Author Archives: maryann.m

Special Recognition Award-nominations

Our very popular ACS Salutes to Excellence Award has been replaced by The Rochester Section Special Recognition Award. This award is an outreach program that gives us an opportunity to underscore the accomplishments and achievements of our volunteers who have contributed to the success of our events. Through these events, the Rochester Section brings a greater public awareness of Chemistry

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2021 Entrepreneur Award-NOMINATIONS

The Entrepreneur Award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have created a commercially viable business within the chemical enterprise.  Nominations for the 2021 Entrepreneur Award are open through September 27, 2021. Award recipient will be announced October11, 2021. Recipients of the Entrepreneur award demonstrated passion, persistence and hard work by creating something where nothing existed before or improved on an existing product

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2021 Volunteerism award

This award recognizes significant volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the Rochester Local Section of the American Chemical Society, contributing to the Vision and Mission of the Society through their Local Activities. Nominations for this award are open until September 10, 2021. Please send all forms to Maryann Mendel at mmendel70@aol.com. Rules of Eligibility: A nominee must be: a member of the

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2021 Rochester Virtual Collegiate Research Symposium

The Annual Rochester Collegiate Research Symposium sponsored by the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society took place virtually on Saturday, April 24th from 9 AM-1:15 PM. The keynote speaker was Dr. Sam Pazicni, University of Wisconsin-Madison, who presented, “Graduate School Reality Check: Knowing When to Go and How to get there.” His talk was very informative and very current

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2021 Virtual Annual meeting-wednesday, february 24

The 2021 Rochester ACS Section Annual Meeting took place virtually on Wednesday, February 24, at 7 PM. A brief summary of last year events was covered.  A preview of current and future plans was offered including NERM2022 and the need for volunteers.  Richard Cobb, our councilor to ACS, updated us on the current happenings and directions at ACS.   Sarina Bellows transferred

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2020 Virtual Recognition Event, Tuesday November 10 at 7 pm est.

2020 High School Chemistry Teacher of the Year–Donna Himmelberg-left with Julie Marshal and Beth Burns, (Fairport High School) Join us to celebrate the achievements of the Rochester ACS Section members and friends! To attend the Recognition Event via Zoom, CLICK HERE on Tuesday evening shortly before 7:00PM EST. Zoom Meeting ID: 845 6668 2810Passcode: 663675Phone-in options are also available. If you would like

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Announcing the 2020 Annual Meeting

The 2020 Rochester ACS Section Annual Meeting will take place Wednesday, February 26, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Nox Cocktail Lounge in The Village Gate plaza (302 Goodman St. N, Rochester, NY 14607). Nox is located behind Salena’s Mexican Restaurant.  Please join us for hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, networking, and hearing about what we accomplished in 2019 and what’s in

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