How has Purdue College of Pharmacy giving impacted your education and enhanced your experience as a student?
I am extremely grateful for all of the donors to the College of Pharmacy! Whether it's providing student scholarships or updating the pharmacy building, donations to the College have a positive impact that is felt by all students. Seeing our generous and passionate alumni make contributions year after year has motivated myself to get involved in something I am passionate about and give back. One of greatest passions outside of pharmacy is Purdue men's basketball, and last year I had the great opportunity to serve as the president of The Paint Crew student section. This year I have been fortunate to be the Rho Chi tutoring chair where I arranged exam review sessions for first and second year professional students. The contributions of our alumni provide resources and motivation to get involved that have enriched my education at the Purdue College of Pharmacy. Thank you for all that you have done!
More About Lance
Lance Kruger is a 3rd Professional Year PharmD student from Francesville, Indiana, where his family operates a farm. He is currently a Lilly Undergraduate Research Fellow with the Purdue University Center for Medication Safety Advancement (CMSA). He is active in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Indiana Pharmacist’s Alliance, Rho Chi Honor Society (academic tutoring chair), and Phi Lambda Sigma, and is a past member of the Pharmacy President’s Council. His community leadership and involvement has been vast over the years, including participation as a host at Purdue Old Masters, a team leader for Boiler Gold Rush, and president of the Paint Crew at Purdue, as well as serving as head coach for West Central Babe Ruth League Baseball and volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club. Lance is a recipient of the Robert Chalmers Pharmacy Scholarship, Stanley Hem Family Pharmacy Scholarship, Robert A. Brown Pharmacy Scholarship, and Lilly Endowment Scholarship.
Lance served as President of the Paint Crew for the 2013-14 Men's Basketball season. Shown center in the yellow curly wig, he completed a summer research internship at the Center for Medication Safety Advancement at Purdue University…without the wig, of course!
(Student information and testimonial obtained in Spring 2015)