PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP

Retiring the PROMISESuccessSeminars blog on Dec. 31, 2013. Please visit http://www.umbc.edu/promise

In PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on December 31, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Thank you for reading this blog over the years. We will be migrating the content over to our primary PROMISE website, http://www.umbc.edu/promise, which can also be accessed using http://promiseagep.wordpress.com. The information on this site will remain available as an archive.

Reminder: Fall 2013 Seminars & Workshops for Graduate Students

In PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on October 3, 2013 at 4:53 PM

Seminars and Workshops:

http://promiseagep.wordpress.com/2013/09/17/professional-development-seminars-for-graduate-students-fall-2013/

Dr. Christopher Rakes’ Resource site, Advanced Statistics Notes: http://csrakes.yolasite.com/resource.php

Events for Postdocs:

 

Updates for August & September 2013: Following the Summer Success Institute (SSI)

In Grad Student Success Seminar, Graduate Student Professional Development, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP, Summer Success Institute (SSI) on August 22, 2013 at 12:41 PM

This information was sent to students via email on August 21, 2013. It is repeated here.

We have some updates: 

1) Sat. Sept. 7: NSF Graduate Fellowship Workshop led by PROMISE alums Dr. Frances Carter-Johnson and Dr. Patti Ordóñez,  plus “Featured Fellowship Opportunity, due Aug. 23″ (from SSI Mentoring Pods’ Moderator, Miryam Gerdine), see the full post and the comment section: http://promiseagep.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/jobs-fellowships-grad-school-funding-saturday-breakfast-lunch-seminar-sept-7-2013-umbc/

2) We’ll see you on campus! Opening fall semester reception at UMCP (8/29), lunch at UMB (9/3), and dinner at UMBC (9/6). DETAILS: http://promiseagep.wordpress.com/2013/08/21/whats-next-for-promise-meetings-on-campuses-in-maryland-aug-29-sept-3-sept-6-2013/

3) Calling all STEM PhD students: It’s time for the annual, NATIONAL, SREB Compact for Faculty Diversity/Institute on Teaching and Mentoring! (This is the conference that Dr. Carter-Johnson described as “Multiplying SSI by 1000!) You may have a chance to go, all expenses paid! One year, we took 25 people! (Dr. Robert Alexander from the CDC, PROMISE Alum, met his wife at this conference!) Other alums have found jobs at this conference! Coming October 2013. Apply now, it’s first come, first serve:
4) If you have any remaining comments about the SSI, please post them here:
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Additional Events at  UMBC:

 

 

a) TA Training and “Teaching & Learning” Workshop on Friday, 8/23, 8:30 AM. Topics: Disciplinary Thinking, Blackboard, Conflict Resolution, etc. Plus, “TOP TAs” from departments will give tips for success. Each school will be represented. We will also share information about the $2000 CCBC/UMBC Teaching Fellows program through PROF-it, and the $1000 IHU opportunity.  All new TAs, and all who are interested in “Teaching & Learning,” please RSVP here:

b) Lunch seminar on Life/Work Balance with Psychologist, Author, and Poet, Dr. Robert Deluty, Friday, 8/23, 1PM. Don’t miss this event! Humor, advice, tips for success! RSVP here: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/18328

Coming in September: