Welcome to the CougaRx Nation!
The CougaRx Nation are the alumni and friends of the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. We are dedicated to expanding ways to stay in touch with the college and mentor the next generation of Cougar Pharmacists.
We host events all over the country, check out our events calendar to see when we are in your area!
Pharmacy Homecoming Weekend | October 18-19, 2019
Please plan to join us this fall for Pharmacy Homecoming Weekend.
Friday, October 18, 2019
DoubleTree Hotel | 322 North Spokane Falls Court, Spokane, Wash.
Tickets: $75 each; Reserved table of eight: $600
Cocktail or business attire
5:00 p.m. – Networking reception and silent auction
6:30 p.m. – Dinner is served, program and live auction to follow
Join us as we celebrate the career and lifetime achievements of William Gaskins, with the first-ever R. Keith Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award. William Gaskins served as the hospital pharmacy director at Pullman Regional Hospital for 43 years until his retirement in 2014.
During his tenure, Gaskins was a preceptor and mentor to hundreds of WSU student pharmacists and continues to offer advice and counsel today. Proceeds from this event will fund a William and Felicia Gaskins Scholarship at the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
We will also be honoring our 2019 Mentor, Preceptors and Alumnus of the Year and celebrating the class reunions for 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999, and 2009.
Contact us at 509-358-7651 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like more information.
R. Keith Campbell Applied Patient Care Lab Dedication
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building (PBS) Lobby | 205 E. Spokane Falls Blvd. Spokane, Wash.
Saturday, October 19, 2019 | WSU vs. Colorado
Wegner Hall Parking Lot | WSU Pullman
Get updates on the college’s research, academic initiatives, and alumni news with monthly messages written by College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Dean Gary M. Pollack and Vice Dean of External Relations Linda Garrelts MacLean.
CougaRx Nation Board
Our board meets throughout the year to advise on events and ways to engage alumni!
Chairs: Manpreet Chahal (chair), Merrie Kay Alzola (vice-chair)
Regional coordinators: Dalari Allington, Leon Alzola, Brandon Arthur, Keith Campbell, Mel Coughlin, Wendy Coughlin, Gerry Danquist, Eleanor Doss, Jason Doss, John Oftebro, Chuck Paulsen, Steve Riddle, Patrick Tabon, Mary Wen.
Pharm.D. Mentor Program
We believe that one of the great things about being a Cougar Pharmacist is getting to learn and develop within the network of the WSU community. Click here to learn how you can mentor the next generation of Cougar Pharmacists.
As alumni of the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, you are automatically part of the CougaRx Nation! As part of our “pharmily,” you are invited to attend our college events and we encourage you to use these opportunities to network with your fellow Coug pharmacists and get to know our future Coug pharmacists. Cougs help Cougs, as our alumni are known to say!
The college now has an Online Continuing Education Center hosted by the World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA). All pharmacists can access online pharmacy continuing education though the college’s education portal at wsu.wcea.education.