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Florida Campus Compact Honors Political Science Major for Community Service

Florida Campus Compact Honors Political Science Major for Community Service

The UCF McNair Scholars program would like to congratulate one of their scholars for being chosen for a wonderful opportunity. Political science major Alice Neira recently was chosen as one of three students in the state to receive the Student Excellence in Service Award presented by Florida Campus Compact. The award recognizes students for outstanding service to […]

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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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UW McNair Scholars tout trip to D.C.; program seeks new students

Washington D.C. was an eye-opener for Pearl Wright. She was one of several University of Wisconsin Oshkosh students in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Scholars Program to travel to the nation’s Capital over the summer as part of a U.S. Department of Education-sponsored delegation celebrating the 50th Anniversary of “TRiO” programs and advocating for their […]

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