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2022 Rochester ACS Undergraduate Award in Chemistry

Each year the Rochester Section recognizes undergraduate seniors for their outstanding academic achievement by sponsoring an award for each college or university within the six county area of the Rochester section. The 2022 winners were announced at the 2022 Rochester Collegiate Research Symposium held on April 9 at the University of Rochester. The 2022 Senior Class From the left: Colin

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2022 CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD

The Rochester ACS Section would like to recognize this year’s local participants in the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO), a multi-tiered competition designed to stimulate and promote achievement in high school chemistry. Nearly 16,000 U.S. students participate in the Local Chemistry Olympiad competitions. The top scoring students advance to the Olympiad National Exam in mid or late April with the opportunity to

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2022 Virtual Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting took place on Thursday, March 3 from 7:00–8:30 pm. We covered the topics below:Reviewed our 2021 annual report.Covered our 2022 Calendar of events.Presented our Audit report. Financially, our section is doing very well.Mentioned opportunities for volunteers to consider such volunteering to help at the 2022 Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM2022).Reviewed plans for NERM2022.Enjoyed the Trivia Challenges. As a

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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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