Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

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About Us

We are a SACNAS student chapter dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists from college students to professionals to attain advanced degrees, career, and positions of leadership. We are committed to giving back through mentorship and peer networks. Our overall goal is to create a nurturing environment in which all members of the chapter can grow together by helping each other and working together towards acquiring the right tools and resources that will advance our development and increase the success of our scientific careers.

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Members Benefits

We want to be able to give young inspiring students the necessary mentorship and tutoring opportunities for them to succeed in STEM. We will facilitate the access of undergraduates to research experiences by introducing them to labs or groups of their interest.  We want to develop tutoring opportunities to assist undergraduate students in STEM courses that are part of their curriculum. You will be part of social events, movie nights and game nights that will promote the development of support networks and camaraderie between members of the chapter.

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Connnections

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Our Team

Sandra Castillo Aguirre
Social Media Manager
Odyssey Harrington
SMD GEPA Advisor Backup for SACNAS
Katie Ferruzza
Advisor
Eric Vaughn
Advisor
Carlos Reyes-Sepulveda
Social Media Manager
Jay Gonzalez-Amoretti
Outreach Officer
Marlyn Torres
Public Relations Manager
Janiret Narvaez Miranda
Secretary
Colleen Bailey
SMD GEPA Advisor SACNAS
Gonzalo Mateos Buckstein
Advisor
Katherine Escalera-Rivera
President
Darline Castro Melendez
Vice-President
David Vargas
National Liaison Head
David Delemos
Treasurer

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Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester New 14627