List of SAACS Activities for Fall 2007

December 7, 2008- Organizational Meeting:
The following officers were elected for 2009:

 

President: Kayla A. Poindexter
Vice President: Punam Patel
Secretary: Robert Casey Unger
Treasurer: Ashish Patel
Executive Committee Members: Elizabeth Abernathy, James K. Griffin,Carolyn Nguyen, Lepold Phiapalath

December 9, 2007- Chemistry Help Session
Members Attended: Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell, Megan Malin, Allan Hess and Tiffany Brewer. Dr. Carol Blanchard and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee provided a great amount of help to about fifteen students.
Annually SAACS, along with some of the professors in the chemistry department, provide a help session for students at UTM to come and receive help with chemistry.

November 10, 2007- 28th Annual High School Science Bowl
Members attended: Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell, Megan Malin, Punam Patel, Heather Housel, Luke Sprague, Shawn Smith, Ashish Patel, Kiran Vaswani, Carolyn Nguyen, Carol Chan, Chad Waters, Hillary Crossett, Brandi Griggs, Michael Johnson, Kendra Salter, Tiffany Brewer, Charles Mitchell, Kayla Poindexter, Allan Hess, Casey Ellington, faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee, and several of the UTM faculty assisted and attended the science bowl.

November 8, 2007- Science Bowl Prep #2
Members attended: Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell, Megan Malin, Punam Patel, Heather Housel, Luke Sprague, Shawn Smith, Ashish Patel, Kiran Vaswani, Carolyn Nguyen, Carol Chan, Chad Waters, Hillary Crossett, Brandi Griggs, Michael Johnson, Kendra Salter, Tiffany Brewer, Casey Ellington and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee.

November 6, 2007- Science Bowl Prep #1
Members attended: Punam Patel, Heather Housel, Kiran Viswani, Carolyn Nguyen, Allan Hess, Kayla Poindexter, Ashish Patel, Robert Mitchell, Christy Lowe, Michael Johnson, Megan Malin, Hillary Crossett, Chad Waters, Casey Ellington, Brandi Griggs, Charles Mitchell, Carol Chan, Luke Sprague, Tiffany Brewer and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee.

November 5, 2007. Fulton County School System Careers Day
Robert Mitchell and Megan Malin presented a program on careers in chemistry and a set of demonstrations at the Fulton Co High School in Kentucky (25 miles from Martin)

November 1, 2007- Organizational Meeting
Members Attended: Christy Lowe Robert Mitchell, Casey Ellington, Punam Patel, Luke Sprague, Ashish Patel, Charles Mitchell, Kayla Poindexter, Chad Waters, Tiffany Brewer, Kelsy Miller, Michael Johnson, Megan Malin, Hillary Crossett, Carolyn Nguyen, Shuntaro Tsukiyama, Kendra Salter and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee.

November 1, 2007- Westview High School Demos
Members Attended: Christy Lowe, Punam Patel, Chad Waters, Megan Malin, Shuntaro Tsukiyama, Hillary Crossett and Michael Johnson.

October 25, 2007- Rotary Club Demo Show
Members attended set up: Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell, Chad Waters, Punam Patel, Jessica Clepler, Kayla Poindexter and Carolyn Nguyen
Members Attended Demo Show: Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell, Chad Waters, Megan Malin, Carol Chan, Allan Hess, Punam Patel, Kayla Poindexter, Ashish Patel, Carolyn Nguyen, Jessica Clepler and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee.
At this meeting, several SAACS performed demos related to green chemistry followed by a green chemistry power point presentation by Robert H. Mitchell.

October 25, 2007- National Chemistry Week Demos and KLS Meeting
Most of the UTM SAACS attended this meeting and demo show. Also, other colleges from around the area attended this meeting and performed demos as well. It was a fun night filled with "The many faces of chemistry."
UTM SAACS presenters: Megan Malin, Punam Patel, Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell and Kayla Poindexter.

October 24, 2007- National Chemistry Week Prep Meeting
Members Attended: Chad Waters, Punam Patel, Megan Malin, Robert Mitchell, Christy Lowe, Kayla Poindexter, Ashish Patel, Jessica Clepper, Carolyn Nguyen, Allan Hess, Carol Chan and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee

October 13, 2007- Homecoming
Members Attended: Kiran Viswani, Carol Chan, Punam Patel, Jessica Clepper, Chad Waters, Megan Malin, Kayla Poindexter, Robert Mitchell, Michael Johnson, Allan Hess, Ashish Patel, Tiffany Brewer, Kelsy Miller, Christy Lowe, Chad Poindexter, chemistry secretary Lana Ferrell and Faculty advisors Dr. S. K. Airee and Dr. Nancy Hinds.
SAACS hosted a tent on this day were we showed several demos as well as made liquid nitrogen ice cream for the visitors. The nursing students at UTM provided blood pressure checks for the guests.

October 11, 2007- Organizational Meeting
Members Attended: Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell, Kayla Poindexter, Ashish Patel, Megan Malin, Chad Waters, Punam Patel, Carolyn Nguyen, Tiffany Brewer, Nathan Brown, Carol Chan Kiran Vaswani and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee.
At this meeting we discussed National Chemistry Week and the semester t-shirt.

October 10, 2007 -Picture with Governor Phil Bredesen
Members Attended: Christy Lowe and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee.

October 6, 2007- Senior Day
Members Attended: Robert Mitchell and Christy Lowe

September 27- Social Gathering and Organizational Meeting
Members Attended. Kyle Bailey, Andrew Moore, Luke Sprague, Punam Patel, Ashish Patel, Charles Mitchell, Allan Hess, Carolyn Nguyen, Kendra Salter, Kayla Poindexter, Robert Mitchell, Michael Johnson, Megan Malin, Chad Waters, Carol Chan and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee.
At this meeting we discussed Senior Day, Homecoming, Censational Day and BSA Clinic. We also enjoyed liquid nitrogen ice cream.

September 18, 2007 KLS Meeting at Union University in Jackson
Punam Patel and faculty advisor attended. Program was by Dr. John Fortman, Wright State University Title: "Humorous Chemistry on Popular TV Shows"

September 13, 2007 -Dr. Higgs Lecture
Members Attended: Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell, Allie Naiseh, Andrew Moore, Charles Mitchell, Jonathan Mitchell, Megan Malin, Chad Waters, Kyle Bailey, Punam Patel, Alexis Luckey, Brandi Griggs, Allan Hess, Kendra Salter, Ashish Patel and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee. UTM faculty included: Dr. Jozsef Devenyi, Dr. Nancy Hinds, and Dr. Mark Keranen.

September 11, 2007- ChemMagic Show (recruitment)
Members Attended: Robert Mitchell, Christy Lowe, Carolyn Nguyen, Brandi Griggs, Carol Chan, Hillary Crossett, Kayla Poindexter, Megan Malin, Chad Waters, Jessica Clepper, Kendra Salter, Allan Hess, Kiran Vaswani and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee. Other students: Andrew Moore, Parker Hunt, Luke Sprague, Thomas Hester, Michael Johnson, Alexis Luckey and Jonathan Routon.

September 10, 2007 -Organizational Meeting
Members attended: Christy Lowe, Megan Malin, Chad Waters, Carolyn Nguyen, Carol Chan, Robert Mitchell, Shuntaro Tsukiyama, Kayla Poindexter, Allan Hess and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee

August 30, 2007- KLS Meeting in Murray
Members Attended: Christy Lowe, Robert Mitchell, Chad Waters, Megan Malin, Kayla Poindexter, Kiran Vaswani and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee

August 29, 2007- Organizational Meeting
Members Attended: Kayla Poindexter, Robert Mitchell, Christy Lowe, Charles Mitchell, Carolyn Nguyen, Carol Chan, Kiran Vaswani, Jonathan Mitchell, Chad Waters, Megan Malin, Brandi Griggs and Faculty advisor Dr. S. K. Airee.
Several upcoming events were discussed: KLS meeting, Received grant, Dues, Dr. Higgs presentation, NCW, Boy scouts clinic, National meeting in New Orleans, Meeting in Nashville, Science Bowl, and Recruitment.

 

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The officers for 2007:

Robert H. Mitchell, president; Christy R. Lowe, vice president; Megan N. Malin, secretary; Kayla Poindexter, Treasurer; Charles Mitchell, Allan Hess, Chad Waters and Kiran Vaswani are executive committee members.

The officers for 2006 were elected on December 11, 2005:
Jonathan A. Bain, President
C. Brad Bledsoe, Vice President
Audrey J. Smith, Secretary
Sam R. Patel, Treasurer
Alexandria L. Boyce, Kendra D. Salter, Kiran G. Vaswani and Chad R. Waters were elected as additional members of the Executive Committee.



Front Row: Sam Patel, Brad Bledsoe, Jon Bain, Audrey Smith
Back Row: Kendra Salter, Kiran Vaswani, Alexandria Boyce, Chad Waters