Posted by Sean Flynt on 2009-08-12

The latest class of first-year pharmacy students arrived at Samford''s McWhorter School of Pharmacy this week. The 128 students represent 13 states, four foreign countries and 57 different colleges and universities.

On Aug. 11 and the morning of Aug. 12, the students will receive information on academic affairs, student affairs, and various other topics, and they will meet the faculty, staff, and administration of the school.

The afternoon of Aug. 12 is dedicated to a discussion of values and professionalism, which will be followed by faculty-led group discussions of four short stories and their significance in regards to professionalism.

On Aug. 13, the students will participate in team building activities on the Quad.

Aug. 14 is dedicated to discussions concerning electronic portfolios and experiential training.