PROMISE Friends & Family Celebration of Graduates Cookout, Sat. May 5, 2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Come out and join us at the annual PROMISE Maryland’s AGEP May “Friends and Family” Cookout and Celebration of Graduates. Graduate students and postdocs from UMBC, UM College Park, UMB, and other campuses within the University System of Maryland are invited. PROMISE students may bring guests … any family members or friends who have supported your journey in graduate school. PROMISE alumni, faculty, SSI Mentors-in-Residence, and “Friends of PROMISE” are invited to attend.

The event is free, but please RSVP.

You may bring blankets, games, and other items to make your afternoon enjoyable. Food and beverages will be provided. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed.


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Categories: Community Building, Ph.D. Completion

Author: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) –, 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: Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull;

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11 Comments on “PROMISE Friends & Family Celebration of Graduates Cookout, Sat. May 5, 2012”

  1. Katayoon Saadin
    April 15, 2012 at 11:50 AM #


    I would like to RSVP for the cookout event.

    Katayoon Saadin
    University of Maryland, College Park


  2. DeLauren McCauley
    April 30, 2012 at 2:12 PM #


    I would like to RSVP for the cookout.


  3. May 1, 2012 at 9:33 AM #


    I would like to rsvp for 5 people. Thank you!

    Sam, UMBC


  4. May 1, 2012 at 2:14 PM #

    RSVP + 1 guest
    Charonda, UMBC


  5. Serina Woods
    May 1, 2012 at 2:28 PM #

    I’ve RSVP’d for the event on Facebook and may be inviting 4 more guests



  6. Adrienne Starks
    May 2, 2012 at 6:38 AM #

    I would like to RSVP for the cookout.


  7. Frances
    May 2, 2012 at 1:54 PM #

    Louis and I will attend.


  8. Jared Dixon
    May 3, 2012 at 1:19 AM #

    I would like to RSVP for the cookout.


  9. Antonia Tolson Baaqee
    May 3, 2012 at 2:04 PM #

    I will be coming with my daughter Kaedynn.


  10. Lisa
    May 3, 2012 at 3:31 PM #

    I would like to RSVP + 1 guest


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