SPPS Alumni Reunion Weekend: Oct 12 -14, 2023

We look forward to welcoming you back to campus for our 2023 in-person Reunion Weekend, in conjunction with UB Homecoming activities.

UB Pharmacy Reunion Weekend 2023.

Celebrating 50th, 25th and 10th Milestone Reunions for the Classes of 1972, 1973, 1997, 1998, 2012 and 2013

Also recognizing these 5th year pharmacy classes celebrating a reunion in 2022 and 2023:
Classes of 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1993, 2002, 2003, 2007 and 2008. 

SPPS Reunion and Alumni Awards Weekend Events

We are excited to welcome SPPS reunion classes ending with 2, 3, 7 or 8 back to campus this fall to celebrate reunions and the accomplishments of SPPS alumni award winners. Special recognition will be given to those celebrating a 50th, 25th or 10th year reunion along with our alumni award winners. 

Registration Closed

The deadline to register for the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Reunion & SPPS Alumni Awards was Friday, Sept. 29.  

Note: Our reunion program is part of a diverse line up of events scheduled during Homecoming & Family Weekend. You can find more information and links to register for those events in the "Event Lineup" below. 

Event Lineup

Thursday, October 12: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

UB logo.
University at Buffalo Alumni Association Achievement Awards Ceremony: Honoring Mark Sinnett, BS '83, PharmD '87

We are proud to announce the selection of Mark Sinnett, BS '83, PharmD '87, Director, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Montefiore Health System as the a University at Buffalo Distinguished Alumni Award winner representing the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Other university wide award winners will also be recognized at this UB event. 

NOTE: Dr. Sinnett will also be recognized for his UB award during the pharmacy reunion award program Friday evening. 

Learn more about the 2023 UB Alumni Achievement Award Program and register to attend the dinner and award presentation.

Friday, October 13: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Pharmacy Building.
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Reunion & SPPS Alumni Awards

We are very pleased to host our 2022/23 reunion event in the Pharmacy Building on UB's historic south campus. All events will be held in the Pharmacy Building. 

Look for directional signage when entering the Pharmacy Building. 

UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy Building
UB South Campus
(see parking and directions)

$30.00, includes open bar and food stations


5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Alumni Awards Pre-Reception

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 
SPPS Alumni Awards Ceremony

Karen M. (Wilson) Brim, BS '82:Orville C. Baxter Memorial Professional Practice Award 

Mark J. Sinnett, BS '83, PharmD ’87: UB Distinguished Alumni Award.
NOTE: Dr. Sinnet will also be recognized during this pharmacy reunion award program for the UB award he received Thursday evening.

Kathleen M. Giacomini, PhD '79: Willis G. Gregory Memorial Award *not able to attend ceremony

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Building Tours 
Take a tour of the Pharmacy Building with our PharmD student ambassadors.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Faculty Scholar Sessions
Faculty members will be on-site to discuss the many new UB SPPS strategic initiatives and their cutting edge research and scholarship.   

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 
Student Poster Sessions
Meet with our award winning student researchers and hear about the work they are doing to advance the practice of pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences.

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception and Food Stations 
Designated, class specific tables and seating areas will be available throughout the building. 

RSVP now

Saturday, October 14: Times vary based on events

Join us Saturday for UB Homecoming and Family Weekend events. UB Pharmacy will be on-site for the UB Tailgate Party and UB Bulls Kickoff to help cheer on the Bulls!
(Tailgate time and location will be announced soon!)

See below for event and ticket information: 

Oct. 14: UB Homecoming and Football

UB Homecoming and Family Weekend

UB Loyal Blue Tailgate Tent: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Join fellow donors at the Loyal Blues tent in Lasalle Lot for food, beer and wine before kickoff. Cost: $25 includes game ticket

Bulls Football vs Bowling Green, kickoff, 3:30 p.m.
Alumni receive a special discount on game tickets in Section 210 in UB Stadium. Cost: $14.00

Penn and Teller Present: The Foolers, 7:30 p.m.
Alumni receive $10.00 discount with code: CFAHOME23

Private Class Celebrations

Want to keep the party going? Check back for information about informal, private class celebrations around Buffalo during Reunion Weekend. Interested in planning a gathering for your class? Let us know, we're here to help! Email: phm-alumni@buffalo.edu

Pour Taproom Buffalo logo.
Class of 1997 & 1998 25th Reunion Celebration

Oct. 14, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. at Pour Taproom Buffalo, 490 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY 14202

For more information, please contact these class representatives:
Sheila (Dadlani) Beurket '97 

Dean Trzewieczynski '98

Irishman logo.
Class of 1988 35th Reunion Celebration

Oct. 14, 7:00 p.m. at the Irishman, 5601 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221

For more information, please contact

Evelyn (Schulenklopper) Reda '88

Helpful Links

Show Your SPPS Pride

Shop School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences merchandise available at the UB Bookstore

20% off in-store and online!

Follow these 3 simple steps to use your exclusive alumni discount on one apparel or gift item.

1. Visit coupon-20.com

2. Enter your email address

3. Enter access code: 0405

Reunion Giving

Join us in honoring the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences by making a reunion gift this year.

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences relies on reunion gifts to help with the education of our next generation of pharmacists. Your gift will allow current students more experiences, more global health opportunities, and more expansive technologies, as well as support scholarships and research.

If you are able, we invite you to consider making an investment in your alma mater to help advance the education, research, and the improvement of our patient care in Buffalo and around the world.

Questions? Contact Us!

SPPS Office of Alumni Relations
Email: phm-alumni@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2971
Please note: There may be a 24 hour lag in return of voice mail messages during normal business hours.

On This Page

Reunion Classes

2022 Reunion Classes
1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012

2023 Reunion Classes
1973, 1978, 1983, 1989, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013

Hotel Information: Discounted rates available through mid-September

DoubleTree by Hilton Buffalo/Amherst
10 Flint Road
Amherst, NY 14226

Reservations: book online or call 716-689-4414

Cost: $129 standard room per night*

*Discounted rate available Oct. 12-14 until September 21, 2023. Indicate you are registering under the School of Pharmacy.

Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
5020 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226

Reservations: book online or call 716-839-4040  

Cost: $199 one king bed, $219 two queen beds**

**Both rates require a two night minimum. Discounted rates available Oct. 12-14 until September 15, 2023. Group code: G- UUBP.

Parking and Directions

Parking and Directions for Friday programming:

Please click HERE for detailed directions to the Pharmacy Building.

Parking will be available in Parker Lot. The most direct access to the Parker Lot is from Winspear Avenue and then enter campus onto Winridge Road.  Parker Lot will be immediately to your left. 

Please note: there are multiple entrances to Parker Lot. If Parker Lot is full, alternate parking will be available in Clark Lot. Please allow ample time for parking and entering the pharmacy building.

We want to hear from you!

Please share with us news about what you've been up to since you graduated (even if you can't attend this year's reunion)!