Appalachian College of Pharmacy: Tackling Economic and Health Care Challenges

by Dr. Lu Ellsworth This is Part 3, covering the impact of The Appalachian College of Pharmacy on our region. You can also read parts 1 and 2, discussingUVA-Wise and the Appalachian School of Law. As the Appalachian School of Law began to recover from the wrenching shooting tragedy on its campus on January 16, 2002, coalfield leaders discussed ways to further […]

ACP Achieves Top 10 Standing at National Competition

The?Appalachian College of Pharmacy?(ACP) recently placed nationally in the top ten (out of 125 entries) in three categories at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. Second-year ACP student Glenna King represented the College in the APhA National Patient Counseling Competition and placed in the top ten finalists. Mrs. King […]

Higher Education in the Mountains: UVa-Wise, The Appalachian School of Law, and The Appalachian College of Pharmacy as Economic Engines and Keepers of the Region’s Best and Brightest Students

by Dr. Lu Ellsworth This is Part 1, covering local history and the impact of UVa-Wise on our region. Look for Parts 2 and 3, discussing the Appalachian School of Law and the Appalachian College of Pharmacy in Buchanan County, Virginia, in future editions of Mountain Peeks. Living off the land, whether farming or harvesting abundant timber, coal, or natural gas resources, has […]