Join the PROMISE blogs and websites for up-to-date information. 55,000 hits & 2,300 comments strong on the DH!


We have a number of online resources for students to receive information. In addition to this main website for PROMISE which launched this past summer (5,000+ hits),  we have an active Dissertation House website (18,000+ hits, 2300+ comments), an intranet site through MyUMBC (300+ members), a site that regularly lists all of the PROMISE Seminars & Workshops (32,000+ hits), PROMISE Facebook page, and a PROMISE Twitter site.  Please subscribe or join these sites to get the latest updates via email.  Don’t miss the webinars, dinner meetings, Dissertation House sessions, thesis completion workshops, academic achievement advice, professional development seminars, job announcements, and funding updates. While the MyUMBC site is limited to students on that campus, all of the other sites are open to anyone from any campus. Please join us! Stay informed. Participate, connect, and let us help you to meet your goals.

Screenshot from the PROMISE page on the MyUMBC intranet. If you are a student at UMBC, please join the group.

Published by Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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