COLLEGE OF PHARMACY ORGANIZATIONS
Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy – Student Pharmacist Chapter (AMCP)
AMCP is a national professional association of pharmacists and other health care practitioners who serve society by the application of sound medication management principles and strategies to improve health care for all. The Academy's members seek to develop and provide a diversified range of clinical, educational and business management services and strategies on behalf of the more than 200 million Americans covered by a managed care pharmacy benefit. AMCP Student Pharmacist chapters further the purposes of AMCP through educational and community service, provide opportunities for professional growth, and promote managed care pharmacy within their schools.
Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP)
APhA-ASP is the student chapter of the American Pharmacists Association. The mission of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) is to be the collective voice of student pharmacists, to provide opportunities for professional growth, to improve patient care, and to envision and advance the future of pharmacy. All students enrolled in the College of Pharmacy are encouraged to join the Academy.
Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI)
CPFI is a worldwide ministry of individuals working in all areas of pharmaceutical service and practice. Our mission is to serve Christ and the world through pharmacy. Our core values are to: Provide fellowship among like-minded professionals; Challenge and promote spiritual growth; Encourage the advancement of knowledge and ethics in the practice of pharmacy; Encourage evangelism and the integration of faith into practice, and Provide support and opportunity for service in both home and foreign missions. All interested students are encouraged to join.
Kappa Epsilon Fraternity – Beta Chapter (KE)
KE is a professional fraternity for students in pharmacy. Founded in 1921, KE has had an important impact on the profession of pharmacy for over 80 years through supporting personal and professional development, providing networking opportunities, promoting pharmacy as a career, and participating in various breast cancer awareness efforts.
Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity – Gamma Epsilon Chapter
Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest professional pharmacy fraternity. The purpose of this organization is for the mutual benefit of the members for the advancement of the profession of pharmacy, educationally, fraternally and socially; and to instill industry, sobriety, fellowship and high ideals in its members and to foster scholarship and pharmaceutical research.
Phi Lambda Sigma – Beta Xi Chapter (PLS)
The purpose of PLS, also known as the national Pharmacy Leadership Society, is to promote the development of leadership qualities, especially among pharmacy students. By peer recognition, the Society encourages participation in all pharmacy activities. Phi Lambda Sigma honors leadership. Members are selected by peer recognition. No greater honor can be bestowed upon an individual than to be recognized as a leader by one’s peers. Such recognition instills and enhances self-confidence, encourages the less active student to a more active role and promotes greater effort toward the advancement of pharmacy. Students in their second through fourth years of pharmacy education are eligible for membership.
Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society – Alpha Epsilon Chapter
The Rho Chi Society is the national pharmacy honor society. The Rho Chi Society encourages and recognizes excellence in intellectual achievement and advocates critical inquiry in all aspects of pharmacy. The Society further encourages high standards of conduct and character and fosters fellowship among its members. Students qualify for election and invitation to membership in Rho Chi based primarily on their cumulative grade point average and academic standing in the upper 20% of their class. An annual initiation banquet and participation in professional programs to raise funds for an annual scholarship award comprise the major activities of Rho Chi.
Rural Pharmacy Student Association (RPSA)
RPSA is an organization for students admitted through the Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP), the Rural Pharmacy Practice Educational Initiative (RPPEI), and all other pharmacy students interested in rural pharmacy practice. The Association promotes the preparation and training of students for the practice of pharmacy in rural Nebraska. Membership in the Association serves to identify students with an interest in rural practice, and allows them to participate in a number of professional development and social activities.
Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy (SSHP)
SSHP is a national professional association that represents student pharmacists who aspire to practice in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, long-term care facilities, home care, and other components of health care systems. The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the parent organization, has a long history of medication-error prevention efforts and is the national accrediting organization for pharmacy residency and pharmacy technician training programs.