College of Science Student Activities Board (COSSAB)

With over 20 years of positive impact, student board members have played an important role in improving the College of Science. 

College of Science Student Activities Board

Established in 1997, the College of Science Student Activities Board (COSSAB) serves as an active voice for all science and mathematic students. Board members serve as a liaison between students and the dean to provide an open line of communication. In addition, members sponsor events and work on projects to help make improvements within the college.

Board Members

Natalie Siwek

Ellen Shepard
Vice President

Jack Smerczynski

Kurt Hahn

Amelia Charles
COS Improvement Committee Chair

Carolina Perez Hernandez
Ambassador Committee Chair

Kevin Shrestha
Events Committee Chair

How to Join

To join COSSAB, fill out this short Google Form and an e-board member will contact you.


students networking with faculty and alumni

RIT Brick City Networking Brunch

holiday gathering in college atrium

Bruce and Nora James Atrium
Decoration and Winter Celebration

students and visitors at ImagineRIT exhibit

ImagineRIT Exhibit:
"DIY Science You Can Try At Home"

college students at picnic cooking burgers

Annual College of Science
Spring Picnic

students building a spaghetti tower at Brick City Weekend
Brick City Weekend 2021
Spaghetti Tower Competition


group shot of students with college dean
COSSAB Board Members with Dean Maggelakis (2016)

logo for cossab
Original COSSAB Logo

Building Beautification

word cloud poster hanging on wall

Word Cloud Posters Based on Student Submissions

wall poster of famous scientist quote
Posters of Quotes from Famous Scientists

Improvement Projects

gourmet coffee machine

Gosnell Hall A-Level Coffee Machine

microwave machine

Gosnell Hall A-Level Microwave