UT StACS

University of Toledo Student American Chemical Society

Updates

2/5/15 Meeting Minutes

Posted by [email protected] on February 6, 2015 at 2:15 PM

Here are the items that were discussed at the 2/5/15 meeting:

  • Brief overview of UT StACS organization
    • Executive Committee consists of the elected positions of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary
    • Chairs are appointed positions by president, but are often whoever desires the position
    • Include social, public relations, fundraising
    • Can appoint committees, but they must be able to work effectively
    • Anyone who is unable to fulfill there duties should let the group know ahead of time; don't promise things you can't do.
    • Always open to new members!
  • New Positions
    • Elected President: Zane Wilhelm
    • Elected Treasurer: Alec Prokay
    • Appointed Fundraising Chair: Stephen Barnes
      • In charge of study guide and goggle sales
  • Upcoming Events
    • Social Event: Valentine's party on Thursday Feb. 12 in BO 2059 at 6:00pm
      • Cookie decorating, distribution, board games
      • Anyone with cookie cutters, let us know!
      • Event open to everyone
    • Wayne State for the Love of Chemistry
      • Saturday February 21 at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI
      • Lunch and travel provided
      • Including demo exchange, career speakers, and lunch
      • RSVP by February 12 to Matt Bommarito at [email protected]
    • Chemistry on the Silver Screen Webinar
      • Hosted by the Toledo section of ACS, which is made up of professionals in the chemistry field
      • Tuesday February 24 6-8pm at Reynolds Corner Branch Library 4833 Dorr St. Toledo, OH 43615
      • Volunteers are needed to help move tables for about 10-15 minutes. RSVP with Zane ([email protected]) to help
      • Also advertise
      • RSVP to [email protected] with SilverScreen in the subject line by Feb 20 if interested in attending the webinar
    • Social Event: Midnight Denny's dinner
      • Friday February 27 at Denny's (6920 West Central Avenue Toledo, OH 43617)
      • Meet at ACS room in BO 2082 by 11:30 pm to carpool
    • William Carroll lecture series
      • William Carroll is a former National ACS president and current chair of the board of trustees
      • Statistics and Shirelles: How Physical Sciences Thinking Informs Pop Music Analytics
        • Lecture relating science and music
        • UT Campus event; in Memorial Field House 2100 March 4 at 7pm
        • RSVP to local section (toledosect[email protected])
      • Professional development workshop
        • The following day, March 5
        • Great for engineers seeking a co-op or pharmacy interviews
        • More info TBA
      • Undergraduate Lecture
        • William Carroll lecture to just undergraduates
        • TBA
        • Looking into inviting other student chapters (BG, Adrian, Heidelberg)
  • President Round Table of UTEC
    • Great for engineers to meet the department faculty, but open to anyone.
    • Up to two people, talk to Zane ([email protected]) for more info.
  • Research Posters
    • Looking in to rotating old ACS posters in gen chem lab hallway with posters about undergraduate research posters
    • If you know anyone doing research who has a poster, let us know!
  • Earth Day, Earth Fest activities TBD

If you have any questions or comments regarding this information, let us know!

 

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