2017 Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting

Co-Organized by the Lehigh Valley and Susquehanna Local Sections

Undergraduate Program



An variety of professional development opportunities and social events will be available during the Mid-Altantic Regional Meeting June 4-6, at the Hershey Lodge in beautiful Hershey, PA! Descriptions are available by clicking the event title.


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Please contact the MARM 2017 Undergraduate Program Chair for more information.

Undergraduate Program Chair - Greglynn Gibbs, gdw104@psu.edu 
Undergraduate Poster Session - Lee Silverberg, ljs43@psu.edu
Lunchtime Conversation
Kathleen Schulz, kschulz@comcast.net


* Programming organized by
Penn State Berks Student Chapter
with funding from
Undergraduate Programming at Regional Meetings Grant 
 9 am - 10 am               

* Brainstorm 2017!
Guest Speaker, Benjamin Hall,
ACS Undergraduate Programs

 Empire A
10 am - 11 am   

Life After Graduation

Panel Presentation and Discussion with Recent Graduates 
John Litwak, Pfizer; Chastity Paredes-Rodriguez, Eurofins; and Shesh Patel, Jefferson College of Pharmacy

 Empire C
11 am - 12 pm                    
* Undergraduate Resume Workshop
Greglynn Gibbs, ACS Career Consultant

 Empire C
12 pm - 1:30 pm                     
* Opening Luncheon - Chocolate Food of the Gods
 Keynote Speakers, Howard and Sally Peters
 aka Mr. and Mrs. Chocolate 

 Presentation of High School Teaching Award 

4 pm - 6 pm 
Undergraduate Poster Session

 Red and White                   
 7 pm - 8:30 pm

* Undergraduate Ice Cream Social

 Empire A
8:30 pm - 10 pm   

Trivia Night Social
Organized and Hosted by Bucknell University Student Chapter

Empire B 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm                             

Finding Your Path as a Chemical Professional:

A Lunchtime Conversation with current and prior ACS Presidents and Directors
(Group Bio)


Forebay Restaurant

SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2017
Program Chair
Greglynn Gibbs, gdw104@psu.edu 

8:00 - 9:00

 Science Coach's Breakfast Wild Rose A
 9:30 - 10:30  
 Using Technology to Move your Chemistry Course Towards  STEM
 Empire B


10:30 - 12:00  


 Vernier Technology Teacher's Workshop Magnolia A
 12:00 - 1:30


 Opening Luncheon - Chocolate Food of the Gods
 Keynote Speakers, Howard and Sally Peters
 aka Mr. and Mrs. Chocolate


 Presentation of High School Teaching Award 



12:30 - 5:00

Chemagination Luncheon
 and Competition

Wild Rose A/B  
 1:30 - 3:30

MoleCVUEMolecular Modeling in the High School Curriculum 
(See Technical Program)

Tower 1 
 1:30 - 3:30

Chemical Education Foundation
You Be The Chemist Essential Elements Workshop
for Elementary and Middle School Teachers
Cocoa 2