McNair Scholar Christina Hudson Participates in Presidential Search

EWU McNair Scholar Christina Hudson was nominated to participate in the presidential search committee by former McNair Director Doctora Christina Torres García. The committee was comprised of faculty, staff, Board of Trustee members, and just a few students. As we chatted about her experience she exclaimed that it was really fun and she learned a … Read more

Dr. Lindsey Upton: A Thoughtful, Engaged Mentor Makes a Difference in the Lives of First Generation Scholars

EWU McNair Faculty Mentor, Dr. Lindsey Upton, “It was a really rewarding experience to talk through scholars’ ideas and facilitate their first foray into research.” Mentees include Alexandria Coronado and Theresa Lee

EWU McNair Faculty Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Lindsey Upton   by Cori Jaeger, EWU McNair Program Academic Advisor   When I spoke with Dr. Lindsey Upton about being a McNair faculty mentor, it was no surprise to me that she’d been in touch with EWU McNair alumna Theresa Lee recently. Dr. Upton mentored Theresa for two … Read more

Dr. Jillene Seiver: A Positive Mentor Dedicated to Preparing the Next Generation of Psychology Researchers

EWU McNair Faculty Mentor Dr. Jillene Seiver, "I've learned as much from my scholars as they've learned from me." Mentees include: Samantha Sanchez-Garcia, Darlynne Khayesi, and Ian Campuzano; Logo: Trio McNair Scholar's Program at EWU

EWU McNair Faculty Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Jillene Seiver   by Cori Jaeger, EWU McNair Program Academic Advisor   Senior Lecturer Dr. Jillene Seiver first became involved with McNair in 2020. After teaching Psychology 100 to College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) students, one of those students  EWU McNair alumna Samantha Sanchez-Garcia – approached Dr. Seiver to … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Lucia Roussa Awarded Leon and Emma Solomon Memorial Scholarship

Lucia Roussa awarded Leon and Emma Solomon Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Lucia Roussa! Lucia has been selected by the Seattle Association for Women in Science for the Leon and Emma Solomon Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is named for Leon and Emma Solomon who supported their daughter, now Dr. Fran Solomon, in pursuing her education and career goals. Dr. Fran Solomon is … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Shawn Dufrene Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations Eastern Washington University student Shawn Dufrene! Shawn has completed her summer research internship. Shawn is a senior majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Africana Studies with a minor in History. She is studying African American History as well as what it means to be white in America. Her goal is to become a professor of … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Hope Sands Accepted by Wichita State University Masters Program

Congratulations Hope Sands - Accepted by the Masters in Anthropology Program at Wichita State University

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Hope Sands! Hope was accepted by Wichita State University’s Anthropology Masters program with full funding. Hope graduated in the Spring of 2020 from Eastern Washington University with a major in Anthropology with a focus in Archaeology and Artifact Conservation, as well as a major in Philosophy. For her EWU McNair … Read more