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Chemistry educator

Ronald Eugene Hess, American chemistry educator. Recipient Distinguished Teaching award, Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation, 1971, award, Outstanding Educators America, 1971, 1973; Frederick Gardner Cottell grant, 1967.

Background

Hess, Ronald Eugene was born on November 22, 1938 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Robert and Ruth Violet (Masden) Hess.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lock Haven State College, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1967.

Career

Chemistry teacher Cheltenham Township Senior High School, Wyncote, Pennsylvania, 1960—1962. Assistant professor, chemistry Ursinus College, Collegeville, 1966—1974, associate professor, 1974—1983, pre-medical advisor, since 1981, professor, since 1983. Representative Montgomery County Research Competition, since 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors, treasurer Collegeville-Trappe United Fund, 1972—1978. Umpire-in-chief Lower Perkiomen Little League, 1983—1985. Member of National Association Advisers Health Professions, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, fishing.

Connections

Married Susan Sheaffer, August 14, 1961. Children: Stephen Alan, David Alexander.

father:
William Robert Hess

mother:
Ruth Violet (Masden) Hess

spouse:
Susan Sheaffer

children:
David Alexander Hess

Stephen Alan Hess