Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry


Student Awards and Presentations

Posters at St. Paul

Cody Aston - Posters at St. PaulOn February 28, Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars, a consortium of Minnesota State institutions hosted a multi-disciplinary poster presentation session in the State Capitol rotunda. The event allowed undergraduate students to share the results of their work with leaders in our state government and highlight the exciting work being done at SCSU at St. Cloud State and on Minnesota State campuses statewide.

Cody Aston, who is doing research with Dr. Nathan Bruender and Dr. Tamara Leenay, represented the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

Cody also presented at the American Chemical Society meeting recently in New Orleans, LA.

Excellence in Leadership Award

Andrea Bryson Sruthi Shankar

Congratulations to Andrea Bryson and Sruthi Shankar, recipients of the 2018 Excellence in Leadership Award.

Faculty Achievements

Dr. Sarah PetittoDr. Sarah Petitto was a recipient of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees Excellence in Teaching, Educator of the Year Award. Learn more...

Student Research Colloquium

Huskies Showcase (formerly called the Student Research Colloquium) was held April 23, 2019.

Awards Banquet

The 36th Annual Awards banquet was held April 18, 2019 at the Best Western Kelly Inn. Contact the Chemistry office for details. View gallery.

Chemistry Club 2018-19 officers:

  • Emily Bettinger, co-president
  • Amber Kulow, co-president
  • Amira Zaher, vice president
  • Soraya Hudson, treasurer
  • Nicole Ringle, secretary
  • Lexy Larson, public relations
  • Celia Mix, Demo Coordinator
  • Dr. Christina Cama and Dr. Mark Mechelke, Co-Advisors

Senior Thesis Presentations

The Senior Thesis Presentations were held on Friday, April 26, 2019. View Gallery.