Rosalie Richards, Ph.D., Director
Dr. Rosalie Richards has over 15 years experience in science education. Richards is Kaolin-Endowed Chair in Science and a Georgia Eminent Scholar. As Kaolin Chair, she serves as director of the Science Education Center at Georgia College, a resource facility dedicated to excellence in science teaching and learning. In 2001, Richards joined the faculty of the Department of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy and is a full professor of chemistry. Prior to that, she was a member of faculty at the Department of Chemistry at Spelman College and the first Model Institutions for Excellence Scholar-Teacher in Chemistry. Richards earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in chemistry and holds a B.Sc . degree in chemistry with physics from the University of the Virgin Islands.
Patti Veal, Administrative Assistant
Patti Veal has served as administrative assistant to the Center since 2008. Veal is responsible for program coordination associated with the center including the Regional Science & Engineering Fair, Science Camp, and the SMART Partnership project. She provides clerical support to other projects at Georgia College such as the STEM Initiative.