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National awards for California State University chem club

Blog Post created by john simpson on Nov 1, 2010

Taken from Fresno State News

“Chemistry  students to receive national awards”



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.