Passer Awards support workshop attendance

cCWCS Worshop Attendees Receive Travel Support from the Dorothy and Moses Passer Education Fund

 

The Dorothy and Moses Passer Fund was established by a generous donation of Dorothy and Moses Passer. It provides grants for teachers at two- and four-year colleges or universities that do not have any advanced degree programs in the chemical sciences. A number of cCWCS workshop attendees have recieved support from the fund.

The awards support continuing education activities that must be directly related to the applicant’s teaching and must take them away from their campus. Closing dates for applications are: January 1, April 1, and September 1. Further details of the award are available here.

Previous awardees who received travel support to attend cCWCS workshops are listed below.

2010

Myung-Hoon Kim (Georgia Perimeter College)
Travel award to attend the cCWCS Food Chemistry workshop at Clark College

2009

Hua-Jun Fan (Prairie View A & M University)
Travel award to attend the cCWCS Material Sciences and Nanotechnology for Chemists workshop at Beloit College

Deanna Oppermann (Southwestern Community College)
Travel award to attend the cCWCS Material Sciences and Nanotechnology for Chemists workshop at Beloit College

Jim Schneider (Portland Community College)
Travel award to attend the cCWCS Material Sciences and Nanotechnology for Chemists workshop at Beloit College

2008

Scott Donnelly (Arizona Western College)
Travel award to attend the cCWCS Forensics Workshop at Williams College

Songwen Xie (Indiana University-Kokomo)
Travel award to attend the cCWCS Molecular Genetics workshop at the University of Hawaii

2007

Frank Gorza (Bridgewater State College)
Travel award to attend the cCWCS Biomolecular Modeling workshop at Jackson State University