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Penn State Berks Chemical Society

"Improving people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry."

The Penn State Berks Chemical Society is an ACS chartered organization for undergraduate students. While the majority of our membership are majoring in the biollogical and chemical sciences, we take pride in having members from other disciplines. Our members host, provide and participate in a wide range of service and professional programs, events and activities that enhance the college experience and help the Berks community. We welcome anyone with a love and passion for science and volunteering.

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Penn State Berks High School Chemistry Club!

HS_ChemClub If your High School student is interested in science, the Penn State Berks Chapter will be hosting it's first High School Chemistry Club meeting on Saturday, January 11, 2014. This event is free, but you must register online to attend.

To learen more about High School Chemistry Clubs, visit the American Chemical Society High School Chem Club page and the Penn State Berks Chemical Society High School Chem Clubs Blog!


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The You Be The Chemist - Berks County Challenge @ Penn State Berks was on February 8th!

You can learn more about this event by visiting the Chemical Education Foundation website.

Learn about the 2014 Berks County Challenge in the news and online at:

    • Penn State Berks hosts You Be The Chemist Challenge - - The Reading Eagle News, 2/9/2014
    • Berks students show off chemistry knowledge at competition - - WFMZ, 2/9/2014

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2012-2013 Penn State Berks Chemical Society Members for the following awards!


ChemLuminary - Best Student Member NCW Event

The Lehigh Valley Local Section partnered with the Penn State Berks Chemical Society to celebrate National Chemistry Week 2012.

Read about it in C&EN Magazine! Saluting Team Spirit.



The Penn State Berks Chapter was one of 53 Student Chapters to receive an OUTSTANDING Student Chapter Award, and one of 74 Student Chapters to be recognized as a GREEN CHEMISTRY Student Chapter by the American Chemical Society.

The full list can be seen online on the ACS Student Chapter Awards page and in inChemistry Magazine.


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