The Division of Chemistry & Physics at Alcorn State College is hovering to new heights with its newest certification.
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The American Chemical Society, or ACS, voted to incorporate Alcorn on the record of its accredited establishments.
ACS is without doubt one of the world’s largest scientific organizations, with a membership of over 151,000 in 140 international locations. The group’s mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners to profit Earth and its folks. ACS’s imaginative and prescient is to enhance folks’s lives by the reworking energy of chemistry.
Acceptance into this program highlights Alcorn’s chemistry division for its depth of chemical data, skilled expertise, analysis experiences, skilled growth, and extra.
Sonia Eley, interim chair of the Division of Chemistry and Physics and chemistry teacher, believes the achievement is a big step for the Division.
“Alcorn will probably be positioned on the nationwide record of accredited packages acknowledged for high quality chemistry tutorial packages,” mentioned Eley. “This makes the chemistry program extra engaging for potential college students and supplies a benchmark for the division to make sure high quality programming.”
Eley mentioned that the Division’s induction additionally boosts its picture, doubtlessly garnering extra college students’ consideration to the College.
“This certification improves the marketability and alternative for college students receiving the licensed diploma. This achievement signifies that college students have accomplished a rigorous program and achieved the requirements set forth by the ACS.”