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  • American Chemical Society chief executive officer announces his retirement
    WASHINGTON, May 31, 2022 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced that Thomas Connelly, Ph.D., will retire from his position as ACS chief executive officer at the end of the year after more than seven years of serving in this role. In addition to effectively navigating the organization through the unprecedented challenges of a […]
  • 2022 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest: Results
    To promote the positive role that chemistry plays in the world, the American Chemical Society (ACS) established the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) public awareness campaign. Among many other activities, the Orlando Section of the ACS hosted 2022 CCEW Illustrated Poem Contest for K-12 students in Central Florida. The theme of the contest is “The […]
  • Summer Social Event
    We hope you have had a healthy and productive year so far and are ready for the official start of summer. In this bulletin we would like to bring to your attention an exciting summer social events that our section is organizing. To honor our 50th, 60th and 70th year ACS members and celebrate the 95th anniversary […]
  • Younger Chemist Committee (YCC): Let’s ignite the hunger while we are younger!
    The Younger Chemist Committee (YCC) of the Orlando Section of the American Chemical Society is established with a mission to advocate for, develop, and support rising chemists to positively impact their careers, the ACS, and the future of chemistry. We aim to build a community that will welcome budding chemists to seek guidance, voice concerns, and […]
  • The State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida 2022: Avogadro award winner
    Congratulations to Cayley McCloskey from the Lely High School (Naples, Florida) for winning the 2022 Avogadro award at the 67th State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida (67th SSEF)! Cayley’s project is entitled ‘Comparing the enthalpy changes of anhydrous salts using calorimetry.’ The young scientist performed experiments to determine which exothermic salt when dissolved in […]
  • CCEW 2022: Orlando Section at Central Florida Earthday
    The Orlando Local Section took part in the Central Florida Earthday on April 23th, 2022 at Lake Eola (Downtown Orlando) to celebrate the Earth Week. This effort was led by Dr. Titel Jurca (Assistant Professor at UCF) and volunteers. The overall theme for our display was about “The Buzz About Bugs: Insect Chemistry”. Three posters […]
  • Councilor’s Report: 263rd National Meeting, Spring 2022
    The Spring 2022 Meeting of the ACS Council was held virtually on March 23rd, 2022. Actions of the Council Candidates for President-Elect, 2023 The Committee on Nominations and Elections presented to the Council the following nominees for selection as candidates for President-Elect, 2023: Frank Blum, Mary Carroll, Rigoberto Hernandez, and Ingrid Montes. By electronic ballot, […]
  • March 2022’s Newsletter
    Hello Orlando Section! In the first bulletin of the year, we would like to bring to your attention a few important information: Executive committee members: The members of the 2022 Executive Committee of the Orlando Section are: Chair: Denisia Popolan-Vaida Chair elect: Nicole Lapeyrouse Intermediate Past Chair: Duy Le Councilor: Darlene Slattery Alternate Councilor: Laura […]
  • 2022 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 […]
  • 2022 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)Word Search Solution (PDF)