Georgetown Society of Physics Students Recognized as Outstanding Chapter
The Georgetown University chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an 2021 Outstanding Chapter Award (new window) from the SPS National Office. This recognition is awarded to less than 10 percent of all SPS chapters at colleges and universities in the US and internationally.
The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a professional association designed for students and membership is open to anyone interested in physics and related fields. SPS operates within the American Institute of Physics, an umbrella organization for professional physical science societies.
The Georgetown SPS chapter (new window) is led by student officers JoJo Farina (C’ 23), CeCe Ochoa (C’ 24), Sophie Taylor (C’ 24), and Miles Reynolds (C’ 24). Professor Ed Van Keuren advises the group. The award recognizes AY 2020-21 outreach and community building activities, such as a t-shirt fundraiser to benefit Georgetown Mutual Aid, career events, peer advising, and virtual study breaks.