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PROMISE is going to Frostburg University, May 1, 2015 – Mentoring STEM Undergrads, Preparing for Grad School

PROMISE will be joining Frostburg State University for their undergraduate symposium, on Friday, May 1, 2015. If you are interested in joining us, please send email to promisestaff@gmail.com, with the ...

PROMISE Cookout and Celebration of Graduates 2015

Saturday, May 2: PROMISE Friends & Family Cookout in Laurel

Saturday, May 2, 2015: PROMISE AGEP Family and Friends Celebration of Graduates Cookout You are invited to come, bring your friends, family, and anyone who supports your journey through graduate ...

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The PROMISE anniversary book featuring 10 years of SSI professional development programs is available on Amazon

You can now purchase a copy on Amazon. The book features PROMISE SSI programs from 2003-2013! Purchase here: http://www.amazon.com/Promise-AGEP-Professional-Development-Workshops/dp/1503321770/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1428803526&sr=1-1

PROMISE AGEP Spotlights, Activities, and Events

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New features on GradSense Website | Financial Literacy Seminar (April 22, 2015)

Introducing new updates to the GradSense Website As part of the “Enhancing Student ...
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Dr. Belay Demoz & JCET invite you to see Kenji Williams, 4/20

YOU ARE INVITED! Communicating Climate 2015 April 20, 2015, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, University ...
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Career Paths for Grad Students Dinner Seminar @UMBC, Weds. April 8, 4:30, UMBC Campus (Free!) @UMBCGradSchool @UMBCcareers

Please RSVP on MyUMBC: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/31161 Students who are not from UMBC, and are ...
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ADVANCE & AGEP Connect! Grad students & postdocs invited to talk w/ Dr. Nora Volkow (580+ publications!), Dir. @NIDAnews @NIH

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to meet Dr. Nora Volkow, ...
PROMISE Cookout and Celebration of Graduates 2015

Save the Saturday dates: May 2 – Cookout & Celebration of Grads; August 15 – PROMISE Summer Success Institute

Warmer weather is arriving and we’d like for you to mark your ...
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Summer Internships for Graduate Students @IBM in Africa and in the US. Full-time positions also available. Apply now.

Dear Graduate Students, You are invited to apply for a summer internship ...
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Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program invites you to hear Dr. Tracy Johnson, HHMI biology professor from @UCLA on March 26, 2015 (@HHMInews)

Dr. Tracy Johnson, new HHMI Professor from UCLA, and a special guest ...
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Attend the National Postdoctoral Association’s @nationalpostdoc session in MD, March 13, 2015: Institutional Diversity Postdoc Fellowships

The PROMISE AGEP will be represented at the annual conference for the ...
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Dean Laura Bryan (UB, @EubieBee) & Career-Life Balance/Integration Portfolios – Feb. 25, 2015

The new Career-Life Balance Initiative at UMBC is sponsoring a February 2015 workshop ...
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Advanced Statistics for Graduate Students Lunch Seminar & YouTube Video Presentation: Weds. Feb. 11, 2015, 1PM

The PROMISE AGEP, The Graduate School at UMBC, and The UMBC Office ...
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Internships & Fellowships for Graduate Students: @NASA OSSI Virtual Career Fair, Feb. 10-12, 2015

NASA OSSI Online Career Week, a virtual career fair for students pursuing degrees ...
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“High Profile Scientific Publishing” Workshop @UMBC, Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 w/ Dr. Hélène Hodak from @ElsevierConnect

The Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program at UMBC, and PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP (the ...
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Spring 2015 Seminars and Workshops @UMBCGradSchool, @UMDGradSchool, @UMBGradSchool

Graduate students in Maryland have a wealth of resources at their fingertips! ...
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PUBLIC SPEAKING – Special Saturday Success Breakfast Seminar for Grad Students & Postdocs w/ Scott Morgan: Sat. Jan. 31, 2015 @UMBCGradSchool

All graduate students attending institutions within the University System of Maryland are ...
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Science & Math Teaching Positions Available *NOW* at Anne Arundel Community College

Dear Graduate Students and Postdocs, Our colleagues at Anne Arundel Community College ...
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Spring 2015 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference: Fri. Feb. 13, 2015\

PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation is pleased to invite you to attend and ...
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Goucher Prison Education Partnership Seeks Volunteers for 11/23 session

Goucher Prison Education Partnership needs you! Come this Sunday to learn about ...
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PROF-it (Professors-in-Training): Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellows Applications – Earlybird Applications through this Friday, November 21!

Be a PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) Spring 2015 CCBC Teaching Fellow!
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Financial Literacy Seminar (Nov 19th): Credit scores and Consumer Debt

Please join us for the second event for the series of “Go Live” ...

PROMISE AGEP Past Projects and Events

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PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) – August 15, 2015

The 2015 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2015, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. This conference (business attire) provides professional development for new/incoming graduate students, continuing graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, early-career professors, and professionals in the region. This is an annual event that has been in existence since 2003. All […]

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Annual Address to Grad Students: UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski will discuss “Pathways to Leadership,” Weds. March 11, 2015 @UMBC (w/ lunch, Free!)

In 2003, the first year of programming for the PROMISE AGEP, a UMBC Public Policy graduate student named Robert Alexander asked if PROMISE could sponsor a “town hall” type of seminar with UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski. That conversation birthed the concept of an annual seminar for graduate students that would feature the university’s president. […]

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Dr. Renetta Tull Provides Answers to Students’ “Faculty X|Y” Questions. #MomentsToMentor

Dear Graduate Students, The PROMISE AGEP co-sponsors monthly professional development seminars for graduate students, and one of the increasingly popular workshops is called, “When Faculty Say ‘X’ … Understanding Faculty Expectations, Unwritten Rules.” This seminar, held annually at UMBC, features a panel of faculty members who answer questions that students post (often anonymously) on the […]

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PROMISE Visiting Professors for Social Change (International) – A Proposed Program

Dear Graduate Students, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Members of the PROMISE Community, We are in the process of developing a new program with collaborators, Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico. We sent out an initial email to gauge interest in a new visiting professor program, and the response was overwhelming! We’re so glad to hear that you […]

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Good morning Dr. _insert your name here_ (per @UMBC Pres. Hrabowski). @PROMISE_AGEP Reflections: SREB @SREBDocSch #Institute2014 #Atlanta

PROMISE AGEP – University System of Maryland: We have been on a journey and you have been given an assignment. In Atlanta, at this past weekend’s SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, UMBC’s President Hrabowski told you that you are pioneers, and that your academic contributions will set the groundwork for generations to […]

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PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner: Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 (for grad students & postdocs)

      This is an annual event. We have been hosting the Fall Harvest Dinner since 2003. This event is free for all graduate students and postdocs who attend an institution within the University System of Maryland (USM), and who support the mission of PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP. The mission of PROMISE is to increase the […]

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When Faculty say “X” … Understanding Faculty Expectations, Unwritten Rules. Dinner Seminar, Fri. Oct. 10, 2014

Each year, PROMISE and the Graduate School at UMBC host a dinner seminar that allows graduate students to ask questions of faculty. This year, the  “When Faculty Say ‘X’ … ” seminar will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 in BIO 120. This is your chance to ask the faculty any questions about expectations, […]

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Coping with Stress at the Graduate Level: A Program by PROMISE @ UMB, Oct. 1, 2014

PROMISE@UMB presents a workshop on coping with stress on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 10 AM. Location: SMC Campus Center, Room 311: http://www.umaryland.edu/smccampuscenter/, Directions: http://www.umaryland.edu/smccampuscenter/building/index.html Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coping-with-stress-at-the-graduate-level-tickets-13285644721  

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Conference to prepare undergrads for grad school. GEM GRADLab: Sat. Sept. 20,2014

  Calling all STEM undergraduates in the region! Are you a STEM undergraduate student who is thinking about graduate school? This FREE conference is for you! Do you know someone who should be thinking about making plans for graduate study? If so, we have a conference that is designed just for them! If not, surely […]

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Fall 2014 Seminars & Workshops at UMBC, UMB, & UMCP: Open to Graduate Students and Postdocs

Through our collaborate PROMISE grant, PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation, students throughout the University System of Maryland are eligible to attend professional seminars and workshops at UMBC, UMB, and UMCP.  If the event is listed on the main PROMISE website, please follow the directions to RSVP. Several seminars have university-specific registration processes. If you are planning […]

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