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Past Activities

First Semester 2009-2010

August 2009

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

10

Semester Begins

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

14

Welcome Meeting

/Introduction

McNair Staff

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

15

 

 

 

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

Preparing for Graduate School Part I

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

Assignment Due Preparing Stewards of the Discipline

(Chap. 1, Golde & Walker)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

Preparing for Graduate School Part II

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

Assignment Due The Doctoral Student Experience  (Chap. 14, Nettles & Millett)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2009

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Cultural Experience

McNair Staff

Assignment Due

What is graduate school like?

(Chap. 1, Peters)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Holiday

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

My Graduate Experience

Prof. Juan E. Marcano

Assignment Due

Selected Essay Comment

(Golde & Walker)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Ivy League Graduate School Fair

Natural Science BLG

10:30 am - 12:00 m

 

 

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Preparing for Graduate School Part II

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

Assignment Due

The Doctoral Student  Exp.  (Chap. 14, Nettles & Millett)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

UPR Graduate Studies Orientation: The Application Process

Ms. Carmen Meléndez

10:30 am - 12:00 m

Room ES 108

23

Academic Recess

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

Hairspray the Musical

McNair Staff

Centro de Bellas Artes de Santurce

Assignment Due

Playing Politics

(Chap. 13, Peters)

Bus leave at 6:00 PM

 

 

26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

 

 

29

 

 

30

 

 

     

 

October 2009

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

   

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

GRE Test Prep Workshop: Overview

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

Prof. Jorge Martínez

Assignment Due

Vectors of Change

(Chap. 3, Golde & Walker)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

CIC Graduate School Fair

Student Center

10:30 am - 12:00 m

 

 

9 WORKSHOP POSTPONED

GRE Test Prep

Workshop: Stats & Graphs

Prof. Jorge Martínez

Assignment Due

Selected Movie Comment

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16 WORKSHOP POSTPONED

GRE Test Prep

Workshop: General Math

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

Assignment Due

Research Productivity

(Chap. 8, Nettles & Millett)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

GRE Test Prep

Workshop: Analytical Writing Measure

Dr. Maritza Reyes

Assignment Due

GRE Math Exercises

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

 

 

 

 

 

 

29

 

 

 

 

 

 

30 WORKSHOP POSTPONED

GRE Test Prep Workshop: Sample Test

Ms. Rose Mary Caballero

Assignment Due

GRE Essay Sample

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

 

GRE Test Prep

Workshop: Stats & Graphs

Prof. Jorge Martínez

Assignment Due

Selected Movie Comment

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 2009

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

How to Prepare an Application Packet

Prof. Jorge Martínez

Assignment Due Application and Admission

(Chap. 7, Peters)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 WORKSHOP POSTPONED

Cultural Experience: Etiquette Workshop

Guest Speaker

Assignment Due Financing a Doctoral Education (Chap. 6, Nettles & Millett)

 

GRE Test Prep Workshop: General Math

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

Assignment Due

Research Productivity

(Chap. 8, Nettles & Millett)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

Holiday

 

 

 

 

 

20

Statement of Purpose: Some Examples

Prof. Elizabeth Hodges

Assignment Due

Your First Draft

(Chap. 6, Asher)

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

25

 

 

 

26

Academic Recess →

 

27

Academic Recess

Assignment Due (by E-mail)

Statement of Purpose Sample

28

Academic

 ← Recess

 

30

 

         

 

December 2010

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

1

Registration Opens

5th UPRH McNair Research Symposium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACTIVITY POSTPONED

Semester Ends

Closing Activity & Xmas Gift Exchange

McNair Staff

Assignment Due

Signed Mentoring Agreements

 

GRE Test Prep Workshop: Sample Test

Ms. Rose Mary Caballero

Assignment Due

GRE Essay Sample

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

11

Cultural Experience: Etiquette Workshop

Guest Speaker

Assignment Due

Financing a Doctoral Education (Chap. 6, Nettles & Millett)

12

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

 

 

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17

 

 

 

 

 

18 Semester Ends

Closing Activity & Xmas Gift Exchange

McNair Staff

Assignment Due

Signed Mentoring Agreements

19

Finals →

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

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28

←  Finals

 

29

 

 

30

 

 

31

 

 

 

 

 

Second Semester 2009 - 2010

January

2010

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

2

 

 

4

 

 

5

 

 

6

 

 

7

 

 

8

 

 

9

 

 

11

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

16

 

 

 

18

Holiday

 

 

19

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

25

Semester Begins

 

26

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

28

 

 

 

29

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

30

 

 

 

 

February

2010

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

5

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

6

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

12

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

13

 

 

 

15

Holiday

 

 

16

 

 

 

17

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

19

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

20

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

25

 

 

 

26

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

27

 

 

 

 

March

2010

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1

2

3

4

5

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

6

8

9

10

11

12

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

13

15

16

17

18

19

M. Butterfly

Luis A. Ferrer Theater, Santurce

Bus leave at 6:00 pm

20

22

Holiday

 

 

23

24

25

26

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

27

29

 

 

30

 

 

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

April

2010

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

   

1

Academic Recess →

2

Academic Recess

 

3

Academic

 ← Recess

5

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

9

Exhibition Da Vinci The Genius

McNair Staff

Plaza Las Americas Mall

Bus leave at 4:30 pm

10

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

16

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

17

 

 

 

19

Holiday

 

 

20

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

23

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

24

 

 

 

26

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

28

 

 

 

29

 

 

 

30

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

 

 

May

2010

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

3

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

7

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

8

 

 

 

 

 

10

Deadline Registration

5th UPRH McNair Research Symposium

11

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

14

Course 4676

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo

4:30 pm - 7:20 pm

 

15

 

 

 

 

 

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19

 

 

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24

 

 

 

 

 

25

CANCELLED

5th UPRH McNair Research Symposium

Sheraton Old San Juan

26

CANCELLED

5th UPRH McNair Research Symposium

Sheraton Old San Juan

27

CANCELLED

Graduate School Preparation Academy

Sheraton Old San Juan

28

CANCELLED

Graduate School Preparation Academy

Sheraton Old San Juan

29

CANCELLED

Graduate School Preparation Academy

Sheraton Old San Juan

31

CANCELLED

Graduate School Preparation Academy

Sheraton Old San Juan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer 2010

 

June

2010

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

 

1

2

3

4

5

7

ESL Summer Immersion Experience

CANCELLED

8

ESL Summer Immersion Experience

CANCELLED

9

ESL Summer Immersion Experience

CANCELLED

10

ESL Summer Immersion Experience

CANCELLED

11

ESL Summer Immersion Experience

CANCELLED

12

ESL Summer Immersion Experience

CANCELLED

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* Some activities had to be cancelled due to the UPR student's strike.

The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate  Achievement Program at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao is funded through TRIO Program Grants received from the United States Department of Education totaling $902,248.00.

 

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