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PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) – August 20, 2016

The 2016 PROMISE Summer Success Institute will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016, with a Dissertation House component on Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19. The event will be held at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve in Hanover, Maryland. Please save the date. This page will be updated with details.   All events […]

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PROMISE Resources for Faculty Mentors

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 […]

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Saturday, May 7, 2016: 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 school. This event is free. Graduate students from all schools within the University System of Maryland (USM) are invited! Here is a list, if your school is listed, you are invited! http://www.usmd.edu/institutions/ Alumni, faculty, and staff are invited. […]

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UMES holds its first independent PROMISE workshop, April 19, 2016 #ThinkBigDiversity @UMESnews

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!

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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, […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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Career Paths for Graduate Students (UMBC Campus Skylight Room, April 6, 2016, 4 PM – 6 PM)

Are you looking for career path possibilities or searching for job opportunities? On April 6, 2016, we will be hosting our annual “Career Paths for Graduate Students” seminar. Employers will cover all disciplines. Please RSVP to reserve your spot! Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about career possibilities and to network with employers of […]

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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 […]

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Faculty Diversity and You. Fri. Feb. 12, 2016, 1:30 PM #ThinkBigDiversity

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 […]

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