McNair Scholars Program
Preparing Students for Graduate School
SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference
In 2016, FSU McNair Scholars attended the SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference in Atlanta, GA. This conference is designed to attract undergraduate and graduate students from al TRIO programs in the U.S. The conference provides opportunites for scholars to share their research, provide exposure to the key issues in research and higher education, and nitercrt with graduate school representatives.
McNair Scholars visited the Georgia Aquarium while attending the SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference in Atlanta, GA
McNair Scholar Jancie Brown presenting her research at tthe SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference in Atlanta, GA
University at Buffalo (NY) McNair Undergraduate Research Conference
The University at Buffalo (UB) McNair Undergraduate Research Conference took place in Buffalo, NY. During the event, undergraduate students participated in oral presentation sessions and various professional development experiences in preparation of graduate school attendance. Students attended tours of prospective graduate programs on the UB campus and later met with representatives from over 40 institutions during the graduate school opportunities fair. Conference attendees also participated in local excursions at Niagara Falls, including the Cave of the Winds and Maid of the Mist Boat tours.
McNair Scholar Michelle Vann Horton at the 2013 UB McNair Graduate School Opportunities Fair
McNair Scholar Jessica Vickery presenting her research at the 2014 UB McNair Undergraduate Research Conference
McNair Scholars and Staff at the 2014 UB McNair Undergraduate Research Conference
McNair Scholars at Niagara Falls at the UB McNair Undergraduate Research Conference in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS)
The first SNCURCS event was held November 9, 2005 in Raleigh, North Carolina. SNCURCS is a fee-free research conference for all North Carolina undergraduate students that have conducted and chosen to present their research. The presentations demonstrate the comprehensive knowledge and dedication of both students and their mentors, and are significant contributions to the vast fields of study represented.
The FSU McNair Scholars Program has attended SNCURCS every year since 2010 at different unviersities throughout North Carolina. Please see below for our images of scholars presenting there research.
McNair Scholars at SNCURCS 2016
McNair Scholar Martina Azoro presenting her research at SNCURCS 2016
McNair Scholars at SNCURCS 2011
McNair Scholar Amber Birden with her poster presentation at SNCURCS 2011
McNair Scholar Kurkessa Springs with her poster presentation at SNCURCS 2011
McNair Scholar Jonela Rogers with her poster presentation at SNCURCS 2011
McNair Scholar Eric McLean presenting his poster at SNCURCS 2010
ABRCMS is a professional conference for biomedical sciences, behavioral sciences, and mathematics for students. ABRCMS encourages underrepresented minority students to pursue further education in biomedical sciences, behavioral sciences, and mathematics; as well as provide faculty with tools and resources to assist in facilitating the success of their students. During the four-day conference, students present their research in twelve disciplines in the biomedical sciences, behavioral sciences, and mathematics. The Fayetteville State University McNair Scholars Program attended the ABRCMS on November 10 – 13, 2010 hosted in Charlotte, North Carolina.
McNair Scholar, Yaleaka Currie, with her poster presentation at ABRCMS
LSAMP and RISE are programs that aim to increase the number the minority students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, as well as, biomedical and behavioral sciences. The LSAMP/RISE Joint Research Symposium provides workshops and an opportunity for North Carolina students to present their research. The Fayetteville State University McNair Scholars Program attended the LSAMP/RISE Joint Research Symposium on April 15, 2011 hosted by Fayetteville State University.
McNair Scholar Shannon Gunn presents her poster presentation at the LSAMP/RISE Joint Research Symposium
McNair Scholar Christopher Darden presents his research at the closing ceremony of the Ronald E. McNair
Program summer research internship
McNair Scholars (left to right): Yaleaka Currie, Christopher Williams, and Reginald Felton discuss the benefits of being in a TRiO Program (federally-funded programs which motivate disadvantaged students in their pursuits of a college degree) at Fayetteville State University on TRiO Day 2011.