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ACSSA garners recognition at Relay for Life

Cookies decorated by the ACSSA members for sale to raise money at the Colleges Against Cancer Relay for Life

The American Chemical Society Student Affiliate Chapter (ACSSA) earned a certificate for most laps walked in Elon's Colleges Against Cancer Relay for Life event on April 21 for the second year in a row. Participation in the annual event is a highlight for the chemistry and biochemistry majors, who hope that investment in basic research in their fields will further fundamental scientific knowledge and ultimately translate into cures.

ACSSA members at Elon's Colleges Against Cancer Relay for Life (pictured left to right, Austin Temple, Alex Ball, Lexi Betsock, Annie Yang, Amanda Brechbill, Duncan Hay, Emily Swanson)

"Watching students see the human side of science is transformative. Walking side by side and witnessing their dedication and support for the American Cancer Society and its work is inspiring," states Assistant Professor Jen Dabrowski.

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4/24/2017 9:45 PM