UK College of Pharmacy Welcomes Class of 2019

August 19, 2015

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy welcomed 140 students in the Class of 2019 this past week, capping off the introduction to the College with a White Coat Ceremony on August 14 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

The ceremony concluded the College's annual three-day PY1 Orientation for new students. The program stresses the importance of professionalism as an obligation for those that seek to practice pharmacy. The workshop includes an introduction to the pharmacy curriculum, an orientation to college policies and procedures, and instruction in technology utilized by the program.

Seventy-four percent of the 140-student class are Kentucky residents with students coming from 51 Kentucky counties. The remaining 26 percent hail from 13 U.S. states and five countries.