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Summer Horizons 2017: June 30, 2017 @UMBC

UMBC will host the Summer Horizons 2017 program for undergraduate students and others who are interested in learning more about graduate school admission, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The 3-hour workshop will feature sessions on the application timeline, GRE, Statement of Purpose, Recommendation Letters, and other topics related to preparing for graduate school.  There […]

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15th PROMISE Summer Success Institute: Aug. 19, 2017 #ThinkBigDiversity

The PROMISE Summer Success Institute, sponsored by the National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and Professoriate (AGEP) program, will celebrate 15 years of the Summer Success Institute in 2017!   In 2003, “SUCCESS 2003” (later named the PROMISE Summer Success Institute or “SSI”) brought together graduate students in STEM from underrepresented groups in Maryland […]

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Dissertation House @ UMBC July 11-14, 2017

The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC, July 11-14, 2017. Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures. Open application period: Early bird May 22, 2017 – June 2, 2017. Late registration June 3, 2017 – June 18, 2017 (Applications received during the early bird period will have priority.) (Please note […]

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April 19, 2017 @UMBC, “Giving your research a global platform” w/Dr. Darryl Williams from @TuftsUniversity; President @ASEE_MIND #ThinkBigDiversity

As scholars within the University System of Maryland, and part of the community served by PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP, you have been immersed in environments that carry a vision for social responsibility. Have you thought about how to engage globally? Let’s consider ways that you can share your research internationally, and how to address global challenges. […]

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April 17, 2017 Workshop “Dissertation Title: To Be Determined,” by PROMISE @UMDGradSchool [UM College Park] #ThinkBigDiversity

Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion 2nd Annual Spring Speaker Series and PROMISE AGEP PhD Completion Workshop “Dissertation Title: To Be Determined” Answers for When You Don’t Know Which Way to Go By Dr. Alecia C. Eubanks Monday, April 17, 2017 4:00-5:30pm (doors open at 3:45pm) Pyon Su, 2108 Stamp (Light refreshments served) RSVP Required, […]

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NextProfScience 2017 Workshop at the University of Michigan on May 2-5

You are invited to participate in the NextProfScience 2017 workshop being offered at the University of Michigan on May 2-5, 2017 (see link). NextProf Science is aimed at future faculty—advanced doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in science at an exceptional academic research institution and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity. The science and […]

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PROMISE AGEP Graduate Students at the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Seoul, South Korea

  From November 4 – 6, 2016, graduate students of the LSAMP Bridge to Doctorate Fellows and PROMISE AGEP community attended the World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) in Seoul, South Korea. The students were funded through the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s International Engagement and Broadening Participation in STEM project.  The students had a wonderful time […]

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UPDATE: RAIN PLAN May 6, 2017: PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout “indoors”

On May 6, 2017, PROMISE AGEP will be hosting its annual PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family 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 […]

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April 5, 2017: Career Paths for Graduate Students

Are you looking for which career path to consider with your graduate degree? Save the date and look no further, as PROMISE AGEP and the UMBC’s Career Services Center brings a career fair to the UMBC! Employers will cover all disciplines. Please RSVP below to reserve your spot! Attendees will have the opportunity to learn […]

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***New Date *** April 13, 2017: Pathways to Leadership – A Talk with Dr. Hrabowski, President @UMBC

Update: This event will now be held on Thursday, April 13th, 2017, during Graduate Student Week. This event will be co-sponsored by the UMBC Graduate Student Association. Update: 2/28/17, 4:27 PM: This event has been postponed. Dr. Hrabowski had a sudden change in his schedule m, but he is trying to see if he can […]

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