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Philadelphia Section Award

Left to right: Melissa B. Cichowicz, Deborah Cook (Chair of the Philadelphia Section of the ACS), Kurt Kolasinski, and Elizabeth Wagoner (Chair-Elect)

  • Professor Kurt Kolasinski has been named the 2017 recipient of the Philadelphia Section Award presented by the Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society. This Award recognizes an individual "who, by conspicuous scientific achievement through research, has made important contributions to man's knowledge and thereby aided the public appreciation of the profession."

New Technical Director of the Center for Microanalysis & Imaging Research & Training (CMIRT)

  • Dr. Samantha Shumlas has been named the new Technical Director of the CMIRT.

Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements

  • We celebrated the installation and dedication of our Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, Friday April 7th. Here's the list of the contents.
  • Joel M. Ressner Scholarship in Chemistry

    • New this year: Joel M. Ressner Scholarship in Chemistry & Joel M. Ressner Scholarship for Minority Students in Chemistry
  • The 2015 University Distinguished Research Award

    • Awarded to Dr. Felix Goodson, the award recognizes a faculty member who has made a significant contribution to the scholarship of a University community through the acquisition of external grants from peer-reviewed funding sources.
  • The 2015 Trustees' Achievement Award

    • Awarded to Dr. Kurt Kolasinski, the Trustees' Achievement Award recognizes distinguished scholarly and creative work by a current West Chester University faculty member: specific, original contributions to a discipline (as in a research study, monograph, scholarly paper, literary work, musical composition, or work of art), or a significant collective body of work.