PHILADELPHIA, PA - University of the Sciences held a bachelor's degree conferment ceremony on Friday, May 19, to recognize graduates who received a bachelor's degree during the 2016-17 academic year.

Justin George of Union graduated with a bachelor of science in pharmaceutical and healthcare studies and continues on in the doctor of pharmacy program.

Also from Union, Mark Pierre graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in pharmaceutical and healthcare studies and continues on in the doctor of pharmacy program. He is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, National Honor Society for First-Year Students.

University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus. Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor's through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields. Discover how USciences students are proven everywhere they go at usciences.edu.