Georgia Section

A home for members and friends of the American Chemical Society's Georgia Section throughout the greater Atlanta area and its vicinity.

New Section Website

As of June 1, 2019 this website will be inactive and all material transferred to the Georgia Section new website at www.acsga.org.

April 1, 2019: This website is no longer being updated. Please see www.acsga.org for the latest ACS Georgia Section information.

Invitation for Applications to ACS Project SEED Fellowship - Deadline April 30, 2019

Eligibility

Academic Requirements- Students entering their junior or senior year in high school and who have completed at least one high school chemistry course are eligible to apply. AP Chemistry is highly recommended.

Family Income Requirements-Student must be recognized as economically disadvantaged to be considered for Project SEED. Preference will be given to students whose family income does not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty guidelines based on family size (see table).

Size of family

Annual income

2

$33,820

3

$42,660

4

$51, 500

5

$60, 340

Application materials

Application forms and information can be obtained by emailing the Georgia Section Project SEED chair, Dr. Ajay Mallia (amallia@ggc.edu). Project SEED committee should receive all completed forms by noon on April 30, 2019.

Mini Grants Applications Now Accepted

The Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society invites proposals from interested parties for the annual Mini-grant Program. The mini-grants enable activities intended for improving public understanding, appreciation and knowledge of chemistry and the chemical sciences in the greater Atlanta region. Grants of up to $1000 will be awarded.

Online application form is available here: https://goo.gl/forms/vlTMzEdcMFsBXGap2.

The deadline for submission is April 30, 2019.

See more information on the Mini Grants Page

Volunteers Needed for Atlanta Science Festival

Please sign up to help with the ACS Booth at the Atlanta Science Festival Expo 

1-hour booth shifts are available, and free t-shirts will be given to volunteers who sign up by 3/7! 

Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0a4dafaa29a1fd0-atlanta   

Please contact Amanda Wollnick (awollnick@gmail.com), Chair of the Outreach Committee for the Women Chemists Committee (WCC), if you have questions or if you would prefer to volunteer on a date prior to the event 

EXPO BOOTH DETAILS:

WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 2019

TIME: Your 1-hour shift(s) between 10am-5pm 

WHERE: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA 0306 (https://goo.gl/maps/cLHPfdXM5Ev) 

WHAT: You will be welcoming hundreds of families to the expo, letting people know about ACS and also that 2019 is the 150th year of the periodic table. There will be activities and gifts for visitors to the booth. 

Percy Julian Award Applications Accepted

The Minority Affairs Committee of the Georgia Local Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce the 2019 Percy Julian Award. This award will be given to two High School Seniors (one male and one female) in recognition of scholastic achievement and leadership ability. Each recipient will receive a $500 book scholarship and a one-­year (student) membership in ACS.

The deadline for application is April 12, 2019. Full details and application.

2019 Officer Election Results

The results of elections for the 2019 ACS Georgia Section officers have completed and the results are in. Congratulations to our new officers and thanks to all who volunteered to serve!

Chair-elect: Jahari Soward

Secretary: Tyler Kinner

Member-at-large: Cory Elizabeth Turner

Councilors: Mark Mitchell and Joe Stoner

Alternate Councilors: Jason Lye and Laurel Royer

Replacement Councilor: Lissa Dulany

Showcase Your Chemical Business

ATTENTION CHEMICAL BUSINESSES!
 
If you would like to showcase your business to the attendees of a monthly dinner meeting, please send your response to Ajay Malia.
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This invitation is available to the first respondee only for each month’s dinner meeting.  Space will be provided for advertising materials.  Please make arrangements with Ajay.
 
This offer is being made on behalf of the Georgia Section’s Chemical Businesses Group.
For information about the Group, please contact Dr. Maria Beug-Deeb at atlschb@gmail.com.