Quantcast

Monday, July 28, 2014         

 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Pharmacy College says it needs facilities to attract top researchers

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:



HILO >> The dean of the University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy says not having a permanent building is making it tough to attract top researchers, faculty and students. 

That’s why university officials are hoping the state Legislature appropriates the $38 million needed for the first phase of construction on a $55 million building. The burgeoning program is touted as the first school of pharmacy in the state and Pacific region, but has been operating out of spread-out temporary buildings. 

In June, the national agency that regulates pharmacy schools granted the college full accreditation but noted the lack of a permanent building is a serious concern.

UH-Hilo spokesman Gerald De Mello tells Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://bit.ly/AAOdQy ) the building is vital to the success of the college. 







 Print   Email   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs
Political Radar
On policy

Warrior Beat
Apple fallout

Wassup Wit Dat!
Can You Spock ‘Em?

Warrior Beat
Meal plan

Volley Shots
Fey, Enriques on MJNT

Political Radar
Wilhelmina Rise, et al.

Court Sense
Cold War