Chemistry honor society formed at Kennesaw State University

The Beta Upsilon Chapter of the national chemistry honor society Phi Lambda Upsilon was recently…

Georgia (May 7, 2003) — Chemistry honor society formed at Kennesaw State University

Karen Kennedy

Abstract

The Beta Upsilon Chapter of the national chemistry honor society Phi Lambda Upsilon was recently installed at Kennesaw State University. Started by Dr. Leon Combs‚ chair of the chemistry department‚ the honor society initiated 19 charter members.



"Phi Lambda Upsilon is the oldest discipline−specific honor society in existence. The installation of a Kennesaw State chapter is an important way to recognize and honor outstanding chemistry students‚" Combs said.



Dr. Eugene Grimley‚ a chemistry professor at Elon University in N.C. and a national officer‚ attended the installation. Combs is also responsible for the installation of the PLU chapter at Mississippi State University.



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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 15‚600 from 118 countries. The fifth largest out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.



 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 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

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