PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP

2008-2009 Seminars

2008-2009 Seminars and Workshops

SUMMER 2008 Seminars & Workshops

JULY

Dissertation Completion
Summer 2008 Dissertation House
July 8 – July 11, 2008
Room 329 – 330, Commons
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2693

Graduate School & PROMISE
Summer Horizons
Chemistry Lecture Hall 2
Lunch will be held in the UC Ballroom
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2701

UMBC’s Graduate Students are invited to have lunch with the visiting students
on Thursday, July 10, 2008 at topic-specific tables,
and escort the students to their afternoon academic department tours.
Students planning to come to lunch should contact Dr. Lisa Morgan,
Director of Progressions and Academic Services for the Graduate School.
limorgan@umbc.edu

FALL 2008 Seminars & Workshops

AUGUST

Graduate School
Graduate School Orientation for New Students
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/life/orientation_fall.html

PROMISE Seminar
6th Annual Summer Success Institute (SSI)

Friday, August 15, 2008
Pre-conference Peer Mentors’ Meeting
9 a.m. – 11 a.m., Room 327, Commons
Breakfast refreshments will be served.
Lunch: On your own
Food options: http://www.dineoncampus.com/umbc/?cmd=whatsNew

Pre-conference Dissertation House (Meeting for Ph.D. Candidates)
Join the Dissertation “Support and Results” system!
Speaker: Dr. Wendy Carter, TADA, Thesis and Dissertation Accomplished!
1:00 p.m. – 4 p.m., Room 327, Commons
Snacks will be served.

Saturday, August 16, 2008
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
UMCP will host for UMBC, UMB, and UMCP.
Colony Ballroom
Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland College Park Campus
Breakfast refreshments and lunch will be served.
DETAILS: http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2691

* REGISTER ON THE SUMMER INSTITUTE SITE for the “DEPENDABLE STRENGTHS” workshop for all graduate students by UMBC’s own Graduate Student Career Liaison, Dr. Susan Martin.

ABOUT PROMISE: http://www.umbc.edu/promise

Success Seminar
Health and Wellness for Graduate Students
Friday, August 22, 2008
1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m., Room: Commons 331

Discuss stress relief, fears, advisor’s expectations, and more!!

Special Guest Speakers:
Dr. J. LaVelle Ingram, Director, University Counseling Services

Dr. Robert Deluty, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Clinical Psychologist, UMBC Presidential Teaching Professor, Department of Psychology, and published poet

Short bio for Dr. Ingram:
J. “Dr. Jay” LaVelle Ingram is currently the Director of University Counseling Services and previously worked as a counselor at UMBC from 1988 to 1993. She is a Clinical Psychologist, having earned her doctoral degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and her undergraduate degree from Smith College.
The second youngest of 24 children, Dr. Jay taught psychology courses at UMBC, the University of Baltimore, Georgia State University and the Georgia School of Professional Psychology.

ABOUT THE COUNSELING CENTER: http://www.umbc.edu/counseling/

Short bio for Dr. Deluty:
Robert H. Deluty has been a psychology professor at UMBC since 1980. He was named UMBC’s Presidential Teaching Professor in 2002 and is currently the Director of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. His poetry has appeared in The Baltimore Sun and Evening Sun, The Wall Street Journal, The Pegasus Review, and many other journals and anthologies. He is the author of 17 books. Dr. Deluty assumed the role of Associate for the Graduate School at UMBC in July 2008.

ABOUT Dr. Deluty: http://www.umbc.edu/window/deluty.html

Graduate School & PROF-it
TA Classroom Training for All Graduate Students
Monday, August 25, 2008
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Public Policy, Lecture Hall 9 (Room 105)
Morning Refreshments and Lunch will be served (free)

Topics & General Agenda:

8:30 a.m. Registration and morning refreshments

9:00 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Orientation
Speaker: Dr. Renetta G. Tull
Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Development

9:05 a.m. Effective Teaching Exercise and Discussion

Speaker: Elisabeth Arévalo-Guerrero
Ph.D. Candidate, Language, Literacy, and Culture (LLC)
Academic Teaching Staff on “The Scholar Ship”, a globally recognized academic program aboard a passenger ship that takes semester-long voyages around the world.
http://www.thescholarship.com/voyages/rest_faculty.aspx
http://www.umbc.edu/llc/profiles/cohort7/elisabeth_arevalo-guerrero.html

10:00 a.m. Introduction to PROF-it: Professors-in-Training

Opportunities between UMBC and the Community College of Baltimore
County (CCBC). UMBC/CCBC Graduate Teaching Fellows receive $2000, a mentor, and a Spring 2009 teaching experience at various CCBC Campuses.

10:30 a.m. Cheating and Academic Integrity Issues
Speaker: Dr. Janet C. Rutledge
Interim Vice Provost for Graduate Education, UMBC

11:00 a.m. Teaching with Technology: BlackBoard and Turnitin.com

Speaker: Bob Armstrong, Office of Instructional Technology

12 Noon Lunch

12:30 p.m. Group Discussions with Experienced TAs
(Grading, Holding Office Hours, Leading Discussion Sections, Teaching Classes, Running Lab Sections.)

— “Teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and Teaching in a Laboratory Environment”
Location: PUP, Room 105

Guest Speaker Panel (EXPERT TAs, recommended by their departments)

* Eli Zukowski, Chemistry
* Elizabeth Stanwyck, Mathematics
* Alen Agheksanterian, Mathematics
* Brian Dalton, Biological Sciences
* Akelia Wauchope, Biological Sciences
* Alicia Howard, Biological Sciences
* Don Miner, Computer Science
* Uday Acharya, Computer Science

— “Interactive Teaching with Multimedia”
Guest Speaker: Violeta Columbo
Location: PUP, Room 208

Learn how to use videos, music, art, humanities and other modes in your classrooms to create engaging learning experiences.

— “Teaching Social Sciences”
Guest Speakers from the UMBC/CCBC Teaching Fellows Program:
Steven Dashiell, Sociology
Thais Ragatko, Psychology
Location: PUP, Room 206

1:30 p.m. How Grad Students Should Deal With Conflicts in Their Environments (e.g. Instructor/Student conflicts)

Speaker: Adrienne Mercer, Director of Human Relations
UMBC Office of the General Counsel

2:00 p.m. Understanding Student Support Services and Working with Students with Disabilities
Speaker: Valerie Valentine
Student Support Services Office, http://www.umbc.edu/sss/

3:00 p.m. Adjourn

Co-sponsors: UMBC Faculty Development Center – http://www.umbc.edu/fdc/

Office of Information Technology – http://asp1.umbc.edu/newmedia/oit/training/

PROF-it, The Professors in Training Program
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewforum.php?f=24

SEPTEMBER

Graduate School
Preparing for Ph.D. Candidacy: Rules, Regulations, and Forms

If you are planning to be a candidate in Fall 2008 or Spring 2009, please plan to attend this meeting to find out about the rules, forms, and signatures that are needed. It is important to have this information so that you submitting all paperwork in a timely manner. Late paperwork and incomplete forms will not be accepted going forward. Please come to learn about these important regulations or send a representative.

Friday, September 5, 2008
12 noon – 1 p.m.
Room 318, Commons

Speakers: Dr. Lisa Morgan, Director of Progressions, UMBC Graduate School
Linda Thomas, Graduation Coordinator

All about Candidacy: http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/search.html?cx=018078909573397867416%3Azbphmkhsf4q&cof=FORID%3A11&q=phd+candidacy#921
(Google Results for all departments.)

Special Seminar on Funding
Understanding Your Financial Aid
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Session I: 4-5 p.m.
Session II: 5-6 p.m.
(These sessions will be identical, come to whichever session fits
your schedule best.)

Room: University Center (UC) 310

Speaker: Stephanie Johnson
Director, UMBC Office of Financial Aid

Special Funding Seminar:
How to Prepare Applications for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m., Library, 7th Floor
Lunch will be served.

For more details, tips, and sample documents, join the Blackboard Community associated with these workshops:
“Fellowships and Funding for Graduate School.”
Click the Community tab, type “fellowships” in the organization search window, when the search results appear, click “grad_funding.” Page right and click “enroll” in the far right column.

Co-developers and Facilitators:
Frances Carter, Ph.D. Student, Public Policy
Patti Ordonez-Rozo, Ph.D. Student, Computer Science
Patti and Frances are experienced. Both won the prestigious NSF Fellowship. They are two of UMBC’s four graduate student NSF Fellows.

PROMISE
Meeting for Non-traditional Students

Friday, September 19, 2008, 5:00 p.m.
Room: Public Policy 206
Non-traditional Students’ Inaugural Meeting (For those who are in Graduate School but are working professionals or have families)

Session Leader: K. Wise Whitehead

K. Wise Whitehead is an educator and an independent scholar living in Baltimore, Maryland, with her husband and children. Kaye teaches ancient, world and American history at the West Baltimore Middle School. She is also a master teacher with the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Center for History Education. Kaye was selected as Maryland’s 2006-2007 Preserve America History Teacher of the Year through the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and also was recently awarded a Maryland Historical Society Lord Baltimore Research Fellowship to continue her research on 19th Century Free Black Women.
Kaye is an Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Fellow in African American History and an SREB Doctoral Fellow in the LLC Department at UMBC.

K. Wise Whitehead, Filmaker:
–> “George Washington Bridge: Crossing the Hudson”
http://www.filmakers.com/index.php?a=filmDetail&filmID=1177

–> “The Twin Towers: A History”
http://www.filmakers.com/index.php?a=filmDetail&filmID=1176

K. Wise Whitehead, Ph.D. Student:
http://www.umbc.edu/llc/profiles/cohort9/k_wise_whitehead.html

PROMISE
Dinner and Mentoring for McNair Students
Friday, September 19, 2008, 6:00 p.m
Skylight Room, 3rd Floor, Commons

Grad Students will join the McNair Scholars for dinner at the Annual McNair Banquet. Students will enjoy dinner and serve as mentors for the undergraduate McNair scholars by answering their questions about graduate school.
http://www.umbc.edu/mcnair/2008conference.htm

(Students must register in advance by emailing promisestaff@gmail.com with the subject: McNair Banquet, by September 5, 2008, Registration is free and includes the dinner.)

Banquet Speaker: Dr. Clifton Poodry, a native of the Tonawanda Seneca Indian Reservation. Dr. Poodry is a division director at the National Institutes of Health and is a board member for SACNAS, the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science.
http://www.umbc.edu/mcnair/2008keynote.htm

Special Seminar on Research Opportunities
Research Abroad: Opportunities for Graduate Students
(Undergraduates in the Jr. and Sr. years are also invited to attend.)
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
1-2 p.m.
Room Commons 331
(Brown Bag Seminar)

Guest Speaker: Dr. Tom Juliano
American Society of Engineering Education

This seminar will detail the NSF East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes
(EAPSI) program. Most basically, it allows students to spend
a summer doing research in Australia, China, Singapore, New Zealand,
Japan, Korea, or Taiwan. http://www.nsf.gov/eapsi.

Special Community Building Event
Women’s LiNC – Women Graduate Students’ Group
Meeting #1
All are welcome
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Women’s Center, UMBC Campus, Bottom floor of the Commons, next to the Yum Shoppe

“Are you a woman graduate student who feels tired, discouraged, and isolated? Whether for 5 min or for an hour, please come and connect with other women for conversation, encouragement, and a cup of tea.” Your host will be Dr. Judith Kardarusman Pollack, UMBC Alum.

OCTOBER

Special Saturday Workshop
Dependable Strengths – More in Depth: A workshop for Graduate Students
Saturday, October 4, 2008
9 a.m – 5 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Susan Martin, Career Services Center

Success Seminar
Responsible Conduct of Research and the IRB

This seminar is a must for any students using human or animal subjects
in their research. Surveys are included as human subject research.
Learn all of the rules and regulations.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008
1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Library, 7th Floor

Speaker:
Timothy Sparklin, MSW, CIM
Administrator, Human and Animal Research Protections Office

Lunch will be served.

PROF-it
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar
How to Put a Course Together (Course design, Curricular design, Design for each class, How to teach in 1 hour vs teaching for 1 semester.)
Friday, October, 10, 2008
Room 329 Commons
12 noon – 2 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Nelda Nix
Faculty, CCBC

Special Saturday Workshop
Dependable Strengths – More in Depth, Part II: A workshop for Graduate Students
Saturday, October 11, 2008
9 a.m – 5 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Susan Martin, Career Services Center

SPECIAL CO-SPONSORED FALL SUCCESS SEMINAR
Dissertation Completion
PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
Graduate School
When Faculty Say ‘x’, They Really Mean ‘y’, Part III: What it REALLY Takes to Finish!

Friday, October 17, 2008
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Room: Library 7th Floor Open Area
http://www.umbc.edu/aboutumbc/campusmap/B2.html

Speakers:
Dr. Susan Sonnenschein, Psychology
Dr. Jodi Crandall, LLC
Dr. Wallace McMillan, Physics
Dr. Steven Miller, Biological Sciences
Dr. Dave Marcotte, Public Policy
Dr. Julie Ross, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

You will learn the following:

    What does your advisor expect from you?
    What types of questions should you be asking?
    What does the professor’s life include?
    How should you prepare for meetings?

… and more!

Special Funding Seminars
How to Prepare Applications for the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship

Part II: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Part III: Wednesday, October 29, 2008

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Engineering Computer Lab (Room 333)

(Brown Bag)

For more details, tips, and sample documents, join the Blackboard Community associated with these workshops:
“Fellowships and Funding for Graduate School.”
Click the Community tab, type “fellowships” in the organization search window, when the search results appear, click “grad_funding.” Page right and click “enroll” in the far right column.

Co-developers and Facilitators:
Frances Carter, Ph.D. Student, Public Policy
Patti Ordonez-Rozo, Ph.D. Student, Computer Science
Patti and Frances are experienced. Both won the prestigious NSF Fellowship. They are two of UMBC’s four graduate student NSF Fellows.

Special Community Building Event
Women’s LiNC – Women Graduate Students’ Group
Meeting #2
All are welcome
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Women’s Center, UMBC Campus, Bottom floor of the Commons, next to the Yum Shoppe

“Are you a woman graduate student who feels tired, discouraged, and isolated? Whether for 5 min or for an hour, please come and connect with other women for conversation, encouragement, and a cup of tea.” Your host will be Dr. Judith Kardarusman Pollack, UMBC Alum.

NOVEMBER

Graduate School
Graduate School Community Reception and Recognition of Ph.D. Candidates
(For all Faculty, Staff, and Students)
Thursday, November 6, 2008
5:00, UC Ballroom
Food will be served

PROF-it
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar
Friday, November 7, 2008
Room 329 Commons
12 noon – 2 p.m.

Dissertation Completion
Special Saturday Seminar
Writing a Dissertation Proposal
Saturday, November 15, 2008
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Room 329

Speaker:
* Dr. Wendy Carter
Co-Founder of TADA, Thesis and Dissertation Accomplished, The ABD Solution
Dissertation Coach for UMBC and PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP
Coordinator, UMBC Ph.D. Completion Project
http://www.tadafinallyfinished.com/coinfo/index.html

Special Seminar on Entrepreneurship
Sponsor: Alex Brown Entrepreneurship Center
Entrepreneurship for Students

An Opening to Global Entrepreneurship Week!
http://www.kauffman.org/items.cfm?itemID=940
Monday, November 17, 2008
4:00 p.m.
Room UC 310

Speakers:
Julie Kirk
Author, Entrepreneur, Consultant
Developer of the famous “Boot in the Butt” workshop
http://www.julielenzerkirk.com/
Seen on WNBC-TV, Channel 4!

Dr. Bill LaCourse
CEO, Aurora Analytics and Chair of UMBC’s Chemistry Dept.
http://www.umbc.edu/aurora/about.html
http://www.umbc.edu/chem/general/user/lacourse

Success Seminar
Graduate Level Writing and Publishing
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
Room: Changed to UC 310 (Update 11/19/08, 2:44 p.m.)
Coordinator: GSA Graduate Student Writing Advisor
Food will be served.

PROMISE
PROMISE Fall Harvest Dinner
Sponsored by the College Park PROMISE Office
Marriott@College Park
Friday, November 21, 2008
5:30 p.m.
Details from the 2007 Fall Harvest: http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2564

DECEMBER

PROF-it
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar
Friday, December 5, 2008
Room 329 Commons
12 noon – 2 p.m.

Graduate School
Preparing for Spring 2009 GRADUATION: Rules, Regulations, and Forms

If you are planning to GRADUATE (M.A, M.S., Ph.D.) in May 2009, please plan to attend this meeting to find out about the rules, forms, and signatures that are needed. It is important to have this information so that you can submit all paperwork in a timely manner. Late paperwork and incomplete forms will not be accepted going forward. Please come to learn about these important regulations or send a representative.
Information will also be available on the web:
http://www.umbc.edu/gradschool/requirements/
All students are responsible for adhering to the information.

Friday, December 5, 2008
12 noon – 1 p.m.
Room 318, Commons

Speakers: Dr. Lisa Morgan, Director of Progressions, UMBC Graduate School
Linda Thomas, Graduation Coordinator

SPRING 2009 Seminars & Workshops

JANUARY

Dissertation Completion
Dissertation House – on Campus
Winter Session
Wednesday, January 21 – Friday, January 23.
Continuation/Follow-up Session: Friday, February 6, 2009.
Commons 329
Applications will be accepted from Dec. 10 – Dec. 17.

See details and history from Dissertation House links:
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2693

PROMISE
4th Annual PROMISE Research Symposium
Coming January 2009
Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland College Park Campus

SEE INFORMATION from the 2008 Symposium: http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2634

FEBRUARY

Dissertation Completion
Dissertation House – on Campus
Continuation/Follow-up Session (From January 21-23)
Friday, February 6, 2009
Commons 329

Success Seminar
“A Path to Leadership”
Wednesday, February 18, 2009, 1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Room: Library Open Area

Special Guest Speakers:
* Dr. Janet C. Rutledge, Interim Vice Provost for Graduate Education
* Dr. Nancy Young, Vice President for Student Affairs
* Dr. Diane Lee, Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education
http://www.umbc.edu/undergrad_ed/directory/lee.html

How does one go from being a graduate student to becoming a leader on a campus? Hear background stories from our guests who have worked in various units of campuses, participated in policy making for both state and federal government initiatives, and worked with students as members of faculty and directors of student-centered programs.

Lunch will be served.

PROMISE
Spring Semester Opening Meeting
“Understanding Your Academic “Family Tree”
Friday, Feb. 20, 2009
4:30-7 p.m.
Public Policy Building, Rm. 206

Special Guest Speaker:
Dr. Damian Young, Group Leader
Chemical Biology Platform
The Broad Institute for Genomics
A Collaborative between Harvard and MIT

Dr. Young is also an instructor of Chemisty and Chemical
Biology at Harvard.

Dinner will be served.

Dissertation Completion
Special Saturday Seminar
Completing a Thesis or Dissertation
Saturday, February 21, 2008
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Room 329

Speaker:
* Dr. Wendy Carter
Co-Founder of TADA, Thesis and Dissertation Accomplished, The ABD Solution
Dissertation Coach for UMBC and PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP
Coordinator, UMBC Ph.D. Completion Project
http://www.tadafinallyfinished.com/coinfo/index.html

PROMISE
Community Building Retreat @ Rocky Gap
Cumberland, Maryland
WEEKEND EVENT
February 27 – March 1, 2009
http://www.rockygapresort.com/

MARCH

Success Seminar
Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Room: Library, 7th Floor Open Area
Food will be served.

Career Preparation Strategies for Graduate Students

Guest Facilitator: Dr. Susan Martin, Graduate Student Liaison for UMBC’s Career Services Center

Representatives (all with graduate degrees) from government,
higher education administration, national labs, and entrepreneurial sectors will host roundtable discussions. Students will have an opportunity to rotate between tables and visit different sectors in a “Speed dating styled” format.
PLEASE REFERENCE THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR DETAILS ON SPEAKERS, SPECIAL GUESTS, AND THE AGENDA FROM THE 2008 PROGRAM:
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2670

APRIL

Success Seminar
Special Spring Seminar
Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Room: Library, 7th Floor Open Area

Words of Wisdom and an Opportunity to Talk with the President
Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, III
UMBC President, Professor, Mathematics Education, U.S. Presidential Mentoring Award, and many more awards…

Graduate School and GSA
Graduate Research Conference (GRC):
Friday April 24th
All UMBC Graduate Students are encouraged to participate.
E-mail gsa@umbc.edu for more information.

MAY

PROMISE
Friends and Family Cookout and Recognition of Graduates
Saturday, May 2, 2009, 1:00 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Howard County Park (Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD)

THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

Dissertation Completion

Dissertation Support:
Dissertation Coaching:
Fridays, 12-2 p.m. and by appointment
Administration Building, Room 205
Dr. Wendy Carter, 455-2281, drcarter@umbc.edu

Dissertation Support: Counseling Center, Across from Erickson Hall
Questions about the Graduate Student Group?
Dissertation Group contact: Dr. Michael Varhol
Contact the Counseling Center: http://www.umbc.edu/counseling/

The Alumni Dissertation House Rooms for Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 are as follows:

Meeting Times: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Invited Participants: Any students who have participated in a Dissertation House session.
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2693

Locations and Dates for Alumni Working Sessions:

All DH Alumni sessions will be in the Commons. Please bring your own food. Select Fridays will be used as follow-up days with Dr. Carter. The Graduate School and PROMISE will provide food on these “mini-lecture” days. We will try to announce them 30 days in advance so that you will be prepared for “lecture/goal-setting/follow-up” days vs “all-writing” days.

JULY
———

Fridays: July 18, 25:
Commons, Room 327

AUGUST
————–

Fridays: Aug 1, 8:
Commons, Room 327

Note: Dr. Carter will host a special follow-up session from 1-4 on Friday,
August 15 in Room 327 for participants in the DH from UMBC, UMB, and UMCP.

There will be a break on Aug. 22 and Aug. 29. Students are encouraged to work on their own.

SEPTEMBER
———————

Friday Sept. 5, Commons 318
Dissertation House on Sept. 5 will break at 11:30 and resume at 1:15 to allow for a special meeting on Ph.D. Candidacy from 12 -1 p.m. in Room 318

Friday, Sept. 12, Commons 328

BREAK Friday, Sept. 19, No Alumni Dissertation House

Friday, Sept. 26, Commons 328

OCTOBER
——————–

Friday, Oct. 3, Commons 318
Friday, Oct. 10, Commons 328
Friday, Oct. 17, Commons 328
Friday, Oct. 24, Commons 328
Friday, Oct. 31, Commons 328

NOVEMBER
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Friday, Nov. 7, Commons 318
Friday, Nov. 14, Commons 328
Friday, Nov. 21, Commons 328

DECEMBER
———————
Friday, Dec. 5, Commons 318

Dissertation House on Dec. 5 will break at 11:30 and resume at 1:15 to allow for a special meeting on GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS from 12 -1 p.m. in Room 318.

SPRING 2009 – Dissertation Alumni House, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

JANUARY
——————–
Fridays, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Commons 327

FEBRUARY
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Fridays, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, Commons 327

MARCH
——————
Fridays, Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27, Commons 327

APRIL
—————–
Fridays, Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24

For more Ph.D. Completion information, please use the resources in the following forum link: http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewforum.php?f=9

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PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP Events:

PROMISE Events at a glance 2008-2009:
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2710

PROMISE on FACEBOOK: http://umbc.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2350349732

PROMISE Videos on Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQDpBzQ-YFU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2UijXK_2eg

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