EWU McNair Scholar Brendan Roof Honored with Carol Kabat Baumann Scholarship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Brendan Roof! Brendan has been awarded the Carol Kabat Baumann Scholarship. This scholarship is for juniors or seniors majoring in education, with a public school emphasis and GPA’s at or above a 3.0. Brendan is a first-generation student majoring in Secondary English Education. He was raised in Ketchikan, Alaska and Memphis, Tennessee. … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Mary Belton Honored with Soaring Eagles Scholarship

Picture of Mary Belton with text "Congratulations, Mary Belton, Awarded the Soaring Eagles Scholarship"

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Mary Belton! Mary has been selected for the Soaring Eagles Scholarship. The award is for juniors and seniors who have demonstrated grit towards attaining their degree. Mary is currently in the midst of her EWU McNair Summer Research Internship exploring Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway. On top of her classes, extra … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Monica Miranda Accepted to Pacific University Master in Applied Psychological Science

Monica Miranda Accepted to Pacific U

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Monica Miranda! Monica has been accepted to Pacific University’s Master in Applied Psychological Science program. From the Applied Psychological Science Master’s Program website: Students gain expertise regarding the impact of cultural, biological, social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral factors on psychological phenomena. Emphasis is placed on the development of a strong theoretical and empirical … Read more

Congratulations to Eastern McNair alum, Dr. Frank King, promoted to Associate Professor in Ethnic Studies at UW-Platteville, and also appointed to Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Special Assistant to the Chief Diversity Office

  Dr. Frank King graduated from Eastern with a BA in Secondary Social Studies Education/History, and earned his PhD from Washington State University in American Studies. As an EWU McNair scholar, he conducted his McNair research internship with faculty mentor, Dr. Scott Finnie, completing a paper titled “The Battle of Adowa and Its Connection to … Read more

EWU McNair Scholar Julianna Pruneda-Martinez Completes Summer Research Internship

Congratulations to EWU McNair Scholar Julianna Pruneda-Martinez for completing her EWU McNair Summer Research Internship! Under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Winer in the EWU Department of Education, Julianna researched mathematics education through the review of two texts: Taking Action: Implementing Effective Mathematics Teaching practices in Grades K-5 by DeAnn Huinker and Victoria Bill and … Read more

Julianna Pruneda-Martinez Selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and Awarded Summer Research Internship

Congratulations Eastern Washington University student Julianna Pruneda-Martinez! Julianna has been selected as an EWU McNair Scholar and awarded a summer research internship. McNair Scholars must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and are first generation college students and low-income and/or underrepresented students. They are selected for their promise as scholars and commitment towards attaining … Read more