The division of Natural and Applied Sciences at OCC has a new Dean and his name is Dr. Kwesi Amoa. We’re proud to welcome this skilled organic chemist, father, author and educator to OCC.
Amoa joined us from Westchester Community College where he was the Dean of Mathematics and Science. Prior to that, he has served as a dean at Huston-Tillotson University and faculty member at Medgar Evers College.
Beyond his experience as an educator, Amoa is an established organic chemist with a track record of success. Over the years, his research interest has shifted from the synthesis of anti-viral and anti-carcinogenic agents to environmental chemistry and chemical education. He even created a series of Youtube videos called KemSolutions which has reached around 1 million people.
In his personal life, Amoa is first and foremost and husband and a father of three children. He enjoys being outside and is looking forward to exploring all the outdoor activities Central New York has is plenty like fishing and hiking. For all the Trekkies out there, you’ll find a friend in Amoa. What’s his favorite series? Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
So if you see Dr. Amoa on campus, be sure to stop and say hello! His office is location in Academic Affairs on the 1st floor of Whitney.