CSU’s Chemistry American Chemical Society student chapter receives commendable award

Posted: December 6th, 2017

ACS CSU Chemistry Club

CSU Chemistry Club and 2017 ACS student Chapter (Julia Trowbridge)

This fall, the American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter at Colorado State University was selected to receive a Commendable award for its activities conducted during the 2016-2017 academic year. For the 2016-2017 academic year, over 400 chapter activity reports were submitted and the Society Committee on Education presented 52 outstanding, 114 commendable, and 139 honorable mention awards. The award winning chapters will also be honored at the 255th ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, LA in March 2018.  To see all the award winners, please visit the ACS website.

Assistant Professor Benjamin Reynolds, faculty advisor of the chapter, also received special commendations. In the award recognition letter, President of the ACS Allison A. Campbell, Ph.D. wrote that “few faculty members who are willing to make the great commitment of time and energy that a successful chapter requires. Professor Reynolds’ efforts certainly represent the best in undergraduate science education and mentoring around the country. We extend our warmest congratulations to the students and Professor Reynolds for setting such a fine example for other chapters and being exemplary chemistry ambassadors!”

Congratulations to the CSU ACS student chapter and Ben Reynolds!