Andres Arias, a student in the division's Sociology department, received the Fanny Carruthers Award for 2015
Name: Andres Arias
What Award/ Scholarship did you receive? Fanny Carruthers Award
What year are you (e.g. 2016)? 3rd year
Where do you call home? San Jose Ca
With all of the choices for college, what made UC Santa Cruz stand out? It was far enough but also close enough to home.
What is your field of focus? Sociology
What do you hope to do once you graduate from UC Santa Cruz? Once I graduate I plan to attend Graduate school. I would like to do my own research on Latino Informal Labor.
What is one memorable moment that stands out for you as a student here? Playing intramural soccer and making long lasting friendships.
What is your one piece of advice for incoming students about life at UC Santa Cruz? Major in sociology or take sociology classes.
How will this scholarship impact your academic life /research? I will use the funds awarded for my research that I will be doing this summer.