Students inducted into new national chemistry honor society at Cameron University

Nu Beta, the Cameron University chapter of Gamma Sigma Epsilon, the national chemistry honor society, was officially  installed as Cameron’s newest honor society during a ceremony last week. Dr. Anne Falke, Executive Secretary of Gamma Sigma Epsilon and a professor of chemistry at Worcester State University, officially installed the chapter. Twelve Cameron students were inducted into the chapter. Nu Beta is the only chapter in the state of Oklahoma.

Students inducted during the ceremony are listed by hometown.

Elgin: Jennifer Gonce

Gros-Islet, Saint Lucia: Rochelle Mayers

Lagos, Nigeria: Joel Ogan, Godsfavour Umoru

Lawton/Fort Sill: Shahbaz Afzal, Tajriat Ahmed, Joseph E. Coleman, Dane Swinford, Kristen Worthen

Kathmandu, Nepal: Kabita Khadka                                

Marlow: Rachel R. Bratcher

Snyder: Jetta D. Trammell 

Gamma Sigma Epsilon was founded as a honorary chemical fraternity in 1919 at Davidson College. In 1931, the fraternity went co-ed and became an honor society. Gamma Sigma Epsilon recognizes outstanding academic achievement in chemistry, increases interest, scholarship, and research in chemistry, and promotes professionalism and the general welfare of the chemist. Membership is open to chemistry majors and minors.


May 2, 2013