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October 18, 2018

UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences establishes accelerated educational partnership with SUNY Corning Community College

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (UB SPPS) has formed new collaborative agreement with SUNY Corning Community College.

The 2+4 agreement allows students to complete two years of undergraduate study at SUNY CCC and then apply to UB’s PharmD program.

A memorandum of agreement was recently signed by Dr. James O’Donnell, dean of the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Dr. Katherine P. Douglas, President, SUNY Corning Community College.

Discussing the partnerships, O’Donnell said, “The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences values our collaboration with State University of New York community colleges and these 2+4 agreements will further solidify our strong partnerships. We look forward to having their best and brightest students as members of our PharmD program.”

“Students come to SUNY Corning Community College knowing that we will provide a solid foundation that will serve them well in their future endeavors,” said Douglas. “Our academic program is rigorous and comprehensive. Our students have the opportunity to do evidence-based research, and they move to the next stage of their academic careers thoroughly prepared for the challenges and opportunities that await them. We are pleased to partner with the University at Buffalo and look forward to working with students to prepare for such a rewarding profession.”

Graduates of the UB PharmD program are among the most sought-after in the country. Industry-leading employers recognize the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ commitment to academic excellence—graduates boast diverse leadership roles in all practice areas, including community pharmacies, hospitals, universities, government agencies and pharmaceutical research companies.

Since 1886, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is one of the most established, innovative and progressive schools of pharmacy in the country and a pioneer institution in drug development and biopharmaceutics. Our school and PharmD program are the leading pharmacy school and PharmD program within the State University of New York system, ranked #1 in New York State and ranked #22 in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.

SUNY CCC is a premier two-year college committed to intellectual and personal growth, meeting the educational needs of the community through transfer, career, certificate, and training programs and enhancing economic development of the region. The College’s diverse population of full- and part-time learners enjoys a high-quality educational experience at an affordable rate, and finds an extensive range of educational, cultural, and social opportunities.