Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Susquehanna Valley Local Section of the American Chemical Society! Located in northeastern Pennsylvania, our section includes such schools as Bloomsburg University, Bucknell University, King's College, Lycoming College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Penn State Hazelton, University of Scranton, Wilkes University, and Susquehanna University. Through our Website, you can access information about our officers, members, and monthly section meetings. Also, there are links to the ACS Website and to the homepage of almost every institution in our section.


The Joseph Priestley House is located in the Susquehanna Valley Local Section in Northumberland. To commemorate Priestley's many scientific achievements, the American Chemical Society named its highest honour the Priestley Medal in 1922*. The visitor center is open from 1 - 4 PM and will feature costumed guides and live chemistry shows. For more information call the house at 570-473-9474 or see the website.

This season's activities include:


Northeast Nanomaterials Meeting

In 2018, the Northeast Region of the ACS is offering a focused, specialized regional meeting on “Nanomaterials: Applications and Environmental Impacts”. A call for abstracts has been issued. NENM 2018 is scheduled for June 1-3, 2018 and is being hosted by the Northern New York Section of the American Chemical Society. It will be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel & Resort, Lake Placid.

2018 Nano MARM

NanoMARM will be a one-day regional meeting on Sunday, 3 June 2018. It will be held in the Iacocca Center on the Lehigh University campus and will include the MARM Chemagination competition and the MARM awards banquet. The plenary speaker will be Dr. Jennifer M. Rampling of Princeton University speaking on “George Ripley and the Image of English Alchemy."

Electronic Monthly Newsletter

The Susquehanna Valley Local Section requests that you consider receiving our monthly newsletter by email. You will receive your newsletter at least a few days prior to the normal arrival rate for the hard-copy version. Also, if you are willing to forego the hardcopy altogether you will save our secretary time and our Local Section will save the expenses of photocopying and postage.

Please send an email to our Local Section secretary, Ron Supkowski (at ronaldsupkowski@kings.edu), to request your monthly newsletter via email. Please also let Ron know if you are willing to stop receiving the hard-copy of the newsletter. Thanks!




Our Academic Partners

Bloomsburg University Bucknell University King's College Lycoming College Marywood University Misericordia University Penn State Hazleton Penn State Wilkes-Barre Susquehanna University University of Scranton Wilkes University

About

The Susquehanna Valley Section of the American Chemical Society began in 1958 and serves eight counties in PA:

Lycoming
Union
Snyder
Northumberland
Montour
Columbia
Luzerne
Lacawanna
 
The section provides services for the chemistry professionals, undergraduate chemistry students, and high school students of the area.

Contact

If you need more information or would like to submit information, E-mail our Local Section Webmaster at ronaldsupkowski@kings.edu or the National ACS Webmaster.

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