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USG Hall of Fame Faculty Award for Arpita Saha

December 2021
USG Hall of Fame Faculty Award for Arpita Saha

Prof. Arpita Saha, Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at Georgia Southern University, was chosen as the winner of the 2021 Felton Jenkins Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award for the University System of Georgia. This is the highest academic faculty award in the State of Georgia that is given by the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents. Along with the award, Saha will receive a $5000 prize.

Originally from Kolkata, Dr. Saha studied at IIT Kanpur and the University of Florida before moving to Georgia about a decade ago. She is co-leader of her college’s Diversity & Inclusion Collaborative since its inception in 2019, a co-leader of the GS Alliances of Women in STEM, and a member of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence.

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