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COP Named Community Pharmacy Center of Excellence

The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy has been selected as an inaugural Academia-Center for Transformation Community Pharmacy Center of Excellence, one of only 17 nationally.

Summer Camp, Pharmacy Style

The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy hosted 14 students for a week in June as part of the Carolina Master's Scholar Adventure series for Adventures in Pharmacy.

Q&A with Jared Ham, '16

If Gamecock alumnus Jared Ham has learned one thing, it is that plans and interests are bound to change. Learn more about his career journey in our latest alumni Q&A.

Putting USC students on the map

Nearly half of USC pharmacy students pursue postgraduate training. To ensure these students have the greatest chance at success, the college provides a preresidency educational track.

Professor of the year -- Michael Wyatt

Michael Wyatt, who serves as chair of the Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences department in the College of Pharmacy, has become a favorite professor among first-year pharmacy students.

Ph.D. alumnus champions leadership

After earning his Ph.D. in pharmaceutics in 1996, Donald A. Godwin headed west to join the faculty at the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy.

Giving so others have a chance

When his 26-year-old daughter passed away from Ewing's sarcoma, pharmacy alumnus Raymond Jackson Powers established the Diane Powers Owen Memorial Scholarship.

Community-based Residency Program finds success, adds sites

As far back as 2010, the USC College of Pharmacy has benefited by partnering with community pharmacies to provide postgraduate pharmacy residency training.

Beyond the classroom

For student pharmacist Alexandria Coleman who has a degree in kinesiology with a focus on nutrition, taking care of her body is such a priority that she turned her passion for nutrition into a successful business.

Rx for Success

LaShaunda Rutledge helps pharmacy students find ways to improve their learning ability - from time management and organization to connecting with others and understanding the importance of self-care.

Raising the bar

Several USC College of Pharmacy students are making great strides in the pharmacy world, being among the first to join new leadership programs from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Laughter really is the best medicine

In 2013, Cory Jenks launched his journey as an improv comedian and began working with other health professionals to share how he applies his improv skills to create a better experience for his patients.

Providing care on the island of rural health

The lack of health care in rural areas is problematic for both patients in need of care and health care providers. Pharmacists are often the only available provider in these communities.

Pharmacy students bring home NCPA business competition title

Patti Fabel, executive director of KPIC, emphasizes that winning such a challenging competition not only reinforces the demanding work of the students, it provides invaluable benefits.

Futuristic care is now reality

A USC College of Pharmacy alumna is taking the immersive technology of virtual reality and incorporating it in ways for U.S. veterans to receive advanced care.

PEEP Awards Honor Top Preceptors

The Palmetto Experiential Education Partnership is recognizing its 2024 recipients of the PEEP Awards for their dedication and excellence as outstanding preceptors.

Spring 2024 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 Gamecock Pharmacy community.

College of Pharmacy Celebrates the Class of 2024

The College of Pharmacy awarded 98 doctor of pharmacy degrees and one doctor of pharmaceutical sciences degrees during hooding and commencement exercises in early May.

Seeking a Repeat as Champions

Last year's national championship NCPA Business Plan Competition winners are seeking another national title for the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.

Q&A with Sepideh Manafi, '93

Gamecock alumna Sepideh Manafi has quickly risen to the top in the field of retail pharmacy. Learn more about her journey in our latest alumni Q&A.

10 Tips for Pre-Pharmacy Freshman at USC

Gamecock pre-pharmacy student Mallory Ayers shares her top ten tips for freshman year in our latest Creators@COP blog post.

Health Watch: How to safely dispose of medicine and supplements

Professor Jordan M. Ballou explains how to properly dispose of medication and supplements to reduce accidental or intentional misuse and limit environmental impact.

Pharmacy lab assistant accepted to M.D./Ph.D. program

Since the time she conducted her first research experiment as a student at the South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, Darby Porter was hooked on research.

Pharmacy students bring home another national championship

An interdisciplinary student team representing health sciences at the University of South Carolina is bringing home first place from this year's CLARION National Case Competition in Minneapolis.

College of Pharmacy Celebrates Most Successful 2024 Match Day

The USC College of Pharmacy is celebrating its most successful Match Day in the college's history, with the highest PGY1 match rate among pharmacy programs in both South Carolina and the Southeastern Conference.


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