McNair Scholars Colloquia scheduled during February; poster session set for March Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. February 3, 2010 The Office of Institutional Diversity and McNair Scholars Program will host their Spring Scholars Colloquia with four sessions in February and a poster session of undergraduate research March 6.The McNair Scholars, 2010.Students from the program’s Cohort 2 will give 10-minute presentations on their research during the colloquia sessions from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9, 11, 16 and 18 in McNeely Hall, Room 116.All McNair Scholars will participate in the poster session from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 6. E-mail the McNair Scholars office for location information.Both the Spring Scholars Colloquia and the poster session are open to the public.The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program) is designed to encourage first-generation college students from limited income means and students from groups historically underrepresented in higher education to pursue doctoral study.Spring Scholars Colloquia schedule:Feb. 9:Sophia Benick, University of St. ThomasErin McDonald, St. Catherine UniversityDemar Lewis, University of St. ThomasJennifer Dada Samuel, University of St. ThomasFeb. 11:Melvina Ketter, St. Catherine UniversityNina Haider, University of St. ThomasLauren Miller, University of St. ThomasIsaac Palma Zamora, University of St. ThomasFeb. 16:Bereket Worku, University of St. ThomasAriel Gittens, Concordia UniversityNkayo Drepaul, Macalester CollegeMohamed Hussein, University of St. ThomasFeb. 18:William Montes, University of St. ThomasSean Navin, University of St. ThomasPauleen Le, University of St. ThomasSahr Brima, University of St. ThomasFor more information about current scholars, their research topics and faculty mentors, or program information, visit the McNair Scholars Program Web site.