November 2012 Student of the Month
Stephanie N. Dulka, a senior biology and medicinal chemistry major (with minors in medical biology, chemistry and biochemistry) from Alliance, Ohio, carries a heavy load of science and math courses (sometimes carrying 19 credits in science courses alone per semester), but still carries an outstanding GPA and is very involved on campus. She has been a resident assistant, president of the American Chemical Society Student Affiliates, member of Tri-Beta, member of the softball team for two years, member of the Dean's List each semester and more. She volunteers at St. Paul's and the Good Shepherd Center, is a gymnastics instructor in Greenville and received an Emil A. Lucas Chemistry Scholarship for 2012-2013. Despite the demands on her time, she is positive, considerate and uplifting in her interactions with others. Her plans for the future include medical school to become a physician.
The Department of Chemistry makes awards for outstanding performance in chemistry courses at all levels of the undergraduate program.
Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh – Awarded to the senior chemistry major student with the highest academic achievement; cash award of $500; their name written on a plate in a $300 book for the chemistry library
CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award – Complimentary copy of CRC handbook, commemorative scroll
Merck Index Award - In honor of Dr. McLaughlin; copy of the Merck Index awarded to the top sophomore student in 200-level organic chemistry courses.
2011 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate – Honorary awarded for a student who has most demonstrated excellence in inorganic chemistry and has future plans that include a career in chemistry.
Outstanding Achievement in Organic Chemistry Award – Exemplary performance in full year organic chemistry courses; minimum 3.4 GPA; chemistry or chemical engineering major; plans for a career in chemistry; sophomore or junior
American Chemical Society (ACS) Undergraduate Award in Analytical Chemistry – Awarded to a rising senior chemistry major student demonstrating a research interest in analytical chemistry and the best performance in analytical chemistry courses
American Chemical Society (ACS)/Penn-Ohio Border Section Award – Junior chemistry major with highest academic performance; cash award of $75
Departmental Honors – Noted on graduation record. Honoree 's name is included in graduation program and honors convocation program. Final GPA must be 3.45 or higher.
Bennett-Heald Award – Outstanding Chemistry Major exemplifying excellence in chemistry; cash award
Emil A. Lucas Chemistry Scholarship – Given to a rising senior chemistry major to encourage excellence in chemistry; cash award
Robert Charles Averill Scholarship – Deserving and promising male student who shows capabilities in the fields of science or engineering; cash award
Paul H. Ralston Chemistry Scholarship – Rising sophomore, junior or senior chemistry major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; cash award
Irene Wintersteen Memorial Science Scholarship – Rising junior or senior woman science major; cash award
American Chemistry Certification – Certificate from the ACS acknowledging fulfillment of course work approved by the American Chemical Society
Ruth Staudenmayer, R.N. Memorial Scholarship – Chemistry major who is truly intent on becoming a chemist; cash award
Charles '57 and Edna Semroc Endowed Scholarship – Outstanding chemistry major who has completed the first two years of major with a GPA 3.0 or higher; cash award