Paine College Professor Offers FREE Summer Chemistry Course for Middle and High School Students

Posted by lsuggs | 05/22/2013 07:00 AM

(AUGUSTA, GA)-- Dr. Sardar Yousufzai, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Physics & Environmental Sciences will offer a free six-week chemistry course for middle and high students starting June 6th-July 18th 2013. The free six-week, one -hour course will cover the basic concept of Chemistry through instruction and demonstration. The objective is to prepare students with basic knowledge for science courses. The course will take place on the Paine College campus in Haygood Holsey Hall, Room 220. Students will meet Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

“It is something I wanted to do in order to help youth prepare for chemistry in middle and high school,” Yousufzai said. “It is my hope that the youth learn science at an early stage to do better in future.”

Yousufzai’s educational background consists of a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (1967; Agra University India), a Master’s of Science in Microbiology (major) and Organic Chemistry (minor) in 1971 (Panthnagar University, India), a Masters of Philosophy in Biochemistry (1975; Aligarh University, India) and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry (1978; Aligar University, India).

His research experience includes serving as a Post-Doctoral Fellow (Department of Physiology and Department of Nutrition, University of Wisconsin, 1978-1982), a Research Assistant Scientist (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical College of Georgia, 1982-1990), and an Assistant Professor (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medical College of Georgia, 1991-2000).

Space is limited. Dr. Yousufzai is now accepting students. To enroll your youth, please call (706) 860-8992 or email Syousufzai@paine.edu by Monday, June 3, 2013.

For more information on Paine College, please visit http://www.paine.edu, or contact Leah Suggs in the Office of Communications & Marketing at

(706) 821.8322, (803) 524.3195.

 

Photo caption: Dr. Yousufzai giving demonstration in Free Summer Chemistry Course 2012.