PHILADELPHIA, PA (04/18/2017)-- The following students were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Honor Society at University of the Sciences on April 2, 2017. Invitations to join ALD, a national honor society for first-year students, are based on attaining a first-semester academic average of at least 3.50 and ranking in the top 20 percent of the class. This year's inductees all attained a first-semester GPA of 3.753 or higher. This is the highest GPA for membership since the USciences chapter was founded on November 12, 1989.
Deep Patel of Swedesboro, NJ (08085), is a biology student.
Rasha Abouelsaadate of West Deptford, NJ (08096), is a doctor of pharmacy student.
Brooke Braddock of Sicklerville, NJ (08081), is a doctor of occupational therapy student.
Laura Ciapetta of Mount Laurel, NJ (08054), is a doctor of occupational therapy student.
Katelyn Reichert of West Deptford, NJ (08096), is a doctor of occupational therapy student.
Vinita Patel of Marlton, NJ (08053), is a doctor of physical therapy student.
University of the Sciences has prepared students to be leaders and practitioners in the healthcare and science fields for nearly 200 years. Key to its distinctive education is a tradition of hands-on research and experiential learning that is evident in every graduate who has walked its campus. Since its founding in 1821 as Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, the first college of pharmacy in North America, USciences has grown to more than 30 degree-granting programs from bachelor's through doctoral degrees in the health sciences, bench sciences, and healthcare business and policy fields. Discover how USciences students are proven everywhere they go at usciences.edu.