Beyond Benign

Who's Committed

Kingsborough Community College

Signing Date
New York City, NY, USA

Kingsborough Community College (Brooklyn, NY) is implementing green chemistry within courses in the physical sciences. Green chemistry has been integrated into the Organic Chemistry I and II courses, in civic engagement programs, and in undergraduate research.

Faculty Size
Primary Contact
Homar Barcena,
Chemistry Degrees Offered


Implementation of Green Chemistry

General chemistry; Organic chemistry; Research; Outreach

Student Groups

ACS Student Chapter


Continue greening both general and organic chemistry labs. Increase the number of students who graduate from the program. Be involved in a Community College Working Group.

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