On Saturday, May 5, 2018, PROMISE AGEP will be hosting its annual PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout! You are invited to come, bring your friends, family, and anyone who supported your journey through graduate school. This event is free! Graduate students from all schools within the University System of Maryland (USM) are invited!
Here is a list, if your school is listed, you are invited! http://www.usmd.edu/institutions/
Alumni, faculty, and staff are invited as well.
Friends and family members of students who have participated in PROMISE are invited.
If you are from another school, e.g., Howard, Hopkins, GW, and have come to a PROMISE event in the past such as SSI, you are also invited to participate.
Event: PROMISE AGEP Friends and Family Cookout
Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
UPDATE 5/5/18 – 9:15 AM: There is a forecast for rain, but it is not scheduled to start until later in the afternoon. This event is under a pavilion. We will have music, games, and food until 2:30, and will start the recognition of graduates at 2:30 and likely end at 3 PM to avoid the pending rain.
Location: Centennial Park – Pavilion D, MD
Address: 10000 MD-108 Ellicott City, MD 21042
UPDATE: Music feature, DJ TechnoFist, https://promiseagep.com/2018/05/05/dr-damon-bradley-dj-technofist-nasa-engineering-leader-international-dj-brings-his-music-to-the-promise-cookout-5-5-18-100-pm/. Dr. Damon Bradley, NASA Scientist, is also an international DJ. Dr. Bradley received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from UMBC, and leads an award-winning engineering team at NASA. He will be the featured artist at the cookout.
Parking: There is on-site free parking. Centennial Park has many entrances, the Pavilion that we rented (D) is near the Main/South entrance (the address is 1000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042). We suggest that you carpool since spaces might be limited.
All PROMISE grads (Master’s and Doctoral) will be celebrated! If you are graduating (December 2017, May 2018), please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Graduate! – PROMISE Cookout” with your full name, department, and degree obtained so that you can be recognized.
Make sure you register each and every one of your guests, no exceptions! Thank you! Looking forward to meeting you at the Cookout!