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Call for Elections for 2018 Executive Committee

Posted by Sonia McElveen on October 31, 2017 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

It’s that time of year again! We need YOU to elect your new 2018 Executive Committee! For those of you that may be unaware, the Executive Committee is the governing body of the Carolina-Piedmont Section. Each year, these talented, dedicated and uncompromising board of elite volunteer officers provide countless hours of intensive leadership, event planning and management of internal business.

The following positions are open for election:



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SERMACS - Special Session and Book Signing

Posted by Sonia McElveen on July 17, 2017 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Forensic Anthropology: From Crime Lab to Crime Fiction

Friday, November 10th

Dr. Kathy Reichs, noted author and certified forensic anthropologist, will be speaking as part of the Undergraduate Program on how her experience teaching FBI agents how to detect and recover human remains and separating and identifying commingled body parts in her Montreal lab has translated into a writing career and producing the hit Fox TV series, Bones, which is based on her work and her n...

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Volunteers Needed - Festival on April 22

Posted by Sonia McElveen on March 22, 2017 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The CP ACS is looking for a few good scientists to help introduce the public to the CP ACS and science.  We will have handouts and tchotchkes such as pencils, stickers, and more.  With enough volunteers we can have additional activities.

We will be hosting a booth at the Union County Heritage Festival, which is an approved

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Davidson College Job Announcement

Posted by Sonia McElveen on March 10, 2017 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Davidson College, a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college 20 miles north of Charlotte, North Carolina, invites applications for a one-year visiting position in organic chemistry to begin July 1, 2017. For more information click" target="_blank">here.

The Merck Index, 14th Edition

Posted by Sonia McElveen on February 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Limited number of Indexes available.  Please contact Matthew Chan,, for more details. 

2015 Charles H. Stone Award Winner

Posted by Sonia McElveen on May 4, 2015 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

The Carolina-Piedmont Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to name Professor Joseph Vincent Ortiz of Auburn University as the recipient of the 2014 Charles H. Stone Award.

This award is given biannually by the section to the most outstanding chemist in the southeastern United States, recognizing contributions to the field of chemistry through activities in the scientific community, public outreach, education, and research.


2015 Undergraduate Student Award Winners

Posted by Sonia McElveen on March 12, 2015 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to our Student Award Winners:

• Excellence in Scholastic Achievement: Ms. Jessica Logan (Winthrop University)

• Excellence in Undergraduate Research: Mr. George Mukosera (Davidson College)

• Outstanding Student Leadership: Mr. Eric Medici (Davidson College)


Awards will be handed out at the April 29th general meeting.

Outreach Funding Requests Guidlines

Posted by Sonia McElveen on March 24, 2014 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Carolina-Piedmont Section of the American Chemical Society is proud to support scientific events in our geographical region.  Guidelines for requesting financial support for these events have been established. Every request that fulfills the criteria outlined will be considered.

For guidelines see link on home page.