Vote Angela for ACS Director-At-Large

Angela is Committed to:

  • Strengthening Interdisciplinary Approaches and Collaborations
  • Advancing Technology-enhanced Communications
  • Improving ACS Public Image 

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Angela is Committed to:

  • Strengthening Interdisciplinary Approaches and Collaborations
  • Advancing Technology-enhanced Communications
  • Improving ACS Public Image 

Paradigm Shift: Infusing Research into Teaching and Learning at Claflin University

Claflin University is leading the way in graduating underrepresented minorities at the bachelor’s level and preparing them for graduate school in STEM.

BIOGRAPHY

ACADEMIC RECORDS

  • Hampton University, Chemistry, B.S., 1987
  • Hampton University, Chemistry, M.S. 1994
  • University of South Carolina, Biochemistry, Ph.D., 1998. 

HONORS

  • American Chemical Society E. Ann Nally Southeastern Regional Award for Volunteer Services, 2017
  • E. Ray McAfee Distinguished Service Award, South Carolina section of the American Chemical Society, 2013
  • Louis Stokes South Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation Distinguished Service Award, 2012
  • 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-White House Initiative on HBCUs, 2004
  • James E. Hunter Excellence in Teaching, 2004 (Claflin University)
  • Time Warner Cable Unsung Hero Award, 2004
  • Recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture as providing Outstanding Service and Performance to the USDA-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

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS (PAST 10 YEARS)

  • Vice Provost for Academic Programs Claflin University, 2013 to date
  • Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching, 2014 to date
  • Chairperson of Chemistry Claflin University, 2001-2013
  • Professor Department of Chemistry Claflin University, 2007

SERVICE IN ACS NATIONAL OFFICES  

  • ACS Taskforce on Undergraduate Programming, 2004-2007
  • Chair, Undergraduate Programming at national ACS meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2006

SERVICE IN ACS OFFICES 

  • South Carolina Section:  Chair, 2012, 2010; Chair-Elect, 2011, 2009; Alternate Councilor, 2008
  • Southeast Regional Meeting: General Chair, 2016; Executive Board, 2011-2017; Secretary, 2011-14

MEMBER

  • Member ACS since 1996. ACS Divisions: Biochemistry; Chemical Education.

RELATED ACTIVITIES

  • Student Affiliate Chapter of ACS Advisor, 2001 to date
  • ChemLuminary Award, ACS Women Chemists Committee for Outstanding Outreach to Girls in Elementary Education, 2011
  • SC Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) and Institutional Development Awards (IDeA) Executive Committee and Steering Committee, 2014 to date
  • IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Steering Committee, 2011 to date
  • Richland School District Two (Columbia, SC), Institute of Innovation Advisory Board, 2014 to date
  • High School for Health Professions (Orangeburg, SC), former chair and current board member, 2010 to date
  • American Reading Company, (King of Prussia, PA) Advisory Board, 2012-2015
  • GEMSS (Girls Emulating Maturity Strength and Scholarship) Advisory Board, Claflin University, 2001-2014
  • MUSC-IRACDA (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards) Advisory Board (Charleston, SC), 2008-2012
  • Southern Education Foundation South Carolina Task Force, Commission on Higher Education: Higher Education Sub-committee, 2001-2008
  • Science Columnist for the Times and Democrat, 2002-2007
  • Book chapters
  • Publications, magazine articles, technical presentations; invited speaker/keynote speaker; workshop presenter, panelist, federal and private funding principal investigator
  • National panel reviewer

WHY VOTE FOR ANGELA?

BIO   .   ACS STATEMENT   .   ACCOMPLISHMENTS

ANGELA IS COMMITTED TO:
  • Strengthening Interdisciplinary Approaches and Collaborations

  • Advancing Technology-enhanced Communications

  • Improving ACS Public Image

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