midwest mcnair research conference


McNair Conference

Conference Registration

Celebrating 20 Years of Transformative Scholarship

The McNair Scholars Program at Kent State University is “Celebrating 20 Years of Transformative Scholarship” with a Midwest McNair Research Conference on July 25-27, 2019! The program will include:

Poster and Oral Research Presentations

This conference will provide opportunities for current McNair scholars to present their research in both poster and oral sessions.

Graduate School Fair

Meet with graduate school representatives from colleges and universities in Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Experience Graduate School

Attendees will be able to participate in a graduate class taught by Kent State faculty, as well as experience mock graduate school admissions interviews.

Keynote Presentations Featuring McNair Alumni

This conference will also feature research and keynote presentations by McNair alumni and an undergraduate paper competition! Confirmed keynote speakers include Dr. Christa Porter and Dr. Na’Tasha Evans.


Network with conference attendees at the House Party and join us for a trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

20th Anniversary Gala

McNair fellowship fundraiser featuring Minority Leader for Ohio House of Representatives, Emilia Sykes, as keynote.