Ohio State SACNAS members and chapter honored

SACNAS group photo

Ohio State SACNAS recognized by national SACNAS organization

In October 2019 in Honolulu Hawai'i, The Ohio State SACNAS chapter, represented by 33 Ohio State students, faculty and staff, was recognized by the national SACNAS organization as the recipient of the 2019 SACNAS Outstanding Professional Development Award. The award is given to a chapter that has built a supportive community among members, created leadership opportunities for members, and created strategies for new officer development during the 2018-2019 academic year.

The Ohio State University students have been attending the National SACNAS Conference since 2014, and every single year they have won top research awards. This year was no exception. At 2019 SACNAS in Honolulu, Hawaii three Bucknistas were recognized:

Ally Langley (left) and Regina Trevino (right)

  • Ally Langley (left in picture) – Best Oral Presentation in Life Sciences, Biochemistry

  • Regina Trevino (right in picture) – Best Oral Presentation in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry & Other

  • Divya Batchu – Best Poster Presentation in Social Sciences

To learn more about the Ohio State SACNAS chapter, visit http://u.osu.edu/sacnaschapterosu/


For over 46 years, SACNAS has served as an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanics & Native Americans, from college students to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership within STEM.

Today, the organization serves a growing community of over 20,000 supporters, 6,000+ members, and 115+ student and professional chapters throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. SACNAS influences the STEM diversity movement through STEM outreach & advocacy, promotion of STEM leaders, and The SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference.