The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC, July 7-10 2015. Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House. Open ...
PROMISE AGEP Spotlights, Activities, and Events
PROMISE is going to Frostburg University, May 1, 2015 – Mentoring STEM Undergrads, Preparing for Grad School
Career Paths for Grad Students Dinner Seminar @UMBC, Weds. April 8, 4:30, UMBC Campus (Free!) @UMBCGradSchool @UMBCcareers
ADVANCE & AGEP Connect! Grad students & postdocs invited to talk w/ Dr. Nora Volkow (580+ publications!), Dir. @NIDAnews @NIH
Save the Saturday dates: May 2 – Cookout & Celebration of Grads; August 15 – PROMISE Summer Success Institute
Summer Internships for Graduate Students @IBM in Africa and in the US. Full-time positions also available. Apply now.
Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program invites you to hear Dr. Tracy Johnson, HHMI biology professor from @UCLA on March 26, 2015 (@HHMInews)
Attend the National Postdoctoral Association’s @nationalpostdoc session in MD, March 13, 2015: Institutional Diversity Postdoc Fellowships
Advanced Statistics for Graduate Students Lunch Seminar & YouTube Video Presentation: Weds. Feb. 11, 2015, 1PM
“High Profile Scientific Publishing” Workshop @UMBC, Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 w/ Dr. Hélène Hodak from @ElsevierConnect
PUBLIC SPEAKING – Special Saturday Success Breakfast Seminar for Grad Students & Postdocs w/ Scott Morgan: Sat. Jan. 31, 2015 @UMBCGradSchool
Spring 2015 University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference: Fri. Feb. 13, 2015\
PROMISE AGEP Past Projects and Events
PROMISE Alumni Professors Give Voice to #BaltimoreUprising: Dr. Karsonya Whitehead, Dr. John Bullock, & Dr. Chris Whitt #Baltimore
Our PROMISE family includes alumni who are now professors who have insight and wisdom to share regarding the unrest that we are seeing in Baltimore. We connected with three of them this morning. They are former PROMISE Peer Mentors, and once they became professors, they served as PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) “Mentors-in-Residence.” They are pleased […]
Our students are in schools within several institutions within the University System of Maryland. Some go to school in, are from, or serve in the areas that have been hardest hit by the unrest. In the spirit of community, we know that our graduate students, staff, and alumni have been working to share in the […]
UPDATE: 4/30/15: This event will still take place on Saturday, 5/2. Please feel free to come out and take a brief break from your activities and join us from 1-4. We will celebrate graduates at 3. Given the current state of unrest, we also know that people are interested in knowing about opportunities to help in […]
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
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Please join us for the second event for the series of “Go Live” success seminars on “Financial Literacy.” Mrs. Lori Jankalski (Executive Vice President CCCS of MD & DE, Inc.) be talking to us about credit scores, credit reports, and consumer debt. This seminar will be coupled with information that will be posted on the Financial Smarts website […]
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 […]