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 Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Development & Postdoctoral Affairs at the UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland (, and the Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – The PROMISE AGEP includes alliance members: UMBC, the University of Maryland Baltimore, and the University of Maryland College Park. She is passionate about training postdocs for careers, cultivating new graduate students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, retention of all graduate students, and Ph.D. Completion. She speaks nationally on these topics, and has projects in Maryland, Pittsburgh, and Puerto Rico. Her personal website is: Connect with her on Google+ Follow on Twitter:
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