FoC Alumni News

  • Wednesday February 19, 5-6:30 PM upstairs in Salem Hall. Friends of Chemistry (FoC) hosted a career event with alumni on Wednesday February 19 in Salem Hall. Alumni were present in person and via video conferencing to bring together representatives from industry, medicine, and academia.  Students networked with alumni in small groups to learn about opportunities

  • During Homecoming 2019, the Friends of Chemistry proudly announced that Ms. Kasha Patel (’12)  would be the recipient of the year’s Young Alumni Award.  She joins Erika Bechtold (2018), Cassidy Brown (2017), Kerry Pickin Paumi (2016) and Peter Tarsa (2015) in this list of impressive young Chemistry alumni. Kasha graduated in 2012 with a major

  • The Department of Chemistry expresses its sincere thanks to Bill (WF 74) and Susan (WF 75) Batten, pictured during their time at Wake Forest, for the $100,000 Challenge gift that they made to the department in 2018.  This gift is to be used for equipment for the newly renovated Salem Hall and the challenge helped

  • We are pleased to announce that Adwoa Teneboak is the recipient of the Harton Scholarship for Chemical Industry. This scholarship is made possible by the generous support of chemical industry leader, Jim Harton (WFU’74), and his wife, Courtenay Harton.  The primary goal of this undergraduate scholarship is to contribute to the future success of the

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    Dr. Stephen Stroupe began his career in biomedical research as a Chemistry major in Wake Forest University’s class of 1966. In 1972, Dr. Stroupe obtained his PhD in analytical biochemistry from Purdue University. After a postdoctoral fellowship at University of Louisville, he joined Abbott Laboratories in 1977. Dr. Stroupe had a 30+ year career at

  • Homecoming was a great success with career panels featuring WFU Chemistry alumni and the always popular demo show. The full list of activities is below. Friday September 20 3-4:30PM  Career Event (Salem 2nd floor) – Alumni talk (individually or in small groups) with small groups of students for 10-15 minutes before student groups shift to other alumni

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    During Homecoming 2018, the Friends of Chemistry announced that Dr. Erika Bechtold (PhD ’10) would be the 2018 recipient of this year’s Young Alumni Award.  She joins Cassidy Brown (2017), Kerry Pickin Paumi (2016) and Peter Tarsa (2015) in this list of impressive young Chemistry alumni. Erika received her undergraduate Chemistry degree at Virginia Tech

  • Homecoming 2018 – Schedule of Events Friday November 2 3-4:30PM  Career Event (Salem 2nd floor) – Alumni talk (individually or in small groups) with small groups of students for 10-15 minutes before student groups shift to other alumni – not unlike speed dating.   Alum who would like to participate should contact Al Rives (’76)  rivesab@wfu.edu. 4:30-7:30PM Party-So-Dear on

  • During Homecoming 2017, the Friends of Chemistry announced that Cassidy Brown (’06) would be the 2017 recipient of this year’s Young Alumni Award.  She joins Kerry Pickin Paumi (2016) and Peter Tarsa (2015) in this list of impressive young Chemistry alumni. Cassidy received her BS in Chemistry as well as a BA in History from

  • We are proud to recognize Dr. N. Eric Olson as the WFU Friends of Chemistry – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.  Eric has built an amazing career at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and we are proud that he is associated with Wake Forest Chemistry. Eric grew

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