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Samuel W. Melendy Lecture
The Samuel W. Melendy Lecture annual lectureship emphasizes the scientific, ethical and professional aspects of pharmacy. Melendy was a staunch supporter of the College of Pharmacy and as a member of the Minnesota State Pharmaceutical Association, he played an active role in promoting the college's establishment at the University in 1882.

Max and Rose Sadoff Symposium
The Max and Rose Sadoff Symposium on Pharmacy, Law and Bioethics ran from 1992 - 2011. It was created by Robert and Harold Sadoff in memory of their parents, who were 1925 graduates of the College of Pharmacy and who operated a community drugstore in South Minneapolis.

The Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal
The Weaver Medal is given annually to someone who supports the college and its students through service to education, the profession, research and the community.

Homecoming and Pre-Game Receptions
The College of Pharmacy hosts pre-game receptions before every home football game starting three hours before kick-off. You don’t need a ticket to the game to attend the reception, just come and have fun.

Welcome Alumni and Friends! Learn More About Our College of Pharmacy Awards and Awardees

Century Mortar Club Friend of the College Award

Friend of the College is awarded to individual/s who have provided outstanding support and/or service to the College of Pharmacy and its students; shown leadership or the potential for leadership in initiatives supporting the College of Pharmacy and its students; and have demonstrated volunteerism and a high level of participation in activities supporting the College of Pharmacy and its students.  Learn more about the Century Mortar Club Friend of the College Award

Century Mortar Club Student Award

For a professional student who has exhibited a commitment to the promotion of the profession of pharmacy and the safe and effective use of medication. Learn more about the Century Mortar Club Student Award

Pharmacy Alumni Society Distinguished Pharmacist Award

Distinguished Pharmacist Award candidates are preferably an alumnus of the University of Minnesota and preferably a non-academic pharmacist who has demonstrated outstanding leadership or contributions to the practice of pharmacy, healthcare, the College of Pharmacy, the University of Minnesota, the Pharmacy Alumni Society or a combination of these, and is a community leader and involved in civic affairs.  Learn more about the Pharmacy Alumni Society Distinguished Pharmacist Award

Pharmacy Alumni Society Distinguished Pharmacist Award

Distinguished Pharmacist Award candidates are preferably an alumnus of the University of Minnesota and preferably a non-academic pharmacist who has demonstrated outstanding leadership or contributions to the practice of pharmacy, healthcare, the College of Pharmacy, the University of Minnesota, the Pharmacy Alumni Society or a combination of these, and is a community leader and involved in civic affairs.  Learn more about the Pharmacy Alumni Society Distinguished Pharmacist Award

Pharmacy Alumni Society Mentee of the Year Award

Mentors nominate students based on their engagement in the Pharmacy Mentoring Program and its goals of a demonstrating a genuine interest in mentoring students, willing to spend time in mentoring students, and creating a positive mentoring experience for students.  Learn more about the Pharmacy Alumni Society Mentee of the Year Award

Pharmacy Alumni Society Mentor of the Year Award

The Mentor of the Year is an individual who has shown support of the mentoring program and its goals; has demonstrated a genuine interest in mentoring students; is willing to spend time in mentoring students; and has created a positive mentoring experience for students.  Learn more about the Pharmacy Alumni Society Mentor of the Year Award

University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award

The Outstanding Achievement Award is the University of Minnesota's highest award given to alumni. It is conferred upon former students of the University who have attained distinction in their chosen fields or professions or in public service, and who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership on a community, state, national, or international level.  Learn more about the University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award

University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award

This award recognizes service as a volunteer to the University, its schools, colleges, departments, or faculty, or to the University of Minnesota Alumni Association or any of its constituent groups.  Learn more about the University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award