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Apply for UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows program FALL 2011

In Graduate Student Professional Development, PROF-it, PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on May 6, 2011 at 11:44 PM

Are you a graduate student who is interested in obtaining some teaching experience? Were you previously interested but for some reason could not participate?

Participation in the PROF-it “Professors-in-Training” program, provides graduate students at UMBC with an opportunity to draw upon the partnership between UMBC and the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) to teach a class at one of the campuses of CCBC for the FALL 2011 semester. You will be mentored by a faculty member from CCBC, and will be required to attend additional training sessions during the semester. Please make sure that your Advisor and/or your Graduate Program Director are aware that you are applying for this Fellows program. Time commitment may vary from class to class, but be prepared to spend at least 3 hours of preparation per one hour of class time. If accepted, you will be added to CCBC’s payroll and will receive a stipend of $2000.

Read more about teaching at CCBC:

· Full-time or Part-time graduate student at UMBC.
· All applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate study.
· U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. Stipulations related to Visa requirements prevent an international student with a full Teaching Assistantship, Research Assistantship, or 20 hour/week job from applying.

Please submit the Application (attached) AND your full Curriculum Vitae to, with subject line “PROF-it 2011 Teaching Fellow.”

** Application package deadline (extended) —  June 10, 2011. **

Dr. Pollack will discuss the Teaching Fellows selection process, how you can improve your chances of getting selected, and answer any other questions you may have.
Location: Graduate School, Administration Building Room 218.
Two sessions available:
– Friday, May 13, 10 -11 am
– Wednesday, June 1, 12-1 pm

Visit the UMBC PROF-it group on Blackboard for the application and more information.

Application: Fall 2011_Application_UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows


PROMISE Cookout – Saturday May 7

In PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on May 6, 2011 at 11:35 PM

Dear Grad Students,

We are sponsoring our annual Friends and Family cookout this Saturday, May 7, 2011, 1-4 PM at Cedar Lane Park in Columbia. Please RSVP via our Facebook event page: . You may bring family members (including children), friends, lab mates, friends from other schools, neighbors, etc. The key is to invite anyone from within your circle who supports you and your pursuit of the graduate degree. This event is free for you and your guests. Please RSVP. We’ll look forward to seeing you on Saturday.

The weather is scheduled to be sunny and 72 degrees. If it rains, we will move our location to the UMBC Skylight Room in the Commons (campus student center.) Please check our Twitter page for weather-related updates:!/PROMISE_AGEP