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Student Awards and Recognition

 

 

 

Graduation Cords

In participating schools, (Jefferson College of Pharmacy, LECOM, Duquesne University, ONU, Temple University and Wilkes University) Please note that at the other schools of pharmacy it is not permissible to wear cords such as PPA at graduation. 

 

Criteria for receiving cord

PPA member then at least 3 points from any of:

  • 1 point for every PPA Conference attended
  • 1 point for every PPA Legislative Day attended
  • 1 point for holding a leadership position (Within SPPA- Student PPA, or your PPA school chapter/organization)

 

Submission deadline: April 1st

 

Click here to fill out the graduation cord form

 

Please note that cords will be sent to Faculty Liaisons to distribute shortly after April 1.

 


 

Outstanding Student Award

Annually, the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association presents the PPA Outstanding Pharmacy Student Award to one graduating pharmacy student at each of the seven Pennsylvania schools of pharmacy. This award honors and recognizes students who have been most active in PPA during his/her academic years. Recipients are selected by their school's faculty or student awards committee, however PPA can decide if an individual is deserving of this award.

 

Click here for current and past recipients

Student Chapter Awards

 

These awards are presented at the PPA Annual Conference to the School of Pharmacy who has shown excellence in any of the following areas: Government Relations and Advocacy, Membership Development, and Public Awareness and Communications.

 

Congratulations to the 2018 award recipients! 

 

Government Relations and Advocacy Award

This award is presented annually to the Pennsylvania School of Pharmacy that has made outstanding efforts in support of legislative and advocacy initiatives that promote the pharmacy profession and further the government relations priorities of PPA. The purpose of this award is to encourage schools to become involved in their state professional organization while becoming more aware of its related advocacy efforts and the potential impact on their careers and future.

 

 


 

Past Winners
Year School
2017 LECOM
2016 Wilkes University
2015 University of Pittsburgh
2014 University of Pittsburgh
2013 Duquesne University

 

Government Relations and Advocacy Award presented to University of Pittsburgh!

 

Public Awareness and Communication Award

This award is presented annually to the Pennsylvania School of Pharmacy that has made outstanding strides in community outreach, media outreach, and communications tactics to enhance patient care and public health and strengthen PPA and Pharmacy in Pennsylvania.

 

 


 

 

Past Winners
Year School
2017 Wilkes
2016 PCP
2015 LECOM
2014 LECOM
2013 LECOM

 

 

Public Awareness and Communication Award presented to Wilkes University!

 

Membership and Involvement Award

This Award is presented annually to the Pennsylvania School of Pharmacy that has made outstanding efforts in membership, participation, and recruitment of students in order to strengthen PPA and Pharmacy in Pennsylvania. The purpose of this award is to encourage schools to become involved in their state professional organization by sharing benefits with fellow students and taking advantage of leadership opportunities in order to pave the way to their futures in pharmacy.

 

 


 

Past Winners
Year

School

2017 PCP
2016 Wilkes University
2015 Wilkes University
2014 LECOM
2013 University of Pittsburgh

 

 

Membership Award Presented to Wilkes University!

 

 

In order to be considered for an award, the school's chapter or group must complete and return the application no later than June 1st.
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