In mid-November, the American Chemical Society (ACS) gave Gordon’s ACS student chapter an “outstanding” designation for the second year in a row, and a Green Chapter Award for the seventh year in a row. The awards recognize the chapter’s extensive educational outreach on the North Shore of Boston and in New York City.
“The ultimate purpose is finding a vaccine for HIV,” Tatenda Makoni ’17 says of the research project to which she’s contributing this summer at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine in Zimbabwe.
Gordon College’s chapter of the American Chemical Society (GCACS) can add a new notch to their awards tally, having recently earned the mark of “outstanding.”
The more than 400 acres of woods and wetlands at the back of the Gordon campus, and in the adjacent Chebacco Woods, provide a habitat for rare organisms—and an alternative classroom for students.