Meet the McNair Program Scholars

 

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Nana Kwame Apraku
Major: Integrative Physiology, Ecology and Environmental Biology
Career Aspirations: Earn an advanced degree in Physical Therapy and Public Health to prepare for medical school.

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Miranda Aragon
Major: Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Career Aspirations: Miranda will begin a Master’s program at CU in the fall of 2012 with the goal of working with children struggling with language development in low socioeconomic areas.

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Basel Farag
Major: Political Science 
Career Aspirations: To complete an advanced degree in statistics, economics or computer science.

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Karen Garcia
Major: International Affairs and Italian
Career Aspirations: Earn a Ph.D. in International Affairs in order to conduct research and address human rights abuses occurring throughout the world.

 

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Brittni Hernandez
Major: Ethnic Studies
Career Aspirations: To earn a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies and/or Educational Policy with the ultimate goal of equity and diversity issues within education.

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Matthew Jones
Major: Psychology
Career Aspirations: Earn a Ph.D. and work with patients suffering from traumatic brain injury level.

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Rose Lokwang
Major: Integrative Physiology & Anthropology
Career Aspirations: Earn a Ph.D. in Public Health in order to conduct research on women’s health in South Sudan, with the goal of building a hospital.

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Leticia Martinez
Major:
Psychology
Career Aspirations: Earn a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with the intention of conducting research on the etiology and treatment of substance use disorders.

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Cliff Min
Major: Integrated Physiology
Career Aspirations: To further his academic career in graduate school for Computer Science and work in information technology development.

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Brianna Spinks
Major: Psychology, Sociology
Career Aspirations: To earn a degree in Social Work or Counseling Psychology