Chemistry, Physics, & Astronomy, Department of

Announcement    Monday, January 31, 2022
Georgia College’s Chemistry program has been added to the list of institutions approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS)­­. This prestigious honor signifies excellence and rigor of education that provides students with the knowledge, experience and communication skills to be effective chemists. “I am excited to share this news with you,” said Dr. Costas Spirou, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. “The faculty did an excellent job, working closely with the American...
Announcement    Thursday, November 11, 2021
Georgia College’s Science Education Center will host 57 middle schoolers today, Thursday, Nov. 11. Professors and students will guide youth through various types of chemical reactions, giving them a sense of what it’s like to major in science. The event, called “Day in the Lab,” will be from 10 to 11:30 am in Herty Hall, room 339.  “It is my hope we can build a better relationship with our local middle school students to keep them excited and interested in science,” said Dr. Catrena...
Event    Thursday, November 11, 2021
Georgia College’s Science Education Center will host 57 middle schoolers today, Thursday, Nov. 11. Professors and students will guide youth through various types of chemical reactions, giving them a sense of what it’s like to major in science. The event, called “Day in the Lab,” will be from 10 to 11:30 am in Herty Hall, room 339.  “It is my hope we can build a better relationship with our local middle school students to keep them excited and interested in science,” said Dr. Catrena...
Early College middle school students participate in the 2020 Science Eduation Center's "Day in the Lab."
Announcement    Friday, April 16, 2021
For the 13th year in a row, Georgia College’s Chemistry Club has garnered the top award from the American Chemistry Society (ACS). ACS recently bestowed its 2019-20 Student Chapter Awards, allotting its highest honor for “Outstanding Chapters” to 72 university nationwide based on programs and activities. Georgia College was one of only two in the state to receive this honor—and the only school in the University System of Georgia to achieve this many consecutive wins. “The 2020 award...