Collection Facts

Extent: 
133 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1880 - present

Historical Context

Albany College of Pharmacy held its first graduation ceremony in February of 1882. Three students graduated with the degree of Graduate in Pharmacy. In 2008, the school officially changed its name to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) to better reflect its expanding range of academic programs. ACPHS now offers BS, MS, and PharmD degrees.

Scope of Collection

A collection of documents from graduation ceremonies at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Each year at graduation a Commencement bulletin is printed and distributed. This bulletin lists the order of ceremony as well as the names of graduates. In some cases, transcriptions of the speeches of honorary guests are available.