Archive for January, 2011

McNair Scholars Program Accepting Applications

 This program provides an excellent opportunity for students to work more closely with faculty and prepare for graduate school.  Below are some of the program highlights:

  • Summer Research (which includes free on-campus housing and a $3,000 stipend)
  • Free GRE preparation
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Graduate School Visitation
  • Graduate School Application Assistance
  • Presentation of your research at National Conferences

 If you are interested in this program, please click on the link below to send in your application and letters of recommendation. Please keep in mind that at least one letter of recommendation must come from a faculty member. The deadline to apply for this program has been extended to Friday, March 4, 2011.  For more information:

Engaged & Preparing to Launch

ASPIRE Officers and executive board members led by President Quindara Lazenbury will attend a pre-semester leadership seminar to prepare for the launch of Spring Semester ASPIRE activities. 

The Catalyst  training  will be held on Saturday January 29th from 9:30am-430pm in the Trabant Multi-Purpose Rooms.    According to President Quindara Lazenbury: This training will strengthen our teamwork skills and give us a head start on getting the spring 2011 activities underway; this is a great opportunity. Officers Thien-Huong Nguyen, Amber Beaman, Jessica Davis, Anh Nguyen, Ellen Baca and Kathyrn Kull are expected to attend.