Agenda

The basic agenda for our programs remains consistent throughout the years. The Horizons programs are now hosted by the website for the PROMISE AGEP, e.g.,

https://promiseagep.wordpress.com/2016/05/19/july-15-2016-summer-horizons-apply-to-graduate-school-guest-speaker-umbcs-president-dr-freeman-hrabowski/


Summer Horizons Agenda 2011

Bus drop-off/pick-up – Commons Circle

  • 8:15 – 9:15

Continental Breakfast – The Sports Zone – Commons

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  • 9:30

PROGRAMMeyerhoff Chemistry Building – (Conference Room 120)

Welcome and Introduction to the Program

Justine Johnson,  Associate Director, Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program

Officers from the UMBC Graduate Student Association (GSA):  Jacob Neal (M.S. student, Chemistry) and Sammie Haile (Ph.D. Candidate, Biological Sciences)

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  • 10:00

Understanding the Graduate School Admission Process

(Includes “The 4 elements of admission: transcript, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, and GRE scores.”)

 Speaker: Dr. Renetta G. Tull

Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Development and Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP

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  • 11:00

Graduate Student panel

Feature: Graduate students will discuss the things that you will
need to know to prepare for and succeed in graduate school.

Melissa Liriano (MD/PhD/ Biochemistry @ UMB)

Brice Cannon (PhD/Electrical Engineering)

Jesse Fox (PhD/Biology)

Shauna Pollard (PhD/ Psychology)

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  • 12:00

Motivational Talk from the University President

Speaker: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III, President, UMBC

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  • 1:15

LUNCH – The Sports Zone – Commons

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Thank you to helpers and greeters from the Meyerhoff Graduate Fellowship Program and the Summer Biomedical Training Program:

  • Joshua Brown
  • Jean Damisse
  • Jennifer Bohn
  • Tyler Parenzan
  • Zachary Osunsade
  • Shawn Barton
  • Amar Kaneria
  • Lola Brown
  • Azra Hosic
  • Ryan Bos
  • Palavi Bhargava
  • Danny Tumello
  • Chrissy Schappell
  • John Brun

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