December Updates

December 4th

Pozole at La Casa!

       Come eat some pozole!

       When: Monday, December 4th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

       Where: La Casa Cultural Latina, 1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

Cena y Ciencias

       Teaching kids science, in Spanish! E-mail to get on their mailing list

       When: Monday, December 4th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

       Where: Dr. Preston L. Williams Elementary, 2102 E Washington St, Urbana, IL 61802

Next Week

SACNAS Finals Break

       Take a break from studying with SACNAS!

       Let’s have some warm drinks and cookies to relax and socialize.

       When: Thursday December 14th from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

       Where: La Casa Cultural Latina living room, 1203 W Nevada St, Urbana, IL 61801

Coming Up


Mark your calendars for our Spring semester events:

·       SACNAS Welcome Back event: January 26, 5:30 PM

·       Cena y Ciencias will be back February 5th every first Monday of the month

·       General Meetings last Wednesdays of the month, 6 PM

·       Additional outreach and professional development opportunities

Find our calendar online for more details:


Exciting Opportunities


EngAGE Program at Columbia Engineering

       The EngAGE (Engineering Achievers in Graduate Education) program was created to help prepare members of underrepresented groups for graduate education in engineering and science. Our program is an all-expense paid weekend in New York         City, where participants will meet with faculty members, admissions representatives, and graduate students. This academic year, it will be held from Feb. 1-3, 2018.

       Application deadline: December 22, 2017.  

       More info: