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SOP's Phi Lambda Sigma chapter inducts 22

VCU News:  March 9, 2015

Erin Hickey SAEP 2012 and SAEP teaching assistant, Kalyann Kauv Acceleration 2009, Julia Lea SAEP 2012, and Heather Savage SAEP teaching assistant become members of the VCU School of Pharmacy's Beta Nu chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma, a national pharmacy leadership society.  The P2s are joined by SAEP faculty Dr. Tom Reinders and Dr. Ron Ballentine.


Housing authority awards scholarships to 12 local students

Richmond Times Dispatch:  June 19, 2014

Latoni Hopson, Health Sciences Academy 2014, earns the Tomorrow's Promise Scholarship awarded by the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority honoring academic excellence and leadership of students living in the city's public housing communities.  Hopson graduated from Richmond Community High School and received a full scholarship to the University of Richmond beginning fall 2014.


True Detective: Nathalie Spita

VCU News:  April 14, 2014

Nathalie Spita, VCU Acceleration 2010, contributes to the field of neuroscience as she conducts research studying the molecular effects of the rehabilitation in traumatic brain injury patiens.  Spita was honored for her dedication to biomedical research as she was feature in the VCU True Detective Campaign celebrating National Research Week in April.


VCU Contingent Discusses Sexual Assault Policies with Biden

VCU News:  March 4, 2014

Calvin Hall, VCU Acceleration 2011, discesses ideas for improving sexual assault policies on college campuses with Vice President Biden in Washington, DC.  Hall represented VCU's Sexual Assault and Violence Education by Students (SAVES) group and strives to bring government and grassroots organizations together to address violence.


Student-led Health Literacy Program Helps Underserved Patients

VCU News:  November 18, 2013

Justin Clary Acceleration 2012, Phouvy Nguyen Acceleration 2012, Alexandra Harvey Acceleration 2011, and Delayne Graves Acceleration 2012 help underserved patients prevent illness by creating the Health Education Literacy Program (HELP) with support from the VCU Quest Innovation Fund.  Student volunteers, including twenty VCU Acceleration students, taught patients about prescriptions, over-the-counter drug labels, food labels, and the impact of nutrition on overall health. 


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