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April 1, 2012
This Year's AISES Chapter Award Recipients

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society recognizes its chapters for excellence in the areas of fundraising and marketing, recruitment and retention, outreach and community service and professional and chapter development. Each category award recipient receives a $500 cash award to support Chapter efforts.

All college chapters applying for an AISES chapter award are eligible for selection as the AISES Stelvio J. Zanin Chapter of the Year.  Mr Zanin was an IBM Engineer whose outstanding contributions to AISES exemplified the highest principles of the organization. Itís an honor presented for overall achievement by a college chapter in the promotions of AISES principles and goals.

The Professional & Chapter Development Award
 University of Alaska Fairbanks AISES Chapter

This winning chapter conducts regular meetings every other Thursday throughout the year, where they facilitate exposure and interaction with a fascinating variety of presenters from different STEM fields of research, employment and graduate education.

The Outreach and Community Service Chapter Award
Portland State University AISES Chapter

The key to this chapterís outreach success is inclusive participation with both the native and non-native community in open events and community service.

The Recruitment/Retention Chapter Award
San Juan College AISES Chapter

This chapter went from nine members to Twenty-two and stayed consistent throughout the year by keeping their members involved in various activities and events.

the Stelvio J. Zanin Distinguished Chapter of the Year AWARD
San Juan College AISES Chapter

This is AISES most prestigious award

Congratulations to all the awardees for all your hard work and for exemplifying the AISES' mission!

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