About the New York Section
Section Officers & Committee Chairs
Section & Membership Info

2015 Chair and Co-Chairs

Dr. JaimeLee I. Rizzo
Pace University
Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences
New York, NY, 10038
Phone: 212-346-1761

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American Chemical Society
New York Section, Inc.
Department of Chemistry
St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439
Phone 516-883-7510
Fax 516-883-4003

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2015 Earth Day Events

Chemistry Demo Event at the Great Neck Library

In celebration of Earth Day 2015, the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) offered a weekend filled with fun and "green" focused science experiments and demonstrations. As part of Chemists Celebrate Earth Day, volunteers set up more than 20 green-focused experiments in the chemistry laboratories at the USMMA for hundreds of Boy Scouts, their parents and troop leaders from New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, as shown in the slide show below.

Earth Day Parade over the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge!

The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society celebrated Earth Day 2015 with a Parade over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge preceded by a lecture by ACS Fellow and Professor Spiro Alexandratos (Hunter College - City University of New York). Over 200 participants received Earth Day gifts and snacks, as shown in the slide show below.