WHAT DOES CHEM CLUB DO?
Chemistry Club is formally known as Student Members of the American Chemical Society, SM-ACS.
Chemistry Club meets every 2-3 weeks with the goals of increasing friendship and support among chemistry majors (though all majors are welcome) and initiating chemistry activities, such as field trips and speakers, outside the classroom.
SAACS serves the university by:
carrying out interactive experiments in the lobby of the science complex during National Chemistry Week (Oct. 15-22 this year; the theme is "Chemistry-Our Health, Our Future!" October 16-22, 2011). SAACS sponsors the Farewell to Graduating Seniors picnic in spring. Chem Club presents graduating chemistry majors and chem club members with a chemistry medallion to be worn with their gown at graduation.
Chem Club sponsors field trips:
Maryland State Forensics Lab
Montebello Water Treatment Plant,
Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant
National Cancer Institute,
Fort Detrick, Frederick MD
Maryland Public Health Lab
Chem Club encourages and organizes students to attend scientific meetings such as:
The National ACS Meeting once a year (2011 meeting is March 27-31 in Anaheim, CA)
The local ACS section meetings; the local section’s website is www.mdchem.org
Chem Club brings in speakers from:
U. of Penn Veterinary School
U. of Maryland School of Medicine MD/PhD program
Baltimore City Teaching Residency Program
Howard Dental School
U. of Maryland School of Pharmacy Public Health Service
Chem Club serves the community through:
The MUCH (Morgan Undergraduate Help Program), in which pairs of Morgan students visit a Baltimore City 5th grade class once a week for six weeks, leading the children in hands-on chemical experiments.
Chem Club members have served as judges at high and middle school science fairs.
Project Cleanstream, in which Morgan faculty and students help clean up Herring Run stream for Earth Day.
Chem Club communicates with students by an e-mail list.
Chem Club has a bulletin board outside SP 309.
Chem Club is on Facebook as MSU Chem Club
Chem Club is funded by:
Sales of safety goggles
(Alumni! We welcome your contributions)
Chemistry Club subsidizes Student Affiliate membership in the national ACS by paying $10. of the membership fee ($24.) You can join online; search for American Chemical Society. Bring in the receipt and Chem Club will reimburse you $10.
Join Morgan’s Chem Club chapter for $5 per semester, which gives you priority on field trips, reduced prices on pizza, goggles, etc.
Officers (Spring 2011)
Brittany Fisher email@example.com
Daryl Cunningham firstname.lastname@example.org
Tsehai Grell email@example.com
Kedrick Obietule firstname.lastname@example.org
Matthew Hanson email@example.com
Brent Powell firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Mpamugo email@example.com
The officers are (front row, left to right) Tiffany Strickland (past president, graduated 2011), Tsehai Grell (vice-president), Daryl Cunningham, (back row, L to R) Jessica Mpamugo, Brittany Fisher (president), Matthew Hanson, Kedrick Obietule, Brent Powell.