As a graduate of a new school of pharmacy, you have the unique opportunity to create a model alumni organization that provides meaningful, important and rewarding experiences and significantly impacts your career, the future of the pharmacy profession and the quality of health in our society.
Since graduating its first class in 2009, the School of Pharmacy has conferred approximately 80 PharmD degrees each year and now has a 240+ and growing alumni base. You will be a part of building this community of alumni that come together for networking events, high quality continuing education, residencies, and connection with the region.
Benefits of Joining
• Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities - Professional education opportunities offered on campus and at regional sites that focus on meeting your interests and needs.
• Professional Networking Opportunities - SOP receptions held during national and regional pharmacy professional conferences throughout the nation.
• Social Events - Campus reunions, regional meet-ups, and the annual SOP Golf Scramble, among others
• Volunteer and Leadership Development Opportunities - SOP Alumni Association officer and committee positions, community service opportunities
• E-Newsletter and Publications - Stay current with the best and latest stories, information and advancements taking place in our school, region and nation regarding our students, faculty, research and practice
• SIUE Alumni Membership - Homecoming, sports, regional and national gathers of SIUE alumni, Class Notes offers the chance to share and hear alumni personal and professional news, discounts on an array of goods and services such as insurance and car rentals.
2012-2013 Calendar of Events
May 2012 - Alumni Association membership drive
May 5, 2012 - Hooding and commencement
September 14, 2012 - ICHP meet up
September 21, 2012 - IPhA conference reception
September 28, 2012 - Golf Scramble, Sunset Hills Country Club
October 5, 2012 - White Coat Ceremony
October 14, 2012 - NCPA annual conference meet up, San Diego, CA
October 12, 2012 - Alumni homecoming event
October 12, 2012 - CE, Edwardsville, IL topic TBA
December 3, 2012 - ASHP midyear reception, Las Vegas, NV
December 2012 - Alumni fund raising drive
February date TBA, 2013 - CE, Springfield, IL topic TBA
February 7, 8, 11, & 12, 2013 - Interview Days
March 2, 2013 - APhA reception, Los Angeles, CA
March 28, 2013 - Scholarship and Awards Banquet
May 2013 - Alumni Association membership drive
April 18, 2013 - Pinning Ceremony
April 26, 2013 - Capstone Presentations
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!
Class Notes - Let us know what's going on so we can include notes in the monthly email newsletters, and the SIUE E-Connection Alumni Magazine. New job? Promotion? Marriage? Babies? Houses? Awards? Other big news? Keep us in the loop by filling out the attached form ( class notes) or emailing your news to Jade Venditte, Director of Development & External Affairs, email@example.com.