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Spring 2022 Chemistry Student Awards and Graduates

Spring 2022 Chemistry Student Awards and Graduates

The GGC Chemistry Grants and Awards Committee would like to recognize both our graduating seniors, and several outstanding undergraduate students for their achievements and excellence! These students were honored at a ceremony on May 10th on the GGC campus. Congratulations to our Spring 2022 Graduating Seniors: Jacob Abreu Emmanuel Chua Bao Dang Richard Forson Madison Little Jennifer Nguyen Congratulations to our Spring 2022 Chemistry Award Recipients: Alexa Sheets – 2022 GGC Physical Chemistry Student Award Iulia¬†Bradeanu¬†– 2022 GGC Biochemistry Student…

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Chemistry Speaker Series – Water Resources Panel Discussion

Chemistry Speaker Series – Water Resources Panel Discussion

The Chemistry¬†Speaker¬†Series¬†Committee is excited to announce the third talk for Spring 2022. The topic of the panel discussion is related to our CURE undergraduate research projects in CHEM1211K and CHEM 1212K, so hopefully students in these classes will attend to learn more, and explore how the research skills they are learning can be used in the real world. Panel Discussion: Water Industry, Research and Internship  by Department of Water Resources Gwinnett County Government Speakers: Helen Ellis, Water Quality Superintendent; Krysann Fraley,…

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Chemistry Speaker Series Welcomes Mr. Stefan Thibodeaux from Novartis

Chemistry Speaker Series Welcomes Mr. Stefan Thibodeaux from Novartis

The Chemistry Speaker Series Committee are excited to announce the second talk for Spring 2022: High Throughput Mass Spectrometry in Early Drug Discovery Speaker: Mr.¬†Stefan Thibodeaux at¬†Novartis Mr. Stefan Thibodeaux has been working in the pharmaceutical industry for over 20 years. During his time at Eli Lilly, he co-developed Eli Lilly‚Äôs high throughput mass spectrometry capabilities before moving on to Novartis where he has led a team focused on developing novel assay for drug discovery project. March 15th 2:00 ‚Äď 3:00 PM (virtual…

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Chemistry Speaker Series to host Green Chemistry Panel Discussion

Chemistry Speaker Series to host Green Chemistry Panel Discussion

The Chemistry Speaker Series will hold Green Chemistry Panel on February 10, Thursday, 2:00 ‚Äď 3:15 PM on Zoom. Green Chemistry Panel Discussion The panel includes Dr. Kirberger, Dr. Sloop, Mrs. Sublett Breeden, Dr. Woodbridge, and Dr. Zimmermann, all Chemistry professors at GGC. When: February 10, Thursday, 2:00 ‚Äď 3:15 PM (virtual) Zoom Link¬†(ZOOM ID: 883 5491 0888, Password: Green) Panel Discussion: Green Chemistry is guided by the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry. These principles enable scientists to work towards…

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GGC’s professional chemistry track receives ACS certification

GGC’s professional chemistry track receives ACS certification

GGC Chemistry is proud to announce that its Professional Track is now officially certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS)! Starting in Spring 2022, all graduates in this track will receive an ACS certified degree, strengthening their opportunities for jobs and professional schools upon graduating from GGC. The American Chemical Society, with more than 150,000 members, is the major professional society in the United States for practicing chemists. The ACS sponsors major professional meetings and publishes a large number of…

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ACS Club engaged GGC students on campus this Fall and turned them into leaders!

ACS Club engaged GGC students on campus this Fall and turned them into leaders!

This semester, the American Chemistry Society (ACS) student club RSO hosted several events to engage GGC students in some fun, hands-on chemistry. They welcomed students back to face to face campus events in August by having them make (and eat) liquid nitrogen ice cream, while learning about the chemistry involved. In September, the club hosted a tie-dye event. Participants were invited to hang out on the lawn and make their own tie-dye t-shirts using supplies provided from RSO funding opportunities….

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Chemistry Speaker Series – Dr. Brian Agee

Chemistry Speaker Series – Dr. Brian Agee

The second Chemistry speaker series talk for this semester is on Tuesday, November 9th 2:00¬† PM -3:00 PM on Microsoft Teams. This talk will ¬†focus on Green Organic Chemistry. Speaker Bio: Dr. Brian Agee is currently a chemistry lecturer at Augusta University. He has a   Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Tennessee Technological University. Dr. Agee‚Äôs research focuses on green organic research. His research has recently been featured on ACS YouTube Channel in promotion of the ACS Fall 2021 meeting….

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Ms. Claudette Ayanaba to present at first Chemistry Speaker Series of Fall semester

Ms. Claudette Ayanaba to present at first Chemistry Speaker Series of Fall semester

The GGC Chemistry Speaker Series will have their first talk for the Fall 2021 semester on October 21, Thursday, 2:00-3:15 pm on MS Teams. This talk is on Electric Vehicle Batteries –¬†Benefits, Challenges, and Trends by Ms. Claudette Ayanaba. The speaker is a policy manager at Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, Atlanta, GA, with expertise in smart informed energy-related decision making and energy efficiency advancement, previously serving as a rule and state plan writer with the State of Georgia, Environmental Protection…

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SST will hold virtual STEM workshops for middle schoolers this fall

SST will hold virtual STEM workshops for middle schoolers this fall

Super Saturday Series (S3) is going virtual!¬† GGC student and faculty volunteers will lead workshops in technology, chemistry, biology and math that will be held in October and November. Middle-school aged children are welcome to register. The schedule is below. Date/Workshop ITEC Chemistry Biology Math Tuesday (Male) October 12 October 19 October 26 November 2nd Thursday (Female) October 14 October 21 October 28 November 4th 6:30-7:30pm 6:30-7:30pm 6:30-7:30pm 6:30-7:30pm Workshops are free for all!!¬† Register at www.ggc.edu/s3.   S3 Flyer…

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Evelyn Calina wins the ACS Undergraduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry

Evelyn Calina wins the ACS Undergraduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry

Evelyn Calina is a 2021 GGC graduate who was part of an Environmental Research Cluster of six students and faculty from throughout GGC that worked on a biodiesel project.¬† She recently received the¬†American Chemical Society Undergraduate Student Award¬†for her work on the project and for her overall excellence in undergraduate studies. She is the fifth GGC student in the GGC Environmental Research Cluster to win the prestigious award, which is given to only about 20 students per year. You can…

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