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October 17, 2018
Students from the ACPHS Vermont Campus have partnered with Colchester Parks & Recreation to host the town's inaugural Halloween Fest celebration on Saturday, October 27 from 3 - 6 pm at Bayside Park. Costumes are encouraged! The FREE all-ages event will feature a variety of attractions designed to celebrate the autumn season and the Halloween holiday
October 1, 2018
The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, has donated $10,000 to the ACPHS Collaboratory; the funds will help ensure the site has the resources needed to serve the health needs of Albany's South End communities. The donation is part of the Foundation’s commitment to giving back to the community
September 13, 2018
In what is believed to be the first program of its kind in New York State, ACPHS has launched The Collaboratory in Albany’s South End; literally a “laboratory for collaboration,” the site will provide a range of programs and services aimed at improving the health of area residents
Wall Street Journal
September 5, 2018
A new set of rankings released by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education found ACPHS adds more value to its students' outcomes than any of the nearly 1,000 colleges and universities evaluated for the report. Using an analysis by the Brookings Institution as a guide, ACPHS was ranked "at the very top" of the added-value list, the same ranking it received in a similar 2015 Brookings report
August 2, 2018
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has introduced a new online database to help prospective transfer students quickly determine which of their previously earned credits can be applied to earning a degree from ACPHS. This new tool has been designed with speed and ease-of-use in mind
July 29, 2018
ACPHS has launched a new podcast series - Occupation Station - featuring leaders in the pharmacy and health sciences industries who detail their career progression and discuss the pivotal decisions that have fueled their success.  Hosted by Luke Schmonsky, Director of the College's Center for Student Success, the Series was created to highlight the range of opportunities available to ACPHS graduates and to introduce current students to potential career paths
June 11, 2018
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was honored by the Cameroon Association of the Greater Capital District with the organization’s Community Service Award; Provost Tarun Patel accepted the award on behalf of the College. The Community Service Award was given to the College in recognition of the work ACPHS has done in bringing pharmaceutical and clinical services to medically underserved areas of the Capital Region
May 18, 2018
ACPHS President Greg Dewey was honored by Senior Services of Albany at the organization’s 22nd annual Third Age Achievement Awards ceremony held on May 18; he was recognized in the category of Education. Dr. Dewey (second from right in the above photo) was one of eight individuals to be honored at the sold-out event which took place at Wolferts Roost Country Club
May 3, 2018
Jennifer Mathews, PhD, has been named the Associate Dean for the ACPHS Vermont Campus; the campus opened in Colchester in 2009 and remains home to the only Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in the state.  As Associate Dean, Dr. Mathews will serve as the Senior Academic Officer and Administrative Officer of the campus
March 27, 2018
ACPHS President Greg Dewey has announced that Jason Helgerson, New York State Medicaid Director, will be the speaker at the College’s 138th commencement ceremony taking place May 12 at 1:00 pm at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. In addition to serving as Commencement speaker, he will receive an honorary degree from the College
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