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First-Generation Grad Students: Our Journeys to Academic Success
Thursday, April 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Join us as our panelists share their experiences as first-generation students in graduate school. Panelists will answer audience questions and discuss their own academic journey, including master’s and doctoral training, mentorship, job market strategies, and general advice for first generation graduate student success. Light snacks will be provided.
Samira Brooks, PhD, Department of Environmental Health & Science Engineering, Gillings School of Public Health
Donaldson Conserve, PhD, UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Disease
Olga Gonzalez-Lopez, PhD, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Kyle Mays, PhD, Department of History
Joan Evaliz Roque Pena, PhD, Department of Chemistry
Have questions? Contact Maria Erb: Maria.Erb@unc.edu