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Core Value: Learning

Posted on: July 18th, 2018 by tressa

July 18, 2018

This is part six of an eight-part series, as the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy focuses on its eight core values.

“The values we uphold are the heart of who we are, the Ole Miss Pharmacy phamily, a community of educators, researchers and student pharmacists working together for our community, our patients and our profession.” –Dean David D. Allen

Learn more about the mission, vision and core values of Ole Miss Pharmacy:

Learning:  We encourage and support student-centered, ability-based learning; the mentoring of new faculty, graduate and undergraduate students; lifelong learning; and intellectual curiosity.


Student pharmacist Hunter Vanderburg on learning…

Hunter Vanderburg

“Pharmacy is a profession where learning never stops. We continue to adapt and better ourselves for the good of our patients. It is a privilege to be recognized as someone who represents this core value, and I feel that I try my best to exemplify the highest level of learning in every aspect of our curriculum.”





Learning at Ole Miss Pharmacy…

UM Pharmacy Welcomes Tougaloo College to Preferred Admission Program

Kris Harrell and David Allen at TouglaooJuly 13, 2018

OXFORD, Miss. ­– In an effort to expand access to pharmacy education within the state, the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has completed its third admission agreement in a year with a Mississippi college.

Tougaloo College and the UM School of Pharmacy have partnered in a Preferred Admission Program that offers admission to the pharmacy school for Tougaloo freshmen who excel in pre-pharmacy classes and demonstrate a passion for service activities.

Read more: “UM Pharmacy Welcomes Tougaloo College to Preferred Admission Program”

Pharmacy Early Entry Program Offers Living-Learning Community

April 24, 2018

OXFORD, Miss. ­– The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy pioneered the Early Entry program to offer high school seniors early acceptance into the professional pharmacy program more than 20 years ago, and it has become a model for numerous similar programs across the country.

One of the most popular aspects of the program is its Living-Learning Community, which allows freshman Early Entry students to live on the same floor of a residence hall. This option allows first-year Early Entry students, known as EE1s, to form a community with classmates they will study alongside for the next seven years.

Read more: “Pharmacy Early Entry Program Offers Living-Learning Community”

Attendees Participate in First Natural Products Training Lab Course

Natural Products Training Lab courseOctober 30, 2017 

OXFORD, Miss. – A year and a half after its dedication, the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and the National Center for Natural Products Research held its first course within the Natural Products Training Lab from Sep. 19-21, which covered various aspects and techniques of botanical authentication.

“I am very pleased with how the first training lab course went,” said Ikhlas Khan, NCNPR director. “This will be a great resource moving forward, and I’m looking forward to many more courses in the future.”

Read more: “Attendees Participate in First Natural Products Training Lab Course”

View more of our core values series

Week of June 11: Collaboration

Week of June 18: Creativity

Week of June 25: Excellence

Week of July 2: Knowledge

Week of July 9: Leadership

Week of July 16: Learning

Week of July 23: Professionalism

Week of July 30: Social Responsibility