Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (SCACS)

Want to be an active member of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry?  Can’t wait to explore potential careers in chemistry and biochemistry?  Interested in getting elementary and middle school students excited about science?   Eager to socialize with faculty and fellow students?  Then SCACS, the award winning “Chemistry Club” at Canisius College and part of the American Chemical Society (ACS), wants you!  Membership is open to all Canisius students and new members are always welcome. 

Activities

 

Chemical demonstrations at local elementary and middle schools

Chemical demonstrations at local elementary and middle schools 

 

•  Tours of local chemical facilities (Honeywell, Hauptmann-Woodward Institute, and others)

Tours of local chemical facilities (Honeywell, Hauptmann-Woodward Institute, and others)

 

•  National Science Bowl for Middle School Students

National Science Bowl for middle school students

 

•  SCACS vs. Tri-beta (Biology Honor Society) football game

SCACS vs. Tri-beta (Biology Honor Society) football game

 

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Community Day

 

National Chemistry Week

National Chemistry Week

 

Mole Day cookie Sale

Mole Day mole-asses element cookie sale

 

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Lasertron

 

Rock Wall Climbing

Rock climbing 

 

Christmas party image

Christmas party

 

Valentine's sale

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Rose Sale

 

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Bowling

 

National ACS meeting image

National ACS meeting

 

End of Year banquet group image

End-of-year banquet


Executive Board 2020 - 2021

President

Grace Gibson '22

Vice-President

Dylan Lis '22

Treasurer

Alann Au '23

Secretary

John Federice '23

Historian

Shane Sullivan '23

Faculty Advisor

 


Chapter Awards from the National ACS

 

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Honorable Mention Chapter Award

2019-2020

Commendable Chapter Award

2018-2019

Commendable Chapter Award

2017-2018

Commendable Chapter Award

2016-2017

Outstanding Chapter Award

2015-2016

Commendable Chapter Award

2014-2015

Commendable Chapter Award

2013-2014

Commendable Chapter Award

2012-2013

Outstanding Chapter Award

2011-2012

Commendable Chapter Award

2010-2011

Commendable Chapter Award

2009-2010

Chemluminary Award  Best Student Chapter National Chemistry Week Event

2009

Honorable Mention Chapter Award

2008-2009

Commendable Chapter Award

2007-2008

Outstanding Chapter Award

2002-2003

Chemluminary Award  Best Student Affiliate National Chemistry Week Event

2002

Commendable Chapter Award

2001-2002

Commendable Chapter Award

1996-1997

Honorable Mention Chapter Award

1995-1996

Outstanding Chapter Award

1993-1994

Outstanding Chapter Award

1991-1992

Outstanding Chapter Award

1990-1991

Outstanding Chapter Award

1974-1975

Outstanding Chapter Award

1973-1974

Outstanding Chapter Award

1971-1972