American Chemical Society honors Kennesaw State chapter
The American Chemical Society honored the ACS Student Affiliates chapter at Kennesaw State…
Georgia (Apr 2, 2001) — American Chemical Society honors Kennesaw State chapter
The American Chemical Society honored the ACS Student Affiliates chapter at Kennesaw
State University with an Honorable Mention for chapter activities conducted during
the 1999−2000 academic year. The award was presented at the ACS National Meeting in
San Diego‚ Calif.‚ on April 1‚ 2001.
The chapter‚ and its advisor‚ Associate Professor of Chemistry Jennifer Powers‚ was cited for the following activities:
Chemistry demonstrations at Abney Elementary's science fest;
A fundraiser as part of KSU's Earth Day celebration;
Sponsoring "How many sucrose molecules are in this container?" contest held during National Chemistry Week;
Attending area conferences and ACS meetings;
Holding an open discussion on opportunities for co−ops and student research with faculty; and
Sponsoring a spring cookout for all chemistry faculty and lab assistants.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.