New Student Orientation Schedule - Class of 2018

Date & Time

Event

Speakers

Location

Sunday
August 24th

4:00pm-7:00pm

Welcome Social

NSO & Welcome Committee Co-Chairs:  Andre Arizpe,Aanika Das, Michael Kent, & Bobby Lamontagne

Assistant Dean Diane Ginsburg
Student Affairs Staff:  David Ocean, Mo O’Meara

Texas Union Underground (Student Union)

Monday
August 25th

8:30am-9:00am

NSO Registration

Student Affairs Staff & Student Volunteers

2nd floor foyer (South Building)

9:00am-9:10am

Student Body Welcome

NSO & Welcome Committee Co-Chairs:  Andre Arizpe, Aanika Das, Michael Kent, & Bobby Lamontagne, Joel Moore, Pharmacy Council President, & Assistant Dean Diane Ginsburg

PHR 3.106

9:10am-9:15am

Welcome from the Dean

Dean M. Lynn Crismon

PHR 3.106

9:15am-12:15pm

Group Sessions:

1. Class Photos
2. The LRC – Live & Virtual
3. Your Professional Image
4. Intro to Clinical Skills<
5. UT COP Unplugged (Realities of UT COP)

 

1. Belinda Lehmkuhle, Ann Spencer
2. Kamran Ziai & LRC Staff
3. Susan Brown
4. Nile Barnes
5. UT COP upperclassman

 

1. PHR 5.108 (Faculty Lounge)
2. PHR 4.114
3. PHR 3.110
4. PHR 3.106
5. PHR 2.110

12:20pm-1:15pm

Student/Faculty/Staff Luncheon

 

Texas Union Ballroom 3.202

1:30pm-1:45pm

Overview of UT Libraries and Clinical Information Center

Nancy Elder, Head Librarian, Life Sciences Library

PHR 3.106

1:45pm-2:15pm

Administrative Session & Student Survey

Assistant Dean Richard Wilcox
Greg Caldera, Academic Advisor

PHR 3.106

2:15pm-2:30pm

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by SSHP, PLS, & UT-APhA-ASP

2nd Floor Patio; West Side Foyer

2:30pm-3:30pm

Why Are You Here?

Dean M. Lynn Crismon

PHR 3.106

3:30pm-3:40pm

Connection with the College

Assistant Dean Susan Brown

PHR 3.106

3:40pm-4:00pm

Prepare for White Coat Ceremony

Assistant Dean Diane Ginsburg

Texas Union Ballroom 3.202

4:00pm-6:00pm

White Coat Ceremony and Reception

Assistant Dean Diane Ginsburg

Texas Union Ballroom 3.202

Tuesday
August 26th

8:30am-10:00am

Key Locations on Campus (Required for Transfer Students, Recommended for Current UT Students)

NSO Student Volunteers - Haley Runeberg

Meet in PHR 3.106

10:00am-10:45am

Study Skills & Tips:  Your Roadmap for Success

Assistant Dean Richard Wilcox

PHR 3.106

10:45am-11:30am

Meet Your Advisors – Overview of Student Services

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs:  Diane Ginsburg
Assistant Dean for Experiential & Professional Affairs:  Jennifer Ridings-Myhra
Assistant Dean for Admissions:  Richard Wilcox
Greg Caldera, Academic Advisor

PHR 3.106

11:30am-12:30pm

SPRN & University Resources

Yoko Hirase & Sharon Fonseca - SPRN

PHR 2.110

12:30pm-12:45pm

Break

 

 

12:45pm-1:30pm

The Pharm.D. Curriculum:  Your Expectations and Our Expectations & Introduction to Concept Mapping

Senior Associate Dean Patrick Davis

PHR 3.106

1:30pm-2:30pm

Meet Your P1 Professors

Dr. Christian Whitman (Pharmaceutical Biochemistry I)

Dr. Maria Croyle & Dr. Rana Ghqosh (Physical and Chemical Principles of Drug Lecture & Lab)

Dr. Richard Morrisett (Function and Anatomy of Human Systems I)

Dr. Sean Kerwin (Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences Lab)

Dr. Holli Temple (Intro to Patient Care)

Assistant Dean Diane Ginsburg (Professional Development Convocation I)

Dr. Zhengrong Cui (Biopharmaceutics)

PHR 3.106

2:30pm-2:45pm

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by HAP, KE, & SPRN

 

2:45pm-3:45pm

Academic Integrity & Guidelines for Professional Conduct

Assistant Dean Diane Ginsburg & Student Affairs Chair Tracy Acosta

PHR 3.106

3:45pm-4:15pm

Class Representation

Sarah Hallowell, Tyler Varisco & Bobby Lamontagne, P2 Class Representatives

PHR 3.106

4:15pm-4:45pm

Campus Security Issues

Layne Brewster, UTPD

PHR 3.106

4:45pm-5:00pm

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by PDC, NCPA, & PC

 

5:00pm-6:00pm

State Pharmacy Organizations

TSBP President:  Jeanne Waggener
TPA President:  Charlotte Weller
TSHP President:  Larry Egle

PHR 3.106

6:00pm-7:00pm

Student Organization Booths

Student Organization Presidents

2nd Floor Patio Area: West Side Foyer

7:00pm-8:00pm

Dinner and University Welcome

Assistant Dean Diane Ginsburg

Texas Union Santa Rita Room (3.502)

8:00pm-9:30pm

“Gone to Texas” Celebration

Assistant Dean Diane Ginsburg

Main Mall South of UT Tower

Wednesday
August 27th
First Class Day

9:00am-10:50am

Biopharmaceutics (PHR 252C)

 

PHR 2.110

11:00am-11:50am

Function & Anatomy of Human Systems I (PHR 343C)

 

PHR 2.110

12:00pm-12:50pm

Student Organization Meeting:  NCPA

 

PHR 2.108

1:00pm-1:50pm

Experiential Training:  From EPE, to IPPE to APPE

Associate Dean William McIntyre

PHR 3.106

2:00pm-3:30pm

Project Collaborate (PC) & Know Your Medicine (KYM) Training

Professor Sharon Rush, Professor Marcia Kiger, PC Co-Chairs, Sarah Rumbellow & Thuy Tran, and KYM Co-Chairs Brittny Henderson & Sarah Cho

PHR 3.106

3:30pm-3:45pm

Break

 

 

3:45pm-4:45pm

Social Justice and Diversity Training

Kyle Clark, Assistant Director of New Student Services

PHR 3.106

4:45pm-6:45pm

Practice Partners:  Corporate Supporters of UT COP

 

2nd Floor Hallway

6:45pm-7:45pm

Mentor-Mentee Social

Aanika Das and Bobby Lamontagne, Welcome Committee Co-Chairs

2nd Floor Hallway

Thursday
August 28th
2nd Class Day

9:30am-10:50am

Pharmaceutical Biochemistry (PHR 341C)

 

PHR 2.110

11:00am-11:50am

Introduction to Pharmacy (PHR 242DA)

 

PHR 2.110

12:00pm-12:30pm

Pharmacy Council Representative Election

Joel Moore, Pharmacy Council President

PHR 2.110

12:30pm-1:30pm

Student Organization Meeting:  UT-ASP

 

PHR 3.106

3:30pm-5:30pm

Information Literacy

Dr. Bill Williams, Dr. Hugh Smyth, Natalia Malesa

PHR 3.106

Friday
August 29th
3rd Class Day

9:00am-10:00am

Physical & Chemical Principles of Drugs (PHR 342C)

 

PHR 2.110

11:00am-11:50am

Function & Anatomy of Human Systems I (PHR 343C)

 

PHR 2.110

12:00pm-1:00pm

Professional Development Convocation I (PHR 142H)

 

PHR 3.106

1:00pm-1:50pm

Basic Medicinal Chemistry Principles (PHR 143M)

 

PHR 3.106

2:00pm-2:50pm

Basic Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology Lab (PHR 143P)

 

PHR 3.106

3:00pm-6:00pm

Alzheimer’s Patients:  Why Do They Do That?

Jennifer Scott, B.S.R.A.
Director of Aging Programs
Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area
Capital Area Council of Governments

PHR 3.106

 


Last Reviewed: July 14, 2014

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Mailing Address:
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
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Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA
78712-1113

Email Address: pharmacy
@austin.utexas.edu

Phone:
1-512-471-1737


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