This page provides resources that faculty can use to learn more about diversity in STEM, and tools that shape the PROMISE AGEP. The PROMISE AGEP was established to increase the numbers and diversity of Ph.D.s in STEM fields, with the purpose of preparing diverse graduate students and postdoctoral scholars for the STEM professoriate. In September […]
Congratulations to the Graduate School at UMES, and their Graduate Student Association for their plans to hold UMES’ first, independent, PROMISE Workshop, as part of their Graduate Student Week. Kudos to the team at UMES!
PROMISE at Schools within the USM: Salisbury, UMES, Bowie, Towson. “When Faculty Say X” discussion, Spring 2016.
This week, PROMISE is visiting schools around Maryland for meetings and workshops. The key feature will be the PROMISE annual workshop, “When Faculty Say ‘X’ …” Description of the lecture: Understanding professors’ expectations shouldn’t be a mystery. However, sometimes, there are disconnects between what a faculty member wants a student to produce for a project, […]
Dr. Autumn Reed, Director of STRIDE and Coordinator of Faculty Diversity Initiatives at UMBC, invites PROMISE to a play on UMBC’s campus with the CRLT Players of the University of Michigan. Dr. Reed has served as a PROMISE Mentor-in-Residence, and facilitator for the 2016 PROMISE roundtable on faculty diversity that was part of the Research […]
University of Maryland College Park (@UMDGradSchool) Sponsors Dissertation Completion Workshops, March & April 2016
PROMISE at the University of Maryland College Park and the Graduate School’s PhD Completion Series invites you to come to campus for two important talks that will help you with your dissertation. 1) Selecting and Communicating with Your Committee MARCH 10, 2016 – 3:00PM TO 4:30PM A Graduate School Ph.D. Completion series workshop Location: Juan […]
“Dual Language Instruction” Workshops provided by Ana G. Méndez University @SUAGM, #ThinkBigDiversity
The PROMISE AGEP enjoys a partnership with the Ana G. Méndez University System in Puerto Rico, with campuses in Florida (Orlanda and Tampa Bay), and Maryland (Wheaton). The Ana G. Méndez University (AGMUS) offers a unique degree program for adult learners, using a dual language model of Spanish and English. You can read more about […]
President @UMBC Dr. Freeman Hrabowski will discuss Leadership – Grad Student Lunch, Weds. March 2 2016 (Free!)
PROMISE Maryland’s AGEP and The Graduate School at UMBC present the following event for Spring 2016: The 2016 Graduate Student Seminar on Leadership A Discussion with Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President of UMBC Wednesday, March 2, 2016 1:00 – 2:15 PM Lunch will be served at 1:00 Talk will begin at 1:30 PM. Everyone needs to be seated […]
This Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, as part of the 2016 Annual PROMISE Research and Professional Development Symposium, there will be a 2 hour workshop that is specifically dedicated to discussing faculty diversity in STEM. Dr. Nancy Shapiro, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the University System of Maryland will bring the opening remarks, and […]
Dr. Talithia Williams, tenured Mathematics Professor at Harvey Mudd College in California, and former AGEP scholar at Rice University is now an ACE Fellow at UMBC. The ACE Fellowship program trains faculty for future higher education leadership at the level of dean, provost, and president. When Dr. Williams was a graduate student, she was a […]
Today marks a milestone in PROMISE. All of the participants who were featured in the production of the “What is PROMISE” video from the 2007 Summer Success Institute (SSI) have successfully defended their doctoral dissertations! Robert Holder, UMBC PROMISE Peer Mentor, Computer Science, has been working full-time while pursuing his PhD, and today, he defended, rounding […]