Winthrop's Biochemistry Program Gains American Chemical Society Approval

January 11, 2006

ROCK HILL, S.C. - The American Chemical Society (ACS) Committee on Professional Training (CPT) recently decided that Winthrop University will be added to its roster of institutions offering ACS-approved programs in biochemistry.  The determination came after completion of a $7 million modernization of all Winthrop chemistry facilities in January 2002, submission of a chemistry self-study to ACS in May 2003, participation in a program review with CPT at the September 2003 ACS meeting, hosting of an evaluation visit by ACS in spring 2004, ACS approval of Winthrop's chemistry program in September 2004, submission of a biochemistry self-study in