React! The New Organic Chemistry Game/Study Tool
May05

React! The New Organic Chemistry Game/Study Tool

By Daniel Rosenthal Organic chemistry is a leading reason students avoid STEM careers – from medicine to bioengineering to chemistry. Nationally, an estimated 30,000 would-be doctors do not get accepted to medical school, many because of organic chemistry. In fact, at UC Berkeley, organic chemistry has twice the fail rate compared to other courses.   In their organic chemistry classes, UC Berkeley undergraduates Prerak Juthani and...

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American Chemical Society Student Chapter of San Joaquin Delta College
Feb26

American Chemical Society Student Chapter of San Joaquin Delta College

Our motive is to promote professional development, mentoring, and peer-support mechanisms for undergraduates majoring in chemical sciences. We organize programs, events, and activities in the Chemistry department, reach out to local schools in the community, and initiated a scholarship program for our student members.  Our operation is to visit local schools and demonstrate chemical reactions and phase changes to entice our youth in...

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$250 Student Chapter Grant Program
Nov17

$250 Student Chapter Grant Program

ACS Sacramento Section is announcing a new grant opportunity. Student chapters within the section may apply for up to $250 to engage in outreach to K-12 schools. Contact Bill Miller for more information.

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Delta College: Chemistry is Everywhere
Nov23

Delta College: Chemistry is Everywhere

The American Chemical Society chapter at San Joaquin Delta College has had one of its most memorable moments on the month of October, as the students and the chemistry faculty performed a wonderful chemistry show. The show was done for National Chemistry week on October 22th at the San Joaquin Delta College new Science and Math building. Everyone was invited to this event and thus naming the performance “Chemistry is Everywhere”. The...

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San Joaquin Delta College Chemistry for Everyone
Oct07

San Joaquin Delta College Chemistry for Everyone

From a simple cornstarch and water demonstration, to a more complicated one, such as one that turns a clear glass flask into a mirror by the reduction of silver nitrate, the ACS chapter here at Delta College drives itself from sparking the love of chemistry in students. ACS and its members take pride in putting on volunteering events and chemistry demonstrations, that with its glamorous effects, will leave an impact on the students....

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2016 ACS Student Leadership Award
Oct01

2016 ACS Student Leadership Award

Gain management and leadership skills by applying for a 2016 ACS Student Leadership award! The award covers travel, accommodation, and registration expenses for the 2016 ACS Leadership Institute to be held January 2016, in Dallas, TX at the Dallas InterContinental Hotel. Visit the ACS Leadership Institute page to find out more and learn answers to frequently asked questions. Participation is limited to 15 undergraduate ACS student...

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San Joaquin Delta College ACS Chapter
May21

San Joaquin Delta College ACS Chapter

by Salvador Bernardino A small club from a community college with a great motivation to positively affect its community with science is what would describe our American Chemical Society club located at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA. Beginning in 2012 founded by former club President Rodrigo Tellez, the club has grown from a very small group of students to over 30 members and growing every semester. We are set forth with...

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