EWU McNair Scholar Alumna Kianna Baker Accepted to Colombia School of Nursing

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Alumna Kianna Baker! Kiana has been accepted to Columbia University’s School of Nursing (MDE) with scholarships. One of Key’s awards is the Pathways to Leadership & Advancement in Nursing (PLAN) program scholarship, featuring mentoring, study group sessions, and other financial, academic, emotional, and professional supports exclusive to PLAN recipients. Columbia’s … Read more

EWU McNair Alumna Kianna Baker Awarded FORWARD Community Summer APEx Fellowship

Key Baker Fellowship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Kianna (Key) Baker (2019)! Key has been awarded a FORWARD Community Summer APEx Fellowship with Family PEACE through the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences where she is earning her Master of Public Health with a certificate in Child, Youth, and Family Health. … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Edith Melendez Accepted to Northern Arizona University PhD Program

Edith Melendez accepted by Northern Arizona University Doctoral Program in Combined Counseling, School Psychology

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Edith Melendez! Edith has been accepted as a doctoral student at Northern Arizona University in the Combined School/Counseling Psychology program. Edith graduated from EWU in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Developmental Psychology with minors in Psychology and Spanish. As a McNair Scholar, Edith worked with Dr. … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Rachel Silverthorn Published in American Journal of Criminal Justice

Rachel Silverthorn Published in American Journal of Criminal Justice

EWU McNair Scholar Rachel Silverthorn graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She went on to attend Florida International University’s PhD program in Criminal Justice, with full funding. This spring, she will complete her Masters degree in Criminal Justice, and continue through the program for her PhD. She … Read more

19 EWU Students Recruited for McNair’s 2021-2022 Cohort

19 Students Recruited for 2021-2022 Cohort

On February 18, EWU’s McNair Scholar Program selection committee met to review student application packets. The federally-funded TRIO Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program at EWU selects motivated and talented juniors and seniors who are first-generation and low-income college students, and/or from groups underrepresented at the doctoral level to introduce them to academic research and … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Kianna Baker Accepted to Masters Program at Columbia University

EWU McNair Scholar Kianna Baker Accepted to Masters Program at Columbia University

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Kianna (Key) Baker! Key has been accepted by the¬†Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences to earn her Master of Public Health with a certificate in Child, Youth, and Family Health. She will receive funding as a Public Health Special Programs Scholar. In 2019, … Read more