Welcome to the Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society

  • First bulletin of the year
    Hello Orlando Section! In the first bulletin of the year, we would like to bring to your attention a few pieces of important information: Chair: Nicole LapeyrouseChair elect: Stephen SmithIntermediate Past Chair: Denisia Popolan-VaidaCouncilor: Darlene SlatteryAlternate Councilor: Laura SessionsTreasurer: Van QuachSecretary: Pavithra Pathirathna Best wishes, Dr. Nicole LapeyrouseChair of the Orlando Section of the ACSOn behalf of […]
  • 2023 CCEW – Celebrating Chemistry
    Celebrating Chemistry is designed to engage and educate children ages 9–12 (Grades 4–6) in the basic principles of chemistry. The publication is available in English and Spanish. Download the issue in English (PDF)Descargar en Español (PDF)
  • 2023 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest: The Curious Chemistry of Amazing Algae
    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: Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Local Prizes: One winner will be awarded (monetary) for each […]
  • 2023 Student Travel Awards
    To encourage participation of students in local, regional, and national conferences organized by the American Chemical Society and its affiliates and to create opportunities for students to enhance their scientific experiences and networking, the Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society offers travel awards to students who are in need of financial supplement for their […]
  • Younger Chemist Committee (YCC): Exploring Entrepreneurship in STEM
    The Younger Chemists Committee of Central Florida is proud to host “Exploring Entrepreneurship in STEM” (virtual/in person event) on February 16th at 6:30 pm, with speaker Dr. Jim Brenner from the Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Brenner will be sharing valuable insights gained from his many years of experience as an entrepreneur in the nanotechnology industry. […]
  • 2023 Orlando Section Officers
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OFFICER TELEPHONE Chair: Nicole Lapeyrouse 407-823-0386 Chair Elect:         Stephen Smith — Immediate Past Chair: Denisia Popolan-Vaida 407-823-1537 Treasurer: Van Quach — Secretary: Pavithra Pathirathna 321-674-7561 Councilor & Section Historian: Darlene Slattery 321-632-2535 Alternate Council Member: Laura Sessions 407-582-7138 CCEW Coordinator Duy Le 407-666-8198 NCW Coordinator Denisia Popolan-Vaida 407-823-1537 Younger Chemists […]
  • 2022 Annual Award Banquet
    The Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society held it’s annual awards banquet on Saturday, December 3 at the blu on the avenue restaurant in Winter Park.  The event was attended by 60 members and guests and was considered a success by all.  Volunteers, 50-. 60-, and 70-year members were recognized for their dedication to […]
  • Results of 2022 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest: Fabulous Fibers: The Chemistry of Fabrics
    hosted 2022 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest for K-12 students in Central Florida. The theme of the contest is “Fabulous Fibers: The Chemistry of Fabrics.” The contest received many entries from multiple schools. Thanks to the teachers who brought the contest to students’ attention. Results of local contest: K-2 CategoryNo winner Grade 3-5 CategoryWinner: Christienne Jette […]
  • 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, […]