The College of Pharmacy encourages students to become involved with student organizations and student interest groups as a means of developing leadership skills and professional networking opportunities. Student participation in local and national professional organizations is highly encouraged.
The College of Pharmacy Student Government Association and the Class Officers for each cohort serve as the voice of their peers to the LU Administration and the College. COP SGA elections take place each Fall semester and students are invited to run for open positions.
Pharmacy Professional Student Organizations
As a student run chapter of the Academic of Managed Care Pharmacy, our organization strives to educate the LU community about careers in Managed Care Pharmacy.
AMCP brings together pharmacists and pharmacy companies who are interested in developing and applying evidence-based medication use strategies that enhance patient and population health outcomes while optimizing health care resources. As a student chapter, we strive to provide Larkin pharmacy students an opportunity to explore nontraditional pharmacy careers, including positions with pharmaceutical companies, managed care entities, pharmacy insurance providers, and/or pharmacy consulting firms.
The Academy of Student Pharmacists in APhA at LU is committed to keeping members and the larger community aware of recent developments in the field of Pharmacy within Florida and the United States.
The Industry Pharmacists Organization at LU advocates for education about careers outside of traditional retail pharmacies.
SNPhA is a student-led organization that focuses on educating minority and underserved communities in the importance of improving health practices while also advocating for the professional development of student pharmacists. We plan, organize, coordinate, and execute initiative events specifically focused on education and advocacy in the areas of preventable disease immunizations, diabetes management, stroke prevention, chronic kidney disease management, HIV/AIDS awareness and management, and mental health management.
The Student Society of Health System Pharmacists is an organization that provides pharmacy students with the tools and knowledge in order to advance, advocate and make a difference in the professional practice of a pharmacist within the health system. Alongside ASHP we seek to enhance one’s understanding and need for professional pharmacy organizations and to become lifelong learners.
Kappa Psi is not only an organization, it is a family; a Brotherhood that encourages and cultivates leadership, scholarship, and life long relationships. It is a group of individuals that help you network and become the best version of yourself.
PDC is a co-ed pharmacy fraternity that unites our Brothers as a family with the mission of providing a lifelong home for pharmacy professionals, inspiring Brotherhood, Leadership, Service, and Scholarship. Together we strive to make a positive impact in the futures of our patients, community, and profession as true “leaders in pharmacy”.
Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society promotes greater effort in the advancement of pharmacy by developing leadership, professionalism, and service. Acknowledging the need to recognize those who have contributed much of their time and effort, members are composed of the top 10% of each class from those who have achieved the highest standards of leadership and continue to do so.
Through partnership with Florida International University, we provide our students with an off-campus housing option at Bayview Housing, located just 6 miles from our campus. Bayview Housing residents enjoy the perks of one all-inclusive monthly fee, 24-hour study rooms on each floor, a 24-hour fitness center, a business center, and much more.
Students have the opportunity to engage with Faculty on current research projects of mutual interest. Students are encouraged to approach their Faculty and express interest in joining them in their research projects.
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