McNair Scholars Represent Truman at Annual Conference

Six students represented Truman’s Ronald E. McNair Program at the Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference Sept. 11-13 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Country.

Accompanied by John Quinn, professor of political science and interim research coordinator, the scholars gave public presentations based upon their projects conducted this past summer.

The McNair Program provides support for students interested in obtaining a Ph.D. who are income eligible, first-generation college students of any background or who are from underrepresented groups. McNair has been at Truman since 1992.

Senior scholars who presented include: Ciera Utter (health science), Roberto Renteria (psychology), Brandi Jones (health science), RaShaunda Fargo (English/education), Meghan Meyers (health science) and Chelsie Yokum (communication).

Pictured from the left: Ciera Utter, Roberto Renteria, Brandi Jones, RaShaunda Fargo, Meghan Meyers and Chelsie Yokum.