Activities of the Virginia Section

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Links to Activities and Committees of the Virginia Section: [links to other pages]

  • Announcements
  • Mentoring Program
  • Women Chemist Committee
  • Younger Chemist Committee
  • Chemistry Olympiad

Activities of the Virginia Section

The Virginia Section is very active in our region.  We have educational grants that provide seed money for K - 12 teachers to do science in their classroom, we support regional and state wide meetings such as SERMACS and Virginia Academy of Science; we annually participate in National Chemistry week, Chemist Celebrate Earth Day and the Chemistry Olympiad.  If you are interested in any of these activities or want more information, contact the chair of the committee or an executive officer.  The contact information is under the "Contact Us" tab.


ChemLuminary 2016

The Virginia Section is nominated for three national ChemLuminary Awards


  • Most Creative NCW Celebration Using the Yearly Theme
  • Best Overall Local Section Minority Affairs
  • Outstanding On-going CCED Event


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WCC Summer Event

Glass blowing demonstration is scheduled for Thursday June 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm at Research Glass, 704 Dawn St, Richmond (near The First Tee golf course).   WCC members, ACS members and guests are welcome, but space is limited, so please RSVP

Following the tour at Research Glass, we will then be meeting for a happy hour at Kitchen 64, 3336 North Blvd, Richmond, VA 23230.  Time will be approximately 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  Anyone not able to attend the tour at Research Glass is welcome to join us at the happy hour