NEWS & EVENTS

EVENTS

Oct 10
Fall Holiday Visit Day
The Office of Admissions will be open for student-led campus tours and meetings with admissions counselors on Columbus Day...

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EVENTS

Oct 16
Continuing Education: Pharmacy Law Day
The goals of the program are to provide pharmacists and student pharmacists with an update on contemporary legal and regulatory issues affecting pharmacy practice in New York and Vermont...

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NEWS

ACPHS Breaks Ground on $1.65 Million Classroom Renovation Project
Sept. 28, 2016 - Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences today launched a $1,650,000 project to transform 5,850-square-feet of unused space on its Albany Campus into three state-of-the-art active learning classrooms...

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NEWS

Industry Executive David Stack Named to ACPHS Board of Trustees
Sept. 27, 2016 – Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences announced today that David Stack ’76, Chairman and CEO of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, has been appointed to the College’s Board of Trustees...

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Discovery Spotlight
“Research is all about persistence. A lot of what we do in the lab is bound to fail. Part of the process is learning to deal with that. But research can also be incredibly exciting because you have the potential to create new knowledge for the first time.”
Meenakshi Malik, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Meenakshi Malik, Associate Professor

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Discovery Spotlight
Growing up in New York’s Southern Tier, Michael Kane excelled at three things— math, science, and baseball. Figuring that the major leagues were a longshot, he followed the recommendation of his 11th grade guidance counselor who suggested he consider a career in pharmacy.
Michael P. Kane

Michael Kane, Professor

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Discovery Spotlight
"ACPHS students have a great background for research as a result of coursework in disciplines such as math, physics, and chemistry. I’m impressed by how quickly they hit the ground running once they begin working in the lab."
Karen Glass

Karen Glass, Assoc. Professor

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Discovery Spotlight
“All of my family is in the field, so I always had the idea I would be too,” said the senior medical technologist at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. “Like so many others, I was drawn to the idea of helping people.”
Jessica Sciuta

Jessica Sciuta, ACPHS Class of 2015

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Facts & Statistics

#1
Value-added college according to Brookings Institution
Pill
Home to NY's only two student operated pharmacies
9
Countries represented in the Class of 2016
Average salary ten years after attending: $118,800
#3
National Ranking for Salary on College Scorecard
Students give an estimated 23,000 service hours annually
98%
of students received financial assistance in 2016
The ACPHS Relay for Life event raised nearly $52,000 in 2015
40+
Clubs and organizations
There were just 13 pharmacy programs when ACPHS was founded in 1881
Beyond Practice Ready Campaign

The "Beyond Practice Ready" campaign will ensure that students learn the skills and values at the core of their profession while at the same time being able to adapt to a changing workforce. So they are not just practice ready when they graduate. They are BEYOND Practice Ready.