Valley Community College
Science Division
Paradise Valley Community College - Science Division Faculty
Lynn Lalko

Office: G-106
Phone: (602) 787-6640
Fax: (602) 787-6675
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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Chemistry from Rockhurst College
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Geochemistry from Arizona State University

Courses Taught
CHM130 - Fundamental Chemistry
CHM152 - General Chemistry I
CHM152 - General Chemistry II
CHM235 - General Organic Chemistry I
CHM236 - General Organic Chemistry II

Biographical Information
Dr. Lalko worked as a Metallurgist for Magma Copper Company (2 years). He has taught chemistry at Texas Southmost College (3 years), Midland College (6 years), and at PVCC (22 years).
Dr. Lalko served as chair of the Math and Science Division for 8 years.
Through his education and work experience, Dr. Lalko has expertise in mining, meteorites, and the oil business. He has traveled extensively throughout the US and has spent several months in China, the Philippines, and Mexico.
Dr. Lalko is a movie aficionado, movie trivia expert, and he is an avid bicyclist.

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