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Chemistry Club

The Hampton University Chemistry Club is an organization whose objectives are to:

  • Promote an interest in the field of chemistry and stimulate scientific curiosity in general;
  • Provide assistance in the field of chemistry and encourage an atmosphere to exchange thoughts and ideas;
  • Promote the distribution of chemical knowledge through seminars and visiting lecturers;
  • Make available to the members details of the numerous job opportunities open in the field of chemistry;
  • Promote the importance of chemistry and the physical sciences in everyday life.

 

The community service activitiy for the 2011 academic year included a food drive for the Peninsula Food Bank. 257 pounds of non-perishable food goods were delivered to the food bank at the end of the 2011 Spring semester.

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Chemistry Club meetings are held the first Monday of each month in TU 140 at 6:30 pm.

Membership is open to:

  • Chemistry Majors;
  • Chemical Engineers;
  • Students Interested in the Field of Chemistry.

Active members are dues payers and are expected to participate regularly in the club's activites and events.

Annual Dues Deadline:

  • Local Chemistry Club - No Deadline
  • American Chemical Society Affiliation (ACS) - December
Committee Responsibilities
Board Decorations
  • Decorates the bulletin board using pictures from events and activities;
  • Includes general body meeting minutes and announcements;
  • Features winners from various awards.
Photography
  • Photographs for each event and yearbook (optional);
  • Develops scrapbook annually.
Community Service
  • Plans, executes activities within the School of Science and community;
  • Develops tutorial program within Chemistry department.
Fundraising
  • Plans, executes fundraisers to increase treasury (activities support club outings, scholarships, and overall upliftment of the Chemistry Club).
Chemistry Club Activities
  • Plans, activities designed to increase club interaction (i.e.-mixers, department dinner, cook-out, National Chemistry Week);
  • In charge of designing t-shirt;
  • Develops web page.
Publicity
  • Makes sure all events and activities are well publicized in advance.
Homecoming Week
  • Plans activities for Homecoming week (i.e..- Coronation participation, float, bazaar).