On May 10, 2013, the Department of Chemistry held its 45th annual Awards Ceremony and Reception to recognize the academic achievements of its students.
Undergraduate and graduate students, their families and friends, and faculty and staff gathered in Weyandt 107 at 3:30 to recognize the academic performance of Chemistry majors in the department. Wendy Elcesser (chair of the Awards Committee) and Chairman George Long hosted the ceremony, presenting several students with a certificate of achievement and cash awards for their hard work during the 2012–2013 year.
In addition to academic achievement awards, the Chemistry Department has several endowed awards given annually.
The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement was presented to Rebecca Beadling.
The Edward N. Brown Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Kristen Shafer.
The Ron Marks Scholarship was awarded to Andrew Teorsky.
The Graduate Academic Excellence Award was presented to Michael Hummel.
The Graduate Research Award was presented to Ivan Lendyel.
The CRC Handbook Award was presented to Jared Fee.
The ACS Student Affiliate Member of the Year was awarded to Peter Greenawalt.
The Academic Achievement Award was presented to the following senior Chemistry majors:
The Academic Achievement Award was presented to the following junior Chemistry majors:
The Academic Achievement Award was presented to the following sophomore Chemistry majors:
The Academic Achievement Award was presented to the following freshman Chemistry majors:
Special thanks goes to the members of the Awards Committee and the following donors for their continued support of this program:
Wendy Elcesser, Jaeju Ko, Lawrence Kupchella, Carl LeBlond, George Long, Nathan McElroy, Robert and Mrs. Patsiga, Ronald See, Jonathan Southard, Augusta Syty (emeritus), John Woolcock, Geno Zambotti (emeritus), PPG Industries, Reliant Energy Keystone Station, S&T Bank, and Pro Packet (printing donation).