Tag Archives: Advice for Students

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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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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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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***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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April 18, 2017: UMES 8th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2017

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore will be having its 8th Annual Regional Research Symposium on April 18, 2017. Abstracts are currently being accepted. Everyone is invited to come to attend, to present, and/or to support other fellow researchers. Details regarding the symposium are below. For further details, please visit  https://www.umes.edu/symposium2017/Default.aspx?id=55623.  Event Details Event: 8th […]

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October 11, 2016: Networking Opportunity with Dr. Claudia Pearce

On October 11, 2016, there will be a networking opportunity for CWIT, Meyerhoff undergraduate scholars, and PROMISE members from 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM to meet the 2016 ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture, featuring, Dr. Claudia Pearce,  M.S., ’89 and Ph.D., ’94 and 2014 UMBC Alumna of the Year in COEIT. Dr. Pearce is currently Senior Computer Science […]

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UPDATE!! Location change for Saturday, May 7, 2016: PROMISE AGEP Family and Friends Celebration of Graduates Cookout

IMPORTANT UPDATE 5/6/16: DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE COOKOUT WILL BE HELD TOMORROW, SATURDAY, MAY 7, AT THE UMBC CAMPUS, COMMONS BUILDING, 2ND FLOOR, GAME ROOM. 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 […]

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Career Paths for Graduate Students (UMBC Campus Skylight Room, April 6, 2016, 4 PM – 6 PM)

Are you looking for career path possibilities or searching for job opportunities? On April 6, 2016, we will be hosting our annual “Career Paths for Graduate Students” seminar. Employers will cover all disciplines. Please RSVP to reserve your spot! Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about career possibilities and to network with employers of […]

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