Tag Archives: Professors-in-Training

PROF-it Series: Provost’s Teaching & Learning Symposium – September 22, 2017 @ UMBC

Featuring a Keynote from Dr. Saundra McGuire Friday, September 22, 2017 · 8:45 AM – 2:15 PM UMBC Campus – University Center   The Faculty Developing Center at UMBC extends an invitation to all PROMISE AGEP and Postdoctoral Fellows at UMBC Community to participate. Please join us for the fourth annual Provost’s Teaching and Learning Symposium!  […]

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Ethical and Inspiring Mentorship in STEM Conference – September 21, 2017 @ UMD

Join us to discuss ethical, effective, and inspiring mentors Thursday, September 21, 2017 ,· 8 AM – 8 PM   The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and The Graduate School at University of Maryland College Park (UMD) extend an invitation to all Postdoctoral Fellows and Associates and Graduate Students of the USM System interested in pursuing an […]

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PROF-it Series: How to develop a syllabus – September 15, 2017 @ UMBC

ALL PROMISE AGEP Community invited to attend! Postdocs from the USM System are welcome to join! Friday, September 15, 2017 · Noon – 2 PM UMBC Campus – The Commons: 329   This seminar is part of the PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) series. Participants will learn how to develop a syllabus, manage time in the classroom, and plan […]

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PROF-it Series: Crafting Effective Writing Assignments – September 12, 2017 @ UMBC

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 · Noon – 1:30 PM UMBC Campus – Engineering 102 Create writing assignments to deepen understanding   The Faculty Development Center at UMBC extends an invitation to all UMBC AGEP and PROF-it students to participate. Join FDC and Writing Center staff to learn how to create writing assignments that scaffold students’ writing skills, deepen their […]

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PROMISE is going to Atlanta in October 2014 for the SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity! Do you want to go?

We’re heading to the ATL this coming October 2014 for the SREB Compact! If you went to the PROMISE SSI this year, think of The Compact as PROMISE SSI quadrupled! Yes, there are nearly 1000 students from around the country at the conference. As a group, PROMISE has traveled with graduate students to past SREB conferences in Atlanta, […]

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NEW PROMISE AGEP-T Postdoctoral Program – University System of Maryland

PROMISE AGEP: Maryland Transformation (An NSF AGEP-T), is proud to announce the opening round of applications for the new University System of Maryland’s STEM Postdoctoral Fellowship program. This NSF funded program is designed to promote faculty diversity by preparing diverse, talented postdoctoral trainees with the career skills needed to succeed in STEM academic research.  Fellows […]

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15 Things to Consider as You Prepare for Your Faculty Interview

During the August 2010 PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI), Dr. Philip Rous, then Dean of UMBC’s College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (current Interim Provost and PI for the PROMISE AGEP), shared “secrets” behind applying for faculty positions.  Dr. Rous  provided information regarding how to prepare for the interview, what to expect during the interview, and […]

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25+ PROMISE students/affiliates attend SREB’s Conference in Atlanta

We are pleased to announce that more than 25 of our PROMISE students and affiliates will be attending the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute on Teaching and Mentoring: http://www.instituteonteachingandmentoring.org/Institute/index.html in Atlanta, GA, October 20-23, 2011. The SREB participants will be discussing some thoughts related to their experiences and plans in this thread.

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Orientations and Success Seminars for 2011-2012

The Graduate Schools at UMBC and College Park will hold orientations this week, and UMBC will hold its first graduate student seminar on Friday, August 26. UMBC’s Evening Graduate School Orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 24 at 4:30 PM. UM College Park invites all new and continuing graduate students of color and all […]

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PROF-it: Professors-in-Training

PROF-it: Professors in Training, is a program for graduate students that provides opportunities for training and hands-on teaching. Our partners include: UMBC’s Office of Undergraduate Education and the “Introduction to an Honors University” program, Howard University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Community Colleges of Baltimore County (CCBC), Baltimore City Community College (BCCC), and […]

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