Katherine Mullen, student trustee

Katherine Mullen, student trustee


Katie Mullen

Katherine Mullen, a junior chemistry major from Bloomsburg, has been appointed to Bloomsburg University’s Council of Trustees. The letter of appointment was signed Feb. 12 by Gov. Tom Wolf.

Mullen, who is enrolled in BU’s Honors Program, is active in student research. She received a BU Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity (URSCA) grant to conduct Carboxy-betaine Zwitterionic polymer synthesis and analysis during summer 2015 and will present her polymer research findings at the American Chemical Society National Conference in San Diego in mid-March. She has participated in the College of Science and Technology’s Undergraduate Research Day, Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium and Conference on Research and Education in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Mass Spectroscopy.

Mullen received the Edward J. and Julianne M. Breiner Scholarship and the Honors Spring Scholarship and was recognized by Phi Kappa Phi for outstanding academic achievement during her freshman year. She serves as president of the Premedical Sciences Club and is a member of the Catholic Campus Ministry College Choir.