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2019 Officers

Chair
Dr. Justyna Widera
Adelphi University
Department of Chemistry
1 South Avenue
Garden City, NY, 11530
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Chair-Past
Dr. Joseph M. Serafin
St. John's University
Department of Chemistry
8000 Utopia Avenue
Queens, NY, 11439
Phone: 718-990-5226
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Chair-Elect
Dr. Ruben Savizky
Cooper Union
Department of Chemistry
30 Cooper Square
New York, NY, 10003
Phone: 212-353-4372
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Treasurer
Mr. Frank Romano
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
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Secretary
Dr. Daniel Amarante
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Division of Natural Sciences
6301 Riverdale Avenue
Riverdale, NY, 10471
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ACS NEW YORK SECTION
2019 SECTION-WIDE CONFERENCE

Saturday, January 19, 2019
[ Conference Summary | Program ]
Queensborough Community College - CUNY in Bayside, NY


Chairs

1.  Dr. Justyna Widera-Kalinowska presented the outgoing NY Section Chair, Dr. Joseph Serafin, with his past chair ACS pin and plaque, and thanked him for his outstanding leadership in 2018.

QCC President

2. Dr. Thomas Murphy, interim President of QCC, welcomed the attendees and acknowledged the excellent activities of the New York Section.

OSA

3.  Dr. Paul Sideris was presented with the New York Section’s 2018 Outstanding Service Award for his dedicated work with MARM, the Long Island Subsection and the Undergraduate Research Symposium.

SEED

4.  Project SEED students accepted the Salutes to Excellence Award for Mrs. Nadia Makar, who was given the award for successfully coordinating the Project SEED program for the New York Section for many years.

OSA

5.  Momoma Rossol, M.S., M.F.A, Industrial Hygenist, President: Arts, Crafts and Theatre Safety, Inc. spoke on “Chemical Safety Issues in the Film Industry.”

Talk

6.  Ms. Rossol made the point that "Nothing you learn in chemistry is a waste of time".

OSA

7.  Dr. Michael Pullin, Assistant Dean for Academics in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, also greeted the guests at the Sectionwide Conference.

Nichols Teacher

8.  Dr. Stephanie O’Brien, who teaches at Commack High School, received the 2018 Nichols Foundation Chemistry Teacher Award for outstanding teaching of high school chemistry and for inspiring chemistry students. It was presented to Dr. O’Brien by Mr. Stephen Radice and Chair Dr. Widera-Kalinowska.

Chair-Elect

9.  Dr. Ruben Savizky, 2019 Chair-Elect of the New York Section, presented the candidates for office for the 2019 Section elections.

Nichols Teacher Jury

10.  Chair Dr. Widera-Kalinowska presented a Salute to Excellence Award to Mr. Stephan Radice for his excellent work chairing the Nichols Foundation High School Teacher Award Jury.

USMMA

11.  The United States Merchant Marine Academy received a Salutes to Excellence Award for its much appreciated outreach chemistry programs for students in K-12. Accepting the award from Dr. Widera-Kalinowska is Dr. Ping Furlan.


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