Taken from Fresno State News
The Chemistry Club at California State University, Fresno has gained national recognition from the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society, and will receive two prestigious awards at the society’s 241st national meeting in Anaheim next March. Fresno State will receive the National Outstanding Award, the highest honor bestowed upon student chapters nationwide, and the Green Chemistry Award. Additionally, the chapter will be recognized in two magazines, Chemical & Engineering News and in Chemistry. “We are very excited to be honored with these two prestigious awards from the American Chemical Society,” said Dr., Melissa Golden, assistant professor of chemistry and club adviser. “To our knowledge, this is a first for our chapter.” For the award, the chapter was required to participate in such activities as field trips, community service and social functions. The students submitted a 41-page report based on their activities.