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Student Organizations

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Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society 

The University of Wyoming chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma was established in 1991. The objective of Phi Lambda Sigma is to recognize and promote leadership qualities in pharmacy students, faculty and alumni. To be eligible for membership, a student shall have completed their first year of pharmacy school, shall be of high moral and ethical character, and shall have a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Prospective members are nominated based on their demonstration of dedication, service and leadership in the advancement of pharmacy. 

@wyo_pls 

 

 

ASHP American Society of Health-System Pharmacy 

The mission of the Wyoming student society is to make students aware of pharmacy practice in health systems; provide information to students about career directions in and credentials needed for pharmacy practice in health systems; and encourage membership and participation in the state society and ASHP as a student and upon graduation. 

@wyomingsshp        University of Wyoming Student ASHP Chapter 

 

 

APhA-ASP Academy of Student Pharmacists 

The mission of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists is to be the collective voice of student pharmacists, to provide opportunities for professional growth, and to envision and actively promote the future of pharmacy. APhA-ASP has played a key role in helping students navigate through pharmacy school, explore careers in pharmacy, and connect with others in the profession. Membership in APhA-ASP includes an opportunity to participate in a variety of patient care projects that enable students to better prepare for the fourth year of pharmacy school in addition to furthering their leadership skills. APhA-ASP is the student branch of the American Pharmacist Association, the largest association of pharmacists in the United States. 

@wyoaphaasp        University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy APhA-ASP Chapter

 

 

NCPA National Community Pharmacy Association

NCPA Student Chapters offer pharmacy students a wide array of opportunities to broaden and enrich their educational experience, gain valuable, real world skills, and have some fun in the process.

 

Rho Chi Pharmacy Honorary 

Rho Chi is a national pharmacy honor society whose fundamental objective is to promote the advancement of the pharmaceutical sciences through the encouragement and recognition of intellectual scholarship. The University of Wyoming chapter was established in 1961. Charters for chapters of this organization are granted only to groups in schools or colleges of pharmacy who are members in good standing of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. To be eligible for membership, students must be in the highest 20 percent of their class, have attained at least a 3.0 scholastic average, and have completed at least 116 semester hours applicable to the degree, of which at least 45 semester hours must have been completed in residency after enrollment in the School of Pharmacy. They must also demonstrate capacity for achievement in the art and science of pharmacy and the allied sciences as evidenced by strength of character, personality, and leadership.  Finally eligible studnets must be approved by the Dean of the School of Pharmacy. 

 

Phi Delta Chi 

Phi Delta Chi is the national professional pharmaceutical fraternity for pharmacy students whose objectives are to promote the science and profession of pharmacy as well as its allied interests and to foster a fraternal spirit among its members. To be eligible for membership, a cumulative scholastic average of 2.1 must be maintained. Qualities such as character, personality and leadership are also considered in the selection for membership. Meetings are held on a regular basis and a reception is held each semester for prospective members. An activity is held each term to honor the new pledges and members participate in volunteer community work. 

@pdcalphamu 

 

 

Dean’s President’s Council 

The Presidents Council represents the student body and its organizations. Its membership is comprised of representatives from each of the four classes, and the presidents of all pharmacy student organizations. The Council acts as a liaison between the students and the faculty. It assists in maintaining a mutually respectful and beneficial relationship among the University, the School of Pharmacy and its students. 

@uwsopcouncil        Presidents Council     

 

 

Wyoming Pharmacy Association 

The mission of the Wyoming Pharmacy Association is to advance and promote the practice and profession of pharmacy. Pharmacists and technicians in Wyoming will be recognized as caring and competent individuals who improve the use of medications, assure the safety of drug therapy, and enhance health-related quality of life. All students are eligible for membership to the Wyoming Pharmacy Association, dues are $10.00. 

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Phone: (307) 766-6120

Fax: (307) 766-2953

Email: uwpharmacy@uwyo.edu

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