LIU's Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences celebrates 125th anniversary

NEW YORK — Long Island University’s Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences celebrated its 125th anniversary with a founding day celebration Thursday.

The college, originally founded as the Brooklyn College of Pharmacy in 1886, has graduated more than 20,000 students. The celebration included special presentations and a cake made by master baker and host of the TLC reality show “Cake Boss,” Bartolo Valastro.

The celebration also kicked off the college’s $12.5 million "Our Founding, Our Future" capital campaign, designed to raise money to expand research and graduate education initiatives, complete renovation and new construction projects and increase the number of scholarships available.

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