COLLEGE STATION --
Texas A&M's American Chemical Society (ACS) student affiliates chapter will receive one of 24 "outstanding" awards presented to student affiliates chapters nationwide for activities conducted during the 2000-01 academic year.
The American Chemical Society Committee on Education selects chapters to receive awards based on annual reports of activities that each chapter is required to submit.
Texas A&M's Student Affiliates (SA) chapter will be recognized at the 223rd ACS national meeting in Orlando, Fla., on April 7, 2002.
The Texas A&M chapter also will be recognized in Chemical & Engineering News, the society's national newsmagazine, and in Chemistry, the student affiliates magazine.
Texas A&M chemistry professors Tammy Tiner and Marylin Warren are faculty advisers of the chapter.
The student affiliates chapters are part of an ACS program for the preprofessional development of undergraduate students majoring in chemistry or a related science
The ACS student affiliates program currently enrolls more than 7,500 students, many of whom are affiliated with over 900 chapters at colleges and universities in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Contact: P. Wang
Office of University Relations
Texas A&M University