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Volunteer Support & Engagement

Welcome to the Component Groups category, home to a variety of public and private areas for ACS Local Sections, Technical Divisions and other groups. Check to see if your group is posting content or collaborating.
AngelaM
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The Committee on Corporation Associates (CA) invites ACS Local Sections and International Chapters to apply for grants to support their industry-focused events, including job fairs or panel discussions with industry leaders. For more information and to ap

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AngelaM
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The purpose of the ACS-CWD (American Chemical Society – Committee on Chemists with Disabilities) Travel

Award is to encourage the participation of undergraduate/graduate students and post-docs with disabilities who will present a talk or poster at the Spr

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AngelaM
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The ACS Senior Chemists Committee (SCC) will be offering a limited number of grants to local sections that wish to sponsor an event or activity that will increase the engagement of senior members and encourage innovative activities that will benefit the l

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AngelaM
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Local Section/International Chapter Grants: The Committee on Corporation Associates provides funding for ACS Local Sections and International Chapters to promote industry-focused events at the local section and international chapter level. Events such as

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kate1dc
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Get Involved in NCW 2017!

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a community-based ACS program that unites local sections, technical divisions, student chapters, businesses, schools, and individuals in celebrating the importance of chemistry to our quality of l

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kate1dc
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Will you be in DC for the National Meeting?  Come be a part of history and to help illustrate chemistry’s importance to the world!

Join us at 10 a.m. on August 21 at the 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Ballroom A/B at the Washington Convention C

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AngelaM
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U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad program proudly announced the extraordinary performance of the Alpha Kappa Team at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad competition, which concluded July 15, 2017, in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.

Harrison Wang of The Hinsd

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AngelaM
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The U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad is proud to announce the finalists who will represent the U.S. at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad in Nakhom Pathon, Thailand, July 6 - 15, 2017.

The members of the U.S. Team Alpha Kappa are:

Steven Liu of Mon

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AngelaM
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The Committee on Corporation Associates provides funding for ACS Local Sections and International Chapters to promote industry-focused events at the local section and international chapter level. Events such as job fairs with local chemical employers, rés

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AngelaM
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The 9th edition of Chemistry in Context is here!

The 9th edition of Chemistry in Context is here! And on June 16 & 17 you can attend a workshop to learn how to best use the text with your curriculum. Designed to teach chemistry at the undergraduate level to non-majors, CiC addresses real-world issues an

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kate1dc
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Register Today for the lowest rates to the 21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E) held June 13-15, 2017 in Reston, Virginia.

Early Registration closes April 28!

This premier Conference on green chemistry and engineering annually hosts

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AngelaM
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Are you looking for a creative way to recognize an outstanding K–12 teacher of chemistry in your area?  Consider sponsoring their membership to the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT)!

AACT was launched by ACS in 2014 to provide customized s

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AngelaM
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Nominations are now open for the 2017 class of ACS Fellows; the deadline for nominations is April 6, 2017. The selection of ACS Fellows is based on two criteria:

  • Documented excellence and leadership that has an impact in the science, the profession, educat
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AngelaM
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  • CALL FOR PAPERS

Abstracts are open for submission from January 4, 2017 to February 13, 2017. Submit for presentation at the 21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E) held June 13-15, 2017 in Reston, Virginia.

This premier conference on gr

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AngelaM
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The American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows Program is now accepting nominations for 2017 ACS Fellows. The selection of ACS Fellows is based on two criteria:

  • Documented excellence and leadership that has an impact in the science, the profession, education
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AngelaM
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The Stan Israel Award was established to recognize individuals and/or institutions that have advanced diversity in the chemical sciences and significantly stimulated or fostered activities that promote inclusiveness within the region.  Nominees may come f

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kate1dc
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The American Chemical Society has issued a statement on the Presidential Executive Order: “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”.

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AngelaM
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ACS New Councilors Orientation & Reception on Saturday in San Francisco

The ACS Council Policy Committee is hosting the 2017 New Councilor Orientation Program & Reception for all newly elected Councilors and Alternate Councilors on Saturday, April 1, in San Francisco, CA starting at 3:30 PM with a reception to follow from 6:0

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kate1dc
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The American Chemical Society (ACS) will host the inaugural ACS Industry Symposium in Hyderabad, India November 11-12, 2016. The event will feature lectures on Recent Advances in Drug Development by the world’s leading researchers and experts in pharma.

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kate1dc
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On Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

How do deserving and accomplished chemical scientists from diverse backgrounds become ACS award nominees and potentially winners? Join ACS for a short presentation and live Q&A in order to learn the key

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AngelaM
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LSAC is sponsoring two pilot grants with funding available to local section members to support key ACS strategic initiatives:

  • Facilitate member participation in virtual events though a Local Section Virtual Event Participation Grant;
  • Mutual Exchange of Exp
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AngelaM
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A U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad program proudly announced the success of the Alpha Iota Team at the 48th International Chemistry Olympiad competition, which concluded August 1, 2016, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Alex Liu of The Village School, TX, won the eigh

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AngelaM
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ACS recognizes 57 members this year for outstanding achievements in and contributions to the science, the profession, and the ACS community. The new Fellows will be honored in Philadelphia at a ceremony hosted by ACS Immediate Past-President Diane Grob Sc

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AngelaM
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Test your Presentation Mettle with an Audience of Patent Examiners

The Chemical Society of Washington and ACS are seeking speakers to discuss emerging developments in the chemical sciences for a U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) Technology Fair on July 12-13. Speakers can give their presentations at the USPTO headqu

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AngelaM
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“You can’t relax for a second but it’s worth it!” Brian Colon-Rodriguez describes his schedule at the Illinois Institute of Technology where he is earning a chemical engineering degree and on the baseball team. In a brief interview Brian shares the simila

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kate1dc
Contributor II

The ACS Senior Chemists Committee (SCC) is pleased to offer a limited number of grants to local sections that wish to sponsor an event or activity that will increase the engagement of senior members and encourage innovative activities that will benefit th

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AngelaM
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U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Program is proud to announce the 20 finalists who will attend the Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp, May 31-June 15, 2016, at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. The students will compete for a spot on the

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AngelaM
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ACS Member for 76 Years Stays Young and Supports Young Chemists

As a retired professor of chemistry and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wyoming, Dr. E. Gerald Meyer has dedicated his life to promoting education in the sciences. Still active in this pursuit at the age of 95, Gerry knows th

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AngelaM
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Get Up to Speed with a Personal Planning Road Map

If you’ve put off writing your will or making plans for your estate, you’re not alone. However, now is a great opportunity to establish your legacy. Don’t wait to take the first step—you may actually feel relieved as you get things in order. Follow five s

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AngelaM
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The Power of a Mentor

For someone who has encouraged countless students to pursue their dreams, it is no surprise Zaida defines her life by her mentors and lives by the golden rule “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” From a small town in Puerto Rico to the onl

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