Elections for 2018 Officers will be opened on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 to all current members of the Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society. Ballots will be sent out via email for voting. Those without email addresses on record will receive a post card with instructions to vote electronically. If you do not receive either an email or a post card by November 1st and feel you should, please contact the section secretary Stephanie Kofsky Wofford at firstname.lastname@example.org to determine your membership status.
The American Chemical Society Women Chemists Committee (WCC) for the Georgia Section announces the ACS Georgia Section Women in Chemistry Scholarship for 2017. The scholarship award of $500 will be presented to one undergraduate and graduate female majoring in the chemical sciences.
Due Date: October 31, 2017
The ACS Georgia Section is soliciting nominations for the 2018 Charles Holmes Herty Medal, which recognizes the work and service of an outstanding chemist from the southeastern region of the U.S.
The award recipient will be given a gold medal and honored at a ceremony held in the fall by the local section. Nominees may come from academia, government, or industry and must have resided or worked in the Southeast for 10 years or more.
The deadline for nominations is Dec. 15, 2017. Complete the online nomination form here. Nominations are active for up to three years, but nominators are welcome to update the candidate's curriculum vitae and other materials.
This Announcement will also appear in an upcoming issue of Chemical & Engineering News.
The Georgia Section section is currently looking for volunteers to participate in the ACS Science Coaches program. This program allows science educators to partner with an ACS member to enhance the quality of chemical education in the classroom.
Opportunities to participate exist at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
ACS members interested in participating should contact Tyler Kinner for more information.
Win an ACS T-shirt! "Like" our new Facebook page to be entered to win! Two random winners will each receive an ACS t-shirt! We will be holding random drawings throughout the year to show our appreciation for our Facebook fans. Winners will receive exciting gifts! To learn more about our the activities, please visit our page and "like" us to get your name added to our drawings.
The section's Facebook group "Saturday Morning Chemistry" will highlight local chemistry leaders showcasing their passions and profession. The first interview is already published! Visit our group page to learn more.