2017 Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting

Co-Organized by the Lehigh Valley and Susquehanna Local Sections

2017 NERACS Award Winners

 


E. Ann Nalley Northeast Region Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society


Presented to:

Julianne M. Smist,
Professor and Chair, Biology/Chemistry Department,  Springfield College

 

 

 


The ACS Division of Chemical Education (CHED) Northeast Region Award for Excellence in High School Teaching

Presented to:

Maggie H. Estlinbaum Master Teacher for STEM Liverpool High School Liverpool, NY 

 

Maggie H. Estlinbaum
Master Teacher for STEM
Liverpool High School
Liverpool, NY
Maggie H. Estlinbaum
Master Teacher for STEM
Liverpool High School
Liverpool, NY


 

Awards Banquet Keynote Speaker

 

Awards Banquet Plenary Speaker, Esther Takeuchi

Monday, June 5, 2017
8 pm 

 

 

 

Northeastern Region (NERACS) Award Descriptions

 
2017 ACS Northeast Region ACS Awards

 

Several NERACS awards will be presented at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Hershey Lodge in beautiful Hershey, PA! 

Please contact the NERACS 2017 Awards Chair for more information.

NERACS Awards Chair
Willem Leenstra
willem.leenstra@uvm.edu

  • Northeast Region Award for Excellence in High School Teaching
    Deadline: April 1, 2017 
  • The E. Ann Nalley Award for Volunteer Service in the American Chemical Society
    Deadline: April 1, 2017
  • Partners for Progress and Prosperity (P3) Award
    Deadline: April 1, 2017



 

ACS Division of Chemical Education Award for Excellence in High School Teaching

Sponsor: Division of Chemical Education

Purpose: To recognize, encourage, and stimulate outstanding teachers of high school chemistry in the Northeast Region of the American Chemical Society (NERACS).

Nature: The Region Award consists of a cash award and a plaque. Reasonable travel expenses to the Regional Meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed.  A certificate/plaque may also be provided to the recipient’s institution for display.  In some cases, the awardee may be asked to give a keynote address and/or participate in a symposium with other teachers.

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The E. Ann Nalley Award for volunteer service in the American Chemical Society

Purpose:   To recognize the volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the American Chemical Society, contributing significantly to the goals and objectives of the Society through their Regional Activities.

Nature and Establishment: This award was instituted in 2006 by ACS President E. Ann Nalley as part of her presidential initiative to recognize ACS volunteerism. It was Dr. Nalley’s wish that the award continue in perpetuity at each regional meeting. The award consists of a plaque honoring the recipient with an embedded medallion commemorating Dr. Nalley. 

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Partners for Progress and Prosperity Award

Purpose:  To encourage and recognize successful and exemplary partnerships, a Partners for Progress and Prosperity (P3) Award is to be established as a new award to be given by Local ACS Sections, ACS International Chapters, and ACS Regional Meetings.

Nature and Establishment: This award was instituted in 2014 by a contribution from Marinda Li Wu out of her Immediate Past ACS President’s budget as part of her presidential initiatives to promote partnering for progress and prosperity.  It is Dr. Wu’s hope that this will be an ongoing award to recognize the importance of partnering and working together towards common goals to advance the global chemistry enterprise.

Award: The award will consist of a Partners for Progress and Prosperity silver/gold medallion plus a framed certificate of recognition (one for each Partner representing an entity or organization) plus up to $1,000 grant split equally between the partners to further the activities for which the award is made.

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