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2015 Celebration of Student Achievement

This week, chemistry majors presented their undergraduate research at the TCNJ Celebration of Student Achievement. As part of this annual tradition, the Department had a luncheon for all chemistry students, faculty, and staff, where Dr. O’Connor presented the 2015 Excellence in Chemistry Awards. These awards are given to outstanding seniors that have demonstrated excellence in academic performance, scholarship, service and/or leadership. Congratulations to the 2015 awardees: Taylor Maney, Margaret Chen, Alexis Jones, Ryan Boyne, Cris Ochoa, Hussnain Sajjad, and Kyle Webb.

President Gitenstein Congratulates TCNJ Scholar-Athletes

The College of New Jersey President R. Barbara Gitenstein invited seniors Liz Johnson (Chemistry) and Jake Weiss to her office to congratulate each student-athlete for their academic excellence during their tenure at TCNJ. Weiss and Johnson were joined by Dr. Sharon Beverly, assistant vice president for student affairs and executive director of athletics and recreation.…Continue Reading

Another Great ACS Meeting!

13 TCNJ Chemistry majors and 4 faculty attended the 2015 Spring ACS Meeting in Denver, Colorado. In addition to researchers providing oral and poster presentations of their work in the Biological, Organic, Inorganic, Chemical Education, and Agrochemical divisions of the ACS , the Student Chemists Association received national recognition for their activities. Congratulations and a…Continue Reading

TCNJ Chemistry Major wins New Jersey Distinguished Student Teacher Award

Congratulations to Allison McQuillen, a chemistry secondary education major and May 2014 graduate, who recently won a 2014 New Jersey Distinguished Student Teacher Award. Since 1985, the Presidents of New Jersey’s teacher training institutions have been invited to submit the dossiers of their three most outstanding prospective teachers into competition for this award. This annual award…Continue Reading

The Intersection of Science and Food

The School of Science and the Department of Chemistry at TCNJ are honored to host Dr. Kent Kirshenbaum for our Spring 2013 Colloquium Series, on March 20, 2013, from 3:00-4:30 pm. Continue Reading