Claflin University is leading the way in graduating underrepresented minorities at the bachelor’s level and preparing them for graduate school in STEM.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
- American Chemical Society E. Ann Nally Southeastern Regional Award for Volunteer Services, 2017
- E. Ray McAfee Distinguished Service Award, SC Section of the American Chemical Society, 2013
- ChemLuminary Award, ACS Women Chemists Committee for Outstanding Outreach to Girls in ElementaryEducation, 2011
- Stanley C. Israel Award for Diversity Southeastern Region of the ACS, 2010
- SC Governors Professor of the Year, 2005
- National Millennium Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004 (White House Initiative on HBCUs)
- James E. Hunter Excellence in Teaching, 2004 (Claflin University)
- Time Warner Cable Unsung Hero Award, 2004
- Spotlight on Excellence Award, Resolution from Claflin University in recognition for exemplary grantsmanship andprofessional development, 2002
- Recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture as providing Outstanding Service and Performance to theUSDA-Agricultural Research Services South Atlantic Region Summer Internship Program, 2001
- Outstanding Women Graduate Student Research Paper, University of South Carolina, 1998
- South Carolina Statewide Research Conference Outstanding Poster Award, 1997
- American Association for Cancer Research Minority Scholar Award in Cancer Research, 1996 – 2000
- Sigma Xi National Scientific Research Society, 1996
- South Carolina Academy of Science Graduate Research Award, 1996
- Sigma Xi Graduate Research Award, 1996
- National Institute of Health Supplemental Research Fellowship, 1995-1997
- Hoechst Celanese Specialty Division Academic Scholarship, 1992
- Minority Biomedical Research Support, 1991-1993
‘Silent Hero’ — Claflin’s Dr. Angela Peters honored as top professor at state universities
Diversity Programs Showcase 'Chemist of the Month' profiles of outstanding chemists in STEM
Dr. Angela W. Peters is professor and chairperson of the chemistry department at Claflin University. It was a high school teacher who sparked her interest in science, which created a passion in her for promoting chemistry to youth, particularly girls. She has a dedicated record of service to ACS, her students and K-12 outreach. For this service, she was awarded the ACS Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences.
Recognition of Notable Women of Claflin University
Dr. Angela Peters has a passion for education. She has been a member of the Claflin University family since 2000 and currently serves as Vice Provost for Academic Programs.
Dr. Peters personifies the vision of teaching excellence that we have at Claflin University, is well-credentialed, warm, and inviting. She makes a difference with her students and she integrates research into her career, which really makes her students very competitive when they leave Claflin University.