Celebrating 125 Years of the NC-ACS!

Welcome to the North Carolina Local Section of the American Chemical Society.

We are a scientific society dedicated to supporting scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. Our section was founded in 1896 and is the oldest section in the South. Our founding fathers recognized the importance of being a resource to our community, supporting the advancement of chemistry and the importance of involvement at the local level. Our membership is diverse with an opportunity to connect no matter where you are in your career.

2021 Local Section Meeting (virtual) - Nov 10th

Date: Nov 10, 2021

Time: 6 pm to 8:30 pm

Registration: Eventbrite link

Virtual poster session:

As part of our tradition, we will have a virtual poster session for our members, post-doctoral fellows as well as graduate, undergraduate and high school students.

View the virtual poster session online

Distinguished Speaker for 2021 -

Professor Alexander J. M. Miller, Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will present a lecture “Mechanism-Guided Development of Molecular Catalysts for Synthetic Fuels”

Call for Poster Judge Volunteers -

In addition, we are seeking some volunteers to serve as judges for award of prizes for the posters. Please email me at ochristi@nccu.edu volunteer for this important role.

We are looking forward to seeing you all at our annual meeting.

Save the date for


Oct 25-28

What better place to celebrate the creativity of Chemistry than with the North Carolina ACS!

For more information or to volunteer, email sermacs2023info@gmail.com

125th Anniversary T-shirts Available

Celebrate 125 years of the NC ACS with a free t-shirt.

Make your request by filling out this online t-shirt order form.

Calls for Volunteers

  • The following committees are looking for additional local members:

    • Younger Chemist Committee (YCC)

    • Womens Chemist Committee (WCC)

    • Senior Chemists (SCC)