On May 16th, CUSP celebrated the 2019 graduating class at the second annual Graduation Awards Banquet at the Newport Beach Country Club. During the evening, awards from faculty were given, as well as student-nominated awards and corporate awards. Sarah Paik received the Mylan Excellence in Pharmacy Award, recognizing her as a student who demonstrated excellence in the provision of drug information services. Priya Patel received the US Public Health Service Award for making a significant contribution to public wellness and healthy communities. The class valedictorian, Alexandra Corcoran, had the opportunity to address the class and celebrate their accomplishments. Keynote speaker, Dr. Catherine Turkel shared her experience with giving back by investing in pharmacy students that came after her and encouraged attendees to embody a life of giving as well. The evening culminated with a welcome into the Chapman Alumni Association and a slide show with photos from the students’ time in pharmacy school. A special thank you to our sponsors, Jim Mazzo, Ralphs Pharmacy, Dr. Catherine & Mark Turkel, and Tabula Rasa. Also, thank you to the Class of 2019 Pharm.D. planning committee, the Office of Student Affairs, and the Student Affairs Committee in helping to make the event a success. Congratulations to the Class of 2019 graduates!
September 9, 2019 – The City of Yorba Linda presented Dean Ron Jordan with a certificate of recognition for advocating patient safety in Orange County. Peggy Huang, Councilwoman of the city of Yorba Linda, attended the award ceremony on behalf of the city. Dean Jordan is recognized for proactively emphasizing the importance of high-quality patient care
Left to right: Yeji Mowrer, Holly Wilson, Gurjit Sethi, Mohinder Sethi, Dean Ronald Jordan, Laura Gorospe, Mindy Hutchinson, and Bicky Singh Sikhlens and Chapman University School of Pharmacy co-hosted the Inaugural Sikhlens Fundraising Dinner in memory of Jusdeep Sethi in April 2019. Presented by the title sponsors, The Sethi Family and Wells Fargo, the evening