Saundra Yancy McGuire, PhD

Title:  Director Emerita, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Professor of Chemistry (Retired)

Company: Louisiana State University

Location:  Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
United States
 
 

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • ACS Board Task Force on Minority Faculty in the Chemical Academic Community, American Chemical Society (2001-2004)
  • Alpha Kappa Mu
  • American Association for Higher Education
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (Elected Fellow, 2011)
  • American Chemical Society (Elected Fellow, 2010)
  • Blue Ribbon Panel on Minorities, American Chemical Society (1999-2004)
  • College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)
  • Committee on Minority Affairs, American Chemical Society (1999-2004)
  • Cornell Local Section, American Chemical Society (Chair, 1997-1998)
  • Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations (Elected Fellow, 2012)
  • Golden Key National Interdisciplinary Honor Society
  • HBCU faculty Development Network
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching
  • National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
  • National Association of Minority Medical Educators
  • National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA)
  • National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers
  • National Science Teachers Association
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Pi Mu Epsilon
  • Professional and Organizational Development Network
  • Sigma Xi

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professional of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Commitment to Excellence in Academic Support Award, Commission for Academic Support in Higher Education (2019)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Lecturer Award, National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) (2019)
  • Inductee, LSU College of Science Hall of Distinction (2017)
  • Recipient, American Chemical Society Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences (2017)
  • Recipient, LSU Women’s Center Esprit de Femme Award (2017)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Mentor Award, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (2015)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) (2014)
  • Dean’s Visiting Scholar, College of Science, University of Cape Town (2013)
  • Inaugural Ronald O. Ragsale Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah (2012)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Teaching Award, College Reading and Learning Association (2011)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Learning Center Leadership Certification Award, National College Learning Center Association (2010)
  • National Diversity Award, Council on Chemical Research (2007)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Conference Presentation Award, Teaching in Higher Education, Louisiana State University (2007)
  • Recipient, Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) (2006)
  • Honoree, Employee of the Year, University College, Louisiana State University (2005)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Conference Presentation Award, Teaching in Higher Education, Louisiana State University (2005)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Conference Presentation Award, Teaching in Higher Education, Louisiana State University (2004)
  • Honoree, YWCA Woman of Achievement for Public Service, Baton Rouge, LA (2003)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Conference Presentation Award, Teaching In Higher Education, Louisiana State University (2003)
  • Recipient, Dr. Henry C. McBay Outstanding Chemical Educator Award (2002)
  • Recipient, The National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers Forest Dent Smith Making the Difference Award, Minority Engineering   Programs, Louisiana State University (2001)
  • Honoree, Employee of the Year, University College, Louisiana State University (2000)
  • Recipient, Bright Idea Award, Professional and Organizational Development Network (2000)
  • Recipient, Newcomer of the Year, University College, Louisiana State University (2000)
  • Recipient, Staff Outstanding Service Award, Louisiana State University (2000)
  • Recipient, Clark Award for Distinguished Teaching, Cornell University (1991)
  • Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1983)
  • Outstanding Graduate in the College of Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1983)
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Chemistry, Cornell University (1971)

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