Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program

Contact Us

If you would like to visit our offices to learn more about pursuing a doctorate degree you can find us at:

Lucy Stone Hall, A321
Livingston Campus
Phone: (848) 445-3100
Fax: (732) 445-1488

Postal Address:
Ronald E. McNair Program
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Lucy Stone Hall, A321
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

02/17/2016 - 10:00am — Access Week: Keynote Address - Kathleen Cushman
To commemorate the 3rd Annual Access Week author Kathleen Cushman will be visiting the Rutgers University - New Brunswick Campus. Kathleen Cushman is the author of First in the Family — a two-book series for high school and college students, in which first-generation-college students offer guidance to those who follow in their footsteps. A writer and researcher for the nonprofit What Kids Can Do... Continued
02/19/2016 - 7:00am — TRiO's Read To The Youth Literacy Campaign
Have you ever heard the saying “We all win when the youth succeeds?” On Friday, February 19, 2016 the “Read to the Youth”  Literacy Campaign will take place with book readings to K-3rd Graders and College Panels at the Plainfield Public School System. This annual event will influence children’s desire to read and motivate them about the college experience  thus leading the youth... Continued
02/20/2016 - 10:00am — Bernard Fein Scholarship Walk
On Saturday, February 20, 2016 the TRiO Rutgers Upward Bound & Upward Bound Math-Science Programs will host the annual Bernard Fein Scholarship walk to provide c/o 2016 graduating seniors college book stipends. This year 45 seniors from New Brunswick, Plainfield, and Perth Amboy High Schools will receive scholarships with the funds raised from the support and participation of students,... Continued
04/01/2016 - 10:00am — McNair Faculty/Student Orientation Breakfast
The Faculty/Student Orientation Breakfast will welcome the Summer 2016 Faculty Mentors working with our newly admitted McNair Cohort. The faculty mentor portion of the program will occur first, followed by a student orientation. There will be a review of both expectations and policies for the Summer Research Institute. The event will be held at 10:00am in Livingston Dining Commons (2nd... Continued

Kesia Sommerville 1st Place Winner at 3rd Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference

Kesia Sommerville a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and student of the Douglass Residential College and Rutgers Business School- New Brunswick, is the first place winner in the Undergraduate Research Competition at the 3rd Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference in Atlanta, GA... Continued

Rutgers McNair Goes to Massachusetts !

In a few sincere words, McNair scholar, Isamar Hernandez, gave a great description of the Graduate School Tour (September 13-15, 2015) that took place just a few weeks ago. She stated,  “A trip out of the state with people who have the same goal as I do, is already a recipe for a... Continued

McNair Alumnae Yomaira Figueroa receives SITPA Fellowship

Yomaira Figueroa, a former McNair scholar, is on the rise. After earning her B.A. in English, Latino & Hispanic Caribbean Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, she has earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. A... Continued