McNair Scholars Program

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Welcome to McNair Scholars Program

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is designed to provide talented low-income/ first generation and ethnic minority undergraduate students with effective preparation for doctoral study. The McNair program at Sam Houston State University encourages graduate studies by providing opportunities for undergraduates to define their goals, engage in research, and develop the skills and faculty mentor relationships that are critical to success at the doctoral level.


McNair Staff

Dr. Lydia Fox - Director
lcruzfox@shsu.edu
936.294.3264

Tama Hamrick - Coordinator
thamrick@shsu.edu
936.294.3279

Christina Smith - Graduate Mentor
crs040@shsu.edu
936-294-3339

Christie Padron - Staff
cxp056@shsu.edu
936-294-3339


McNair Office

McNair Scholars Program
1908 Bobby K Marks Drive
Eleanor and Charles Garrett Teacher Education Center Rm. 329
Huntsville, TX 77340-2359
Phone: 936.294.3279
Fax: 936.294.4126


We have an astronaut's name. Our research is no game. The students' love for learning we feed. We help our students succeed. Join our program if you dare. We are McNair.


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