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  • Calinski named Academic Leadership Fellow

    by Anne Gregory | Jul 11, 2023

    Diane Calinski, Ph.D., has been selected as one of 35 participants in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Academic Leadership Fellows Program.

    Calinski is chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Graduate Life Sciences and an associate professor at Manchester University Fort Wayne.

    In 2018 she received the AACP New Investigator Award for her proposal on synthetic cathinone-mediated inhibition of the cytochrome P450 CYP2D6.

  • Living the mission: Pharmacy volunteers box up free meals

    by Anne Gregory | Jun 20, 2023
    WANE-TV in Fort Wayne did a story about a free food giveaway, with help from Manchester pharmacy volunteers. Full story
  • Spring 2023 Undergraduate Dean's List

    by Anne Gregory | Jun 14, 2023
    Manchester University congratulates 347 undergraduate students who were named to the Spring 2023 Dean's List. 
  • Salazar Earns All-American Honors

    by Anne Gregory | May 31, 2023
    Spartan Enrique Salazar brought home All-American honors from the 2023 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a 5th place finish in the men's 10,000m run on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at the Polisseni Track & Field Complex. Full story

  • Gordon inducted as Distinguished Fellow

    by Anne Gregory | Apr 06, 2023

    The National Academies of Practice (NAP) announced the election of Sarah Gordon as a Distinguished Fellow in the Pharmacy Academy. Class of 2023 Fellows were welcomed into the National Academies of Practice during the awards and induction ceremony in Washington, D.C., on April 1.

    Gordon is an associate professor of pharmacy practice. assistant dean of pharmacy curricular affairs and interprofessional education coordinator at Manchester. Here's what NAP said about her.

  • Adjust Your Sails Foundation is launched

    by Anne Gregory | Mar 30, 2023

    Heather Schilling, Manchester director of teacher education, shared that on March 24, 2023, the Elizabeth Schilling Adjust Your Sails Foundation, Inc. launched 15 months after her daughter's death. This non-profit, a labor of love of her family and friends, has two important goals:

    1. Raise money to support brain cancer research, focusing on research being conducted in the Midwest, including Indiana, Ohio and Minnesota.
    2. Inspire people to face life’s challenges with a positive attitude and hope through leadership development, self-improvement and educational seminars instilling Elizabeth’s spirit for life.
  • Pharmacy residency matches announced

    by Anne Gregory | Mar 15, 2023

    The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) recently announced individuals matched with pharmacy residency programs across the country.

    At Manchster, 15 fourth-year students were matched with post-graduate year one (PGY1) residency programs. Several graduates from the class of 2022 will complete PGY2 residencies:

    • Lauren Beaumont - Boulder Community Health; Boulder, CO
    • Mark Botros - Aurora Health Care/St. Luke's Medical Center; Milwaukee, WI (PGY2)
    • Nicholas Buttermore - Saint Joseph Health System Family Medicine Center; Mishawaka, IN
    • Leena Ghaeb - McLaren Oakland; Pontiac, MI
    • Megan Gushrowski - Ohio Northern University HealthWise; Ada, OH
    • Emina Halimanovic - MedStar Washington Hospital Center; Washington, D.C.
    • Aya Hawa - Henry Ford Macomb Hospital; Clinton Township, MI
    • Caleb Hoppe - Parkview Health; Fort Wayne, IN
    • Nathaniel Johnson - Parkview Health; Fort Wayne, IN
    • Amanda Junker - Indiana University Health; Indianapolis, IN
    • Breia Leavell - Deaconess Hospital Inc; Evansville, IN
    • Kristin Lytal - Parkview Health; Fort Wayne, IN
    • Zachary Martin - Saint Joseph Health System Family Medicine Center; Mishawaka, IN (PGY2)
    • Jennifer McCarthy - Parkview Health; Fort Wayne, IN
    • William Mikesell - Lutheran Hospital of Indiana; Fort Wayne, IN
    • Brett Olin - Northwest Hospital Center; Randallstown, MD
    • Cecilia Schowe - UofL Health - UofL Hospital; Louisville, KY
    • Dakota Smith - Norton Hospitals; Louisville, KY (PGY2)
    • Brianna Stafford - Indiana University Health/Simon Cancer Center; Indianapolis, IN (PGY2)
  • Huett to receive Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award

    by Anne Gregory | Mar 10, 2023

    Jessica Huett has been selected to receive the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

    The award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy and distinguished professional activities, especially at the national and district level. Huett will receive the award at the NATA Clinical Symposia and Athletic Training Expo this June in Indianapolis.

    She is assistant professor of exercise science and athletic training and coordinator of athletic training clinical education in the Master of Athletic Training program.

  • Camp, Villafuerte qualify for nationals

    by Anne Gregory | Mar 06, 2023
    Senior Ben Villafuerte and sophomore Carley Camp will represent Manchester in the 2023 NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships.
    Both will throw in the shot put. Learn more. 
  • HLC reaffirms Manchester accreditation

    by Anne Gregory | Mar 06, 2023

    Manchester has had its accreditation reaffirmed by the Higher Learning Commission for the next 10 years.

    Celia Cook-Huffman, vice president for academic affairs, shared March 6 that Manchester University received formal notice that we have been fully reaccredited by the Higher Learning Commission Institutional Action Council (IAC) through 2033. 

    The commission is one of six regional entities recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the country.