Welcome to the Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society

  • Younger Chemist Committee (YCC): Chemical Industry Interactive Panel (CIIP)
    YCC Orlando is excited to bring you the opportunity to connect with professional in industry via a structured Q&A with Chemical Industry Interactive Panel (CIIP). This virtual event aims to make connections with professionals from Florida so that budding scientists and engineers can get a chance to access the opportunities available locally. RSVP to attend […]
  • Annual Awards Banquet Invitation
    The Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society will recognize 2022 awards winners in a traditional annual awards banquet on December 3rd, 2022. You are invited to attend the banquet: Saturday, December 3rd, 202211:30AM to 2:00PMAt the blu on the avenue326 Park Avenue South, Winter Park, FL 32789 MENUAppetizers Shrimp Cocktail  Stuffed Mushroom – sausage, […]
  • November 2022’s Newsletter
    Hello Orlando Section! We hope you are enjoying the beautiful Central Florida fall weather and are getting ready for the official start of the holiday season. In this bulletin we would like to bring to your attention a few important dates. Annual Election:  It’s election time again! Please follow the link (click here) to meet […]
  • 2023 US National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO)
    Dear Chemistry Colleague, As 2022 Chair of the Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), I am pleased to announce that the Orlando section will be participating in the 2023 US National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO). The primary goals of this program are to stimulate interest and achievement in chemistry among high school students throughout […]
  • Annual Election: Meet the Candidates for 2023 Executive Committee
    We are excited to announce the candidates for 2023 Executive Committee of the Orlando Section. Voting is expected to open on October 24th, 2022, when you will receive a separate email with the instructions on how to cast your votes electronically and will close on November 8th, 2022. Dr. Nicole Lapeyrouse Candidate for Chair Dr. […]
  • Call for Annual Awards
    Since 1991, the Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society has recognized individuals who live, work, or study in the seven-county region of the Orlando Section and excel in chemistry. Continuing this tradition, this year, the Orlando Section will give the following awards: Descriptions and criteria for each award can be found in our website […]
  • 2022 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest: Fabulous Fibers: The Chemistry of Fabrics
    The Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is hosting an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Entries must be sponsored by a local school or community group for verification purposes. Contest_Deadline: Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Local Prizes: One winner will be awarded ($50) for each […]
  • National Chemistry Week’s event: The Chemistry of Fabrics
    Join the ACS Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society and Orlando Science Center for a community event for National Chemistry Week and celebrate the importance of chemistry in everyday life! Learn about this year’s theme, The Chemistry of Fabrics, from UCF, FIT, Valencia College faculty and students with 10 exciting activities
  • Annual Election: Call for 2023 Executive Board Candidates & Voting
    We are seeking interested individuals to join the Orlando Section Executive Committee in 2023! We have four positions up for election: Chair, Chair Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, and Councilor. A description of each position is included below. Please contact Dr. Laura Sessions (lsessions@valenciacollege.edu), Nominating Committee Chair, with any additional questions. All nominations (including name of nominee, […]
  • 24th Annual ChemLuminary Awards: Outstanding Ongoing CCEW Event
    At the 24th ChemLuminary Award ceremony on August 23, 2022, at the ACS National Meeting in Chicago, the Orlando Local Section received the Outstanding Ongoing CCEW Event award sponsored by Committee on Community Activities (CCA). This award recognizes a local section for an outstanding CCEW event that has been conducted for at least three years.