LVACS Puts Chemistry in the Headlines

LVACS Public Relations

   " Generating community recognition for chemistry and the LVACS!"

"Perception is reality."

Positive news stories about chemistry and the LVACS members perform can improve public appreciation for our profession. That’s where public relations activities can make a big difference in our visibility to the community.

Click one of the links below to see what LVACS members are doing in their communities.

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Penn State Berks hosts You Be The Chemist Challenge
The Reading Eagle News
Originally Published:  2/9/2014

Berks students show off chemistry knowledge at competition
Originally Published: 2/9/2014

Girl Scouts troop through science event
Reading Eagle

Gibbs Awarded American Chemical Society Local Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year
American Chemical Society

Marla Bianca Receives Lehigh Valley Section of American Chemical Society Volunteer of the Month Award
Morning Call, Allentown, PA
Published March 15, 2013

Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) Silver Anniversary of National Chemistry Week
LVACS - Penn State Berks
Published: 12/17/2012

UN Climate Change Youth Involvement: A Call to Action

Feat. Marla Bianca - Moravian College
Huffington Post College

Posted: 12/04/2012 12:58 pm

Also: Read Marla's Blog @ "Students-on-Climate-Change" website

Muhlenberg College Tribute to Prof. Charles E. Russell
Student Chapter Spotlight
inChemistry Magazine (pp. 31-32)
Published: November 2012

Penn State Berks Chemical Society
Student Chapter Spotlight
inChemistry Magazine (p. 32)
Published: November 2012

Moravian College Student Marla Bianca Attends U.N. Climate Talks
American Chemical Society @

Released: November 2012
U.S. Chemistry Students Interpret the U.N. Climate Talks

Mad science spooks kids at Berks County Heritage Center

Originally Published: 10/29/2012

Small elements open Chemistry Week
Originally Published: 10/22/2012

Girl Scouting event at Alvernia promotes Latino membership, science
Originally published 10/6/2012

Young students learn about science in college setting
Author: Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer, 69WFMZ
Published On: Oct 04 2012 08:00:00 PM EDT
Updated On: Oct 05 2012 06:57:17 PM EDT

National Chemistry Week with Penn State Berks
Originally broadcast September 26, 2012

Penn State Berks Chemical Society
Student Chapter Spotlight

inChemistry Magazine
Published: September 2012

Sept/Oct 2012

LVACS Receives ChemLuminary Award from American Chemical Society, Morning Call, Allentown, PA

Penn State Berks Chemical Society Student Heather Young, Reading Eagle, Berks County, PA

Tell us what you have been up to! 

If you or another member have contributed to or been featured in a news story, please contact the Former Public Relations Chair.  We would like to recognize your contribution!