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

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, Brian Garcia.

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 […]

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

Name: Steven J. Fernandez Hometown: Huntly, Virginia Job Title/Department: Director of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Campus: MMC In a nutshell: I […]

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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 […]

When physics, art and sequestration collide in D.C.

When physics, art and sequestration collide in D.C.

With another round of sequestration looming, FIU advocates took to the Hill to inform Congress about the potential impact of […]

Studying protons, hidden language of train conductors in UK

Studying protons, hidden language of train conductors in UK

In the summer of 2013, three FIU students –Omar Leon, Carlos Lopez and Pierre Avila– members of the university’s prestigious […]

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Alumnus explores Latin American studies at Oxford

Alumnus explores Latin American studies at Oxford

Juan Sebastian Gil ’11, a College of Arts & Sciences alumnus, has embarked on graduate studies and research at the […]

Working on cancer prevention in India

Working on cancer prevention in India

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2012 series highlighting summer adventures of FIU students. This summer, doctoral candidate […]

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Engineering student defies past, graduates with honors

Engineering student defies past, graduates with honors

By Sissi Aguila When Michael Zecca left the Army and announced he was going to college, his mother asked, “So […]