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ISSUE #61 June/July2016
First pharmacy doctorates highlight MU Class of 2016
It was an even more momentous weekend than usual May 13-14 as Manchester University sent 272 young people of ability and conviction into the wider world. In addition to the usual graduate and undergraduate commencements, the MU Pharmacy Program made history with its first graduating class. In all, there were 50 pharmacy doctoral candidates and seven in Master’s of Athletic Training. In addition, 215 undergraduate degrees were conferred. Read more about it here.
More Commencement 2016 highlights
It’s always a special weekend at MU, full of laughter, nostalgia and family. Here’s a video taste of the festivities.
American Bar Association profiles Tommy Smith
W. Thomas “Tommy” Smith, Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation for the Manchester University Pharmacy Program, was profiled recently in the ABA Journal, the national publication for attorneys. The story chronicled his inspiring journey from pharmacist to a career in health law despite being stricken by meningococcal meningitis and then sepsis, which led to multiple amputations. Check it out here.
Scrapbooking Retreat returns
For the 10th year, scrapbookers and other craft enthusiasts will descend on MU’s North Manchester campus for the annul Scrapbooking Retreat June 3-5. Participants will work on crafts, develop new scrapbooking techniques and swap ideas in an event that has become a summer staple at Manchester. For more information, read more here.
Manchester offers an array of summer activities for kids and adults. Click here to learn more.