Summer Opportunity for Pharmacy School - Flyers available in the Counseling Office

Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy Samford University is offering a one week Pharmacy Camp this summer for high school students that are interested in investigating a career as a Pharmacist.  We would like to invite your students to participate in this McWhorter School of Pharmacy Camp.  During the week of pharmacy camp they will experience hands-on learning about health careers in pharmacy, participate in tours of local health care facilities and local pharmacies, participate in compounding activities and hands on demonstrations in the McWhorter School of Pharmacy science laboratory.   Students who attend the camp will have the unique opportunity to spend time on the Samford campus and experience campus life with us, spend time with pharmacy professors, and have a lot of time to interact with other students also interested in careers in pharmacy. 

The camp is open to rising high school Juniors, Seniors and entering college freshmen

Information about the camp and the camp application can be found at

Space is limited so please encourage them to apply early.  The application deadline is February 1, 2019  If they have any questions, please have them call 205-726-2008 or


Jonathan Parker, M.A., Ed.S.                                       Kim Benner, PharmD, BCSPS, FASHP, FPAG
Director of Pharmacy Admissions                              Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Co-Director of Pharmacy Camp                                  Co-Director of Pharmacy Camp

University of South Alabama Preview South November 1st

The University of South Alabama is hosting an event called Preview South Thursday, November 1st in Dothan. 

Preview South will be held at the Holiday Inn Dothan at 2740 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL 36301, and check-in will begin at 6:00pm. 

We are bringing South to you! Students and families will have the opportunity to explore majors offered at USA, ask questions about housing, dining, scholarships, financial aid, learn about campus life, hear about athletics, and chat with their Admissions Counselor (me).

We have mailed post cards to students in the area. However, if you know of special students who might be interested in South I have attached the invitation to this email as well! Students can register for the event at

Also, our Associate Director of New Student Recruitment, Bethany Brown, will be attending Preview South with me and we will be having lunch before the event. If you would be interested in joining us please let me know so we can reserve a table. We would love to chat with you about your students and what South has to offer. 

College Application Week in Alabama

A list of Alabama schools are posted at this site.  They will be offering a chance to apply for free to their institution during this week.  The University of Alabama has also stated they will be open for free applications during this week.  See below
During this week, we will offer an application fee waiver for students that apply to UA. The code students will need to enter once they complete the application is AL18. Please visit for detailed instructions. The code will be valid only during Alabama College Application Week from October 29-November 2, 2018.

We are only waiving the application fee, and unfortunately, we will not be issuing refunds for students that have already applied and paid the application fee. Please contact myself or Brittnay McMillian, if you have any questions or concerns.

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