Student Members of the American Chemical Society

Murray State University Chapter

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Mission Statement:
The purposes of our organization is to educate the university and community about the field of chemistry, to instill a sense of community among the chemistry students, and to inform members of the activities of the American Chemical Society.

Who Can Join?
Anyone can join as long as they have an interest in the field of chemistry. Members do not have to be chemistry majors. There are yearly dues. The dues are $10 for a semester or $15 for the entire year.

Sponsor and Officers:
Sponsor: Dr. Kevin Miller There are four elected officers. This years officers are:
President: Zachary Reeder
Vice President: Matthew Chisolm
Treasurer: Kristina Herrera
Secretary: Samuel Pellock

Chapter Activities:
Always check the SMACS board in the chemistry building for more up to date information.

Monthly Meetings for the Semester
Meeting are normally held in the Chemistry Building's first floor study alcove at 4:30 the first monday of every month.
March Meeting: March 4th
  - At this meeting, we will also be having a pizza and game night. Members are asked to bring games and the organization will pay for the pizza.
April Meeting: April 1st

Upcoming events for the semester:
April 27th: 36th Annual ACCM Meeting
  - Held in the Curris Center
End of the year party: TBD

Seminars:
Seminars are usually held at 3:30 PM on Mondays in Room 1212, unless otherwise specified. Undergraduates are encouraged to attend seminars if they are interested in later obtaining a graduate level education.

Upcoming Seminars
February 25 - Dr. Susan Odom (University of Kentucky)
April 22 - Ammar Altalib (602)
April 26th (FRIDAY) - Dr. Forrest L. Bayer (Coca-Cola Company)
April 29 - Dr. Wafaa Fawzy (Murray State University)


Related Sites:
Murray State University Chemistry Department
Kentucky Lakes Section of the American Chemical Society
American Chemical Society American Chemical Society
2013 ACCM

Contact Information:
smacs.msu@gmail.com
zreeder@murraystate.edu