Scholar Spotlight

Saulkdi Yangh

This summer, Saulkdi worked with TRIO McNair Scholars faculty and staff to complete a research project focused on how extracurricular activities shape Southeast Asian American identities outside dominant, white-centric narratives.

Renee Boney-Jett

Renee has created a blog to help underserved UMN students with the study abroad scholarship process. This was prompted from the Gilman Scholarship Program--for which she is a recipient--as well as the many experiences she's had in the scholarship process.

Emerson Martin

Emerson is a second-year PES peer mentor and CAPE office assistant. Emerson is graduating a year early and will be applying to the U of M’s Higher Education master's program to follow her passion in student affairs, diversity, and equity.

Deborah Rodriguez

Deborah has been extremely active in the College of Science & Engineering's PES Program as well as a student leader in the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). Deborah is passionate about helping others succeed and takes every opportunity to build bridges of understanding where none currently exist.

Jeffy Jeffy

Jeffy has been instrumental in growing and expanding the College of Science & Engineering's (CSE) PES programming through her role as our CSE PES Coordinator. She even helped create a CSE PES website! Her enthusiasm, empathy, and creativity are evidenced in the love she has for PES and the hard work she has put into the program.