Promising Practices

This website is designed to provide the McNair community with a venue to share stories about program and scholar success. The site also provides information on McNair Conferences, Funding opportunities and Graduate School Visitation Programs for Scholars, and resources for McNair Staff.

The McNair Promising Practices Institute, held January 15-17, 2016, will provide an interactive forum for McNair staff to learn about the most innovative practices taking place in the McNair community and come together to share knowledge, tools, and insights with colleagues from across the country. The institute will include speakers, poster presentations, and networking opportunities.

The following topics will be explored:

  • Addressing program objectives
  • Use of technology
  • Student development
  • GRE preparation
  • Graduate school preparation
  • Program management
  • Involvement of faculty
  • Research experience for scholars