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MSU’s McNair program helps first-generation college students succeed

MSU’s McNair program helps first-generation college students succeed

Madison Martin is thrilled to be graduating from Montana State University next week, when she’ll become the first person in her family to earn a college degree. “I am so ecstatic,” said Martin, 23, a microbiology major from Laurel. “A lot of undergraduates don’t think it’s a very big deal, but I do. It’s a […]

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UW Madison McNair Scholar Exploring the Universe as UC Berkeley Doctoral Student

UW Madison McNair Scholar Exploring the Universe as UC Berkeley Doctoral Student

Jessie Otradovec showed promise in post-high school jobs at Papa John’s and Cost Cutters in Green Bay. But she wanted to play with the universe. She eventually left behind the pizza and barber shears and, at age 27, will graduate from UW-Madison this weekend with a bachelor’s degree in physics and astrophysics. “I’m just tremendously […]

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BC’s McNair Program Sees Continued Growth Through The Years

BC’s McNair Program Sees Continued Growth Through The Years

In April 2012, then-freshman James Kale II, LSOE ’16, moderated a talk during Black Family Weekend. During the talk, the speaker asked members of the audience to raise their hands if their parents were from another country. Kale noticed nearly every student in the room had raised his or her hands. This sparked his curiosity, […]

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