The class of 2014, consisting of 154 students, was received into the profession of pharmacy at our annual White Coat ceremony. Students from 13 countries donned their white lab jackets and school pin and recited the solemn Pharmacists' Oath for the first time.
Students in the Class of 2014 take the Oath of the Pharmacist.
Gerry Ganse '72 received the Distinguished Pharmacists Practitioner Award and gave the keynote address. Brittany Harrell '11 received the Student Health Care Professional Award. The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association gifted each student with a brass bookmark presented by its President Mark Rabinowitz '77. Francis Rubino, Sr. '63, Vice President of the Pharmacy Alumni Association, administered the Oath of the Pharmacist. Dr. Mirza Perez is the Class Advisor.
Gerry Ganse receives his award
from Dr. Ruchalski.
Alumni who support the School at the Conwell level served as student cloakers. A festive reception followed the ceremony and was supported by ACME/Sav-on, CVS Pharmacy, Rite Aid Corporation and Walgreens.
Seventy percent of the incoming class hold degrees; sixty-seven percent are female, and fifty-five percent are residents of PA. The average GPA is 3.39 and the average age is 24 years old.
Paul Mudrick, '60, with recently cloaked students.