Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES/SHPE)

Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES/SHPE)

Campus: Scott Campus (Omaha)
Contact: Alma Ramirez-Rodgers

Mission:
Promote, cultivate, and honor excellence in education and leadership among Latino engineers and scientists.

Purpose:
  • Increase the number of Latino students in STEM programs by developing a working network with area schools and youth organizations.
  • Promote professional advancements for Latino engineers and scientists by fostering cooperation among industry, government, and the academic and professional communities to improve educational and employment opportunities.
  • Provide a forum for the exchange of information pertinent for Latino engineering/science students.
  • Improve the retention of Latino students enrolled in the UNL College of Engineering (Omaha Campus).
  • Improve our local community through service and outreach.
  • Provide financial assistance to members who wish to participate in regional and national MAES and/or SHPE events.
MAES/SHPE is open to everybody who feels identified with our purpose.
MAES and SHPE Logo (MAES - Latinos in Science and Engineering and SHPE - Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.