News and Announcements


Global Health Week in Pictures

Oct. 1, 2013

The event featured a visit with the former president and health minister of Ecuador, an international fair and education about outreach efforts at Washington University in St. Louis.


Sept. 17, 2013

Two faculty members from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in South Africa visited STLCOP this past week as part of the College’s ongoing twinning partnership with NMMU. The purpose of the partnership is to combat the AIDS epidemic in South Africa.


Family Shares Stories of Henrietta Lacks and HeLa Cells at Convocation

Sept. 6, 2013

The profound impact that Henrietta Lacks’ life, death, and “HeLa” cell celebrity has had on her family could be heard in a Convocation presentation given by Lacks’ daughter-in-law, Shirley Lacks, and great-granddaughter, Veronica Spencer. The two spoke on Thursday, Sept. 5 to hundreds of people in the Edward P. Newman Education Center adjacent to the STLCOP campus.


St. Louis College of Pharmacy Student Elected to National Office

Aug. 8, 2013

Fifth-year student Dainielle Fox was named president-elect of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) at their annual meeting in New Orleans on July 27. She is not the first student from the College to hold national office. Alumnae Anita Victorian ’88 and Judith Alexander ’89/’90 both served as president of SNPhA, and Patrice Johnson ’93 served as the organization’s treasurer.


Summer High School Program Students Accepted to St. Louis College of Pharmacy

July 25, 2013

For the first time, graduates of the BESt Pharmacy Summer Institute have been conditionally accepted to attend St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The 12 BESt graduates are entering their senior year of high school, and they will be invited to attend the College in fall 2014 provided they meet College admissions standards. A graduation ceremony for all students participating in BESt this summer was held at the College on July 19.


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