RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)
RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)

Alumni

RISE would like to congratulate the following May 2012 RISE Fellow Graduates:

  • Cynthia Correa
  • Jordan Strickland

 

highlights:

Joanna Cooper

Joanna Cooper, 2011 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, has been attending the PhD Program in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville since Fall 2011.

 

Nathaniel Kingsbury, 2011 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, entered the PhD Program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine in Fall 2011.

 

Kimberly Brassard

Kimberly Brassard, 2011 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, entered the MA in BioEthics Program at Wake Forest University Center for Bioethics, Health, and Society in Fall 2011.

 

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Anna Queen, 2011 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, was accepted into a Post-Baccalaureate program at Wake Forest University in Fall 2011.

 

Ellen Simmons

Ellen Simmons, 2009 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, currently attends the DHS Security Studies PhD Program at the Naval Post Graduate School and the MS Biohazardous Threat Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases Program at Georgetown University.

 

Hollie Young-Oxendine

Hollie Young-Oxendine will begin the Post Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) on August 1, 2011, at Wake Forest University School of Medicine until July 13, 2012.

 

Rhonda McClure

Rhonda McClure, 2009 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, began the MD/PhD Program at the University of Massachusetts in Fall 2011 after completing a 2-year Post Baccalaureate Program with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Section on Antibody Diversity, Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology in Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Marcus McNair

Marcus McNair, 2008 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, presently is a Research Associate in the Smithies-Maeda Lab at UNC-Chapel Hill.

 

Hannah Woriax, 2009 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, attends East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, MD Program.

 

Ashley Clark

Ashley Clark, 2009 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, completed a Masters Program in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UNC-Chapel Hill, and completed two years of graduate school in the Duke University Physician Assistant Program. Ashley now works in the Regulatory Affairs/Quality Engineering Group for a company in Research Triangle Park.

 

Francina Abengowe

Francina Abengowe, 2010 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, attended the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Program at UNC-Chapel Hill, Post-Baccalaureate Fellow in Bone and Extracellular Matrix Branch at NIH studying osteogenesis imperfecta, and started a position as a high school Biology educator in Charlotte Fall 2012. She plans to pursue a Master's degree in the sciences.

 

Aaron Locklear

Aaron Locklear, 2010 UNCP Graduate and RISE Fellow, currently attends East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine.

 

rise alumni from 2007-Present:

2012 Graduates

  1. Cynthia Correa, Cohort 5
  2. Jordan Strickland, Cohort 4

2011 Graduates

  1. Kimberly Brassard, Cohort 4 & 5
  2. Matthew Bublitz, Cohort 5
  3. Christopher Concepion, Cohort 1 & 2
  4. Joanna Cooper, Cohort 4 & 5
  5. Stephanie Edwards, Cohort 5
  6. Nicholas Faulkner, Cohort 5
  7. Rebecca Howell, Cohort 5
  8. Cilia Iluku, Cohort 4
  9. Nathaniel Kingsbury, Cohort 3 & 4
  10. Johnathan Ross Locklear, Cohort 5
  11. Anna Queen, Cohort 3, 4, & 5
  12. Josie Torrence, Cohort 2
  13. Hollie Young-Oxendine, Cohort 4 & 5

2010 Graduates

  1. Francina Abengowe, Cohort 3 & 4
  2. Donna Gilchrist, Cohort 1-4
  3. Aaron Locklear, Cohort 2
  4. Delora Oxendine, Cohort 3

2009 Graduates

  1. Musheerah Ali, Cohort 1
  2. Ashley Clark, Cohort 3
  3. Rhonda McClure, Cohort 3
  4. Ellen Simmons, Cohort 3
  5. Hannah Woriax, Cohort 1 & 2

2008 Graduates

  1. Natalie Bullock, Cohort 1 & 2
  2. Marcus McNair, Cohort 1 & 2
  3. Shannon Rose, Cohort 1
  4. Mark Stevens, Cohort 1 & 2
  5. Christina Tate, Cohort 1

2007 Graduates

  1. Kalyn Dukes, Cohort 1
  2. Andrea Filipkowski, Cohort 1
  3. Valerie Poole, Cohort 1