2018 Founders' Day
University of the Sciences celebrated its 197th Founders’ Day on Feb. 15, 2018, with a special ceremony that awarded an honorary degree as well as awards of merit to a faculty member, graduate and undergraduate students, and a staff member. In addition, the University recognized endowed positions.

Founders' Day at USciences recalls the University's establishment on February 23, 1821, by 68 prominent Philadelphia apothecaries who ushered in a new era in the education and practice of pharmacy. The day celebrates the University’s rich tradition of producing leaders who shaped new dimensions in healthcare, policy and business, and in science and research.

The centerpiece of the celebration was the bestowing of an honorary degree on George M. Wohlreich, MD, MA, president and CEO, Thomas W. Langfitt Chair, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.
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