Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Building Addition

Our state-of-the-art facility allows students to explore the dynamic state of healthcare and the changing role of the pharmacist as a primary healthcare provider. The addition to the School of Pharmacy triples pharmacy practice teaching space and increases the overall footprint of the Pharmacy School by 50%.

New Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Facilities


In an ever-changing healthcare universe, the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy prides itself on its evolving curriculum. As a leading educational institution that offers a rich environment in research, clinical practice, and strategic healthcare partnerships that enhance pharmacy practice models, the expansion of school facilities to be completed this fall will allow students to explore the dynamic state of healthcare and the changing role of the pharmacist as a primary healthcare provider.

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Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy facilities auditoriums

The Novartis Pharmaceuticals & The Bristol-Myers Squibb Auditoriums – Located on the first floor, the two, 225 seat auditoriums will be equipped with state-of-the-art technology to educate the next generation of pharmacists. These auditoriums will allow for an entire class of Pharmacy students to be taught right here at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, something that has not been possible in recent years.

Watch the Progress Now!

Watch as the building progresses towards completion in the fall of 2017. Up-to-date images are captured approximately every 10 minutes! Enjoy the compilation video starting with the groundbreaking.

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Ceremonial Beam Signing & Raising

Over 600 students, faculty, staff and alumni signed an eight foot steel beam that is part of the building construction a significant piece of history for the School. Check out the video which shows the beam’s final placement.

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We need your support!

Be a part of the expansion of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy building. There are a number of naming opportunities still available within the building. By making a gift of $10,000 or above, your name will be showcased on the donor wall in the main atrium. A gift of $10,000 or above can be paid over a five year period, which can be paid at less than $170 per month. Maximize your giving. Find out if your company participates in matching your gift!

Give today to support the future of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. For more information, contact Kerryn Loesner, Interim  Director of Development at 848-445-6248.

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