PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP

Twitter Feed for #PROMISE2010

The 2010 PROMISE Summer Success Institute had a live twitter feed for the first part of the program on August 21, 2010.

Leshell Hatley was the guest tweeter.  This archive spans August 18, 2010 – August 22, 2010.

Visit PROMISE on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/PROMISE_AGEP   (@PROMISE_AGEP)

Real-time results for #PROMISE2010

    1. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      @Renetta_Tull Dr. Tull #PROMISE2010 was great. The live tweeting is great. It was alive and the fast feedback was cool. It was a new energy. about 3 hours ago via Twitterrific in reply to Renetta_Tull

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    4. Jocelyn Reader unique317

      #PROMISE2010 you can have it all but you can’t have it all at one time. #timemanagement #balance 1,282,418,139,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

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    7. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      Elevator Pitch time. Let’s Go. #PROMISE2010 1,282,417,118,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    10. Frances Carter fdecarter

      The first step to a good presentation is your own confidence. ~ @#promise2010 1,282,416,655,000.00 via mobile web

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    13. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      RT @unique317 #PROMISE2010 The more you deliver, the more you’re going to get. Negotiate from a position of power. I like that. 1,282,416,607,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    16. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      Diction Diction Diction People! Change it according to who your audience is. Aim for clear speech. Finish words. #PROMISE2010 1,282,416,317,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    19. Jocelyn Reader unique317

      #PROMISE2010 The more you deliver, the more you’re going to get. Negotiate from a position of power. 1,282,416,141,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

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    22. Jocelyn Reader unique317

      #PROMISE2010 be grateful but not too grateful – you earned this job! 1,282,415,903,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

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    25. Jocelyn Reader unique317

      #PROMISE2010 Figure out what the department and school wants & use it to get what you want. #teaching #research #academic 1,282,415,775,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

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    28. Jocelyn Reader unique317

      #PROMISE2010 circle of mentors: 3. Outside university but in discipline (act as advocate) & 4. a person u can talk to (misery loves company) 1,282,415,271,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

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    31. Derrick L. Cogburn derrickcogburn

      Looks like the rest of the day at #PROMISE2010 went well. Thanks for the live tweeting. Great tips! 1,282,415,166,000.00 via Echofon

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    34. Jocelyn Reader unique317

      #PROMISE2010 Circle of Mentors – need at least 3. Mentors located in 1. Ur home department, 2. w/in university outside of ur department… 1,282,415,150,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

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    37. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      Include ppl in the presentation but give attention to the decision maker.#PROMISE2010 1,282,414,636,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    40. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      All of today’s slide decks can be obtained from Dr. @renetta_tull #PROMISE2010 Thanks for the opportunity to provide live tweets! I had fun! 1,282,409,035,000.00 via HootSuite

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    43. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Public speaking and presentation giving is a skill everyone can learn.” @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,408,920,000.00 via HootSuite

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    46. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Final tips cont’d: 4) seek agreement from your audience, 5) show enthusiasm (for knockout presentations @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,408,879,000.00 via HootSuite

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    49. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #10: Avoid public speaking. Instead, get some training, read a book, start small – be on a panel, etc. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,408,647,000.00 via HootSuite

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    52. speakingpro speakingpro

      Knockout Presentations is now being sold at UMBC bookstore.#PROMISE2010 1,282,407,075,000.00 via mobile web

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    55. Vonetta J. Hunter punch_vj

      RT @ClaytonMuhammad: RT @BlackScholars: “There are no boring topics only boring speakers.” @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 << OHHHH YES! #agreed 1,282,404,794,000.00 via ÜberTwitter

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    58. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      Wow! What an amazing presentation. #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,672,000.00 via TwitBird

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    61. Kelly Green brandcoachkelly

      RT @Leshell: It takes 7 seconds or less to make a first impression – @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,335,000.00 via UberTwitter

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    64. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      The power is in the pause! @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,329,000.00 via HootSuite

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    67. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      We are immuned to violence because news reports don’t allow us to pause and absorb leading to an emotional impact. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,314,000.00 via HootSuite

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    70. Clayton Muhammad ClaytonMuhammad

      RT @BlackScholars: “There are no boring topics only boring speakers.” @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 << OHHHH YES! #agreed 1,282,404,184,000.00 via HootSuite

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    73. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #9: Lack of pausing. The power is in the pause. Use the beat technique – 3 beats at end of sentence. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,177,000.00 via HootSuite

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    76. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Enthusiasm is what sells. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,137,000.00 via HootSuite

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    79. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “There are no boring topics only boring speakers.” @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,094,000.00 via HootSuite

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    82. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      TIPS: Get louder, use more gestures, highlight keywords in notes and throw your voice out on these keywords, get excited #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,059,000.00 via HootSuite

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    85. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #8: Speaking in monotone (usually because they are reading, nervous, or w/o passion) @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,404,004,000.00 via HootSuite

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    88. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #7: Too much material (a data dump) – instead use ‘rule of 3’ – 3 items, 3 lessons, etc. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,938,000.00 via HootSuite

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    91. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Hook with something that will grab your listener @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,864,000.00 via HootSuite

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    94. Clayton Muhammad ClaytonMuhammad

      RT @BlackScholars: TIPS: Know your audience and dress one notch higher…@speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,803,000.00 via HootSuite

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    97. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #6 Don’t be speaker-centered (I, I, I, I…) remember people are thinking “what’s in it for me” http://bit.ly/d8bR7x #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,769,000.00 via HootSuite

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    100. Clayton Muhammad ClaytonMuhammad

      RT @BlackScholars: People who have good presentation skills get hired, promoted, and have more leadership opportunities. #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,767,000.00 via HootSuite

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    103. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      People will judge you by your attire, women should keep hair away from face. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 http://bit.ly/d8bR7x 1,282,403,700,000.00 via HootSuite

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    106. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      TIPS cont’d: Get to presentation spot an hour before. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,662,000.00 via HootSuite

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    109. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      TIPS: Know your audience and dress one notch higher, shine shoes, go to restroom ahead of time (check yourself). @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,567,000.00 via HootSuite

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    112. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      So, you should dress for success. But what does that mean in your world? Professional is too vague these days. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,508,000.00 via HootSuite

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    115. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #5: Projecting the wrong image… @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,417,000.00 via HootSuite

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    118. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      People who have good presentation skills get hired, promoted, and have more leadership opportunities. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,370,000.00 via HootSuite

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    121. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      The best visual aid you can ever use is YOU. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,333,000.00 via HootSuite

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    124. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Most important – you are the visual, the slideshow is just the aid. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,403,304,000.00 via HootSuite

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    127. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Look at presentation, turn to audience, and deliver the msg – your last word should land on a person’s eyes #PROMISE2010 @speakingpro 1,282,403,260,000.00 via HootSuite

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    130. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Also, don’t have too many slides or read your slides. @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 Use touch, turn, talk to avoid doing this…. 1,282,403,225,000.00 via HootSuite

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    133. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #4 – using visual aids incorrectly or inappropriately, the key here is murphy’s law – have a backup #PROMISE2010 @speakingpro 1,282,403,175,000.00 via HootSuite

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    136. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Find out background of, motivation, and how your audience likes to receive information #PROMISE2010 @speakingpro 1,282,403,050,000.00 via HootSuite

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    139. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Instead, do a listener profile (especially with diverse audiences) – @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,989,000.00 via HootSuite

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    142. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #3: Not knowing your audience (phd committee, potential employer, etc.) Don’t give the same presentation to all #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,952,000.00 via HootSuite

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    145. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Ego will also make people speak too long. #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,903,000.00 via HootSuite

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    148. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mistake #2) Speaking too long, instead time and rehearse your presentation – usually 10% longer than rehearsal #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,877,000.00 via HootSuite

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    151. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      10 Mistakes when making presentation: 1) lack of focus – instead think at the end of my presentation the audience will <blank> #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,838,000.00 via HootSuite

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    154. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      RT @BlackScholars “People will discount what they hear in order to believe what they see” – @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,790,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    157. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      RT @BlackScholars First thing to establish: Trust and rapport! – @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,778,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    160. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      SO….make sure you are in-sync with your audience! @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,745,000.00 via HootSuite

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    163. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      If a ever a mismatch in rapport (in person or on the phone) it’s probably in bod language, vocal tone, speaking rate, language #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,722,000.00 via HootSuite

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    166. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Awesome mirroring demonstration. Students are great for volunteering! #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,663,000.00 via HootSuite

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    169. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      It’s not just about body language, it’s also vocal tone. – @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,599,000.00 via HootSuite

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    172. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      @La_a2010 I found you! Still trying to figure out how to tweet and listen at the same time. #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,587,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    175. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Try to stay in-sync (gradually) and determine what to mirror. #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,543,000.00 via HootSuite

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    178. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Don’t do “monkey see monkey do” – instead do it more gradually #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,487,000.00 via HootSuite

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    181. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      How do you do that? Mirror who you are speaking to/with to create rapport (demonstrating with volunteer). #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,424,000.00 via HootSuite

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    184. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      First thing to establish: Trust and rapport! – @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,315,000.00 via HootSuite

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    187. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      People will discount what u say, in order to believe what u do…#PROMISE2010 1,282,402,293,000.00 via TwitBird

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    190. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      It takes 7 seconds or less to make a first impression – @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,285,000.00 via HootSuite

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    193. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “People will discount what they hear in order to believe what they see” – @speakingpro #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,261,000.00 via HootSuite

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    196. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      After demonstration – most people copied @speakingpro instead of listening to verbal instruction #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,231,000.00 via HootSuite

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    199. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Of communication/message – 38% is vocal, 7% is verbal, and 55% is visual. If one out sync, body language is defautl – #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,170,000.00 via HootSuite

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    202. Marques Stewart marqu3sst3wart

      RT @BlackScholars: FORMULA = Know yourself, know your audience, know your message #PROMISE2010 1,282,402,097,000.00 via ÜberTwitter

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    205. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Communication happens on 3 levels = Visually, vocally, verbally; Visually is most apparent (the body doesn’t lie) #PROMISE2010 @speakingpro 1,282,402,034,000.00 via HootSuite

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    208. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      FORMULA = Know yourself, know your audience, know your message #PROMISE2010 1,282,401,969,000.00 via HootSuite

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    211. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      How is public speaking like a yam? #PROMISE2010 1,282,401,928,000.00 via HootSuite

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    214. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      When presenting, the important factors are how your present Yourself, Message, Value #PROMISE2010 1,282,401,908,000.00 via HootSuite

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    217. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      correction: “How to give a knockout presentations” – #PROMISE2010 by Diane DiResta @speakingpro 1,282,401,871,000.00 via HootSuite

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    220. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      So, what is #PROMISE2010? – http://bit.ly/d8bR7x 1,282,401,794,000.00 via HootSuite

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    223. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Next Session: How to make ‘Knockout Presentations’ #PROMISE2010 1,282,401,744,000.00 via HootSuite

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    226. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Students are taking advantage of opportunities to speak with panelists. Awesome! #PROMISE2010 1,282,401,304,000.00 via HootSuite

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    229. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Speakers will also be available after panel as we setup for the next panel #PROMISE2010 THANKS @renetta_tull #breaktime 1,282,400,930,000.00 via HootSuite

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    232. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont’d: 24) make sure you are also aware of what’s happening in DC/political world as well as stay grounded #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,882,000.00 via HootSuite

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    235. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont’d: 22) net-neutrality (cost structure of access to the web) – keep an eye on it, 23) keep your fire/passion #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,839,000.00 via HootSuite

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    238. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      A new term I’m adding to my list. “Scholar Activism”. #Nupes #KappaAlphaPsi #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,822,000.00 via TwitBird

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    241. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont’d: 21) re: infrastructure – we need something to connect to the web much faster (for knowledge, healthcare, economics) #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,777,000.00 via HootSuite

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    244. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont’d: 20) since we are so close to DC, we should take advantage of networking and engaging with people on the hill #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,704,000.00 via HootSuite

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    247. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR Cont’d: 19) Moving to nonacademic careers – look to ‘the hill’ for fellowships #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,656,000.00 via HootSuite

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    250. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont’d: Book = Getting Things Done – a definite read for knowledge workers – have a trusted system – #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,602,000.00 via HootSuite

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    253. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont;d: 18) for us, there is no distinction between being a scholar and an activist. W.E.B Dubios is perfect example #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,569,000.00 via HootSuite

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    256. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      Scholar Activism is important to the advancement of the people….#wow. #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,559,000.00 via TwitBird

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    259. Frances Carter fdecarter

      Can Dr. Cogburn on someone do a talk on the how to positively approach obtaining tenure. @#promise2010 1,282,400,538,000.00 via mobile web

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    262. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont’d: 16) learn how to observe and learn from the observation, 17) therefore definitely room for social scientist #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,514,000.00 via HootSuite

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    265. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      RT @BlackScholars “You should always have a question!” @renetta_tull #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,478,000.00 via Twitterrific

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      CR cont’d: 14) once you have tenure, you have more flexibility, 15) understanding the culture is also related to traveling #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,455,000.00 via HootSuite

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    271. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      RT @PROMISE_AGEP RT @Marvin_Carr: R u a change agent? #PROMISE2010 I like that… I am! 1,282,400,419,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    274. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont’d: 13) start thinking about phd early – even though academia and tenure can be challenging #PROMISE2010 (understand that culture) 1,282,400,404,000.00 via HootSuite

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    277. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      R u a change agent? #PROMISE2010 I like that… 1,282,400,359,000.00 via TwitBird

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      CR cont’d: 9) engage with people, 10) be able to articulate what you want to do, 11) diffusion of innovation, 12) change agents #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,346,000.00 via HootSuite

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    283. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      CR cont’d: 6) talk to everyone/anyone who will listen, 7) get mentors, 8) “what question did you ask today?” #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,249,000.00 via HootSuite

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    286. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      #PROMISE2010 2 minutes… 1,282,400,221,000.00 via TwitBird

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    289. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Concluding remarks (CR): 1) know your opportunities, 2) network, 3) ask lots of questions, 4) be prepared, 5) have questions #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,159,000.00 via HootSuite

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    292. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      Dr. Tull is a great moderator. #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,084,000.00 via TwitBird

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    295. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      Clearly, a room full of PhDs and PhD candidates, I don’t think were gonna get through these questions #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,032,000.00 via TwitBird

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    298. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: How can you really make an impact working with government, public sector, etc. as a researcher? #PROMISE2010 1,282,400,018,000.00 via HootSuite

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    301. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: How to make the transition from school to work and then maybe back to school? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,985,000.00 via HootSuite

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    304. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: Advice on time management (time is different to different cultures)? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,940,000.00 via HootSuite

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    307. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: How can a researcher bring their work to the global market? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,906,000.00 via HootSuite

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    310. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: What can people in humanities and social sciences fit in regarding increasing participation in STEM by minorities? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,882,000.00 via HootSuite

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    313. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: Virtual environments, clean nrg motivation – so how can we bring it to more use? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,843,000.00 via HootSuite

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    316. Samuel Haile shaile1906

      I’m also curious to know what it takes to get a research position/postdoc at the NIH! #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,815,000.00 via Echofon

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    319. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: Traveling is amazing, but how if you have to find agency, mentor on your own. How can you do that? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,780,000.00 via HootSuite

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    322. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: Talk about how to get into the NIH? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,713,000.00 via HootSuite

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    325. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      ‘Progressive Maryland’ working to get green jobs in MD – Mr. Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,659,000.00 via HootSuite

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    328. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      A cont’d – Clean NRG is wide open and innovation come from necessity, people of color can certainly participate. – Mr. Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,625,000.00 via HootSuite

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    331. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      A: Recovery Act, Equal protection stipulations (for minorities, women, etc) attached to the money – Mr. Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,564,000.00 via HootSuite

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    334. Frances Carter fdecarter

      Great question Angel about not recreating disparities. @#promise2010 1,282,399,539,000.00 via mobile web

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    337. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Q: How can we stop reproducing the racial disparities in STEM, green jobs, etc? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,524,000.00 via HootSuite

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    340. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “You should always have a question!” @renetta_tull #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,466,000.00 via HootSuite

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    343. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Followup Q: Are there mechanisms for feedback? #PROMISE2010 …Yes. 1,282,399,418,000.00 via HootSuite

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    346. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Publications, better bills, used by staffers on the hill for new legislation” #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,381,000.00 via HootSuite

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    349. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      1st Q – How will information (researched, collected) used in policy research used later? #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,346,000.00 via HootSuite

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    352. Jocelyn Reader unique317

      Companies should no longer be allowed to pollute the environment for free. Jorge Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,324,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

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    355. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Now taking questions from the audience #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,291,000.00 via HootSuite

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    358. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “We basically have to make sure major companies don’t pollute for free” – Mr. Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,245,000.00 via HootSuite

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    361. Frances Carter fdecarter

      THX Jorge for the list of green jobs & policy vehicles to bring green back to how it effects the lives of people of color! @#promise2010 1,282,399,231,000.00 via mobile web

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    364. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      I’m participating in a move tweeting session with #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,215,000.00 via TwitBird

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    367. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Mr. Madrid is explaining what policy vehicles should be used – finance, certainty, training. #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,202,000.00 via HootSuite

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    370. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      “The way that social change happens is through public policy”~Jorge #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,169,000.00 via TwitBird

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    373. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Clean energy economy is big and growing (solar panels; cooler, faster, better cars ) – Mr. Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,063,000.00 via HootSuite

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    376. brandii BrandiiRequel

      morning! mwaaah RT @drwestmoreland: #PROMISE2010 Okay I think I got this live tweeters thing now. Morning tweety pies. It’s early. I know. 1,282,399,059,000.00 via TweetsRide

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    379. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Clean energy provides an open playing field – Mr. Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,399,011,000.00 via HootSuite

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    382. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      Ppl of color have 3x more likely to get asthma than whites. #SeriousProblem. #PROMISE2010. And also more likely to die from it. My Jesus. 1,282,398,998,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    385. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Clean Energy is extremely important and is the solution!” – Mr. Madrid – #PROMISE2010 http://bit.ly/d8bR7x 1,282,398,960,000.00 via HootSuite

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    388. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Crisis #2: Environmental, pollution/toxins, no access to fresh foods – Mr. Madrid – #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,914,000.00 via HootSuite

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    391. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      47.5% of Blacks are homeowners. #PROMISE2010. Didn’t know that. Sad. 1,282,398,876,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    394. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Crisis #1 – Basic stats: we’re doing really well in all the wrong things – Mr. Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,861,000.00 via HootSuite

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    397. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Now works at a think tank with academic folks who research and really thinks about things – Mr. Madrid #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,815,000.00 via HootSuite

    398. Reply
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    400. Samuel Haile shaile1906

      It is great how up to date Promise is with Live Tweeting. #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,775,000.00 via Echofon from Arbutus, MD  

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    403. Derrick L. Cogburn derrickcogburn

      Great fellow panelists at opening of #PROMISE2010. Looking forward to the discussion afterwards. 1,282,398,759,000.00 via Echofon

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    406. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Dr. Madrid has completed a public policy fellowship in the US Senate to achieve his goals (inspired by Pres. Obama) #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,748,000.00 via HootSuite

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    409. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Dr. Madrid has become heavily influenced by growing up in Compton. Learned economic & political capital are very important #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,626,000.00 via HootSuite

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    412. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      Compton in the house!!!! #PROMISE2010. I like this dude. He’s real real. 1,282,398,613,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    415. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Dr. Madrid is also a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute – #PROMISE2010 http://bit.ly/d8bR7x 1,282,398,574,000.00 via HootSuite

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    418. Frances Carter fdecarter

      Loved the advice invest funds to go global locally . @#promise2010 1,282,398,549,000.00 via mobile web

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    421. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Next Up Dr. Jorge Madrid – #PROMISE2010http://bit.ly/d8bR7x talking about the ‘green economy” – a nebulas term, but opportunities abound 1,282,398,535,000.00 via HootSuite

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    424. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Dr. Alaca wants to keep her connections between science and policy – an alternative to academia – #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,469,000.00 via HootSuite

    425. Reply
    426. Retweet

    427. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      There should be more students here. This is kool. #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,446,000.00 via TwitBird

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    430. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Find out what motivates you to keep going – Dr. Alaca – #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,415,000.00 via HootSuite

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    433. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      She was 1 of 22 Fellows of CHCI and that helped alot – Dr. Alaca – #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,369,000.00 via HootSuite

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    436. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      re: work/life balance, “very difficult – but important” – Dr. Alaca – #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,325,000.00 via HootSuite

    437. Reply
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    439. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Dr. Alaca is a Fellow of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute – broadening participation in STEM – #PROMISE2010 http://bit.ly/d8bR7x 1,282,398,275,000.00 via HootSuite

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    441. Retweet

    442. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      Needs a tweet break. #PROMISE2010. Be back soon. 1,282,398,267,000.00 via Twitterrific

    443. Reply
    444. Retweet

    445. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      As a grad student, played other roles = leader, mentor, etc. from own experience = ‘culture shock’ (in Minn.) #PROMISE2010 1,282,398,187,000.00 via HootSuite

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    448. Derrick L. Cogburn derrickcogburn

      Thanks!!! RT @BlackScholars: RT @drwestmoreland: #PROMISE2010 @derrickcogburn Did a great job! Lots o information. But we got the point. 1,282,398,177,000.00 via Echofon

    449. Reply
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    451. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Her (dissertation) research centered around Neurodegeneration in the retina – #PROMISE2010 – Dr. Alaca… 1,282,398,101,000.00 via HootSuite

    452. Reply
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    454. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      #PROMISE2010 @derrickcogburn Did a great job! Lots o information. But we got the point. 1,282,398,026,000.00 via Twitterrific

    455. Reply
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    456. Retweet

    457. Frances Carter fdecarter

      @#promise2010 1,282,398,003,000.00 via mobile web

    458. Reply
    459. Retweet

    460. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Next Up Dr. Alaca, PhD – Introducing herself now. #PROMISE2010 http://bit.ly/d8bR7x 1,282,397,984,000.00 via HootSuite

    461. Reply
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    463. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      All slides available from Dr. @Renetta_Tull #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,930,000.00 via HootSuite

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    466. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Last principle = HAVE FUN! “loves extreme sports” – @derrickcogburn #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,904,000.00 via HootSuite

    467. Reply
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    469. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      #PROMISE2010 live video of @derrickcogburn http://yfrog.us/n8ddnz 1,282,397,880,000.00 via TwitBird

    470. Reply
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    471. Retweet

    472. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      #PROMISE2010 http://yfrog.us/mtcf6z 1,282,397,873,000.00 via TwitBird

    473. Reply
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    475. Ms. Icy Qt_Student_RN

      RT @Marvin_Carr: “Only 17% of African-Americans have college degrees” – Dr. Arteaga #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,870,000.00 via Seesmic for Android

    476. Reply
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    478. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Family & Faith” – very important – @derrickcogburn #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,861,000.00 via HootSuite

    479. Reply
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    481. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Go Global, Globally – @derrickcogburn #PROMISE2010 …actually go somewhere, yup – travel! 1,282,397,796,000.00 via HootSuite

    482. Reply
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    484. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Helped found the Global Information Infrastructure Commission @derrickcogburn #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,757,000.00 via HootSuite

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    487. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Political Awareness and Activism – a must! @derrickcogburn #PROMISE2010 – “A Taste of Power” Lived in Africa for 5 years 1,282,397,723,000.00 via HootSuite

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    490. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Education and an entrepreneurial approaches – both are extremely critical” @derrickcogburn #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,641,000.00 via HootSuite

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    493. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Being able to relax is absolutely critical” – @derrickcogburn #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,597,000.00 via HootSuite

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    496. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Virtual infrastructure is needed” (i.e. using twitter) – @derrickcogburn#PROMISE2010 1,282,397,514,000.00 via HootSuite

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    499. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      @derrickcogburn – Principle #2 – “Be able to work in virtual teams – ‘going global locally’ – #PROMISE2010 (Collaboratory – w/o walls) #NSF 1,282,397,451,000.00 via HootSuite

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    502. Gilbert Johnson GildedGoldGil

      RT @Marvin_Carr: “Only 17% of African-Americans have college degrees” – Dr. Arteaga #PROMISE2010 SMH #PROBLEM 1,282,397,408,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

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    505. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      #PROMISE2010 We got Fancy PowerPoint presentations. Ooh La La. 1,282,397,396,000.00 via Twitterrific

    506. Reply
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    508. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      @derrickcogburn – 10 Principles OF global information society – #1 Understanding changing global context #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,337,000.00 via HootSuite

    509. Reply
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    511. Nikki Westmoreland drwestmoreland

      #PROMISE2010 Okay I think I got this live tweeters thing now. Morning tweety pies. It’s early. I know. 1,282,397,337,000.00 via Twitterrific

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    514. speakingpro speakingpro

      US-27 percent college grads, 17 per cent African American, 12 per cent Mexican American #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,325,000.00 via mobile web

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    517. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      “Only 17% of African-Americans have college degrees” – Dr. Arteaga #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,266,000.00 via TwitBird

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    520. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Interested in internships or questions about NIH in general, feel free to contact Dr. Arteaga – #PROMISE2010 – even funding for school… 1,282,397,169,000.00 via HootSuite

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    523. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Only 17% of African-Americans have college degress/12% of Mexican Americans” – Dr. Arteaga 3% of Americans have PhDs. #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,113,000.00 via HootSuite

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    526. Gilbert Johnson GildedGoldGil

      RT @Marvin_Carr: “What we can give you that no one can take away is an education” #PROMISE2010 >> preaching to the mass tell em Desi u good 1,282,397,051,000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

    527. Reply
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    529. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      “Remember to always have balance and time for yourself” (before and after you graduate) – Dr. Arteaga #PROMISE2010 1,282,397,034,000.00 via HootSuite

    530. Reply
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    532. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Dr. Arteaga is doing some amazing things at NHLBI, focusing on Latinas and CVD preventions #PROMISE2010 1,282,396,943,000.00 via HootSuite

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    535. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      Dr. Arteaga is a Program Director at NHLBI (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the NIH) – #PROMISE2010 1,282,396,860,000.00 via HootSuite

    536. Reply
    537. Retweet

    538. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      1st speaker – Dr. Sonia Arteaga – introducing herself and encouraging students to participate in #PROMISE2010 events and to present 1,282,396,667,000.00 via HootSuite

    539. Reply
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    541. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      “What we can give you that no one can take away is an education” #PROMISE2010 9:16 AM Aug 21st via TwitBird

    542. Reply
    543. Retweet
        1 Retweet
    544. Jocelyn Reader unique317

      I’m going to be tweeting quite a bit today for #PROMISE2010 – just to warn you 9:15 AM Aug 21st via Twitter for iPhone

    545. Reply
    546. Retweet
        2 Retweets
    547. Marvin Carr Marvin_Carr

      I’m enjoying #PROMISE2010 9:14 AM Aug 21st via TwitBird

    548. Reply
    549. Retweet
        1 Retweet
    550. PROMISE AGEP PROMISE_AGEP

      PROMISE Summer Success Institute starts the Saturday session today! Welcome! #PROMISE2010 8:36 AM Aug 21st via web

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    552. speakingpro speakingpro

      Looking forward to speaking at UMBC tomorrow. #PROMISE2010 7:16 PM Aug 20th via mobile web

    553. Reply
    554. Retweet
    555. Uplift, Inc. reachhigher

      @Leshell is guest tweeter at tomorrow’s Summer Success Institute – Grad students in the DMV should come! http://bit.ly/d8bR7x #PROMISE2010 1:26 PM Aug 20th via HootSuite

    556. Reply
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        1 Retweet
    558. Black Scholars Index BlackScholars

      @Leshell is guest tweeter at tomorrow’s Summer Success Institute – Grad students in the DMV should come! http://bit.ly/d8bR7x #PROMISE2010 1:26 PM Aug 20th via HootSuite

    559. Reply
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    561. Serenella Linares SereLinares

      About to get ready for #PROMISE2010 and very excited about seeing some familiar faces. 6:57 AM Aug 20th via Twitter for iPhone

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        1 Retweet
    564. Renetta G. Tull Renetta_Tull

      @SereLinares You can start tweeting about upcoming events now, and continue through the live tweet for #PROMISE2010 on Sat. 9:32 AM Aug 19th via txt

    565. Reply
    566. Retweet
    567. Renetta G. Tull Renetta_Tull

      @serelinares @drwestmoreland Feel free to join the live tweet session at #PROMISE2010, http://bit.ly/d8bR7x. Remember to use the #hashtag. 3:10 AM Aug 19th via web

    568. Reply
    569. Retweet
    570. Renetta G. Tull Renetta_Tull

      STEM Education/Green Economy/ and the Latino Community coming to #PROMISE2010, http://bit.ly/d8bR7x (FYI: @HispanicFund @CHCI @SHPE) 3:06 AM Aug 19th via web

    571. Reply
    572. Retweet
    573. Renetta G. Tull Renetta_Tull

      @sdroberson0817 Dr. Roberson, here is the information for the SSI. #PROMISE2010 http://bit.ly/d8bR7x 10:20 PM Aug 18th via web

    574. Reply
    575. Retweet
    576. Renetta G. Tull Renetta_Tull

      @r2chair As a former R2 Vice Chair, I invite you to join our grad students at UMBC! #PROMISE2010 http://bit.ly/d8bR7x (FYI: @karilbrown) 10:05 PM Aug 18th via web

    577. Reply
    578. Retweet
    579. Renetta G. Tull Renetta_Tull

      Live Tweeting by @Leshell at #PROMISE2010 http://bit.ly/d8bR7x (FYI: @DigitalDynamo, @DigitalSista @WomenWhoTech) 9:36 PM Aug 18th via web

    580. Reply
    581. Retweet
    582. speakingpro speakingpro

      @PROMISE_AGEP #PROMISE2010 I’m excited to be speaking at your conference! 7:49 PM Aug 18th via TweetDeck in reply to PROMISE_AGEP

    583. Reply
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    585. Renetta G. Tull Renetta_Tull

      UMBC Grad Programs poster reprise at Opening Mtg tomorrow 12 noon, UC Ballroom. Then full attention to planning for #PROMISE2010. 6:43 PM Aug 18th via Twitter for BlackBerry®

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