ANNUAL AWARDS MEETING
Friday, January 19, 2018
Reception and Lab Tours begin at 5:30 pm
DIVISION OF CONSOLIDATED LABORATORY SERVICES
600 North 5th Street
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
The Executive Committee of the Virginia Section will meet at 9:00 a,m. on Saturday,
January 20, 2018 in Room 3309 of the Temple Building at Virginia Commonwealth
University in Richmond, Virginia. All members of the section are invited to attend.
For questions regarding the agenda and meeting, contact the 2018 Chair of
the Virginia Section, Ms. Kathleen Spangler, at (804) 370-8097,
Officers and committee chairs should prepare reports for
posting on the Section website and for distribution at the meeting.
The Virginia Section will be hosting the Chemistry Olympiad for the
local exam between February 26 through March 24, 2018.
For more information click.
Are you new this year to the Virginia Section of ACS?
Being new to Virginia Section of ACS can perhaps be a little intimidating. We want to help alleviate any uneasiness as you are introduced to this unfamiliar environment with warmth and help you get the most out of your experience. Our new “Buddy System” matches up new members with longer-standing members. Click on Activities and then New Member for the forms to sign up for this activity.
The Virginia Local Section serves the community by advancing chemistry and communicating its impact on people’s lives. Our Mission is to inspire, educate, develop, and connect Virginia chemists and the community for the benefit of Earth and its people.
The section fulfills its mission by promoting public awareness of chemistry, being involved in community outreach programs and working with chemistry students and STEM programs to enhance scientific awareness and communicate the value of chemistry in our society. We provide networking opportunities and mentoring experiences to connect chemists working in government, academics and industry to strengthen and serve the local chemistry community. The Virginia Section has a rich history of many activities and events it has supported to promote the chemical sciences throughout the past 100 years. We need your passion and dedication to drive success for the next 100 years.
The publications of the Virginia Section are available within “The Bulletin” menu item. The Bulletin is published monthly from September through April each year. The Bulletin is the main publication for local sections meetings, special events and news.
The executive officers and committees chairs contact information are listed in the menu item, Executive Committee. The Virginia Section has several active committees that bring chemistry to the community. The general description of the focus of each committee is posted under the Committees menu item. Help the Virginia Section by serving on one of our committees or volunteering. Engagement provides opportunities for networking and development. To get more information, volunteer your services, or make suggestions, contact the Chair of the section, Kathleen Sink Spangler at 804-370-8097 and firstname.lastname@example.org
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