May Meeting **REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED**
April 26, 2014 (Diana McGill)
Join us Tuesday, May 13, for our Party Night at Mad Tree Brewery. The evening will include beer tastings, dinner by the bite, and small-group tours.
Online registration is required. The registration deadline has been EXTENDED until midnight on Wednesday, May 7. For more information and to register, please click here.
May Edition of CINTACS
May 1, 2014 (Adam Bange)
The May edition of CINTACS is now available.
Check it out here!
2014-2015 Section Election Ends Soon
April 26, 2014 (Webmaster)
Online voting for 2014-2015 Cincinnati Section officers will end on Tuesday, May 6. Instructions for online voting were distributed to all eligible Cincinnati Section members. The email and postcard notices contained a unique PIN number and the web address to visit to cast your votes.
Biographies of all the candidates can be found here.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you did not receive your voting PIN or to request a paper ballot.
NKU Seeking Summer Adjunct
April 21, 2014 (Keith Walters)
Northern Kentucky University is seeking a summer adjunct faculty member to teach Organic II lecture. Applicants must have Master’s Degree in chemistry/biochemistry (or equivalent coursework), and previous teaching experience is highly preferred. Lecture runs from 6/2-7/26, MTWR 10:00-11:15AM. For more information, please contact Keith Walters (email@example.com) and provide CV and current references.
Teacher of the Year for 2014
April 21, 2014 (Lynn Hogue)
Ed Kentrup of The Summit Country Day School is the Cincinnati Local Section’s 2014 High School Teacher of the Year. Ed, a 1974 graduate of Northern Kentucky University, has had successful careers in industry and teaching. His industrial experience has enabled him to bring real world applications of chemistry to his students. Ed Kentrup is a dedicated, caring, effective educator. His diligence and passion for the subject has helped many students discover the beauty of chemistry and helped them succeed in college. Ed’s commitment to the profession and his willingness to help others has aided students and other teachers alike. Ed Kentrup embodies everything that is good about the teaching profession.
April Edition of CINTACS
April 3, 2014 (Adam Bange)
The April edition of CINTACS is now available.
Check it out here!
March 29, 2014 (Diana McGill)
Join us Wednesday, April 16, for our Education Awards Night at Northern Kentucky University. Our guest speaker for the evening is Thayne Maynard from the Cincinnati Zoo presenting "The Nature of Hope".
Also don't miss the preceeding discussion group: "Experiences While Working Toward Careers in Academia - Claiming a Position in an Undergraduate Institution and Working Towards Tenure in a PhD Granting Institution" organized by the Cincinnati Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy.
Online registration is required. The registration deadline is noon, Monday, April 14. For more information and to register, please click here.
Call for Service Award Nominations
March 29, 2014 (Phil Christenson)
Outstanding Service Award: The purpose of the Outstanding Service Award is to recognize a long term record of dedicated service and outstanding contributions to the section and the ACS community by a member of the Cincinnati Section. Nominations for the award should include at least one letter of recommendation describing the nominee’s outstanding contributions and dedication to the service of the Cincinnati Section and the larger ACS community over a period of years.
Catalyst Award: The purpose of the Catalyst award is to recognize special, exceptional and outstanding contributions to the section and/or the ACS community by a member of the Cincinnati Section. Nominations for the award should include at least one letter of recommendation describing the nominee’s exceptional contributions to the Cincinnati Section and/or the larger ACS community. Typically, the contributions are made over a shorter period of time than the Section’s Outstanding Service Award but the awardee's contributions will have a lasting impact.
Nominations are due by April 23, 2014. Nomination materials should be sent to: Philip A. Christenson.