SACNAS receives funding from General Motors (GM) to deepen involvement at Tribal Colleges and Universities

SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science)SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science) is honored to receive funding from General Motors (GM) to support their initiative to work with tribal colleges and universities (TCU) and their students and faculty in STEM.

“We look forward to working closely with TCU students, faculty, and administrators to build meaningful relationships and deliver empowering programming to our communities at these campuses,” said Dr. Darryl Monteau, SACNAS Associate Director, Mission Programs and Native Initiatives. “We are very appreciative of this support from GM and the chance to make a difference for our Native American and Indigenous students in STEM. Through their support, we’ll also work intimately with campuses interested in starting their own SACNAS chapter.”

There are currently 35 TCUs across the United States serving over 16,000 college students, and all of them are diverse and unique in the students they serve and the programs they offer.


For 49 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 28,000 supporters, including nearly 8,000 members and 133 student and professional chapters throughout the United States, including Guam and Puerto Rico. SACNAS influences the STEM diversity movement through STEM outreach and advocacy, the promotion of STEM leaders, and The SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference.  Learn more about SACNAS at sacnas.orgFacebook, or Twitter.