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Student Organizations

While academics play a big role at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS), there’s a lot of life to live outside the classroom too. By diving into Student Life, you’ll not only enrich your educational experience, you’ll also make some great connections and contribute to the energy of our vibrant community.

Our students volunteer with their fellow classmates at clinics, schools, and non-profits in their own backyard, providing compassionate patient care to those in need. They attend stress reduction and relaxation sessions during midterm and finals weeks. And they connect with their classmates at regular social events, including ice cream socials.

You can also give your résumé an edge by networking with alumni and other industry professionals through our professional fraternities, honor societies, and the many clubs here at MCPHS. Or hone your leadership skills through student government or one of the leadership development organizations on campus

A sampling of organizations on our Manchester campus:

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacists (ACCP)
  • American Pharmacist Association (APhA)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Association of Pharmacy Students in Industry (API)
  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)
  • Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity (COTAD)
  • National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA)
  • National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA)
  • Nursing Students without Borders (NSWB)
  • Outing Club
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society
  • Rho Chi Honor Society
  • Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (SAAAPA)
  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
  • Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse (SPARxDA).