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July 15, 2016 Summer Horizons: Apply to Graduate School! Guest Speaker: UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Undergraduate students: This workshop is for you! On Friday, July 16, 2016, UMBC will host the annual Summer Horizons program. This program is for undergraduate students (at any school), and for others who are interested in learning more about graduate school admission, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Career professionals and non-traditional students who are thinking about graduate […]

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Summer 2016 Dissertation House (Accepting Applications!)

The Summer 2016 Dissertation House is coming to UMBC (July 5, 2016 to July 8, 2016)!  Students who participate in this program will spend each day thinking, writing, and sharing ideas about their doctoral dissertations.  Students will learn effective time-management skills; learn how to set small manageable goals, and will meet with a dissertation coach in […]

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

The 2016 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) 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 for the […]

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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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UPDATE!! Location change for Saturday, May 7, 2016: PROMISE AGEP Family and Friends Celebration of Graduates Cookout

IMPORTANT UPDATE 5/6/16: DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE COOKOUT WILL BE HELD TOMORROW, SATURDAY, MAY 7, AT THE UMBC CAMPUS, COMMONS BUILDING, 2ND FLOOR, GAME ROOM. 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 […]

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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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