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Posts Tagged: AAPS Students

Congratulations Ananda and Shalini!

AAPS is very happy to share that two of our Clinical Research, Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance students recently found full time employment. Yesterday, AAPS’ Clinical Research students gathered in celebration of this wonderful news. Congratulations go out to Ananda and Shalini! You have all the qualities needed to succeed, we know you will do great things in this new chapter of your lives. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors and hope you will always remember your time at AAPS.

AAPS Success Stories: Sandra Mendoza

At AAPS we care about the success of our students. Following up with our graduates is a great way to see how their story has taken flight since their time at AAPS. Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. It’s inspiring to see how far hard work and dedication can transform one’s career. We recently caught up with Sandra Mendoza, an AAPS alum who had great news to share with us.   AAPS: What did you study at AAPS? Sandra: Clinical Research. AAPS: What did you value about your experience at AAPS? Sandra: The.. READ MORE »

Celebrating Our Graduates

  This past weekend, AAPS celebrated the hard work and achievements of our most recent graduates. Friends, family and faculty gathered to acknowledge the success of AAPS students graduating from programs such as Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Food, Technology, Safety and Quality and Clinical Research. “Every day when I go home, I am inspired by every one of you,” Dean of Scientific Affairs, Laleh Bighash told the group. “You inspire me to be better and to look at life challenges as something I can tackle. I feel very honored and very privileged to meet and get to know all of you.” Congratulations Students!.. READ MORE »

AAPS Welcomes A New Faculty Member

AAPS is happy to announce the latest addition to our faculty, Mr. Dinesh Puravankara who will be teaching this term’s Food Quality Assurance and Quality Control program. For over a decade, Dinesh has been working for Coca-Cola LTD, currently taking on the role of Regional Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Manager. His previous employment includes working as a Plant Supervisor for Lucerne Foods in Burnaby, British Columbia, a Manufacturing Chemist for Reena Enterprises in Toronto, Ontario and a Production Supervisor for Nada Dairy in Saudi Arabia. He is an active member of the Canadian Beverage Association as well as the American Society for Quality.. READ MORE »

Students Learn HPLC Techniques

Last week, AALast week, AAPS’  HPLC students visited our simulated QC laboratory to expand on their knowledge of content uniformity. Guided by their instructor Jason Chu, students demonstrated their ability to determine the variability of acetaminophen tablets. Using HPLC, students were able to separate and identify the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) of their samples. Before applying the analytical technique, they first had to prepare the mobile phase and set up HPLC instruments. Once they completed their experiment, they were asked to process their findings using Empower, validated software, which allows the user to control chromatography instruments and process data for HPLC, UPLC and Gas Chromatography. Proficiency in HPLC and HPLC data.. READ MORE »

AAPS Students Learn SOPs for Cleaning a Quality Control Laboratory

In today’s Technical Writing class, AAPS students reviewed the standard operating procedures for cleaning a quality control laboratory. Instructor Jason Chu had students organize the various processes of daily and weekly cleaning into a flow chart. These cleaning practices are essential for maintaining a safe and secure environment. Concepts learned in today’s class will help students understand their future responsibilities as Quality Control professionals. Knowledge Vital For Your Career The importance of knowing these cleaning procedures is vital to a career in Quality Control.  Understanding concepts like cleaning validation and cross-contamination ensure that students are aware of the cleaning processes required in removing.. READ MORE »

FTSQ Co-op Students Are Learning From the Best in the Industry

Getting an education is one thing, putting that knowledge to good use is another. AAPS students enrolled in our Food Technology, Safety and Quality diploma program are taking the opportunity to develop their skills by training with leaders in Food Safety and Quality Assurance. Implements Your Skills The hands-on training AAPS students receive is only a part of what prepares them for the workforce. AAPS’ close industry connections allow for some of the best co-op placements in the industry. These placements allow students to expand on their specialized knowledge in real food safety environments. Co-op Placements AAPS students have gained.. READ MORE »