Fall Harvest Dinner – Fri. November 20, 2015 @UMDGradSchool


The 2015 PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner for graduate students and postdocs at schools within the University System of Maryland will be held Friday, November 20, 2015, at  5:30 PM. (Time change from 5:00)

Location:

University of Maryland College Park

Stamp Student Union

2203 Stamp – Colony Ballroom

This dinner will allow you to connect with graduate students and postdocs who are in your field, allowing you to build collaborative relationships, connections, and expand your network. You may bring a guest to this event. PROMISE wants you to include your support network in events. 

This event is free.

This event will include a short program with a welcome from the hosts at College Park, and some highlights from the recent SREB Institute on Teaching & Mentoring/Compact for Faculty Diversity.

  • 5:30 PM Arrival & Seating
  • 6:00 PM Welcome & Dinner
    • (Hosted by the PROMISE Leaders at College Park)
  • 7:00 PM Short Program to Highlight the SREB Institute for Teaching and Mentoring
    • (Hosted by Dr. David Mayo, Alum, Aerospace Engineering, UM College Park)

REGISTER:

Eventbrite - PROMISE AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner 2015

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Please see the comments below for information on parking, free bus transportation from Baltimore, and other updates. 

Stay tuned to this page for any additional information.

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Categories: Career Life Balance, Community Building

Author:Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland (http://www.umbc.edu), and Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She is 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 is on global diversity in STEM 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 Google+ google.com/+RenettaTull. Follow on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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4 Comments on “Fall Harvest Dinner – Fri. November 20, 2015 @UMDGradSchool”

  1. Yarazeth Medina
    November 4, 2015 at 2:23 PM #

    BUS TRANSPORTATION:

    A bus will depart from the Commons Circle Drive (the front of Commons Circle) on UMBC’s campus heading to College Park at 5:00 PM on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. The bus will leave College Park at 8:00 PM to return to UMBC.

    If you would like to ride the bus, please send email to promisestaff@gmail.com, with the subject “Bus for Fall Harvest 2015.” Your email must include the following:

    1) Name
    2) Academic Department (no abbreviations)
    3) School or College (e.g., School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences)
    4) Name of your university
    5) Name of your Graduate School Dean
    6) Your Eventbrite Ticket # (Order #, from your confirmation email, also printed on the ticket that was attached to your confirmation email.)

    Once you send the email I will send an email confirming your seat on the bus.

    Best,
    Yarazeth Medina

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  2. Yarazeth Medina
    November 10, 2015 at 1:27 PM #

    **** IMPORTANT UPDATE: BUS TRANSPORTATION ****

    A bus will depart from the Commons Circle Drive on UMBC’s campus at 5:00 PM on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. The bus will leave College Park at 8:00 PM to return to UMBC around 9:00-9:30 PM

    Please don’t forget to send an email with your information if you want to ride the bus.

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  3. November 18, 2015 at 11:29 AM #

    University of Maryland College Park Parking:

    Here’s the link to the UMD campus map with an interactive link.
    http://www.umd.edu/CampusMaps/campus_maps.cfm

    Parking in any numbered lot after 4pm is free.

    Lot 1 is the closest to Stamp Student Union.

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  4. November 18, 2015 at 5:30 PM #

    Directions: http://www.admit.umd.edu/direct.html

    Travel by Automobile

    From Baltimore and Points North
    Take I-95 South to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Beltway (I-495).
    Take Exit 27 and then follow signs to Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
    Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
    Turn right into Visitor Center parking area.

    From Virginia and Points South
    Take I-95 North to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Beltway (I-495).
    Continue North on I-95/I-495 toward Baltimore.
    Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
    Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
    Turn right into Visitor Center parking area.

    From Virginia and Points West
    Take I-66 East or I-270 South to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Beltway (I-495).
    Go East on I-495 toward Baltimore/Silver Spring.
    Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
    Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
    Turn right into Visitor Center parking area.

    From Annapolis and Points East
    Take U.S. 50 to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Beltway (I-495).
    Go North on I-95/I-495 toward Baltimore.
    Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
    Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
    Turn right into Visitor Center parking area.

    From Washington, D.C. (Northwest/Southwest)
    Take 16th St. North which becomes Georgia Ave. North at Maryland/D.C. line.
    Go East on I-495 toward Baltimore.
    Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park).
    Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1.
    Turn right into Visitor Center parking area.

    From Washington, D.C. (Northeast/Southeast)
    Take Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1 North) which becomes Baltimore Ave. North at Maryland/D.C. line.
    Proceed through the city of College Park.
    Turn left at Rossborough Lane into Visitor Center parking area.

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