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Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Scholars Program   



Dr. Maritza Reyes-Laborde

Tel. 787-850-000 ext.9633

Dr. Maritza Reyes-Laborde received her BA in English from UPRH in 1981.  Three years later, in 1983, she received a MA in TESOL and a MEd in Applied Linguistics from Columbia University.  She received an EdD in 1996 from the same institution, majoring in Applied Linguistics and Bilingual Education.  Dr. Reyes-Laborde has been the director of the McNair Program since 2003 and has also coordinated the UPRH Honors Program since 1995.  She has worked in different student-oriented projects, such as the Communicative Competence Centre and the Student Support Services Program.  Dr. Reyes-Laborde has been member of important institutional committees and is a Full Professor at the English Department.  Maritza is currently pursuing a PhD in  Anglophone Caribbean Linguistics from the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus.

  Coordinator & Graduate Application Advisor


Dr. Carlos J. Olivo-Delgado

Tel. 787-850-9420

Dr. Carlos J. Olivo-Delgado is a certified chemist and assistant professor of this discipline since 2003 at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico and the University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon.  Carlos is member of the Colegio de Químicos de Puerto Rico and the American Chemical Society. He coordinates the McNair Program since its foundation in 2003.  Dr. Olivo-Delgado conducts research in environmental analysis and characterization of water sources in the Eastern Region of the island.  Also, he is interested in the study of science teaching and the development of scientific literacy in university students.  He received a BS degree in Chemistry in 2001 and a MS in Environmental Chemistry in 2003 from Turabo University.  He received an EdD in Science Education from the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus.  He is currently enrolled in the PhD program of History at the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras.

  Administrative Assistant

Ms. Rose M. Caballero-Pérez

Tel. 787-850-9420

  Faculty Liaisons

Dr. Denny S. Fernández del Viso-Gámez

Natural Science


Tel. 787-850-000 ext. 9129


Dr. Dalma González-Rodríguez



Tel. 787-850-9347

 Advisory Board

Dr. Félix A. Castrodad-Ortiz


Tel. 787-850-0000 ext. 9189

Fax. 787-850-9439

Dr. Maximiliano Dueñas-Guzmán


Tel. 787-850-9334







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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Updated by: Rose Mary Caballero-Pérez

Updated Monday May 02, 2011 02:38:45 PM