Tag Archives: Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Tull Provides Answers to Students’ “Faculty X|Y” Questions. #MomentsToMentor

Dear Graduate Students, The PROMISE AGEP co-sponsors monthly professional development seminars for graduate students, and one of the increasingly popular workshops is called, “When Faculty Say ‘X’ … Understanding Faculty Expectations, Unwritten Rules.” This seminar, held annually at UMBC, features a panel of faculty members who answer questions that students post (often anonymously) on the […]

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Good morning Dr. _insert your name here_ (per @UMBC Pres. Hrabowski). @PROMISE_AGEP Reflections: SREB @SREBDocSch #Institute2014 #Atlanta

PROMISE AGEP – University System of Maryland: We have been on a journey and you have been given an assignment. In Atlanta, at this past weekend’s SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, UMBC’s President Hrabowski told you that you are pioneers, and that your academic contributions will set the groundwork for generations to […]

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Happy 10th Birthday PROMISE! From April 1, 2003 to Today: A Message from the Director

Dear Participants, Alumni, and Friends of PROMISE, Today, I celebrate 10 years as the Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP. For those of you who remember my first day at UMBC, I started out in an office on the 5th floor of the Administration Building. I am so happy that so many of you who were […]

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Communicate with your faculty (A message for new and continuing grad students.)

Prepare for a successful Fall semester: Communicate with your faculty (A message for new and continuing grad students.)  The new semester is starting and we know that first and second year graduate students are generally immersed in classes, while more advanced doctoral students are working on experiments, preparing for exams, writing the dissertation, preparing for […]

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Preparing for academic success in 2012: 5 things to do BEFORE classes begin.

Classes at universities in Maryland begin in a few days. Over the past few weeks, there have been questions concerning what can be done to adequately prepare for a new semester of graduate courses.  Part of the answer is in the question itself:  one must “prepare” for the new semester before classes begin.  There are […]

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