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Welcome to the South Plains Local Section (L462) website

Highlighting local activity of the American Chemical Society in western Texas and eastern New Mexico (Lubbock & Plainview, TX and Portales, NM areas)

ACS Seminar Series - Oct 31, 2018 at Texas Tech University

See Seminars page for more information.

 Prof. Emeritus Diana Mason of the University of North Texas will presented two lectures at Texas Tech University on Wed, Oct 31st, 2018.  There will be a General Public lecture (free) at 7:00 PM in CHEM building room 049 with refreshments served at a reception following the event.  The public lecture is titled Texas Discoveries that Changed the World.  At Noon, she will present a seminar to the faculty and students at Texas Tech in CHEM 113 Knowledge decay, diagnostic identifiers and persistence in general chemistry.

New Bylaws!!

(May 2017) See our Bylaws page for details.  The ACS Committee on Constitution & Bylaws has completed certification of our Section's new Bylaws which are effective May 16, 2017.  This has been a multi-year effort to get them updated and will allow us to vote electronically in future elections.  Thanks to all who contributed (you know who you are)!!

2017 SWRM

The South Plains ACS local section is proud to be the host for the 2017 SouthWest Regional Meeting (SWRM) in Lubbock, TX on Oct 29 - Nov 1, 2017 at the Overton Hotel & Conference Center.  Please see the SWRM 2017 website for more details.

2017 ACS Awards Banquet

The 2017 ACS Awards Banquet was held on Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at the Texas Tech Club (East Club, 5th Floor) of Jones AT&T stadium. 

 Invitation to South Plains ACS Banquet

Stonework detail of the South Facade of the Texas Tech chemistry building, image by
MalakiR (Google Earth)