SACNAS Mission

SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of  Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science.

What We Offer

  • A community of well driven scientists, where you are given the opportunity to grow as an individual, professional, and a scientist.
  • Selected variety of workshop geared towards professional development, graduate school, community outreach, and personal advancement.
  • Opportunities to outreach to the community and give back to others, while emphasizing a growth in the STEM field. 
  • A safe space to discuss daily issues we face as undergraduate/graduate professionals in our fields and ways to properly address them.
  • A serious and welcoming enviroment to study and interact with other students in similar courses.
  • Scholarship Award for for the National SACNAS Conference registration.
**Save the Date!**


Meet other SACNAS members from the Bay Area and eat delicious BBQ

@Marx Meadow, San Francisco Golden Gate Park 
12:00 - 5:00pm
Complete the Eventbrite form here if you are attending (to have enough food/drinks for everyone)
June 2, 2018



March for Science Santa Cruz

Show your support and BE the CHANGE YOU WANT to SEE
April 21, 2018

**We are making posters in -room change- SIN123 April 20th, 12-2pm**



Giving Day

Annual UC Santa Cruz Fundraiser
February 28, 2018


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