In Their Words: Andres Arias

June 17, 2015

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Andres Arias, a student in the division's Sociology department, received the Fanny Carruthers Award for 2015

Congratulations Andres!

Name: Andres Arias

Department: Sociology

What Award/ Scholarship did you receive? Fanny Carruthers Award

What year are you (e.g. 2016)? 3rd year

College: Oakes

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.