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*Repost* McNair and First-Gen Events

This was reposted on behalf of McNair Scholars and First Gen

McNair and First Gen @ UMBC both have events coming up this week. Here's more detail:

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion: Imposter Syndrome

Monday, November 15, 2021 · 12 - 1 PM  · Online

Do you sometimes feel like you're not enough? Do you ever doubt your abilities or compare yourself to others? If so, you may be experiencing imposter syndrome.  Please join the First-Gen Network to discuss what imposter syndrome is, why it exists, and how that can impact your personal and professional experiences. We will also discuss key ways to combat imposter syndrome in and out of the classroom.
Webex link || Original myUMBC post


First-Gens @ the RAC

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 · 5:30 - 7 PM  ·  Retriever Activity Center (RAC)

Come one, come all! Meet the First-Gen Network at the RAC to enjoy some fun and fitness! We will meet at the RAC to determine what activities students will like to do. We welcome everyone to attend! To enter the RAC, you must have your UMBC student ID card. We look forward to seeing you there! 

Original myUMBC post


Navigating Identity in Academia

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 · 1 - 2 PM · Online

The first session of the Let's Talk Grad School series will help you maintain your identity in unfamiliar spaces and where you may feel isolated. You will learn about the importance of finding community, building rituals, and staying grounded to maintain confidence and be your best self in grad school!

Panelists include:

1. Dr. Maria Sanchez, Director of Education and Outreach, COEIT

2. Dr. Lauren Edwards,Assistant Professor, Public Policy

3. Monique Ransom,Associate Director, Academic Advisor Development and Student Transition Programs 

4. Dr. Andrea Kalfoglou,Associate Professor, Social, Anthropology, and Public Health

Zoom Link || Original myUMBC post

Zoom Meeting ID: 826 8895 2641 

Passcode: 600809


McNair Scholars Program Info Session: Learn how you can join the McNair Family!

Thursday, November 18, 2021 · 1 - 2 PM · Online

Do you want to conduct undergraduate research and go to graduate school for your Ph.D.? Are you a first-gen college student, a member of a traditionally underrepresented racial/ethnic group, or qualify as low-income? The McNair Scholars program may be the perfect fit for you! Join our info session and learn how our program helps students thrive in college and grad school.
Zoom Link || Original myUMBC post

Zoom Meeting ID: 892 8995 8695
Passcode: 020235

Posted: November 15, 2021, 9:52 AM