Photos

2015 McNair Scholars

2015 McNair Scholars

Graduate School Workshop with
Mr. Don Asher

Scholars at the Don Asher workshop

Scholars at the Don Asher workshop

Scholars at the Don Asher workshop

Scholars at Don Asher presentation

Scholars at the Don Asher workshop

Summer Research Experience

Trevor Gonzalez conducting research at the Human Sciences Lab

Cassandra Gonzalez conducting research in Dr. Byrd's lab

April Gonzalez conducting research

Trevor Gonzalez conducting research in
the Human Sciences Lab

Cassandra Gonzales conducting research
in Dr. Byrd's lab

April Gonzalez conducting research
in Dr. Hannon's Lab

Jorge Torres conducting research in Architectural Engineering

Ifeluwa Bob-Nabena conducting research

Whitney Fakolade conducting research

Jorge Torres conducts research in
Architectural Engineering
Ifeoluwa Bob-Nabena conducting
research at the NNTRC
Whitney Fakolade conducting research

Hector Ramirez conducting research in the music lab

Shelby Carter conducting research

Anthony Martinez conducting research

Hector Ramirez conducting research
in the music lab
Shelby Carter working in
Dr. Tewes' Lab
Anthony Martinez conducting research
in Dr. Byrd's lab

McNair Scholars Program
20th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research
Presentation Luncheon
October 14, 2015

2015 McNair Scholars

Dynyel Miller, Director

Dr. Steven Tallant President of Texas A&M University-Kingsville

April Gonzalez presenting his research

Dynyel Miller, Director of the
McNair Scholars Program, addresses
the audience at the luncheon

Dr Steven H. Tallant, President
of Texas A&M University-Kingsville
gives the welcoming address

April Gonzalez presenting her research

Whitney Fakolade

Cassandra Gonzales

Hector Ramirez presenting his research

Whitney Fakolade presenting her research Cassandra Gonzalez presenting her research Hector Ramirez presenting his research

Dr. Heidi Anderson Provost

Baldemar Martinez Jorge Torres
Dr. Heidi Anderson, Vice President
of Academic Affairs and Provost,
  offers the closing remarks.
Baldemar Martinez presents a poster of
his research
Jorge Torres presents a poster of
his research
Shelby at luncheon Trevor Clarissa Guerrero
Shelby Carter presents a poster
of her research
Trevor Gonzalez presents a poster
of his research
Clarissa Guererra presents a poster

on her research

Texas A&M University System
Pathways Research Symposium
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
October 22 and 23, 2015

Scholars who placed at Pathways
Jorge Torres, Third Place Mathematics Poster Presentation
Cassandra Gonzalez Third Place Social Science Oral Presentation
Gabriella Perez Third Place Physical Science Poster Presentation

Jorge Torres receiving 3rd place in mathematics

Jaime Garcia presenting his research

Gabriella Perez presenting her research

Jorge Torres receives his
3rd place certificate for Undergraduate
Research in Mathematics

Jaime Chapa presenting his research

Gabriella Perez presenting her research.
Gabriella received 3rd Place
in Physical Sciences

Anthony Martinez presenting his research

Ifeluwa Bob-Nabena presenting her research

Andres at Pathways
Anthony Martinez presenting his research Ife Bob-Nabena presenting her research Andres Carrillo presenting his research

Society of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
National Conference
Washington DC
October 29-31, 2015

 SACNAS 2015 Group Photo

Cassandra at SACNAS Jaime at SACNAS Andres at SACNAS
Cassandra presenting at SACNAS Jaime presenting at
SACNAS
Andres presenting at SACNAS

Matthew Gaberding Presenting at
the Honor's College Senior Symposium
November 17, 2016

Matthew Garberding presenting his research at the honor's college

Rangel Pharmacy School Scholars Presentations
November 30, 2015

Presenters at the pharmacy school
Presenters at the luncheon.  From Row: Al Muntaser Alaskari (President Scholar) Nathaniel Marino (President Scholar),
Dr. Mary Gonzalez,Iris Rivera (President Scholar), Whitney Fakolade
Back Row: Dr. Indra K Reddy, Dr. Heidi Anderson, Dynyel Miller and
Jim Remelius (Assistant Director, McNair Scholars Program)

Dynyel Miller welcoming everyone to presentation

Dr. Heidi Anderson Provost

Ifeluwa Bob-Nabena presenting her research

Ms. Dynyel Miller, Director
of Student Access,
introducing the presenters
Dr. Heidi Anderson,
Vice President of Academic Affairs
and Provost, welcoming everyone
to the presentations
Ifeoluwa Bob-Nabena presenting
her research on The Clinical Use of
Disintergrins as
Image Probes
for Arteriosclerotic Plaque

Whitney Fakolade presenting her research

Ifeluwa Bob-Nabena receiving a certificate from Dr. Anderson
Whitney Fakolade receiving certificate from Dr. Anderson
Whitney Fakolade presents her research
on MicroRNA Reulation on Human
Ovarian Cancer Cells Using p150Sal2
Ife receiving a congragulatory
certificate from Dr. Anderson
Also pictured, Dr. Mary Gonzalez, Associate
Vice President for Student Access,
Dr. Indra Reddy, Dean
of the Rangel School of Pharmacy
and Ms Miller

Whitney receiving a congragulatory
certificate from Dr. Anderson


FALL 2015 GRADUATES

Ifeluwa Bob-Nabena graduation picture

Cassandra Gonzales

April Gonzalez Graduation

Clarissa Guerrero graduation picture

Ife Bob-NabenIfe Bob-Nabena Cassandra Gonzales April  Gonzalez Clarissa Guerrero

Ifeluwa Bob-Nabena at graduation

Cassandra Gonzales at graduation

April Gonzalez at Graduation

Clarissa Guerrero at graduation


National Conference of Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
April 7-9, 2016
University of North Carolina-Asheville
Asheville NC

Scholars at NCUR

Scholars presenting at NCUR (Front Row) Hector Ramirez, Jaime Chapa, Iris Rivera (President Scholar)
(Back Row ) Andres Carrillo, Nick Salyers, Matthew Garberding, Anthony Martinez
Gabriella Perez and Cassandra Gonzales

Matt at NCUR Jaime Chapa at NCUR Hector at NCUR
Matt Garberding presenting his research Jaime Garica Presenting his research Hector Ramirez presenting his research
Gabriella at NCUR Andres at NCUR Cassandra at NCUR
Gabriella Perez presenting her research Andres Carrillo presenting his research Cassandra Gonzales presenting her research
Nick at NCUR Anthony at NCUR
Nick Salyers presenting his research Anthony Martinez presenting his research

Hector Ramirez Senior Recital
April 13, 2016

Hector's Senior Recital

7th Annual Javelina Research Symposium
April 19, 2016

Jamie at Javelina Symposium Anthony at Javelina Symposium

Andres at Javelina Symposium

Jamie Chapa at the
Javelina Reseach Symposium
Anthony Martinez at the
Javelina Research Symposium
Andres Carrillo discussing his
research with Matthew Garberding
Matthew at the Javelina Symposium Whitney at the Javelina symposium Cassandra at Javelina Symposium
Matthew Gaberding explaining
his research
Whitney Fakolade at the
Javelina Research Symposium
Cassandra Gonzales at the
Javelina Research Symposium

Spring 2016 Graduation

Shelby Carter Nicholas Salyers Trevor Gonzalez
Shelby Carter Nicholas Salyers Trevor Gonzalez
Shelby Carter Graduating Nick Saylers Graduating Trevor Gonzalez Graduating
Cassandra Gonzalez conducting research in Dr. Byrd's lab Gabriella Perez
Cassandra Gonzalez Gabriella Perez
Cassandra Gonzales at graduation Gabriella Perez Graduating

Congratulations to Scholar Nicholas Salyers for
Receiving the Distinguished Student Award from
the Honors College and
the Javelina Alumni Association University Ring

Nick getting outstanding student award Nick getting class ring
Nick Receiving the
Distinguished Student Award
from Dr. Terisa Riley
Nick Recieving the University Ring from
Javelina Alumni Association
Vice President Frank Franklin

2014 McNair Scholars

Scholar Chelsea William's research with mentors Dr. Dana Byrd, Assistant Professor in the department of Psychology and Sociology and Dr. Valerie Bartelt, Assistant Professor in the department of Management, Marketing and Information Systems, featured on KIII TV- Corpus Christi Newscast.

2014-2015 Tier 1 McNair Scholars

2014 Summer Research Experience Students

Trevor Gonzalez conducting research

McNair Scholar Trevor Gonzalez conducting research in the Human Sciences Lab

McNair Scholar Ifunanya Ogbata coducting research at the National Natural Toxins Research Center

McNair Scholar Ifunanya Ogbata conducting research at the National Natural Toxins Research Center

McNair Scholar Clarissa Guerrero conducting research on the university farm

McNair Scholar Clarissa Guerrero conducting research on the university farm

Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program
19th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research
Presentation Luncheon
October 8, 2014

Dr. Steven Tallant, President of Texas A&M University Kingsville giving his opening remarks

Dr. Steven Tallant, President of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, gives the opening remarks

Ms. Dynyel Miller, Director of the McNair Scholars Program, serves as Mistress of Ceromonies

Ms. Dynyel Miller, Director of the McNair Scholars Program, serves as the Mistress of Ceremonies

Shelby Carter presenting her research at the McNair Luncheon

Shelby Carter presents on her research titled:
Abundance and Behavior of Tropical Cats in the Tamaulipan Biotic Province

Abisola Tairo presenting her research at the McNair Scholars Banquet

Abisola Tairo presenting her research titled:
Effect of Cleavage and Neuronal Activity on PolyQ Toxicity

Chelsea Williams presenting at the McNair Luncheon

Chelsea Williams presenting her research titled:
Brain Activity During Online Purchasing

Jorge Torres presenting his research at the McNair Scholars Banquet

Jorge Torres presenting his research titles:
A Cogeneration System and Its Potential Sustainability

Nolan Trevino presenting at the McNair luncheon

Nolan Trevino presenting his research titled:
Glial Transcription System in Drosophila

Matthew Gaberding presenting his research at the McNair Scholars banquet

Matthew Garberding presenting his research titled:
Mean Shift Algorithm for Vehicle Tracking

Caleb Lee presenting at the McNair Scholars Banquet

Caleb Lee presenting his research titled:
The Prevalence of Resolving Social Disputes using Talking Circles Verses
Restitutive Justice Among Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Dr. Mary Gonzalez, Associate Vice President of Student Access addresses the audience

Dr. Mary Gonzalez, Associate Vice President of Student Access, addresses the audience

Dr. Rex Gandy, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, gives the closing remarks

Dr. Rex Gandy, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, gives the closing remarks 

2014 McNair Scholars

2014-15 McNair Scholars with Dr. Mary Gonzalez and Ms. Dynyel Miller

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) Conference
October 16-18, 2014 Los Angeles CA

McNair Scholars attending the SACNAS conference

McNair Scholars Attending the SACNAS Conference

Scholar Elisa Cruz presenting at the SACNAS Conference

McNair Scholar Elisa Cruz presenting her research at the SACNAS Conference

Victor Villarreal presenting at the SACNAS Conference

McNair Scholar Victor Villareal presenting his research at the SACNAS Conference

6th Annual Javelina Research Symposium

Hugo Martinez presenting his research

Hugo Martinez presenting his research

Hector Ramirez presenting his research

Hector Ramirez discussing his research with another student

Baldemar Martinez presenting his research

Baldemar Martinez presenting his research

Jorge Torres discussing his research

Jorge Torres discussing his research

Matthew Garberding discussing his research

Matthew Garberding discusses his research

Trevor Gonzalez presenting his research

Trevor Gonzalez presenting his research

Baldemar Martinez recieving 1st place in the undergraduate catagory

Baldemar Martinez receiving 1st place for the undergraduate students

2013 McNair Scholars

2013 Tier 1 McNair Scholars

2013 Summer Research Experience Students

Scholars Research 2013

Pathways-1

Inocolant Treatment to Enhance Sorghum Silage Digestibility

 

Pathways-2

A Study of Salvia Hispanica as a reduced agent for the green synthesis Gold-Iron
and Platinum-Iron nanocomposites as well as the use of the nanocomposites as a
diagnostic and therapeutic agent against cancer.

Pathways-3

 Analysis of the Impact of Stress and Sleep Habits on Student's Eating
Behavior at a Hispanic Serving Institution

McNair Luncheon

Dr. Steven H. Tallant gives welcoming remarks at the McNair Banquet

Dr. Steven H. Tallant, President of Texas A&M University-Kingsville gives his welcoming remarks at the 19th Annual Ronald E. McNair Scholars Luncheon

Lauren Balderas presenting at the McNair Luncheon

Tier II Scholar Lauren Balderas presenting at the McNair Luncheon

Presenting at the McNair Luncheon

Tier I Scholar Adrian Coronado presenting at the McNair Luncheon

Gabriella Ramon presenting at the McNair Banquet

Tier I Scholar Gabriella Ramon presenting at the McNair Luncheon

Coryfrancis Cortez Presenting at the McNair Banquet

Tier I Scholar Coryfrancis Cortez presenting at the McNair Luncheon

Greg Rodriguez presenting at the McNair Banquet

Tier I Scholar Greg Rodriguez presenting at the McNair Luncheon

The TAMUK Jazz Lab 1 performs at the McNair Luncheon

The TAMUK Jazz Band 1, under the direction of James Warth perform at the McNair Luncheon

Dr. Mary Gonzalez, Associate Vice President for Student Access addresses the audience at the McNair Luncheon

Dr. Mary Gonzalez, Associate Vice President for Student Access, addresses the audience at the McNair Banquet

Students presenting posters at the McNair Banquet

Students Presenting Posters at the McNair Banquet

5th Annual Javelina Research Symposium

Greg Rodriguez receiving 2nd place at the 5th Annual Javelina Research Symposium

Greg Rodriguez receiving 2nd place at the 5th Annual Javelina Research Symposium

Roberto Zamora Jr. presenting his poster at the 5th Annual Javelina Research Symposium

Roberto Zamora Jr. Presenting his poster at the 5th Annual Javelina Research Symposium

Cassandra Wallek presenting her poster at the 5th Annual Javelina Research Symposium

Cassandra Wallek presenting her poster at the 5th Annual Javelina Research Symposium

Fall 2013 Graduates

Amaree Amador

Amaree Amador
Major: Information Systems
Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX

John Garcia

John Garcia
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX

Jaclyn Salinas

Jaclyn Salinas
Major: Biomedical Science
Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Cassandra Wallek

Cassandra Wallek
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Porterville, CA

Spring 2014 Graduates

Lauren Balderas Photo not available

Lauren Balderas
Major: Biomedical Science
Hometown: San Antonio, TX

 Ana Cardona

Ana Cardona
Major: Environmental Engineering
Hometown: Galveston, TX

Coryfrancis Cortez

Coryfrancis Cortez
Major: Communication Science and Disorders
Hometown: Kingsville, TX

Cristina Lu Hinojosa

Cristina Lu Hinojosa
Major: Kinesiology-Exercise Science
Hometown: Monahans, TX
Eduardo Hernandez, photo not available
Eduardo Hernandez
Major: Biomedical Science
Hometown: Mexico
Erick Palasios
Erick Palacios
Major: Biology
Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX

Nadia Sherman

Nadia Sherman
Major: Psychology/Sociology
Hometown: Bahamas

University of Maryland's
National McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research Conference

McNair Scholars participating in University of Maryland McNair Conference

McNair Scholars Ana Cardona, Chelsea Williams, Erick Palacios, Nadia Sherman and Cristina Lu Hinajosa
at the University of Maryland

Ana Cardona presenting at the University of Maryland

Tier 2 Scholar Ana Cardona presenting at the University of Maryland

Erick Palasios presenting at the University of Maryland

Tier 2 Scholar Erick Palasios presenting at the University of Maryland

Nadia Sherman presenting at the University of Maryland

Tier 2 Scholar Nadia Sherman presenting at the University of Maryland

Cristina Lu Hinojosa presenting at the University of Maryland

Tier 2 Scholar Cristina Lu Hinojosa presenting at the University of Maryland

McNair Logo

This page was last updated on: May 31, 2016