MSA Student Council is committed to growing its leadership and membership base. Under direction of Student Council and led by Erica Stevens, Regional Liaison Chair, January kicks off the MSA Student Membership Campaign. Student Council will be showcasing the benefits of MSA Student Membership and sharing success stories from students across the country and abroad. Look for student membership news via email and social media. Take a minute to look at the MSA Student Council Regional Liaison map, connect with your local liaison, and remember to renew your MSA Student Membership! Don't forget to like and follow Student Council on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Meet the Student Council Regional Liaisons - follow their stories on social media!
MSA Student Council is also pleased to announce a new appointment for Region V, Matt Nigro, recent graduate from SUNY Geneseo and attending graduate school in the fall. There is one remaining Student Leadership Position, Region I (AK, OR, WA, ID, MT, WY). Please email Student Council for more information:
Region II - Frank Barrows, Northwestern University
Region III - Tim Pegg, Miami University
Region IV - Jason Sardey, Temple University
Region V - Matt Nigro, SUNY Geneseo
Region VI - Kartik Venkatraman, Arizona State University
Region VII- Samantha Brady, University of Missouri-Columbia
Region VIII- Jackson Spurling, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Region IX- Kemaro Muir, Tuskegee University
Region X - Nhu Trieu, University of New Brunswick
The MSA Student Council (StC) is organizing the 2nd annual Pre-meeting Congress for Students, Postdocs and Early-career Professionals in Microscopy & Microanalysis (PMCx60), to be held on the Saturday preceding M&M 2018 in Baltimore, MD.
The PMCx60 is a one-day conference organized by and for students and early-career professionals, and offers a highly interactive forum for participants to share cutting edge research, network, and engage with peers ahead of the main meeting.
The StC is soliciting financial support from the MSA community, and welcomes corporate sponsorship and donations from individuals/organizations to help build the future of microscopy and microanalysis.
Please consider sponsoring, donating to, and attending the 2018 PMCx60 in Baltimore, MD. To learn about the benefits of being a PMCx60 sponsor, email the StC at
, or donate to the PMCx60 via the MSA donation page (
, include "PMCx60" in the "Donation Made by:" field).