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Roy Ware – next FoC Chair. Ritter and Stover join FoC Steering Committee

Posted on: October 19, 2014

As announced at the General meeting of the FoC at Homecoming, the next FoC Chair will be Roy Ware (PhD ’01).  Roy assumes the position vacated by Keith McDowell.   Roy is looking forward to working with all the members of the committee this year and looks forward to expanding the membership of the FoC […]

FoC thanks Keith McDowell and Van Crisco for their Steering Committee Service

Posted on: October 19, 2014

Keith McDowell and Van Crisco finished 3 years of service on the FoC Steering Committee during the recent General Meeting of the FoC during Homecoming weekend. Van was particularly helpful with the mentoring program, especially as it deals with would-be physicians. Keith was also active with the mentoring program, but is primarily recognized for his […]

FoC Career Event Focuses on Government Regulations

Posted on: October 19, 2014

  The 6th annual Friends of Chemistry Career Event was held Friday of Homecoming (Sept 19).  The stated theme of the event was careers in the area of government regulations.  Three FoC pannelists included   Charles Buchanan (’54), president and founder of Roan Industries,  Summer Hanna (PhD ’06) Senior Scientist in Regulartory Oversight Reynolds American, and […]

David R. Bryant – 1st WF Chemistry Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Posted on: October 19, 2014

Dr. David R. Bryant was named the winner of the 1st WF Chemistry Distinguished Alumni Award at the General Meeting of the WF Friends of Chemistry during the University’s recent Homecoming festivities.  Dr. Bryant received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Wake Forest in 1958 and then earned his Ph.D. at Duke University in organic […]

Events for Homecoming 2014

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Homecoming comes early this year, but that’s good since you probably just can’t wait.  We have plenty of activities planned, and here are the details: Friday September 19: 3:30-5:00PM – Friends of Chemistry Career Event (Salem 210):  For the past 4 years we have gathered several alumni and other authoritative folks to tell our current […]

Deadline for Alumni Award Nominations moved to August 31

Posted on: August 1, 2014

Due to some printing delays with the recent edition of The Deacon Chemist, the Friends of Chemistry has decided to move the deadline for nominations for the first WFU Chemistry Distinguished Alumni Award  to August 31, 2014. The award will now simply be announced at the September 20 Homecoming reception, and the actual presentation of […]

Nominations Needed for Alumni Awards – July 15 Deadline[Changed to 8/31]

Posted on: May 17, 2014

Together with the Friends of Chemistry, the Department of Chemistry is excited to initiate a new alumni award program, to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of WFU graduates.  In alternating years, the department will call for nominations for the WFU CHEMISTRY DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD and the WFU CHEMISTRY RECENT ALUMNI AWARD, beginning with the DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI […]

Tarsa and Gagliardi Complete Terms on Steering Commmittee. Sommers and Harton Step Up.

Posted on: December 17, 2013

Peter Tarsa and Sharon Gagliardi completed their 3-year terms on the FoC Steering Committee at Homecoming. Erin Sommers and Jim Harton have been selected to fill the two vacancies for the next 3 years. Peter and Sharon were very active on the Committee. They were involved in the establishment of a web-presence with the LinkedIn […]

Homecoming Career Event Focuses on The Pharmaceutical Industry

Posted on: December 16, 2013

  The 2013 edition of the Career Event put on by the Friends of Chemistry took place Friday October 18 as part of the Homecoming activities.  This year the attention was focused on careers in the pharmaceutical industry.  Alumni Nick Ferenc (’01), Roy Ware (PhD ’00) and Malory Makowsky (’08) were present with the almost […]

Dr. Keith McDowell (’66) takes over as FoC Steering Committee Chair

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Keith McDowell (’66) has been selected as the next Chair of the Friends of Chemistry Steering Committee. He follows Perter Tarsa in this role. Keith is looking to continue building the organization and strengthening its existing efforts – expanding the information provided on the web page and the LinkedIn group page, further developing the mentoring […]

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