Michigan State University Local Section

Improving people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

Awards Earned by the Local Section

Local Section Awards  

  • 2000 Outstanding Local Section (Medium)
  • 1993 Most Creative National Chemistry Week Activity (MSU football game half-time periodic table) 

Chemistry Day Awards - Our National Chemistry Week Celebration since 1987 

  • 2006 Outstanding Event for a Specific Audience (Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts)
  • 2003 Outstanding On-Going National Chemistry Week Event
  • 2002 Outstanding Event for a Specific Audience (Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts)
  • 2001 Greatest Community Involvement
  • 1996 Best Shopping Mall Show
  • 1995 Best Us of Emerging Technology (posting digital pictures of event on web)
Women in Chemistry Awards - Our Women Chemists Committee since 1997
  • 2007 Outstanding Local Section Women Chemists Committee
  • 2006 Outstanding Local Section Women Chemists Committee
  • 2005 Sustained Effort Towards Excellence in Diversity (MSU Award)
  • 2004 Outstanding Local Section Women Chemists Committee
  • 2003 Outstanding Local Section Women Chemists Committee
  • 2000 Outstanding Local Section Women Chemists Committee (first year for this award)
  • Finalist for Outstanding Local Section Women Chemists Committee in 2001, 2002, 2006, and 2008.

 Younger Chemists Committee Awards 

  • 2011 Outstanding or Creative Local Section Younger Chemists Committee Event
  • 2009 Outstanding or Creative Local Section Younger Chemists Committee Event
  • 2008 Outstanding or Creative Local Section Younger Chemists Committee Event