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Minority Affairs Groupsite

A Groupsite for North Jersey American Chemical Society Minority Affairs Group has been set up, powered by CollectiveX and combining the best features of forums, calendars, email lists, and social networks. This site is a meeting place that provides members of North Jersey American Chemical Society Minority Affairs Group with a shared calendar, discussion forums, photo gallery, files and member profiles.

What can the Minority Affairs group do?

  • Promote the recognition of the professional accomplishments of minorities
  • Attract minority students to the profession
  • Identifies minority-friendly educational institutions and businesses
  • Works for the increased participation of minority chemical professionals in the Society at all levels
  • Provides mentoring to minority students
  • Network among ourselves.

Board Members

Tomeka Thompson

Tomeka Thompson


Jeannette Brown

Jeannette Brown


Meeting Archives

  • Feb 14, 2018 – Two NJ Students Win Project SEED Scholarships

    2017-18 Project SEED Scholars [Excerpt from an article by Linda Wang in the C&EN News. The full article is here.] The ACS Committee on Project SEED has announced the winners of its 2017–18 college scholarships. The recipients, who were selected from participants in ACS’s Project SEED res...
  • Jun 8, 2016 – Team Trivia Night

    Team Trivia Night at the Fox & Hound CMA - Team Trivia Night at the Fox & Hound in Edison Come out and join the North Jersey ACS Minority Affairs Group as we participate in Fox & Hound’s Team Trivia night. Team Trivia is a live, hosted trivia event. The game (approximately 2 hours) c...
  • Jun 4, 2016 – Girls S.T.E.A.M. Conference

    Girls S.T.E.A.M. conference at Kean University CMA - Girls S.T.E.A.M. Conference at Kean Univ The conference will introduce middle school and high school girls to non-traditional career paths in science, technology, engineering and media. Students will participate in interactive workshops, hear fr...
  • May 18, 2016 – Committee on Minority Affairs at LSC

    Community Night at LSC The Liberty Science Center (LSC) hosts students from various school districts. NJ-ACS Volunteers are needed to participate in hands-on demos. Please contact nojerseyacscma@gmail.com if you can help out.
  • Nov 9, 2012 - Minority Women Still Most Underrepresented In Science Despite Progress

    Thirty-five years after a landmark report documented minority women as the most underrepresented individuals in science, engineering, medicine and dentistry, dramatic improvements have occurred for women of color, but serious obstacles remain. This was the topic of a forum held at the recent ACS ...


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