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7/16/2015 - UC Student swimming the Mississippi
Charleston, WV – Chris Ring, a retiring Navy combat veteran and University of Charleston student, is swimming the length of the Mississippi River in the 2015 Legacies Alive challenge, “Swim for Their Sacrifice”. Chris is swimming 2,552 miles to honor the sacrifice of our nation’s fallen heroes and the Gold Star Families they leave behind, and to raise awareness of those who have fallen in combat. He is currently enrolled in the University of Charleston’s Organizational Leadership program.

7/14/2015 - Chemistry Professor to be published in international journal
Charleston, W.Va. – Dr. Xiaoping Sun, program coordinator and professor of chemistry at the University of Charleston, is the corresponding author on a group research paper that has been accepted for publication in Inorganica Chimica Acta.

6/29/2015 - University of Charleston Beckley will be hosting an Open House
The University of Charleston Beckley will be hosting an Open House tomorrow morning, (Tuesday, June 30), to officially open its new location at 167 Dye Drive in the Harper Business Park.  The festivities will take place from 11 a.m. until 1:00 pm, and the public is invited to tour the new facility.

6/23/2015 - University of Charleston PA Students Volunteer at Bruce Irvin Football Clinic
Charleston, W.Va. – The University of Charleston instills in its students the desire to be involved in the community as part of its mission. That is one reason the UC Physician Assistant (PA) program agreed to volunteer during the inaugural Bruce Irvin Football Clinic held at South Charleston High School June 19 - 21. An additional reason was the UC connection to the person who asked the program to be involved. Dr. Jennifer Bulger, owner of Charleston Chiropractic Company and UC alumna, reached out to the program because she was looking for additional healthcare support during the football camp.

6/22/2015 - University of Charleston Announces $ 1.3 Million Gift for Innovation Hub Programming
CHARLESTON, WV - The University of Charleston (UC)  announced today a $1.3 million gift from the Maier Foundation, Inc. to develop  and sustain programming for the University’s Innovation Hub within the Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center.

6/10/2015 - UC to host MBA Information Session
Martinsburg, W.Va. – The University of Charleston is hosting an information session for those interested in pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree Monday, June 15, and Tuesday, June 16, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Newberry Executive Center Conference Room, 142 North Queen Street  in Martinsburg.

6/9/2015 - University of Charleston Announces PharmD/MBA Program
Charleston, WV – A new program at University of Charleston is being offered through a partnership between the School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) and the School of Business and Leadership. The PharmD/MBA provides student pharmacists the ability to assume responsibilities as managers, administrators, consultants and executives in health care systems.

5/27/2015 - University of Charleston Enters Agreement with the National Guard Bureau Professional Education Center (PEC), Little Rock, Arkansas
The University of Charleston has entered into an agreement with The Lavern E. Weber Professional Education Center, located at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

5/1/2015 - University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Hosts Summer Camp for Students Interested in Pharmacy
The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) is inviting high school juniors, seniors and college undergraduates to Experience Pharmacy in June 2015. UCSOP faculty and staff will conduct an intensive three-day summer camp for students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy.  The ExRx (Experience Pharmacy) Bootcamp will be held Monday, June 22 through Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy in Charleston, WV.

4/22/2015 - UC Concert Choir Kicking off Spring Tour
Charleston, W. Va – The University of Charleston’s Concert Choir and University Singers are heading out on their annual spring tour.

4/22/2015 - University of Charleston held a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center
Charleston, W.Va. – The University of Charleston held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center Wednesday, April 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Eddie King Gym.

4/9/2015 - UC School of Pharmacy Signs Agreement with the Cleveland Clinic
Charleston, WV  – The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) has entered a partnership with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation for six UCSOP fourth year student pharmacists to complete five Advanced  Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE)  rotations at the hospital in Cleveland, OH.

4/7/2015 - Charleston Philanthropists Recognized for Gift to the Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center
CHARLESTON, WV  - The University of Charleston has announced a $1 million gift from John and Fonda Elliot to support the innovation activities that will be anchored in the Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center.

4/7/2015 - Harper Park Lease Signed
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The University of Charleston has signed a lease for an educational building in Harper Park.  Renovations for classroom and office space are planned to take place during the months of April and May as the University prepares the space for UC Beckley programs.

2/19/2015 - University of Charleston Men’s Volleyball Granted Membership to the EIVA
BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The University of Charleston (W. Va.) Men’s Volleyball program will join the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) beginning in the 2015-2016 season, as announced Thursday afternoon by Commissioner Ivan Marquez.

2/6/2015 - University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Full Accreditation Affirmed by ACPE
Charleston, W.Va.  – The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has affirmed the full accreditation of the University of Charleston’s Doctor of Pharmacy program.

1/30/2015 - UC School of Pharmacy Students Hold Bone Marrow Registry Drive
Charleston, WV – The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) Fellows, in a partnership with BeTheMatch.org, have coordinated a bone marrow registry drive to be held Tuesday, February 3rd from 12-1 pm in the Rotunda at Riggleman Hall on UC’s Charleston campus.  The event is open to the public.

1/19/2015 - UC School of Pharmacy Students Win National Competition
Charleston, WV  – The University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) student chapter (SSHP) of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) was named the grand winner of the first ASHP Pharmacy Practice Model Initiatives (PPMI)video competition.  The video was judged on content, quality of production and overall final product.  The judges stated the message delivered by the video exceeded that of other submissions.

1/8/2015 - University of Charleston School of Pharmacy Participates in Script Your Future
Charleston, WV  – University of Charleston School of Pharmacy launched a two month campaign Script Your Future to encourage medication adherence on January 1, 2015.  The campaign is part of a national challenge for schools of pharmacy and health sponsored by the National Consumers League.  This is the third year the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy (UCSOP) has participated.

12/17/2014 - University of Charleston Receives Naming Gift for New Sports and Innovation Center
CHARLESTON, W.Va.  - The University of Charleston today announced that a new Innovation Center will honor the memory of Russell and Martha Wehrle.  The new Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center will house both the long-awaited sports arena and a distinctive site for fostering innovation and entrepreneurialism among students, faculty, and community residents. 

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