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NCPA National Student Leadership Council Deadline—January 31, 2011
Attention all student leaders: This is your last chance to apply for a national student leadership position in NCPA's 2012 National Student Leadership Council (SLC)! The SLC represents all student pharmacist members of NCPA and is comprised of 16 student members who each complete a two-year term; the first as a Junior Member and the second as a Senior member.
The goal of the SLC is to support the development of future leaders in community pharmacy and to recognize student pharmacists who have a strong interest in entrepreneurship and pursuing a career in community pharmacy. The SLC supports the Director of Student Affairs at NCPA in providing the student pharmacist perspective in developing programs for NCPA student members among other responsibilities.
Questions? Contact your regional SLC representatives or NCPA Student Affairs at studentaffairs.ncpanet.org. Additional information and an application can be found on the NCPA website at www.ncpanet.org.
ReelRx Video Clip Competition
NCPA Student Affairs is pleased to introduce a new video clip competition! We are tapping the brains of our technologically savvy student chapters and challenging you to come up with the best video to capture the theme of "Why NCPA? What's Your Story?"
What makes your NCPA Student Chapter participate in NCPA activities? What is your inspiration behind encouraging your peers to think about entrepreneurship and ownership? Why did your chapter members join NCPA? Be creative and answer these questions through a 60 to 90 second video clip.
Contest rules and an entry form can be found on the NCPA website: http://www.ncpanet.org/index.php/student-chapter-resources. The deadline to submit a video is January 31, 2012. Show us your creativity and "Why NCPA?"
Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition
It's about that time to start developing your plans for the Business Plan Competition! The Competition helps young pharmacy entrepreneurs develop the blueprint necessary for buying an existing independent community pharmacy or developing a new pharmacy. You could also win a trip to the 2012 NCPA Annual Convention in San Diego, CA and the 2013 Multiple Locations Conference in a tropical location!
Please visit the Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition section on the NCPA website for an application, details of the competition, and resources, or for questions, contact student affairs at email@example.com. The postmark deadline for business plan entries is May 15, 2012.
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Has Your Chapter Completed a Successful Chapter Project?
Share a brief description of your successful chapter project, the results of your efforts in your school and/or community, and pictures (if available)! We want to recognize NCPA student chapters for their outstanding efforts and share your ideas and success stories with other NCPA student chapters. Email your story and pictures from the event to firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in the NCPA Chapter Highlights section on the NCPA Website.
NCPA Outstanding Student Member of the Year Award—Nominations Due on March 1, 2012
Each active NCPA student chapter may nominate one NCPA Chapter member for NCPA Outstanding Student Member of the Year. This individual must be an active member of NCPA who has contributed to the continued success of their NCPA student chapter. Each recipient will receive a certificate from the NCPA Foundation in recognition of this award to be presented to the student at an appropriate awards ceremony at their School/College of Pharmacy. Click here to download an application form.