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March 3, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy on Friday announced it will be hosting college students from across the nation this week.

FLINT, Mich. — Diplomat Pharmacy on Friday announced it will be hosting college students from across the nation this week. Students from as far away as New Mexico State will be participating in an expanded version of Diplomat’s Alternative Spring Break program that kicked off Monday. 

Also serving with New Mexico State will be students and staff members from Michigan State, Virginia Tech and the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

January 23, 2014

Anoka-Ramsey Community College announced that it will offer an associate in science degree in Pharmacy Technician. The required general education courses for the new program can be taken at either the Cambridge or Coon Rapids locations.

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. — Anoka-Ramsey Community College announced that it will offer an associate in science degree in pharmacy technician. The required general education courses for the new program can be taken at either the Cambridge or Coon Rapids locations.

Program-specific courses are held at the Cambridge campus to help meet the needs of area pharmacies, according to the college.

January 16, 2014

A faculty member at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has been awarded a United States patent for an invention that tackles bacterial contamination.

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — Dr. Ronald Worthington, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the School of Pharmacy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, obtained U.S. Patent No. 8,563,293 for his invention to protect against bacterial contamination. 

June 12, 2012

The Little Clinic and King Soopers have partnered with University of Colorado health professionals to develop new initiatives, including a clinical affiliation agreement, to expand health-and-wellness services.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Little Clinic and King Soopers have partnered with University of Colorado health professionals to develop new initiatives, including a clinical affiliation agreement, to expand health-and-wellness services.

The CU School of Medicine, College of Nursing and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, along with University Physicians Inc., King Soopers and The Little Clinic have entered into a clinical affiliation agreement.

November 8, 2011

Ohio Northern University's Raabe College of Pharmacy gave three alumni its Distinguished Alumni Awards last week.

ADA, Ohio — Ohio Northern University's Raabe College of Pharmacy gave three alumni its Distinguished Alumni Awards last week.

August 11, 2011

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic continues to expand its list of strategic alliances, with its latest partner being Indiana University Health (IU Health), the largest health system in Indiana.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic continues to expand its list of strategic alliances, with its latest partner being Indiana University Health (IU Health), the largest health system in Indiana.

April 4, 2011

The dean of the Kansas University School of Pharmacy has won an award in recognition for service to the elderly, according to published reports.

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The dean of the Kansas University School of Pharmacy has won an award in recognition for service to the elderly, according to published reports.

The Lawrence Journal World reported Monday that dean Ken Audus had won the Douglas County Senior Center’s Seaver Award.

The article noted that the school has started many programs for local residents, such as health fairs and free bone-density screenings.

January 25, 2011

A pharmacy school in Illinois is the first of its kind to win 1-of-4 national 2011 Council for Higher Education Accreditation Awards.

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — A pharmacy school in Illinois is the first of its kind to win 1-of-4 national 2011 Council for Higher Education Accreditation Awards.

The CHEA gave the award to the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy. The award recognizes schools that the CHEA considers exceptional in developing and applying evidence of student-learning outcomes to improve higher education quality and accountability.

January 14, 2011

A coming-soon pharmacy school has a new dean, according to published reports.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A coming-soon pharmacy school has a new dean, according to published reports.

The Charleston, W.Va., Gazette reported Thursday that Marshall University’s pharmacy school, which has yet to be created, had named Kevin Yingling as its founding dean. The university’s board of governors authorized the school to begin its application process with the American Council for Pharmacy Education to establish the school in October.