Dr. Ray Baylouny Receives Commendation from ACS

Recognized for Outstanding Work with Chemistry Olympiad

Madison, NJ – October 4, 2005 –Hanover Township resident Dr. Raymond Baylouny, a professor of chemistry on the College at Florham Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ, was this year’s recipient of the Harvey Russell Award, given by the North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society Teacher Affiliates Group I (NJACS-TAG).

The Harvey Russell Award is conferred annually on a person who furthers the cause of chemistry education on the high school level, but is not a high school educator.

“Baylouny has been chosen for his outstanding work with the Chemistry Olympiad, and for his years and dedication and service to students who participate in that event,” says Pat Duncan, Chair of NJACS-TAG. “Baylouny has arranged for FDU’s facilities to be available to the NCS during National Chemistry Week Day for years.” Among his many awards from the ACS is the Emmet Reid Award for excellence in college chemistry teaching, given in 1994.

Baylouny received his B.S. degree from Seton Hall University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maryland.

While at FDU, he was recognized by the students as Teacher of the Year of Becton College in 1998, received a Campus Recognition Award for Exceptional Service in 1999, and was nominated by the students to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (1998).

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