9-24-19 Meeting Minutes

ACS General Body Meeting

24 SEPTEMBER 2019 / 6:00 PM / PSB 160

Last Week’s Meeting

Nicholson Media Article

Chair Positions


Review Sessions Chair

  • Help ACS fundraise

  • Responsibility towards the end of the semester

  • Help students prepare for final exams

  • Recruit tutors to help lead sessions

STEM Day Chair

  • Lead planning for STEM Day at UCF

  • Coordinate ACS volunteers and materials

  • Slime and dry ice bubbles

Conclave Chair

  • Assist in organizing the Chemistry Conclave

  • Work and network with other Chemistry Faculty

  • Coordinate ACS volunteers and materials

Bonding with Bithlo Chair

  • Interact with elementary, middle, and high schoolers

  • Create fun and entertaining activities

University High School Tutoring Chair

  • Tutoring High Schoolers

  • Aiding more students to pass their classes and understand material

Marketing Chair

  • Tabling

  • Advertising to Classes

  • Making Flyers, Poster, etc…

  • Helping to Brainstorm Fundraising Ideas


Help us spread the word about ACS!

  • We will be tabling outside the Student Union next week!

  • It is on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 4-6 pm

  • To sign up to help, email acsucf.vicepresident@gmail.com 

Tuskawillia STEM Night


  • When: Thursday, September 26th @ 6 PM

  • Where: Tuskawilla Middle School

1801 Tuskawilla Rd, Oviedo, FL 32765

  • Come out and help us conduct some fun science experiments to get future students interested in STEM!

Clean The World


  • Come out with us to volunteer at Clean the World! We will be helping to recycle old soaps/shampoos to send to people who need it!

  • Saturday, October 5th (9 AM-12 PM) 

  • 2544 E Landstreet Rd, Ste 600

Orlando, FL 32824

Chemistry Halloween Social


  • October 29th, 2019 6-8pm in PSB 160

  • We will be having a Chemistry-Themed Costume Contest! 

  • There will be prizes for Best Costumes!  

  • Food & Games

  • Spooky Halloween Activities

Next Experiment


  • We will use algae to demonstrate how substances can self assemble into important shapes like spheres, and to discuss how this impacts nanotechnology.

  • October 14th, at our regular general body meeting

National Chemistry Week


  • Discover how chemists are developing new technologies using metals at the intersection of organic and inorganic chemistry. From innovations in medical imaging and theranostics to fundamental changes to the way we create everyday necessities like clothing, food, and energy, these scientists will demonstrate how we can harness the power of our “marvelous metals.”

  • This will be on October 22nd from 6-8pm.

Mole Day

  • October, 23rd (10/23, get it?!?!) from 5-6pm in PSB 160

  • Come celebrate Avogadro’s Number

  • We will have crafts and a photo wall

Point System

Why do we have points?

  • Track attendance at meetings and events

  • Earn points to be eligible for 2020 ACS Conference in Philadelphia 


  • Meeting attendance = 1 point

    • Wearing ACS shirt = 1 point

    • Guest Speaker = 10 points

  • Social = 2 pts/hr

  • Volunteer = 3 pts/hr

  • Chemistry Related Volunteer = 5 pts/hr



  • Eligible to vote and run for chair or officer positions

  • Access to KnightConnect to log volunteer hours and sign up for events

  • Opportunity to earn points for Philadelphia


  • $15 for fall semester; $25 for both fall and spring

  • Due by week of October 1st

  • Pay via cash or card (can pay during meetings)

  • Email acsucf.treasurer@gmail.com or talk to Jack if you have questions/concerns


If you are not already a member of National ACS, and you’d like to become one, contact acsucf.president@gmail.com for a sign-up link. 

When you sign up, you’ll get:

  • An element anniversary mugs after every year of membership!

  • The ability to add “National ACS Member” to your resume

  • Access to ACS publications

  • A cool periodic table blanket

Contact Us


Ji Chang


Vice President

Elli Howard



Samantha LoPilato




Jack Lee


Outreach Coordinator

Daniel Garcia


Events Coordinator

Joey Deloretto


Faculty Advisor

Dr. Kuebler


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