Alberto Gonzales to Speak at Texas Tech’s Regional SACNAS Meeting
February 23, 2010
This is the first year for Texas Tech to host a regional SACNAS meeting.
Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will speak during a noon luncheon
during the Regional SACNAS Meeting (Advancing Hispanics/Chicanos & Native Americans
The luncheon will begin at 11:45 Saturday (Feb. 27) in the Matador Room of the Student
Union Building on the Texas Tech campus.
More than 75 students and faculty members from regional colleges and universities
will present research and attend workshops at the event, which will run from 6-8 p.m.
Friday (Feb. 26) at the Science Spectrum and 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 27) at the
Student Union Building.
This is the first year for Texas Tech to host a regional SACNAS meeting. Attendees
will present their research in a poster presentation format. Workshops geared toward
professional development and graduate school preparation also are available.
SACNAS is a national society of scientists with a 36-year history of dedication to
fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists – from college
students to professionals – in attaining advanced degrees, careers and positions of
The society is comprised of more than 20,000 members, partners and affiliates from
various disciplines, institutions and ethnic backgrounds. The organization and its
members are committed to encouraging minority students and scientists to advance to
their utmost capability.
For more information about SACNAS visit: www.ciser.ttu.edu/sacnas/conference.aspx
CONTACT: Jaclyn Cañas, assistant professor, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech
University, (806) 885-4567, or firstname.lastname@example.org.