Category Archives: General

SACNAS DIY Candle and Bath Bomb Social (Feb 20th 1-2pm)

Come on out to our first “Do-It-Yourself” Socially Distanced event on Feb 20th 1-2pm! We will be making our own Candle and Bath Bombs. Materials will be provided for those who RSVP (link below) as there are limited spots available!
Zoom Meeting Details
ID: 863 3344 9216
Password: email with an email to get the password.

SACNAS/SHPE Graduate Student Panel (Feb 19th 5pm)

Join us and SHPE this Friday (Feb 19th 5pm) for a professional development panel of graduate students! We will be discussing questions that relate to being a minority student in graduate school, including:
  • How to be a strong applicant to graduate programs
  • Maintaining work-life balance
  • Fellowship opportunities for minority students
  • How to approach switching fields for graduate school

Zoom Meeting Details Below.

Zoom Meeting ID: 818 2813 1558

Password: email with an email to get the password.

SACNAS 1st General Meeting

Hello everyone, I would like to announce our first SACNAS General Body Meeting of the semester. We will be having our first general body meeting this Wednesday Feb 10th 2021 at 5pm! Come out to learn about our upcoming events for the semester. Remember, by attending you will get an additional change to win we a $20 Amazon gift card; the winner of which will be announced at the end of the meeting. Hope to see y’all there! (Zoom details are below)

Zoom Link:
Meeting ID: 897 2360 4196

Password: email (from an email address) to get access!

SACNAS Drop-In Chat Hour

Hello everyone! I hope you have had a relaxing holiday break and are invigorated for the new semester! I would like to announce our first SACNAS event of the semester.

We will be holding a Chat Hour this Thursday (Feb 4th) at 5 pm via Zoom (link below) where you can come relax and chat with the SACNAS board and your fellow SACNAistas! We’ll be previewing our plans for the semester and answering any questions you may have about SACNAS. You do not want to miss this as attendees will have priority in receiving supplies for our upcoming DIY bath bomb social (Date TBD) and we will be raffling off a $20 Amazon gift card. There are three additional ways you can increase your number of entries to the raffle in the following manner:

  1. By bringing a friend to the Chat Hour both parties will receive an additional entry (you need to let the board know though!)
  2. By showing up to our first general meeting you get an additional entry.
  3. If you sign up for our email list you can get another entry

The raffle winner will be announced during our first general meeting on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 5 PM via Zoom. 

Topic: SACNAS Chat Hour

Time: Feb 4, 2021 05:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 875 3603 0478

Password: email (from an email address) to get access!

First General Meeting – Spring 2020

We held our first meeting of the Spring 2020 semester on February 5, 2020, where we shared our upcoming events for the month and held a short professional development session on using LinkedIn and Handshake. Thank you to everyone who showed up!

Upcoming Events

  • February 22- Champaign Public Library Outreach Event
  • February 28 – Movie Night Social from 6-8 PM at La Casa Cultural Latina
  • March 2 – Cena y Ciencias
  • March 11 – Second General Meeting – Spring 2020


2019-2020 Board Members

As we are entering the new school year, we’d like to congratulate and welcome our new board members for 2019-2020!

President: Edzna Garcia Ramirez

Vice President: Isamar Pastrana-Otero

Secretary: Raul Sun Han Chang

Treasurer: Ephraim Morado

Webmaster: Gabriela Ibarra

Cena y Ciencias Coordinator: Zully Perez-Sierra

Graduate Liason: Jazmin Aguilar-Romero

Undergraduate Liason: Alondra Sanchez