March Dinner Meeting

Learn about how machine learning is being used to find suitable drug candidates from Georgia Tech’s David Sherrill and Le Song.

Thursday, March 12, 2010
6:30 – 7:30 pm, dinner and networking
7:30 – 8:30 pm, talk by Professors David Sherrill and Le Song

The Molecular Science Engineering Building, Georgia Tech
901 Atlantic Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

$25 – Regular members
$20 – K-12 teachers, students and retired members
We will accept cash, card, and check at the door.

ACS Career Day

Save the Date!

Career Navigator Live presents ACS Career Day Atlanta. This is an exciting one-day event filled with career changing workshops and networking opportunities for chemistry professionals. This free career day is designed to help job seekers reach their career goals.

When: Saturday, April 25, 2020, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where: Roam, 1151 Hammond Drive NE Suite 240, Atlanta, GA 30346
Second floor of the Perimeter Expo shopping center above Old Navy
Room Name:  Garage+Forum.

Information and Registration coming soon.

Minority Affairs Committee Awards

The Minority Affairs Committee of the Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce two awards for high school seniors.

The 2020 Percy Julian Award will be given to two High School Seniors (one male and one female) in recognition of scholastic achievement and leadership ability. Each recipient will receive a $500 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS.

The 2020 St. Elmo Brady Award will be given to a High School Senior in recognition of the goal of becoming a first-generation college student, their scholastic journey, personal integrity and perseverance. The recipient will receive a $500 book scholarship and a one-year (student) membership in ACS.

The deadline for applications for either award is April 16, 2020. Award recipients will be notified by May 1, 2020. Awards will be presented at the ACS Georgia Section meeting which will be held at Spelman College on May 12, 2020.

Celebrating the Resiliency of Women in STEM

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Women’s Chemist Committee and Minority Affairs Committee will bring women of diverse backgrounds and fields together to discuss how they approached overcoming barriers in the STEM landscape. An esteemed group of panelists will discuss overcoming issues related to gender bias, tokenism, self -presentation, imposter syndrome and much more. 

When: Sat, March 7, 2020, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Where: Agnes Scott College Bullock Science Center, 100 East Dougherty Street #298, Decatur, GA 30030 View Map

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2020 Herty Medalist

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Photo Credit: Kim Truett (Univ. South Carolina)

The Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce that Professor Susan D. Richardson is the recipient of the 2020 Herty Medal recognizing outstanding work and service by a chemist in the Southeast. Prof. Richardson is the Arthur Sease Williams Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of South Carolina. She is being recognized for her work understanding the formation of drinking water disinfection by-products with environmental and human health impacts and for her service to the profession and society through many interactions with the media and general public.

The gold Herty medal will be presented at the 86th Herty Award Celebration in September 2020. Prof. Richardson will also be a guest lecturer at the Annual Herty Medalist Undergraduate Research Symposium (HMURS).