A Roosevelt University pharmacy student and leader of a student organization dedicated to preventing misuse of prescription medications has won a 2019 U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award.
Refaela Beqi (Class of 2020) has been selected to receive the US Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award for 2018/19. She was selected for her work as Generation Rx Committee Chair for RUCOP APhA-ASP chapter. In this role, Rafaela developed a relationship with Roosevelt University Office of Residence Life to provide education to Resident Advisors and Roosevelt students regarding safe medication practices, medication misuse and alcohol, opioids, naloxone and marijuana use. This award is a tremendous honor for Refaela and for our entire College. We thank Refaela for all she has done to be so deserving of this recognition.
One of Chicagoland’s best-known TV anchors, Robert H. Jordan, Jr., will return on May 10 to the alma mater he graduated from more than 40 years ago to share wisdom and advice with graduating Roosevelt University students.
Now that Illinois has a new governor and Chicago has elected a new mayor, the first order of business for our political leaders needs to be saving the state’s colleges and universities.
The Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy (RUCOP) had the highest passing rate of any pharmacy school in the Chicago area on the North American Pharmacist's Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) in 2018.