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The SIUE School of Pharmacy Alumni Association (SOPAA) is a community of outstanding Pharm.D.’s working together to deliver high quality continuing education, residencies, and professional networking opportunities for our 800+, and growing, alumni base. We host networking receptions at leading national, state and local pharmacy conferences, and social events in regions where our alumni live and work. The SOPAA also hosts all alumni reunions annually in the Edwardsville area. Learn more and get involved in this year’s events and activities.




Special All Alumni Anniversary Gala - Honoring Connie Stamper Carr
Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 6:00pm-11:00pm
St. Louis Hilton Ballpark - Archview Ballroom
One South Broadway, St. Louis, Missouri
Cocktails, Dinner, Dance - Black Tie Optional
Proceeds Benefit the Connie Stamper-Carr Endowed Pharm.D. Scholarship Fund.
Plan to attend this special gathering of 300+ alumni, faculty and friends to honor and thank Connie Stamper-Carr for the difference she has made in our lives and futures. We will also celebrate the 5th Year Reunion for the Class of 2013. This event is expected to sell out, so make your reservations early.
Cost: $150/ticket with tables of 10 available.
RSVP by June 29, 2018
Learn more:

Sponsorship Opportunities Available - honor Connie and the success of the SIUE School of Pharmacy by helping to underwrite this truly iconic and memorable evening:
Premier Sponsor - $1,500
Silver Sponsor - $1,000
Red Sponsor - $500
Friends of the Gala Sponsor - $250.
Learn more: or call 681-650-5154

Alumni & Friends Anniversary Weekend Activities - Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 14

Lodging - Hilton Ball Park Hotel Information - A block of rooms is being held for July 13 and 14, 2018, at the rate of $159/night, not including parking. Ask for the “SOP Gala Rooms” before June 13, 2018.

SOP Cardinals vs. Reds Game Night - Friday, July 13, at the 7:15 pm game. Join a group of fellow alumni, faculty and friends for this fun event at a cost of $25/person, make reservations early by credit card or check:  Register: or 618-650-5153.

CE Programs - Pharmacy Law Update and Breast Cancer Programs 2018. Saturday, July 14, 2018, 10:00am to 12:00pm. These programs are free.
SOP Tour and Lunch w/ Dean - Saturday, July 14th, 12:15pm to 1:15pm. Register:
Golf with SOP Dean - Sunday, July 15 at 11:00am, at Forest Park Golf Course, 6141 Lagoon Dr., St. Louis, Missouri, Approximately $50 per golfer, pay at the door. Register:

“SOP Facebook Live Night” - “Campaign 4 Connie” Update
The “SOP Facebook Live Night” was held at the School of Pharmacy on the evening of Sunday, February 25, 2018, and was a huge success. That night we raised a total of $6,500, and reached a total of $26,500 for the “Campaign 4 Connie”! Proceeds will fund the establishment of the Connie Stamper-Carr Pharm.D. Scholarship Endowment. Special thanks to our awesome hosts, Harry Zollars and Maggie Krumwiede, they did a fantastic job!

Connie’s Tribute Video Instructions - Premiering @ the Gala
Be part of the “Connie Stamper-Carr Tribute Video” that will be shown at the Gala on July 14, 2018, by sending your personal recording of how Connie impacted your education, career and life. Your videos will be compiled with other submissions and shown to Connie at the Gala on July 14th. Here are the instructions:

1.Video Recording Instructions:
- Length - 30 to 90 seconds
- Device - iPhone (mpeg-4 format)
- Orientation - make it horizontal
- Creativity - have fun, be creative, include bloopers
2. What to Say on the Video - Tell Connie How She Impacted You in These Three Areas!
- Influenced your decision to go to SOP
- Helped guide you through SOP
- Did something special to make your SOP experience memorable
3. Send Video to Harry Zollars:
Submissions by email or You Tube upload are Due May 15, 2018
- Email the mpeg-4 file to: hmzollars
- Upload to You Tube and send link to Harry: hmzollars
Note: Some or all of your video may not be included in the version shown at the Gala, but footage from all submissions will be compiled into a keepsake version that will be given to Connie as a gift.

SOP Alumni Association Officers
Harry Zollars ’13, President
Charese Shadwick ‘10, Vice President
Maggie Krumwiede ’09, SIUE AA Liaison

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STAY CONNECTED to the SIUE School of Pharmacy and the SOP Alumni Association! Remember to update your contact information regularly.
Email: or Phone: (618) 650-5150.

Contact Information:
Harry Zollars ’13, President SOP Alumni Association or 618-406-0150
Patti McDonald, Senior Director Development
200 University Park Dr. Edwardsville, IL 62026 or 618-650-5154


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