PRIVATE: COLLEGE OF PHARMACY ANNOUNCES PHARMACY CAMP FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
High school students interested in learning more about a career in pharmacy have the unique opportunity to attend Sullivan University College of Pharmacy’s inaugural Pharmacy Camp.
Open to high school classes of 2016, 2017 and 2018, students will experience the world of pharmacy and college firsthand by participating in classroom and lab activities, spending the week in Gardiner Point, Sullivan University’s student residence hall, and exploring Louisville with a variety of fun evening activities.
“The Pharmacy Camp will enable students to experience the true reality, excitement and opportunities of attending college and pursuing a career in pharmacy,” said Dr. Cindy Stowe, dean of the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy. “The students will learn about the many careers related to pharmacy, visit classrooms and labs, attend classes led by our nationally recognized faculty, stay in college dorms and learn more about life in Louisville. It will be a tremendous experience.”
Activities will include:
- Tours of the cutting-edge facilities at Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, which includes two mock pharmacies, research labs and the only academic drug information center in Kentucky
- Hands-on activities in the Compounding Laboratory
- Field trips to well-known community and institutional pharmacies where many College of Pharmacy students complete pharmacy practice experience rotations and post-graduate residences
- Learning about the 28 different career paths students can take with a Pharm. D. degree
- Understanding the pharmacy school admissions process
- A special Recognition Ceremony on the final day of camp
Pharmacy campers will stay in Gardiner Point, which features large, furnished rooms with private baths; an all-you-can-eat dining hall; heated swimming pool; a recreation area featuring a fitness center, video game room, ping pong tables and mini-movie theater; computer lab; wireless Internet; laundry room; and an on-site convenience store.
Campers will also see why Louisville is the perfect place to live, work and play with nightly group activities and events that include a movie and visit to the city’s Museum Row.
To learn more about Pharmacy Camp and to apply, visit sullivan.edu/pharmcamp. Applications should be submitted by Monday, May 24.