February 28, 2017
Dr. Willie Pearson, Professor of Sociology, School of History, Technology, and Society, Georgia Institute of Technology
“Black Male Baccalaureate Degree Recipients in Science and Engineering: Myths and Realities”
Location: Gordon Biersch Midtown, 848 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
RSVP by 5:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 24th, 2017 at https://goo.gl/i2EKwt
Come join other ACS members for some food and science. The Georgia Section ACS-YCC is hosting a Program-in-a-Box centered around the Chemistry of Sports. Pizza and other snacks will be provided.
Date: Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017
Time: 6:30-8:30 (the webinar is from 7-8 pm)
Place:Molecular Science and Engineering Building, Room 3201A
Georgia Institute of Technology, 901 Atlantic Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
Parking is located on State Street in visitor parking deck W23
The Minority Affairs Committee of the ACS Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2017 Percy Julian Award. This award will be given to two high school seniors in recognition of scholastic achievement and leadership ability. Each recipient will receive a $250 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS.
The deadline for application is April 12, 2017. Recipients of the Award will be notified by May 4, 2017. Awards will be presented at the ACS Georgia Section meeting Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Spelman College.
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.