Virginia Section

A Century of Service


of the American Chemical Society

Virginia Section

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September Meeting Notice



6:00 p.m. 
 Rodney’s, Shafer Court Dining Center, 810 Cathedral Place

Shafer Court Dining Center
810 Cathedral Place


7:30 p.m.
Virginia Rooms C & D, University Student Commons
907 Floyd Avenue


Heavy Hors-d’oeuvres (many kinds, hot and cold), Cookies, Brownies, Lemon Bars, Cream Puffs, Iced Tea, Beer and Wine


 $ 18.00 - Member and Guests
 $ 9.00 - Students, High School Teachers and Spouses
 $ 13.00 - Retired ACS Members, Retired Teachers, Spouses


Please make reservations by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 21 by calling by calling Rhea Miller at (804) 827-0352 or by e-mail to


 Dr. M. Samy El-Shall (804) 828-1298,


Dr. Denise M. Toney, Virginia Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services

“The Impact of a Great Teacher”


Ruth Kieffer, Distinguished Elementary School Science Teacher 
Stacie Dyson Berry, Distinguished Middle School Science Teacher
Martha Mikell, The Franklin D. Kizer Distinguished High School Chemistry Teacher


The Executive Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 28 
in Room 3309 of the Temple Building at Virginia Commonwealth University. 
Contact Kathleen Spangler Chair of the Section, for more information:; (804) 370-8097.


September Section News

  • Speaker Abstract and Bio
  • Distinguished Elementary School Science Teacher Award
  • Distinguished Middle School Science Teacher Award
  • The Franklin D. Kizer Distinguished High School Chemistry Teacher Award
  • Directions to the Meeting
  • Graham Memorial Lecture - Dr. Frank Gupton - September 13
  • Virginia Section Executive Committee Meeting
  • The Chair's Corner
  • Future meetings of the Section
  • Nominees for 2019 Section Officers
  • WCC Luncheon
  • Chemistry Career Discussion Panel
  • National Chemistry Week - 2018
  • Employment Opportunity
  • Intergenerational Career Development Workshop
  • Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Section YCC Mentoring Program
  • The Virginia Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services
  • Terner Symposium - Frontiers in Physical Chemistry
  • Chemistry Seminars at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Chemistry Seminars at the University of Virginia
  • Up and Atom Event
  • Section Receives Pfizer Volunteer Grant
  • Jeff Seeman Receives HIST Award
  • Virginia Academy of Science Fall Undergraduate Research Meeting
  • U.S. Olympiad Team Earns Four Gold Metals
  • 2018 Southeastern Regional Meeting of the ACS (SERMACS)


The Bulletin is published nine times a year by the Virginia Section of the American Chemical

Society Editor: James Beck,   (804) 733-5286,
Publisher: Will Lewis, (804) 586-5492; Chair of the Virginia Section: Kathleen Spangler, (804) 370-8097; 

Information for publication in The Bulletin should be sent to the Editor:

Dr. James D. Beck
1977 Vesonder Road 
Petersburg, VA 23805 

Announcements of positions available are especially welcomed and are printed at no charge