130th Anniversary Celebration

Return to campus for an exciting day of activities as we celebrate 130 years of chemistry at NC State. The event will feature a poster session, alumni panels and activities for the whole family.

Registration Information

Please follow the registration link below to let us know that you plan to attend.

Preliminary Agenda

Morning Session

9:00 AM | Breakfast

9:45 AM | Welcome Remarks

10:00 AM | Poster Session, Talley 4280

12:00 PM | Boxed Lunch, Talley 4280


“Afternoon Talks” – 1PM at Talley Student Union, Room 4280

1:15 PM | History of the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Eric Bigham

1:40 PM | State of the Department of Chemistry, Dr Edmond Bowden

2:05 PM | Alumni Speaker, Dr. Lindsey Bullen, DVM

2:30 PM | Coffee break

2:45 PM | Alumni Speaker, Dr. Amanda Josey

3:10 PM | Teaching in the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Maria Oliver-Hoyo

3:40 PM | Research in the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Gavin Williams

4:00 PM | Closing Remarks


Concurrent Afternoon Events

North Campus & Chemistry Dept Tour (1:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:15PM, main lobby of Dabney, 1st floor)

Chemistry Demonstrations (1:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:15PM, Dabney 222)

Hunt Library Self-Guided Tour (Time TBD)


Evening Event (Space is Limited)

06:00 PM | Reception, Park Alumni Center, Lobby

07:00 PM | Banquet & Remarks by Dr. Steve McCall, Great Reception Hall