NACDS Foundation provides funds to 12 colleges through Community PREP grant program
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The charitable arm of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced 12 academic institutions have received funding to expand community pharmacy residencies for recent pharmacy school graduates.
The NACDS Foundation said that the following schools received funding for the Community Pharmacy Residency Expansion Project:
Ferris State University;
Midwestern University (Glendale);
The Ohio State University;
St. Louis College of Pharmacy;
University of Charleston;
University of Kansas;
University of Kentucky;
University of Puerto Rico; and
University of Southern California.
Each of these academic institutions will receive a $50,000 residency grant.
“The Community PREP grant program was developed to provide expanded opportunities for pharmacy school graduates to pursue community pharmacy residencies and hone their skills in providing patient care services,” said NACDS Foundation president Edith Rosato said. “I commend these 12 institutions for their patient-focused residency programs which help cultivate pharmacy graduates’ abilities to provide innovation in the delivery of patient care services, for the ultimate advancement of public health.”
Back in May, the NACDS Foundation announced grants to Purdue University, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of North Carolina.
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Coty, Elite enter deal to launch new fragrance collection
NEW YORK — Coty has teamed up with modeling network Elite to develop and market a new line of fragrances.
Slated to launch in January, the collection will include four fragrances that will embrace the alluring beauty and glamour associated with the world of modeling and fashion, Coty and Elite said.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"Based on our strong licensing partnerships, our unrivaled fragrance expertise, and the global reach of the Elite Models brand, we see an opportunity to broaden the scope of our business portfolio and team up with a brand that is on the cutting edge of the fashion business," Coty Beauty Renato Semerari said.
Coty and Elite said the companies will collaborate marketing plans for the international launch, which will include a comprehensive media campaign, as well as an Elite Model Look Contest. Details of the contest still are currently in development and will be announced closer to the launch, Coty and Elite noted.
Fisk Industries awarded Good Housekeeping honor for Cover Your Gray
ORANGEBURG, N.Y. — Fisk Industries was recognized by Good Housekeeping‘s second annual anti-aging awards in the instant root touch-ups category.
The company said that its professional instant root touch-up product, Cover Your Gray, was named the gold winner of the category. To select this year’s winners, the scientists in the beauty lab of the Good Housekeeping Research Institute evaluated 73 anti-aging hair products in every price range.
Cover Your Gray is a waterproof, instant hair color formula that blends in smoothly with hair’s natural color and lasts all day long, Fisk Industries said.
"We are very honored by this award. Good Housekeeping’s anti-aging award reinforces our leadership in the beauty market and commitment to our customers in developing the best quality hair-care products," Fisk Industries president Steven Adler said.
The Cover Your Gray line of products — which include the touch-up stick, brush-in hair color, root touch-up, 2-in-1 hair color touch-up wand, root touch-up and highlighter, and color comb — is available at CVS/pharmacy, Bed Bath and Beyond, select beauty supply stores throughout the United States, as well as online.