The Lion's Roar

Chemistry professor provides learning opportunities through grant

Dr. Fotie sits next to his original research team to whom he attributes the groundwork of his project.

From left to right: Dr. Fotie, Shreya Bhatt (Osteopathic Medicine student at William Carey University) Shreeja Bhatt (PhD student at UT Austin), Brett Duke (Research Scientist at Owen Biosciences, Inc.), Brandy Adolph (PhD student at Texas A&M) and Evan Akeroyd (PhD student at North Carolina State University)

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2020

A professor at the university was awarded a $265,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further his research in green and sustainable chemistry. Jean Fotie, professor of organic chemistry, has worked to find catalytic systems that could recycle carbon dioxide into value-added chemicals....

Soroptimist offers ‘Live Your Dream’ grant

Soroptimist offers ‘Live Your Dream’ grant

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

A new grant opportunity is being provided to female students who are the primary source of financial income for their families to help them achieve their academic goals. Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to education and training they need to achie...

Connections pay off for students

Dr. Mohammed Zeidan, assistant professor of engineering technology, shows William Maley, a junior engineering technology major, and Christopher LeSage, a senior engineering technology major, the equipment used in the construction lab. Two students in the engineering technology program will receive a scholarship funded by a grant from Terracon.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

January 29, 2019

In an expression of support and connection, Terracon Foundation provided a $5,000 grant to the university’s engineering technology program to be split into two scholarships. A panel of faculty will select one student from the construction engineering technology concentration and another from the c...