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University System of Maryland Dissertation House at SSI, August 14-15, 2014

  The University of Maryland, College Park  and PROMISE Maryland’s AGEP are sponsoring a system-wide Dissertation House for graduate students in STEM programs.  The writing and research retreat will take place at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve.   Lodging for 2 nights and meals are provided for student participants.   Twelve students from the USM system schools will be chosen to […]

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The 2014 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI)! August 14-16, 2014

2014 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) Becoming the Professors of Knowledge: Leadership and Mentoring for the Professoriate     Pre-conference Dissertation House: Thursday and Friday, August 14-15, 2014 Orientation and Positioning sessions: Friday, August 15, 2014 Formal Mentoring & Leadership sessions: Saturday, August 16, 2014 2014 PROMISE SSI LOCATION, Arundel Mills, MD The University of Maryland […]

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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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