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Recent Passer Education Grant Recipients

Kristy Jurchen and Chun-Hung Wang have both recently been awarded Dorothy And Moses Passer Education Grants. These grants are intended to support faculty in small programs that do not have graduate programs in the chemical sciences who are also Division of Chemical Education members. Application deadlines are January 1 more

Member Spotlight

DivCHED member, Ranjika Priyadarshi Bopegedera, was recently featured in ACS Industry Matters!

ACS DivCHED Meeting Conduct Policy

ACS DivCHED is committed to providing a positive, safe, and professional environment for all who participate in its meetings and conferences. In December 2021, ACS DivCHED approved the ACS DivCHED Meeting Conduct Policy.

DivCHED Member Spotlight

Dr. Melissa ReevesDr. Melissa Reeves is the newest member of the Finance Committee in the Division of more

COCTYC/2YC3 Member Highlights

Members of the Committee on Chemistry in the Two-Year Colleges and Two-Year College Chemistry Consortium have some excited announcements. Congratulations Melanie and Scott!

Melanie Harvey (2YC3 Membership Chair) is the co-PI on a recently awarded NSF grant "Building a Sustainable Community College CURE Program" (DUE-2211697). This is a four-year grant under the NSF program “Advancing Innovation and Impact in Undergraduate STEM Education at Two-year Institutions of Higher Education.”

Scott Donnelly (2YC3 Future Meetings Chair) is the more

Proposed Changes to ACS Division Funding

Proposed Changes to ACS Division Funding The spring 2021 ACS Councilors’ meeting will include a vote on changes to the formula used to allocate a portion of ACS dues out to the 32 technical divisions, including the Division of Chemical Education. We encourage you to read the summary below of the proposed changes and reach out to not only our CHED Councilors (Roxie Allen, Sally Mitchell) and Alternate Councilors (Laura Anna, Rachel Morgan Theall, Steven Fleming, Marty Perry), but also to your Local Section Councilors to let them know whether or not you more

2020 Outstanding Service to the Division Awardee, Marcy Towns

Dr. Marcy Towns, Purdue University

Dr. Marcy Towns, Purdue University, was awarded the 2020 Outstanding Service to the Division Award. Marcy's service includes:

  • Division leadership includes Chair succession, Program Chair, Alt. Councilor
  • Associate Editor, JCE
  • Member of the Exams Institute Board of more

Congratulations to the 2020 ACS Fellows

The American Chemical Society named 53 members as ACS fellows in 2020. The following list includes those named who are DivCHED members. Congratulations!

Penny J. Beuning, Northeastern University
Deborah H. Cook, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (Retired)
David J. Malik, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (Emeritus)
Ajay Mallia, Georgia Gwinnett College Zaida
Cecilia Morales-Martinez, Florida International University (Emeritus)
Sarah E. Morgan, University of Southern Mississippi
Michael A. Morgan, Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet more