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Wesley Student Receives Biological Chemistry Award

Commencement 2016 (98)Wesley student, Dionne Williams, received the Wesley College Student Award in Biological Chemistry sponsored by the Delaware Section American Chemical Society. Williams, a Cannon Scholar, received the award for successfully participating in Wesley’s directed research program in chemistry and for graduating from the biological chemistry program.

During the past three years, she has completed two research projects in chemistry, sponsored by the Delaware IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). Williams previously earned two national American Chemical Society (ACS) recognitions for her poster presentations. As a Wesley undergraduate, she also received an undergraduate tuition scholarship from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Delaware Space Grant program. This past fall, Williams received a graduate fellowship to enter into the Neuroscience program at Delaware State University (DSU).

Pictured from left to right: Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Sponsored Research Dr. Malcolm D’Souza and Dionne Williams.