UMB Dissertation House – Final Day

The Dissertation House at UMB ends today.  We thank the staff of the Writing Center (Gerry Lardner, Jane Sellman, and Almeta Sly-Thompson) and the Counseling Center (Douglas Chay.) The following photos give you a glimpse of the activities that students participated in over the past few days.

UMB Dissertation House Group June 2010

Dr. Pollack works with Almeta Sly-Thompson of the UMB Writing Center

Lunch in the DH @UMB

Jane Sellman from the UMB Writing Center brings gifts

Dr. Carter coaches a student in a one-on-one session

Dr. Pollack talks with guest speaker, Dr. Calvin Williams (UMB Alum, Former PROMISE Peer Mentor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology)

About Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) –, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull;
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