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First-generation college students given the chance to display academic achievements in McNair Showcase

Photo courtesy of UW Oshkosh

Recently, thirteen students presented their research at the 2017 Ronald E. McNair Showcase. With the help of the McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, underrepresented minorities and first-generation students were able to explore and expand their academic capabilities over the summer and display their research this fall. The thirteen individuals who showcased their academic findings worked closely with professors from the university, and in doing so were exposed to demanding academic analysis that they had not yet experienced.

Ultimately, while their academic potential may not have previously been manifest, in preparation for the McNair Showcase, the students who participated were fully enthralled in academia and became fully aware of their academic abilities.  

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