2YC3 205th Meeting

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Active Learning: Engaging Students in the Classroom and Laboratory

May 16-17, 2014

University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley

1478 Midway Road

Menasha, WI 54952



For Questions Contact Program Chair: Kristin Plessel

Click here for current Program Information.

Registration Information

To register, please visit the 2YC3 registration site at http://www.2yc3.org/registration205.htm.

Area Attractions

Located on the shores of Lake Winnebago and the Fox River, a variety of possibilities await you in addition to our stimulating program detailed below.  Shopping, galleries, museums, performing arts and plenty of opportunities for a weekend getaway or family fun await you in the Fox Cities, which include Appleton and Menasha.  Located directly on the UW-Fox Valley campus, you may find both the Barlow Planetarium and Weis Earth Science Museum of interest. Aviation buffs will enjoy the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh.  And for the sports enthusiasts, Lambeau Field and Green Bay are only a short distance away.

Lodging Information

Radisson Paper Valley Hotel is located 0.9 miles from the Friday night banquet site at Riverview Gardens and 2.9 miles from the UW-Fox Valley campus.  The hotel is located on a bus route.    Ask for the Two Year College Chemistry Consortium Rate Code (Single Rate:  $70, Double Rate:  $97). Individual Cancellation Policy: 24 hours prior to arrival. At this time, the hotel only has rooms with one King bed available. Radisson Paper Valley Hotel,  333 West College Avenue, Appleton, WI  54911.   Phone:  920-733-8000;  Toll Free: 1-800-242-3499.   Contact: Nancy Hollis 920-733-8000 ext. 1521 or nhollis@radissonpapervalley.com.

Holiday Inn Appleton is located about 5-7 miles from the UW-Fox Valley campus (depending on route). Ask for the 2014 2YC3 block (Single Rate:  $70, Double Rate:  $80, 3-4 people per room: $90). Individual Cancellation Policy: 24 hours prior to arrival.  Breakfast is included in the rate and more room options available. Holiday Inn Appleton, 150 S. Nicolet Road, Appleton, WI 54914.  Phone: 1-855-652-1331 or use link 2014 2YC3. All reservations must be made May 1, 2014, after that date any rooms not reserved in your block will be released and made available to the general public. 

 Driving Directions and Parking on Campus

Directions for those driving from out of town: http://www.uwfox.uwc.edu/aboutfox/UWFoxMaps.pdf

The conference will be occurring during finals week, so we do not expect any issues with parking in the regular lots.  You are free to print this parking pass for your use on campus.

Campus Map

A map of the UW-Fox Valley campus is available for download in .pdf form at http://www.uwfox.uwc.edu/aboutfox/UWFoxCampusBuildingMap.pdf

Registration will be located near entrance 13S by the large silver statues.

 UW Fox Silver Statues

Air Travel Information

Outagamie County Regional Airport is conveniently located in Appleton, Wisconsin, approximately 8 miles from the UW-Fox Valley campus.  The airport is serviced by Allegiant, Delta, and United Airlines. 

Austin Straubel International Airport is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, approximately 30 miles from the UW-Fox Valley campus.  Austin Straubel is serviced by American, Delta, MetJet, and United Airlines.

Ground Transportation

From Outagamie County Regional Airport:

A number of options are available for those in need of ground transportation from Outagamie County Regional Airport

Taxi Service:   A number of taxi services are available from Outagamie Country Regional Airport

Rental Car:  Avis, Budget, Hertz, National, and Enterprise all have counters located inside the Outagamie County Regional Airport terminal.

From Austin Straubel International Airport:

Taxi Service:  A number of taxid services are available from Austin Straubel International Airport.

Rental Car:  Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Alamo, and National all have counters located inside Austin Straubel International Airport.


Conference Exhibitors and Sponsors

We would like to thank our conference exhibitors and sponsors:

                3D Molecular Designs/Center for BioMolecular Modeling


                Northeast Wisconsin ACS Local Section 

                Office of Two-Year Colleges American Chemical Society

                Thermo Fisher