance program attracts high-performing students

Students accepted into the Gamecock Pharmacy Assurance program are not only academically talented, but have distinguished themselves as leaders in both their schools and communities.

Gamecock alumni receive top honors at state pharmacy convention

This year, several Gamecock pharmacy alumni received recognition with the South Carolina Pharmacy Association's top honors for their contributions to the profession.

UofSC Researchers Resolve Mystery of Resveratrol

Assistant Professor Sajish Mathew and his team have focused their efforts on resolving a decades-long scientific mystery regarding the controversial outcomes of resveratrol.

Future pharmacy leaders build their national network

A group of recent Pharm.D. graduates and current students traveled to Washington, D.C., for "Policy, Advocacy & Leadership Immersion Week," part of the Walker Leadership Scholars program at UofSC.

Q&A with Chelsea Drennen ('19)

Gamecock athletics alumna Chelsea Drennen (2019 Pharm.D.) turned an inspiring rotation experience into a full-time role in pediatric pharmacy. Learn more about her journey in our latest alumni Q&A.

Hastings Receives Grant to Study IISs and Vaccinations

Assistant Professor Tessa Hastings has received a $421,233 R21 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health.

Gardening for the body and the soul

Throughout his Pharm.D. studies and teaching in the College of Pharmacy, alumnus Wayne Buff worked to create a magnificent backyard garden with more than 400 daylily varieties.

It's Confetti Time - Give 4 Garnet

It was a spectacular Give 4 Garnet event this year and through your generosity, the College of Pharmacy raised $112,162 from 87 pharmacy alumni, 39 college faculty and staff, and 22 students, parents and friends.

Q&A with James Long ('70)

If alumnus James "Jim" Long (1970 B.S. pharmacy) has learned anything from his decades of experience in pharmacy, it's to always keep looking forward.

Graduates Celebrate Convocation and Hooding Ceremony

On Wednesday, May 4, 101 student pharmacists were hooded, received their gold alumni pins, and took the Oath of a Pharmacist during the College of Pharmacy's annual Convocation and Hooding Ceremony.

Spring 2022 College of Pharmacy Awards

The culmination of the Spring semester is an exciting moment for our students, faculty and staff. It is a time when we come together to celebrate the many successes of our UofSC pharmacy community.

College of Pharmacy receives NACDS Foundation Scholarship

The UofSC College of Pharmacy has received a $20,000 scholarship from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation for innovative and diverse educational programs.

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.


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