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Nazareth College is proud to announce that its student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) was selected to receive an honorable mention award for its activities during the 2008-2009 academic year. The time and energy of faculty advisors Lynn O’Brien, William Lammela, and Jane Shebert represented the best in undergraduate science education and mentoring around the country. Nazareth is one of 119 colleges who have received this honor out of a total of 360 submissions to the Society Committee on Education. The winning chapters will be recognized at the 239th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, Calif., in March.
The American Chemical Society is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information with over 150,000 members. Their mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of earth and its people. The society publishes numerous scientific journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry. They also give more than $22 million a year in grants for basic research in petroleum and related fields.