C.O.L.O.R. (Chapter Officer Leadership October Retreat) 

C.O.L.O.R. is a 1 day retreat designed to support SACNAS chapter officers as they continue to place themselves in positions of leadership within their chapters, campuses, and communities. This retreat will not only equip chapter leaders, but also highlight and strengthen their leadership talents through connection and unity with the broader chapter network. SACNAS seeks at least 1 member from each chapter to self-nominate for an opportunity to improve skills, boost confidence, and grow their network of support through a series of engaging activities!

2024 C.O.L.O.R. Nominations will open late Spring 2024! Email SACNAS Staff for any questions at chapters@sacnas.org

The Details

When: October 30th, 2024

Where: In-Person in Phoenix, Arizona (in conjunction with the 2024 NDiSTEM Conference 10/30-11/2)

Who:

Includes: fully funded airfare, lodging, and registration for both C.O.L.O.R. and the 2024 NDiSTEM Conference.

IMPORTANT: All active* chapter members are eligible to self-nominate. However, priority will be given to ensure that at least 1 representative from every active SACNAS chapter can participate.

*To be considered active, your chapter must/will submit 2024 Annual Report to National Office. Contact chapters@sacnas.org for more information. 

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The Details

When: October 30th, 2024

Where: In-Person in Phoenix, Arizona (in conjunction with the 2024 NDiSTEM Conference 10/30-11/2)

Who:

Includes: fully funded airfare, lodging, and registration for both C.O.L.O.R. and the 2024 NDiSTEM Conference.

IMPORTANT: All active* chapter members are eligible to self-nominate. However, priority will be given to ensure that at least 1 representative from every active SACNAS chapter can participate.

*To be considered active, your chapter must/will submit 2024 Annual Report to National Office. Contact chapters@sacnas.org for more information. 

Participants can expect to participate in activities centered on

Leadership

Defining leadership & creating community

Communication

Effective communication and group management strategies

Networking

Connect with fellow chapter members from across the country

Participants can expect to participate in activities centered on

Leadership

Defining leadership & creating community

Communication

Effective communication and group management strategies

Networking

Connect with fellow chapter members from across the country

Nomination Deadline: Early Summer 2024. Email chapters@sacnas.org for questions!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is C.O.L.O.R.?

The purpose of C.O.L.O.R. is to support SACNAS chapter officers as they continue to place themselves in positions of leadership within the chapters, campuses, and communities that they represent. This retreat will not only equip chapter leaders, but also highlight and strengthen their leadership talents through connection and unity. Join us to improve your skills, boost your confidence and grow your network of support through a series of engaging sessions and connection activities! 

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Who is eligible to apply /nominate?

SACNAS seeks every active chapter to nominate at least 1 representative from your chapter to participate in C.O.L.O.R..

 

*To be considered active, your chapter must have submitted 2024 Annual Report to National Office. Contact chapters@sacnas.org for more information. 

What is included if I am accepted?

Accepted participants will receive funded airfare, lodging, and registration for both C.O.L.O.R. (October 30) and the 2024 NDiSTEM Conference (October 31 to November 2) in Phoenix, AZ.

C.O.L.O.R. is provided with funding support by 
National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) R25GM130515

More Questions?

Contact chapters@sacnas.org

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