Graduate SHPE

About Us

“SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development.” Graduate Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at the University of Connecticut is a community of graduate students who came together to embrace identity, culture, and professional development. We welcome all individuals who identify as Hispanic or are interested in the advancement of Hispanics in STEM fields.

 

Contact Us:

uconn.shpe@gmail.com
Address: University of Connecticut
191 Auditorium Rd.
Unit 3187
Storrs, CT 06269

The ballot is open to vote for next year’s E-board! Please vote using the link in our bio! Voting is due by April 22nd! ...

We are excited to announce that we will be having a Carne Asada on April 23rd to celebrate the end of the year! Come join us in eating some delicious food and connecting with other UConn grad students. ALL graduate students are welcome! Please RSVP using the QR code or the link in our bio! ...

Come join a collaboration between UConn Grad SHPE & @sage_uconn for a networking event where you will learn how to create and practice an elevator pitch while also get to network with other graduate engineering students. There will also be free food! Hope to see you there, and please RSVP using the link in our bio! ...

BEING RESCHEDULED due to power outage!

Come join a collaboration between UConn Grad SHPE & @sage_uconn for a networking event where you will learn how to create and practice an elevator pitch while also get to network with other graduate engineering students. There will also be free food! Hope to see you there, and please RSVP using the link in our bio!
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Join us and @uconn.mrs for a workshop about how to prepare for your thesis or dissertation proposal on Feb. 22nd at 5pm! RSVP using the QR code in the flyer or the link in our bio! ...

Nominations for next year’s executive board are being accepted right now! You can find the link in our bio. ...

Our painting and hot chocolate event has been rescheduled to Feb 9th at 5pm in Oak 107! Hope to see you there!! ...

UPDATE: Event postponed due to weather. New time and date will be determine soon!

Come join @uconngrad_nsbe and @uconngrad_shpe on Feb. 4th at 5pm for a night of creating art and drinking hot chocolate! Hope to see you there!
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Are you a Hispanic/Latinx STEM graduate student or a graduate student interested in advancing Hispanic/Latinx grad students? Then UConn Grad SHPE is a great way to get involved in the community, meet new friends, and gain professional development! If you are interested and want to join our email list, please fill out the link in our bio or at the bottom of this flyer! ...

We hope you all are having a great start to the semester! Here the events we plan on having this semester! We hope to see you there! ...

We would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and safe travels back to your universities if you were able to travel for break! Good luck to you all for the new semester! ...

Merry Christmas from us to those who celebrate! I hope you all are having Happy Holidays! ...

We want to wish those who celebrate a Happy Hanukkah! We hope you enjoy the rest of the holiday! ...

Join us for some fun games and great company on December 7th! There will also be wings! Hope to see you there! Please RSVP using the link in our bio. ...

Happy Thanksgiving, Familia! ...

We got to meet some other grad students from @shpe.region4 !
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If you are interested in being a panelist, please sign-up using the link in our bio! Thanks in advance! ...

Karla will be moderating our “Let’s Write Together” session this Friday! Hope to see you there! ...

We are excited to kick off MentorSHPE with @uconnshpe next week! ...

Let’s Write Together starts today!! Here is the schedule for the rest of the semester! Hope to see you in a few hours!
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Link to the Webex link is in our bio
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Join on Oct. 27th for in-person resume & Cv reviews! Also, there will be someone taking professional headshots if you want one! ...

The first “Let’s Write Together” will be moderated by Sharon from @uconngrad_nsbe virtually this Thursday at 9am! Hope to see you all there! Please use the Webex link in our bio! ...

We are collaborating with @uconngrad_nsbe on creating a virtual space for you all to write in a welcoming and judgment-free zone! We plan on starting our first session next week. Check back later this week for further details. Hope to see you there! ...

We had a fun time with @shpe_ct celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! ...

We are excited to announce that we will be collaborating with @uconngrad_nsbe ! We will be providing a weekly writing space for Grad SHPE and Grad NSBE members to focus on getting some writing done starting the week of Oct. 18th. If you are interested in joining these spaces, please fill out the form in the QR or in our bio by this Friday! ...

Thanks to all of those who came to our “Introducing Grad SHPE” event this afternoon! It was lovely to hang out with you all! Hope to see more of you throughout the semester! ...

Join us on September 27th at 4pm in E2 322 as we formally introduce Grad SHPE and have a conversation about our goals and upcoming events! Food is included🍕! ...

In order to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, UConn Grad SHPE plans on attending @shpe_ct ‘s event on Oct. 5th at Parkville Market from 5-7 PM.

Graduate and undergraduate students are allowed to join us! If you need a ride to this event, please fill out the carpool form in our bio or using the QR code.

Additionally, please RSVP for the event using the link in our bio or below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hispanic-heritage-month-social-tickets-168173909691
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We hope you can join us in celebrating the start of Hispanic Heritage Month! ...

Our presidente got to meet @jonathanhusky14 ! ...

Getting ready for the potluck! See you all soon! ...

Remember to RSVP to our event happening this Friday! RSVP can be found in our bio or using the QR code! Thanks,⠀and see you there! ...

Are you interested in helping undergraduate Hispanic/Latinx engineering students at @uconn ? If so, then we have some great news for you! We are teaming up with @uconnshpe to create a mentorship program where Hispanic/Latinx graduate students and undergraduate students can get connected! If you would like to become a mentor, please apply by September 24th using the link in our bio or the QR code. ...

Grad SHPE will be doing a C-Town Supermarket run this weekend!

C-Town is a Latin supermarket where you can find any latin food you may be looking for!

Please fill out the Google Form in the QR code or in our bio to let us know if you will join us and need to carpool!

We hope you can join us!
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UConn Grad SHPE is excited to announce our very first event ever! We will have a Cultural Potluck at St.⠀Thomas Aquinas Chapel at 5PM! Please RSVP using the link in our bio. Additionally, in that link, please tell us what food you plan to bring. We are excited to try foods from all over Central and South America and beyond as well as meet you all! ...

Save the dates for these fun events that we are hosting during the fall semester! ...

Are you an undergraduate interested in applying to grad school but have lots of questions? Are you a new graduate student who needs help navigating your graduate program? If so, you can ask questions anonymously to the UConn Grad SHPE crew! We are here to help you answer any questions as best as we can!

Scan QR code or go to the link in our bio to ask questions!
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We would like to welcome Dr. Randi Mendes as our advisor! Thank you for joining us! ...

UConn Grad SHPE would like to introduce our inaugural executive board for the 2021-2022 school year!

Jessica Maita - President
Karla Del Cid - Vice President
Leana Santos - Treasurer
Mikayla Moody - Secretary
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