Formerly known as SAAPAMS (The Society of African American Physical and Mathematical Scientists,) SMS aims to improve the academic experience and retention rate of African American students within the physical, chemical, mathematical, statistical, biological, and earth-system sciences by strengthening network relationships between student and faculty resources.

Jasmine’s words of advice: “Learn time management skills early on, network network network, and enhance your study skills because studying the night before an exam will not cut it!”