Chemistry Department

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Mission Statement
The mission of the Department of Chemistry is to provide professional development for students and faculty alike in the chemical sciences with a focus on a program which makes a difference locally, regionally, nationally, and globally. The Department of Chemistry serves as an advocate and conduit for the nexus of discovery, learning, and the dissemination of knowledge of the chemical sciences among academic units and programs of the University as reflected in the excellence of teaching, research, and service of our faculty and students.
"Congratulations to two junior chemistry majors, Benjamin Jackson and Savannah Hoyt for their induction into Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society. Mortar Board is a nationally recognized senior honor society that is based on service, leadership, and scholarship. Each year the University of South Alabama Sally Steadman Azalea Chapter selected 50 senior students for membership. Congratulations Benjamin and Savannah!" - Larry Yet

"Congratulations to our chemistry senior undergraduate student, Kaitlyn Roberts, who was awarded  Who’s Who of the University of South Alabama. Kaitlyn was chosen based on her involvement, commitment, and contributions to campus life at the University of South Alabama. Thorough out her undergraduate career Kaitlyn has been involved in many activities and organizations such as Alpha Epsilon Delta, American Chemical Society, and Undergraduate Research. Congratulations Kaitlyn!" - Larry Yet

"Congratulations to our chemistry senior undergraduate student, Madison R. Tuttle, who was awarded  the 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.  Madison was one of 2000 awardees nationwide from an application pool of 13000 and representing one of 1,158 women!  Her research mentor is Dr. Larry Yet.  She is one of two awardees from South this year.  This is the fourth award for mentors from the Chemistry Department in the last decade." - Larry Yet

"Congratulations to our senior undergraduate chemistry students Madison Tuttle and Taylor Hamby, for winning the poster competition, 1st and 2nd place, respectively in Section II at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science held on the USA campus February 22-24, 2017" - Larry Yet