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PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) 10th Anniversary Celebration! August 16-17, 2013

  2013 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) 10th Anniversary Celebration Theme: Mentoring for Transitions & Advancement Friday and Saturday, August 16-17, 2013  2013 PROMISE SSI LOCATION, Downtown Baltimore: University of Maryland Baltimore, The Founding Campus SMC Campus Center (2nd Floor Ballroom) 621 W. Lombard St., Baltimore, MD 21201, (410) 706-7532 Lodging: Camden Yards Hampton Inn & Suites, Conference Rate $107 […]

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Dr. Portia Taylor (CMU, QoLT, PROMISE DH Alum) talks @UMBC about motion sensors & rehabilitation: April 10, 2013

Dr. Portia Taylor, an alum of the PROMISE Dissertation House at Carnegie Mellon (hosted by the Quality of Life Technology Center – University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University), will be a guest speaker for UMBC’s Information Systems Department on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12-1:00 PM, in Room 459 of the Information Technology/Engineering (ITE) Building. The UMBC […]

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Save these Spring/Summer 2013 dates! May 4: Cookout; July 9-12: Dissertation House; August 16-17: SSI

Dear Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, Faculty, Staff, and Friends of PROMISE: Please save the following dates for Spring and Summer 2013: SATURDAY, May 4, 2013: Annual PROMISE Friends and Family & Celebration of Graduates Cookout  Location: High Ridge Park 10100 Superior Ave Laurel, MD 20723 1:00 – 4:00 PM All PROMISE participants who are graduating […]

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“Dissertation House,” “Postdoc Writing Suite,” & “Writing for Publication” – January 22-25, 2013

During the 2013 Winter Break, we are launching writing events for master’s, doctoral, and postdoctoral scholars. The Dissertation House: January 22-25, 2013 (Deadline: 12/14/12) http://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/2012/12/05/winter-dissertation-house-coming-january-22-25-2013/ Head Coach: Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale ________________________________________ Writing for Publication: January 22 – 23, 2013 (Deadline 12/19/12) http://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/new-initiative-writing-for-publication-january-22-23-2013-umbc/ Mentor-Coach: Dr. Patricia Young __________________________________________ Postdoctoral Writing Suite: January 25, 2013 http://my.umbc.edu/groups/postdocs/events/15297 (Postdocs […]

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Annual PROMISE Summer Success Institute: August 17-18, 2012 @ UMBC & The Hotel at Arundel Preserve

2012 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) Theme: Pathways to Success Registration Website (Click here for additional information about SSI attire, venue, directions, parking, and transportation.) ____________________________________________________________________________________ Dates: Friday and Saturday, August 17-18, 2012 ___________________________________________________________________________________ Features: PROMISE Orientation (For New/Incoming graduate students) Friday, 8/17, 9:00 AM Location: UMBC AOK Library, 7th Floor (NEW Location) The “Success Equation” (All […]

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President of UMBC, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, discusses PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President of UMBC, one of Time Magazines “100 Most Influential People in the World,” and one of the “10 Best College Presidents,” talks about PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP and ways that developing community facilitates success. Related articles UMBC President Named In Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People (baltimore.cbslocal.com) UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman […]

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Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation

Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale, Dissertation Coach for UMBC, presents: “Practical Steps for Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation.” This seminar will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Location: UMBC Campus, AOK Library 7th Floor open area. Directions to campus: http://promisesuccessseminars.wordpress.com/directions-to-campuses/ Dr. Carter-Veale is the coach for The Dissertation House (http://www.thedissertationhouse.com) and […]

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Join the PROMISE blogs and websites for up-to-date information. 55,000 hits & 2,300 comments strong on the DH!

We have a number of online resources for students to receive information. In addition to this main website for PROMISE which launched this past summer (5,000+ hits),  we have an active Dissertation House website (18,000+ hits, 2300+ comments), an intranet site through MyUMBC (300+ members), a site that regularly lists all of the PROMISE Seminars & […]

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Full Listing of PROMISE Seminars and Workshops

The PROMISE Success Seminars and Workshops website contains full lists of workshops for: Graduate Students Postdoctoral Fellows Interest in teaching and the professoriate (PROF-it) Archived posts by title on the PROMISE Success Seminars site include the following: September 2011 Seminars for Graduate Students at UMBC Summer Success Institute Registration is open! (August 19-20, 2011) Summer Horizons Graduate […]

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The Dissertation House

The PROMISE Dissertation House is comprised of a series of workshops, meetings, and seminars that are held on college campuses and at conferences to facilitate successful completion of the doctoral degree. The workshops emphasize writing the dissertation, preparing for the defense, and communicating with faculty. The Dissertation House is a program of the National Science […]

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