Belinda Raines, Author at The American Ceramic Society

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Volunteer spotlight: Ashley Hampton

By Belinda Raines / July 1, 2019

ACerS is pleased to announce that Ashley Hampton has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Hampton received her B.S. in ceramic engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. She has seven years of experience in…

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CGIF receives scholarship support from Allied Mineral

By Belinda Raines / June 5, 2019

Allied’s Doug Doza (left) presents the check to Marcus Fish of CGIF for the Ceramic Engineering Technology program at Central Ohio Technical College. Allied Mineral Products, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, recently became the first corporate donor to support scholarships for the new two-year Ceramic Engineering Technology program under development at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC)…

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CGIF supports materials science through donation to high school in need

By Belinda Raines / June 5, 2019

The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF) recently made a generous donation to the Donors Choose organization to benefit the science department at Louisville High School in Louisville, Ohio. Pete Carpico, a chemistry teacher and science club advisor at Louisville High, made a project request to Donors Choose, an organization that connects the public with…

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Volunteer spotlight: Fred Stover

By Belinda Raines / June 4, 2019

ACerS is pleased to announce that Fred Stover has been selected for Volunteer Spotlight, a program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Stover is an experienced salesman in refractories (kiln furniture), as well as ceramic and abrasive raw materials. As an entrepreneur, he started several…

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Volunteer spotlight: Eva Hemmer

By Belinda Raines / May 2, 2019

ACerS is pleased to announce that Eva Hemmer has been selected for the Volunteer Spotlight program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Hemmer received her Ph.D. in materials science from Saarland University (Germany) in 2008, where she focused on the synthesis of rare earth…

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Volunteer spotlight: Steve Jung

By Belinda Raines / April 2, 2019

ACerS is pleased to announce that Steve Jung has been selected for the Volunteer Spotlight program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Jung earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the Missouri University of Science and Technology while studying ceramic engineering. He has spent…

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Volunteer spotlight: Bill Long

By Belinda Raines / March 5, 2019

ACerS is pleased to announce the second recipient of our new Volunteer Spotlight program through which we recognize a member who demonstrates outstanding service to The American Ceramic Society through volunteerism. Bill Long is an active Emeritus member of ACerS. He was instrumental in the successful launch of ACerS Colorado Section and is a member…

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Eugenio Zapata-Solvas

Volunteer Spotlight: Eugenio Zapata-Solvas

By Belinda Raines / February 8, 2019

Eugenio Zapata-Solvas is featured in this month’s Volunteer Spotlight. He has been instrumental in the growth of ACerS U.K. Chapter.

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Owens-Illinois donates $20,000 to Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, Glass Manufacturing Industry Council

By Belinda Raines / November 7, 2018

The Owens-Illinois Charities Foundation donated $20,000 to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation and the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council to support student programs and travel grants to the Glass Problems Conference.

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Germany Chapter

By Belinda Raines / May 21, 2018

The Germany Chapter of The American Ceramic Society serves ACerS members in or near the cities of Cologne, Bonn, Aachen, Dusseldorf, and Dortmund for the purpose of promoting the arts and sciences connected with ceramics and glass science and engineering.  Events such as workshops, industrial showcases, and seminars are planned to enhance and facilitate the…

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