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2016 ACESS HONORS and AWARDS BANQUET: Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016

On Thursday, November 3rd  (as part of its mission to promote education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) ACESS (Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies) will hold its 69th Annual Honors & Awards Banquet at Guy's Party Center, 500 E Waterloo Rd, Akron OH 44319.  Certificates of Achievement will be given to the best Science/Math students in 30 area high schools. Science Fair winners will also be given certificates.  $500 Grants will be given to ten K-12 Science teachers.  Four STEM scholarships will be given to students at The University of Akron and Kent State University.  Jeff Hoffman, Founding Director, The EX[L] Center, The University of Akron will receive the Distinguished Award of Council.  Michael Askew, PhD, Summa Health Systems (retired), will receive the ACESS Award.  Dr Donald Visco, Jr and Ms Deanna Dunn, The University of Akron will make a presentation, “The University of Akron Engineering Experience:  How Student Design Teams and Co-Operative Education Help Make a Successful Student”.  Students in area high schools can start meeting with representatives of area colleges at 5:30 PM.  Dinner starts at 6:30 PM.  Dinners cost $32 for adults and $17 for students.  Attendees should make reservations on-line at www.ACESSinc.org or by calling (330) 535-8835 or (440) 781-6531 by Friday, October 25th.  

For Member Socieities Events:  Go to <Calendar> and then select  ACESS Member Societies Calendar

ACESS is a consortium of scientific and engineering societies in the Akron, Ohio area

 Our mission and goals are to:

  • Encourage increased interest in technical careers to provide a competent technical resource from within the area to help promote industrial growth
  • Enhance the education of students in science and mathematics
  • Provide a centralized resource for activities related to promotion of technology, the sciences and mathematics
  • Provide effective community technical service
  • Foster growth and professional development within the technical community and coordinate activities to improve program efficiencies