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Welcome to the home page of the UTC Chemistry Club/Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society. Please take your time to browse through the club webpages to get info on what we do.

  1. Serve the university, the department, and the local community to promote chemistry in life.

  2. Exchange information with faculty and colleagues.

  3. Participate in the various UTC and departmental various activities.

  4. Participate in the activities at local schools and the Discovery museum offering hands-on activity every year.

  5. Are well-informed with professional school and graduate school opportunities.

  6. Present a poster at a National and/or Regional American Chemical Society Meeting discussing research activities.

 

How to become a member

Current club officers

Awards

Club-sponsored tutoring information

News

Past events and upcoming activities

 

Alzeimer's Walk

Alzeimer's Walk

(September 15, 2012)

Brown Academy Outreach Activity

Brown Academy Outreach Activity

(September 25, 2012)

 

 

 

How to become a member

Becoming a member of the Student Affiliates at UTC is extremely easy. All you have to do is attend a meeting and pay local dues. Dues are $5 a semester or, $8 for the entire year.

Membership in the National American Chemical Society is encouraged but not required. The cost of a student member of the National ACS is $23 . Membership in the National ACS allows you to:

  • Attend National meetings (held in places such as San Francisco and Washington, D.C.)

  • Use ACS Career Services - information and a job search engine only available to ACS members

  • Learn about opportunities to help spread chemical awareness in your community

  • Learn about what Chemists do in the real world

See Dr. Kim at jisook-kim@utc.edu for an application to become a student member of the National ACS or download an application from the National ACS web site.

 

Current club officers

2013 - 2014 Officers:

President: Jessica Murray

Vice-President: Latashia Jackson

Secretary: Suzanne Johannes

Treasury: Hendrik Greve

Advisor: Dr. Jisook Kim (jisook-kim@utc.edu

 

Awards

We are awarded with the American Chemical Society-Community Interaction Grant (ACS-CIG) and UTC is one out of 15 universities which were awarded through out the whole country. Great job Chemistry Club! This grant supports the activities at Brown Academy and the Discovery Museum.

On Tuesday, September 25, the UTC Chemistry Club put the funding to good use by taking a trip to Brown Academy and showing a group of sixty-three fifth graders the fun side of science through a demonstration and a hands-on activity. For more details, please check at http://blog.utc.edu/news/2012/10/chemistry-club-shares-learning-experience-at-brown-academy/

 

Club-sponsored tutoring information

Chemistry Club tutoring sessions are offered every Fall and Spring semesters.

Group Tutoring: Tentative schedule is at 5:00 PM on on Tuesday and Thursday in Grote 324. The cost is $3. No appointment is necessary. However, there are more tutors available on Thursday (during Spring 2013 semester).

Private Chemistry Tutoring: Send an email to utcchemclub@gmail.com to request information. The cost varies as $10 - $15 per hour.

 

News

Chemistry Club is very thankful to the kind donation from the Thurman family (Mr. Steve Thurman, Mrs. Connie Thurman, Katie Thurman) and Dr. Potts. The monetary donation will be utilize to fund the outreaching activities at the Chattanooga Discovery Museum for the coming fall. The donation was given to Chemistry Club to celebrate the wedding of Katie Thurman (2012 ChemClub President, bride) and Vijay Patel (2011 ChemClub President, bridegroom). The wedding was accompanied by beautiful singing from our faculty, Dr. Gretchen Potts. Chemistry Club congratulates the wedding of our two former presidents!

 

Past events and upcoming activities

19 April 2013 - Senior Picnic at the West Pavilion on the TN River Park

12 April 2013 - Chemistry Banquet

January 2013 - Potluck and social time for all chem majors and faculty

January 2013 - First Chem Club meeting for Spring semester

27 October 2012 - Discovery Museum to celebrate National Chemistry Week

25 September 2012 - Brown Academy Activity

15 September 2012 - Alzheimer's walk

5 September 2012 - 12:00 Grote 324-First Meeting

2 September 2009- 5 p.m. Holt 101- General Meeting

2 September 2009 - 5:30 p.m. Holt 101- Tutoring

29 April 2008 - Senior Picnic at the River Park

13 February 2008 - Potluck luncheon for Chemistry majors

7 November 2007- Picnic at the RiverPark

27 October 2007 - Creative Discovery Museum

17 October 2007- Bowling East Ridge

28 September 2005 - Chemistry Open House a

27 September 2005 - General meeting at 5 p.m. in Grote 327.

25 September 2005 - Komen Race for the Cure

22 September 2005 - Vanderbilt University Graduate Program Visit

10 September 2005 - Creative Discovery Museum

31 August 2005 - First meeting in Grote 326

31 August 2005: General Meeting

9 August 2005: Transfer Student Orientation

17 June 2005: Freshmen Orientation

10 June 2005: Freshmen Orientation

14 June 2005: Project Explore Tour and Demonstration

10 June 2005: Freshmen Orientation

26 April 2005: Senior Picnic

 

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