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Call for Nominations

Posted by Cheng, H.N. on August 7, 2013 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Call for Nominations


ACS Louisiana Section will be conducting its annual election in October 2013 for the 2014 officers. The following three positions are open. If you are interested, please submit your name, contact information, and a brief biography to H. N. Cheng at [email protected] by September 21, 2013.

 Chair-Elect 2014, to be Chair in 2015

 Secretary 2014

 Treasurer 2014


Student Travel Awards

Posted by Cheng, H.N. on August 7, 2013 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Travel Awards for Students

The Louisiana Section of the ACS has six travel awards available for either the Fall 2013 ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis, SWRM 2013 meeting (www.swrm.org) in Waco, or SERMACS 2013 (sermacs2013.org) in Atlanta. These awards are designed for undergraduates and graduate students who are going to be presenting at the meeting. The rules for applying for the awards are below.

Deadlines for Travel Awards:

August 15, 2013 for the ACS Fall Indianapolis meeting

October 1, 2013 for the SERMACS or SWRM meeting

6 travel awards of $400 will be awarded.

Send an email to the Awards Chair of the Section, Sean Hickey ([email protected]), stating your name, your professor's name and your school affiliation. Also include your accepted abstract for your presentation at the 2013 meeting.

The Jack Stocker Award - nominations due Oct 29

Posted by Michael Santiago on October 6, 2010 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

 The Louisiana Section of the ACS has instituted an award to honor and memorialize our long-time member, Jack Stocker.  The Jack Stocker Award will be given to a member of the Louisiana Section for outstanding service to the Section.  

The Award will be given at the joint SE/SW regional meeting when it is held in New Orleans, once every ten years.  The winner will receive a plaque from the local section.

If you would like to nominate a member of our local section for the Jack Stocker Award, please send me the name of your nominee and a brief paragraph explaining why you think the nominee deserves the award.  Electronic submissions are preferred.  Please call me or email me if you have any questions.

Please submit your nomination(s) by October 29.

Teresa Birdwhistell

[email protected]


Xavier University

1 Drexel Dr.

New Orleans, LA 70125

Al French Named 2010 ACS Fellow

Posted by Michael Santiago on September 10, 2010 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to our own Alfred D. French, U.S. Department of Agriculture who is a 2010 ACS Fellow!!

The fellows program began in 2009 to recognize and honor ACS members for their outstanding achievements in and contributions to the science, the profession, and service to the society. (http://pubs.acs.org/cen/fellows/)

A New Look!

Posted by Michael Santiago on March 10, 2010 at 10:11 PM Comments comments (1)

The Louisiana ACS Local Section #419 has a new virtual home!   We hope this site will provide valuable information to our members and about our members.

Please use the Contact Us page to send any ideas for activities and to provide feedback about this site.

Happy surfing!