Posts tagged with: "Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program"

Top tips to succeed as a first generation student

Top tips to succeed as a first generation student

If you’re a first generation student, you are not alone. About 50 percent of FIU students are the first in […]

McNair Conference inspires undergrads to pursue grad school

McNair Conference inspires undergrads to pursue grad school

Everyone is curious about what the future holds. For graduate school hopefuls attending the FIU McNair Scholars Research Conference, a […]

My internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory

My internship at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Name: Frances Zengotita Major: Chemistry and English Where did you intern? Los Alamos National Laboratory Field Office, Carlsbad, New Mexico […]

McNair Fellows and Fostering Panther Pride on Capitol Hill.

Students kick off semester in D.C. tackling national challenges

Just before Congress and the President reached an impasse, prompting a government shutdown and uncertainty on DACA, a group of FIU […]

Honors student, Brian Garcia.

My internship at Harvard Medical School

Name: Brian Garcia Hometown: Guines, Cuba What is your major? Biological sciences, College of Arts, Sciences and Education and Honors College Where […]

Honors student aces the MCAT

Honors student aces the MCAT

After 12 practice tests and a crisis in confidence, Honors College student Brian Garcia placed in the 100th percentile of […]

Celebrating first-generation students

Celebrating first-generation students

If you meet a student from FIU, there’s a good chance that he or she is a first-generation student. Panthers come […]

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

FIU McNair Scholar graduates at 53, awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  By Isabela Corzo Few would challenge that Claire Scott-Bacon ’16 is an inspiration. Balancing immigration, marriage, divorce and raising two […]

Conference showcases local, international undergraduate research

Conference showcases local, international undergraduate research

Undergraduate students from across the university, as well as students who travelled to FIU from all over the U.S. and […]

Success stories: Ashley Perez, left, and Tiana Lanier both participated in the Golden Scholars Program, which provides tutoring, mentoring and financial support to promising students from low-income families. Perez graduates in the spring while Lanier, a biology major intent on becoming a medical doctor, is a sophomore.

FIU leads in offering access, promoting success

Minority, low-income and first-gen students find needed support At first glance, Ashley Perez might not have seemed like a prime […]

Jessica Pintado

$1.1 million federal grant supports FIU’s first generation student initiatives

Today 23-year-old Jessica Pintado is an intern in a prestigious medical research program. But she almost gave up on her […]

Ashley Jones MFA '15

Recent graduate named outstanding emerging writer

FIU Master of Fine Arts alumna Ashley Jones MFA ‘15 has been recognized as one of the country’s outstanding, emerging […]

Students presented their research to a group of peers and faculty at the 2014 McNair Conference.

McNair Conference highlights undergraduate research

University faculty and advisors agree: One of the most important ways for a student boost an application to graduate school for […]

FIYou: Steven Fernandez

FIYou: Steven Fernandez

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  Name: Steven J. Fernandez Hometown: Huntly, Virginia Job Title/Department: Director of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate […]

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Research conference gives undergrads a perfect showcase

Research conference gives undergrads a perfect showcase

The racket emanating from the Graham Center recently made one thing clear: research by undergraduates has reached new heights. The […]