Lucian Lucia, Selected Most Supportive Faculty
Dr. Lucian Lucia, Professor with the Department of Forest Biomaterials and Associate Faculty with the Department of Chemistry, was recognized during the College of Engineering, 2022 Engineering Awards on April 26, 2022, with the Most Supportive Faculty/Staff Member Award.
The award was created by The Women & Minority Engineering Programs (WMEP) to recognize faculty/staff who support and celebrate a student’s academic journey.
The student behind the nomination mentioned that Prof. Lucia “helped them put their mental and physical health first, register for DRO accommodations, advocate for those accommodations, and stand up for themselves (…), has helped them recognize their value as a person and as a student at NC State (…), and actively pursues a more diverse and equitable environment in the Forest Biomaterials department and the university as a whole (…). “
The Department of Chemistry would like to congratulate Prof. Lucia on the well-deserved award and thank him for his dedicated service to the University and devoted support to his students.