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Published on a quarterly basis, the Teaching Tomorrow's Pharmacists newsletter from the Center for Teaching Excellence features the latest topics in pharmacy education, as well as campus news.

Fall 2015 - Downers Grove Campus Welcomes New Clinical Skills and Simulation Center  *  Residency Update: The Post-Match Scramble Gets Less Scrambled  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Taking Steps to Become a Preceptor  *  PS-I Students Starting Out Strong  *  Calendar, Keep in Touch

Winter 2015  - Chicago College of Pharmacy Announces New Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs  *  Meet the Office of Experiential Education (OEE) Staff  *  Preceptor Pearl: The Student/ Preceptor Team: Improving Student Management,  Dr. Schumacher  *  Residency Update: NPPC: A Concentrated Dose of Preceptor Development  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch

Fall 2014 - CCP Professor Receives Prestigious Biotechnology Award  *  CCP Student Meets Acting U.S Surgeon General  *  Residency Update: New PGY1 Residency Accreditation Standards Are Here  *  Preceptor Pearl: A Students Perspective, Laura Koppen  *  CCP Faculty and Alumni Receive Top Honors at Recent State Conferences  *  MWU Preceptor Wins CVS Preceptor of the Year Award  *  Midwestern University Community Health Fair  *  Calendar, Keep in Touch

Summer 2014 - Assessment in the Classroom: Award-Winning Teachers Offer Their Insights  Preceptor Pearl: How How Can Taking on Students Help Your Practice? Dr. Komperda  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: So Long, Farewell  *  Residency Update: Happy (Residency) New Year!  College Connection, Calendar, Keep In Touch

Spring 2014 - CCP Students are Taking Advantage of Research Opportunities  *  Preceptor Pearl: two Quick Ideas for New Preceptors *  P&T Committee Award Winners  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Potential Challenges of New Standards  *  CEI Spotlight: Millennial Students  *  Target's Student Competition for Scholarship Awards  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch

Winter 2014 - CCP Students Make a Difference in the Chinatown Community  *  Preceptor Pearl: A Team Approach to Precepting, Dr. Prusi  *  Volunteer Pharmacists Needed  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Getting involved in the Development of ACPE's New Standards  *  Residency Update-Residency Interview Preparedness: How You can Help your APPE Students  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep In Touch

Fall 2013 - Residency Update: Tis the Writing Season! Writing Letters of Recommendation  *  Preceptor Pearl: A Students Perspective, Morgan Joyce  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Encouraging Proper Management of Difficult Students  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch

Summer 2013 - Technology in the Classroom: Award winning Teachers Weigh In  *  Preceptor Pearl: Use of Mobile Technology on Rotations, Dr. O'Donnell  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Keeping Appropriate Uses of Mobile Technology in Check  *  Residency Update: Centralized Communication in a Decentralized Environment  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep In Touch


Advancing Excellence in Teaching and Learning  (previous newsletter name):
Spring 2013 - CCP Student is Second Runner-up at APHA-ASP National Patient Counseling Competition  *  Ask Avery: Identifying Student Challenges  *  Good News: Re-Accreditation Awarded and High Residency Match Rates  *  Calendar, Keep in Touch

Winter 2013 - CCP Students Collaborate with their Preceptor and Make a Difference in Patient Care Procedures  *  Preceptor Pearl: Rotation Activities to Boost Learning, Dr. Watkins  *  Ask Avery: time Away for Residency Interviews  *  Calendar, Keep in Touch

Fall 2012 - Unique Topics In The Curriculum  *  Preceptor Pearl: Preparing Students to Get the Most from their Time with You, Dr. Capshaw  *  Downers Grove's Proclamation of American Pharmacists Month  *  Ask Avery: Student Professionalism  *  CEI Spotlight: Evaluating Student Presentations  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch

Summer 2012 - Insights From Our Teachers of the Year and the Golden Apple Winner  *  Ask Avery: Preparing Students for Pharmacy Inspections  *  Q&A with Preceptor of the Year, Dr. D'Souza  *  CCP Alumni & Student Networking Breakfast  *  Preceptor Pearl: Using Landmark Trails and Clinical Cases to Facilitate Student Learning on Rotation, Dr. Schumacher *  Calendar, Keep in Touch, Contact Us

Spring 2012 - CCP Prepares for Accreditation Self Study this Year  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: New Laws For Controlled Substances  *  Meet Our New Faculty Members  *  Preceptor Pearl: Student Projects at Practice Sites, Dr. Todd  *  Calendar, Keep In Touch

Winter 2012 - Students Debut Medication Therapy Management and Safety Program at DuPage Community Clinic  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: NABD E-Profile  *  Author! Author!  *  Preceptor Pearl: Orienting Your Rotation Students to Your Practice Site, Prof. Lullo  *  Get Involved, Calendar, Contact Us

Fall 2011 - Preceptor Pearl: Answering Students' Questions about Residencies and Midyear, Dr. Griffith  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Plagiarism  *  Midwestern University's Changing Campus  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch, Contact Us

Summer 2011 - CCP Introduces the Master Preceptor Certificate  *  Preceptor Pearl: Three Key Principles in Precepting, Dr. Pohl  *  New Required Course: PSCI 1522 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Resources - RMS, Library, CE  *  CEI Spotlight: Mentoring: Helping Students Create a Career in Pharmacy  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch, Contact Us

Spring 2011 - Dr. Andurkar Receives the Golden Apple Award  *  Preceptor Pearl: Guiding Students Through Traumatic Events, Dr. Corrigan  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: APPEs in New Curriculum  *  Q&A with Preceptor of the Year: Dr. Griffin  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch, Contact Us

Winter 2011 - Ask the Office of Experiential Education: the New Rotation Management System  *  CEI Spotlight - A Prescription for Preceptors: Healing the Generational Divide  *  The Debut of Student Portfolios  *  Preceptor Pearl: Students Leading Topic Discussions, Drs. Griffin and Vest  *  Campus Update  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch, Contact Us

Fall 2010 - CCP Announces New Preceptor Online Training Modules  CCP Residencies & Fellowships: Opportunity & Achievement  *  Career Explorers Program: Summer 2010  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Electronic Device Policy  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch, Contact Us

Summer 2010 - Dr. Carrie Sincak Chosen to Receive Golden Apple Award  *  Outstanding Faculty Award Recipient for 2009: Dr. Komperda  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Pharm Tech License vs. Registration  *  Presentation Pointers: Tips for Creating a Powerful Presentation (Part 2)  *  College Connection, Calendar, Keep in Touch, Contact Us

Spring 2010 - 2009 Preceptor of the Year: Dr. Gochenour  *  New Preceptor Excellence Award Winner for 2009: Dr. Schmidt  *  Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Teaching Skills Enhancement  *  Presentation Pointers: Tips for Creating a Powerful Presentation (Part 1)  *  Signs of Spring  *  College Connection, Calendar, Contact Us

Winter 2009 - Ask the Office of Experiential Education: Career Prospects and Strategies  *  Professionalism at CCP  *  Taking Your Project to the Next Step: Manuscript Creation, Submission, and Revision  *  College Connection, Calendar, Contact Us