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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.

5/19/2015 - UC School of Pharmacy Wins National Recognition
Charleston, W.Va. – University of Charleston is proud to announce the School of Pharmacy has been recognized by the National Consumers League with two national awards for its top-performing, multidisciplinary teamwork in the 2015 Script Your Future Medication Adherence Team Challenge. The Challenge is a competition designed to engage health profession students and faculty across the nation by encouraging teams to develop creative ideas, events and initiatives to raise public awareness about the importance of medication adherence. Research shows nearly three out of four Americans do not take their medication as directed which leads to more than one-third of medicine-related hospitalizations and almost 125,000 U.S. deaths per year.

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. 

12/2/2014 - University of Charleston Announces Graduation Schedule
Charleston, W.Va. – The University of Charleston’s December Commencement will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 7, in Riggleman Hall’s Geary Auditorium, as 81 graduates are slated to walk across the stage.

11/19/2014 - University of Charleston Receives Major Gift for Sports Center
The University of Charleston today announced a major real estate gift valued at approximately $1 million from Mr. and Mrs. William “Bill” Rice.  The gift will go toward the school’s Sports Center campaign.

11/18/2014 - An incredible story from across the globe
In the early morning hours, before the sun had fully awakened after a night of rest, terrorists entered the northwestern Syrian town of Kessab, one of the many Syrian cities whose citizens have become firsthand witnesses to the Syrian civil war.

10/23/2014 - Kanawha County Commission and Department of Homeland Security Partner with UC
Charleston, WV  – An audible alarm has been installed on the University of Charleston campus as part of a partnership with the Kanawha County Commission and the Department of Homeland Security.

9/29/2014 - UC/Highland Hospital Advance Healthcare Partnership
UC/Highland Hospital Advance Healthcare Partnership 2014-09-29 Please click here if you are not automatically redirected.

9/23/2014 - University of Charleston named "Military Friendly School" for sixth year
Charleston, W.Va.  - For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Charleston has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list, as chosen by Victory Media. The list honors the top colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

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