West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Chemistry Department






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Richard Shagoury

Chemistry Instructor

  • Teach Chemistry 1A,1B and Chemistry 2 courses.



Email: rich_shagoury@westvalley.edu




Background Information


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  • Education

    BS Chemistry, Suffolk University: MS Organic Chemistry, Boston College: MS Medicinal Chemistry, Northeastern University

  • Professional Interests/Background

    Integration of computer technology into organic chemistry curriculum and classroom instruction. Hazardous waste management.

  • Hobbies

    Creative writing, hiking, piano and electronic keyboards.

" Sometime, somewhere, you take something to be the truth. If you cling to it so much, when the truth comes in person and knocks on your door, you will not open it." The Buddha



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