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Outreach Programs

The Department of Chemistry students and faculty are involved with the following outreach programs:

Expanding Your Horizons

An annual conference that encourages young women to consider science and math careers.

For more information, contact Dr. Judith M. Iriarte-Gross.

Science to You

A Science Outreach Program for Middle Tennessee K-8 Teachers.

For more information, contact Dr. Patricia M. Patterson.


An annual event for high school students as well as a learning experience for the MTSU chemistry students who perform and explain a variety of demonstrations.

For more information, contact Dr. Gary D. White or Dr. Andrienne C. Friedli.

Science Olympiad

A science competition for area high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools (grades 3-6) in which students work through laboratory exercises in science, math, writing, engineering and a number of other events.

For more information, visit www.soinc.org or contact Dr. Patricia M. Patterson.