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Iona College Chemical Society—Student Affiliate Chapter of the American Chemical Society

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The Mission of Iona College Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society recognizes student affiliate chapters that are effective in showing the true light of chemistry and how it plays a vital role in our daily lives. Our ACS affiliate chapter pledges to engage young students, exposing them to the fun and interesting aspects of chemistry with the hope that students will contribute to this promising field in their future careers. It is the Iona Chemical Society’s mission to unite science enthusiasts with the transforming power of chemistry, and catalyze a familiarity among members in an inclusive environment. Our goals are to create enthusiasm about the field of chemistry, and build approachable students who act as role models and mentors, promoting for success in the scientific arena.

Meetings

The Chemical Society meets during activity hour on Tuesdays or Thursdays depending on the CSI semester schedule. Our meeting dates scheduled for the Fall 2018 semester are September 18 and November 8.

Members of Our 2018-2019 Executive Board

  • President - Megan Wood
  • Vice President - Elizabeth Miller
  • Secretary - Shea Foley
  • Treasurer - Marnie Skinner
  • Public Relations Chair - Regan Warmoth

Please contact our President Megan Wood if you have an interest in joining the Iona Chemical Society at mwood3@gaels.iona.edu.

Events for the Fall 2018 Semester

  1. 9/25/18 & 10/04/18: If you have an interest in scientific research but do not know where to look, please join the Chemical Society and Biology Club as they host a two-part Research Symposium!
  2. 10/02/18: Join the Chemical Society as they co-sponsor an on-campus American Red Cross blood drive with Delta Theta Beta sorority.
  3. 10/20/18: Join the Chemical Society at Homecoming 2018 as we prepare delicious Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream!
  4. 10/21/18: Join the Chemical Society volunteering at National Chemistry Week!
  5. 11/04/18: Join the Chemical Society as we participate in a 5K walk to raise Sarcoma Awareness!
  6. Help the Chemistry Department collect items to create a Thanksgiving Day Basket to donate to local meal center.

Future Events:

  • Earth Day Park Clean-Up
  • Chemical Bingo
  • T-Shirt Tie-Dye Event with Biology Club

Visit the American Chemical Society website for more information about exciting chemistry events!