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Clubs & Organizations

MCPHS University–Manchester offers 30 student clubs, organizations, and chapters of professional organizations, including:

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association was established to provide a voice for students and student interests. SGA serves as the umbrella organization from which all other student or­ganizations stem. The SGA is responsible for appropriating funds for the organizations and their activities. SGA sponsors various educational and social community activities.

Student Chapter of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAPA)

The SAAPA chapter was established as a student society within their professional organi­zation and allows students representation at the House of Delegates. Educational mentor­ing, community outreach, and professional development are the society's intended goals.

American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

The membership of ACCP is diverse and composed of practitioners, scientists, educators, residents, fellows and others committed to excellence in clinical pharmacy and patient phar­macotherapy.

American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Students of Pharmacy (APhA-ASP)

The mission of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Students of Pharmacy (APhA-ASP) is to be the collective voice of student pharmacists, to provide opportunities for professional growth, and to envision and actively promote the future of pharmacy. The APhA-ASP represents over 19,000 student members in chapters at every school and college of pharmacy throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

Christian Student Organization

The Christian Student Organization offers friendship and fellowship to all. The group pro­motes the understanding of Christianity through networking, fellowship, and Bible study.

Golf Club

This recreational club exists to provide an outlet for those interested in golf. All levels of skill are invited to join and discounted greens fees are available.

Manchester Student Society of Health System Pharmacy (ASHP)

The mission of the MCPHS University–Manchester student society is to make students aware of phar­macy practice in health systems; provide information to students about career directions in and credentials needed for pharmacy practice in health systems; and encourage membership and participation in the state society and ASHP as a student and upon graduation.

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) is an innovative and passionate community of pharmacists and students who strive to deliver quality patient care in independent pharmacy. This organziation assists its members in developing niche markets within their communities, strengthening their buisness skills, and obtaining information and guidance on how to own and operate their own pharmacies.

National Student Nurses Association (NSNA)

This chapter's purpose is to promote development of skills that students will need as respon­sible and accountable nursing professionals. This association helps develop students who are prepared to lead in the nursing profession in the future.

Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB)

NSWB provides students the opportunity to serve under-served communities through health education. It helps in creating networks to access healthcare resources and to distribute mate­rial donations, both nationally and internationally. Annually, NSWB visits Belize to assist in the care of health services.

Phi Lambda Sigma

The purpose of Phi Lambda Sigma, also known as the National Pharmacy Leadership Society, is to promote the development of leadership qualities, especially among pharmacy students. By peer recognition, the society encourages participation in all pharmacy activities.

Outdoors Club

This club promotes getting outside and staying active! Membership is open to anyone, and activities include day hikes, white water rafting, day skiing and a day at the driving range.

Rho Chi Honor Society

Rho Chi is the academic National Honor Society in Pharmacy. The Rho Chi Society en­courages and recognizes excellence in intellectual achievement and advocates critical inquiry in all aspects of pharmacy. The fundamental objective of Rho Chi is to promote the advancement of the pharmaceutical sciences through the encouragement and recognition of scholarship.

Student Activities Board

The Student Activities Board is a club that serves the MCPHS University community by providing a cal­endar of social events for students. The group is funded by the SGA and implements an inter­est survey periodically to make desired events available. Membership is open to any student.