Saundra Y. 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:

  • Alpha Kappa Mu
  • American Association for Higher Education
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (elected fellow, 2011)
  • American Chemical Society, ACS Board Task Force on Minority Faculty in the Chemical Academic Community (2001-2004)
  • American Chemical Society, Blue Ribbon Panel on Minorities, Cornell Local Section (chair, committee on minority affairs, 1999-2004)
  • College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)
  • 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)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of Professional Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, 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)
  • Recipient, American Chemical Society Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences (2017)
  • Recipient, Inductee, LSU College of Science Hall of Distinction (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)
  • Recipient, Dean’s Visiting Scholar, College of Science, University of Cape Town (2013)
  • Recipient, Inaugural Ronald O. Ragsale Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah (2012)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Teaching Award, College Reading and Learning Association (2011)
  • Recipient, Awarded Lifetime Learning Center Leadership Certification, National College Learning Center Association (2010)
  • Recipient, 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)
  • Recipient, Employee of the Year, University College, Louisiana State University (2005)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Conference Presentation Award, Teaching in Higher Education, Louisiana State University (2005, 2004)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Conference Presentation Award, Teaching In Higher Education, Louisiana State University (2003)
  • Recipient, YWCA Woman of Achievement for Public Service, Baton Rouge, LA (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)
  • Recipient, Bright Idea Award, Professional and Organizational Development Network (2000)
  • Recipient, Employee of the Year, University College, Louisiana State University (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)
  • Recipient, Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Professional Promise, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1983)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Graduate in the College of Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1983)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Chemistry, Cornell University (1971)

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