PROMISE has a number of projects that are within the University System of Maryland, internal to the State of Maryland, national, and international. In addition, we sponsor the website for some external projects that also support efforts to broaden participation in STEM. These various projects will be listed here.
ECUADOR 2015: International Engagement and Broadening Participation in STEM – Ecuador (Sponsor: NSF Broadening Participation in Engineering)
COSTA RICA 2016: International Engagement 2016 (Costa Rica) – Sponsors: NSF Broadening Participation in Engineering and NSF LSAMP for the University System of Maryland
KOREA 2016: International Engagement Part IV: Korea w/ the Global Student Forum & World Engineering Education Forum – Sponsors: The Graduate School at UMBC, PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP
LACCEI 2017: LACCEI 2017 – Boca Raton, FL – Global Competencies & Broadening Participation in STEM – Sponsors: NSF USM LSAMP
Please find a list of all of the posts from this PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP website here:
- University System of Maryland Dissertation House at SSI, August 14-15, 2014
- The 2014 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI)! August 14-16, 2014
- July 2014 Summer Horizons: Apply to Graduate School! Special Speaker: UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski
- NEW PROMISE AGEP-T Postdoctoral Program – University System of Maryland
- Saturday, May 3: PROMISE Friends & Family Cookout in Columbia
- Travel funds for conferences: Keystone (BioMed), UMCP (Statistics) – Stockholm, Brazil, More!
- Jobs! April 9, 2014. Postdocs + Visiting Professorships! Dr. M. Penn (Gladstone) & Dr. J. Bonilla (TEC, Mexico), + others!
- Apply for MIT’s Design Lab! Deadline April 16, 2014. Program: May 2014
- Save these 2014 dates: May 3 (Celebration Cookout), August 16 (Summer Success Institute)
- “Pathways to Leadership” by UMBC’s President, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski: March 12, 2014
- PROMISE is going to UMES! The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Research Symposium: April 17, 2014
- University System of Maryland PROMISE AGEP Research Symposium & Professional Development Conference: Fri. Feb. 28, 2014 @ UM College Park
- Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress
- PROMISE Maryland AGEP Fall Harvest Dinner: Fri. Nov. 22, 2013 – College Park (@UMDGradSchool)
- Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Craig Mello – Mon. Nov. 4th UMB Campus (@UMBNews)
- Friends of PROMISE announce *JOBS!* at Purdue and Brookhaven National Labs
- “On My Own Terms” (Overcoming Subtle & Overt Discrimination in the Academy) – Guest Contributor: Dr. Christine Grant, NC State
- “When Faculty Say ‘X’ …” Do you understand what faculty say and mean? Dinner seminar, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
- STEM + Health Graduate Fellowship, 4 – 9 months in France! Due January 31, 2014
- PROF-it teams up with Goucher Prison Education Partnership – Session: Fri., Oct. 4, 2013
- Kevin Harris (CEO, Bedrock Assets) & Sonya Caesar (Dir., Money Matter$) discuss personal finance, October 2013
- New NSF PROMISE AGEP grant funded until 2017! Includes University System of Maryland, CCBC, AACC, and AGMUS
- Professional development seminars for graduate students: FALL 2013
- Regional GEM GRAD Lab @ UVA Sat. Sept. 28 (Co-Sponsors: UMBC, UVA, VA Tech)
- Transitioning from Industry to Academia: Advice for Young PhDs (By, Dr. Sujata Bhatia)
- The UMBC PROMISE/CGS/Grad Student Development GA Position: Information for Semi-finalists
- Information for applying to graduate school (English & Spanish). Applications will be due soon!
- PROMISE Opening Meeting/Dinner Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 – UMBC Game Room! Faculty, postdocs, grad students, and staff – all welcome!
- PROMISE Alum Dr. LaTese Briggs invites all to “A Celebration of Science” w/World-renowned Scientists, Sept. 9, 2012
- How to fund your graduate education! Dr. Ordóñez Rozo and Dr. Carter-Johnson (PROMISE Alumni) present their award-winning seminar on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012
- Prepare for a successful Fall semester: Communicate with your faculty (A message for new and continuing grad students.)
- 2012 SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity – Conference for Graduate Students, Postdocs and Jr. Faculty
- UMBC Postdocs for Faculty Diversity! Application Due November 2012, for 2013
- Annual PROMISE Summer Success Institute: August 17-18, 2012 @ UMBC & The Hotel at Arundel Preserve
- Interested in applying to graduate school? Summer Horizons 2012 at UMBC on Weds. July 18
- President of UMBC, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, discusses PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP
- PROMISE will visit The Aerospace Corporation, June 5, 2012
- Research vs. Development: Building A Career in the Modern Tech Industry. Friday, May 4 @ UMBC
- Dr. Laina King discusses travel awards for mountain research retreats: May 14, 2012
- Advanced PhD Students: Apply for the “Academy for Future Science Faculty”
- PROMISE Friends & Family Celebration of Graduates Cookout, Sat. May 5, 2012
- Yes, professors *DO* make more than $100,000/year! Here are some recent salaries …
- Got S.W.A.G.? (Secrets to Winning in Academia’s Game) Workshop – Friday, 3/30/12
- 15 Things to Consider as You Prepare for Your Faculty Interview
- Transitioning to Faculty Life: Conference for Underrepresented Minority Postdocs in STEM Fields
- Completing Your Thesis or Dissertation
- Join the PROMISE blogs and websites for up-to-date information. 55,000 hits & 2,300 comments strong on the DH!
- Postdoc and Faculty Jobs “Down Under.” Consider Australia!
- PROMISE *WEBINAR* “Confident Public Speaking” Feb. 15, 2012, 1-2PM EST
- PROMISE Spring Opening Meeting at UMBC – Feb. 17, 2012.
- Preparing for academic success in 2012: 5 things to do BEFORE classes begin.
- “Why Smart People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It” – A Jan. 24, 2012 WEPAN Webinar for all
- Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students
- PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner – November 18, 2011 at College Park
- Special Customized MATLAB Seminar for Graduate Students
- 25+ PROMISE students/affiliates attend SREB’s Conference in Atlanta
- Emerging Researchers Conference for AGEP & Bridge to the Doctorate Students
- Full Listing of PROMISE Seminars and Workshops
- Orientations and Success Seminars for 2011-2012
- #PROMISE2011 – The PROMISE Summer Success Institute
- Alumni in the Professoriate and in the STEM Enterprise
- Community Building for Grad Students and Postdocs
- Professors Beyond Borders
- Postdocs, Jobs, and Funding
- Success Seminars
- Summer Success Institute (SSI)
- PROF-it: Professors-in-Training
- The Dissertation House