Student Staff

McNair Teaching Fellow
Noor Huma

The McNair teaching fellow is responsible for improving the experience of UMBC McNair Scholars while developing vital leadership skills through teaching, planning, presenting, and mentoring each scholar who is in the AFST495 McNair course.

Ambassador of Records, Archives, and Inventory
Raven Mitchell

The Ambassador of Records, Archives, and Inventory is responsible for maintaining, collating, reorganizing, and restructuring a large amount of the forms/ files handled between staff and scholars as well as forms/ files needed to more efficiently operate various programs and sessions throughout the McNair academic calendar.

Ambassador of Public Relations 
Jean Claude Dinda

The Ambassador of Public Relations is responsible for the development of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) McNair social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). This responsibility remains as one of the highest roles that involve interaction between staff, ambassadors, and scholars. They are also responsible for updating the UMBC McNair website and creating an annual newsletter that highlights the events and activities that have taken place in the UMBC McNair community during the school year.

Ambassador of Scholar Development
Nia Walker

The Ambassador of Scholars Development is responsible for the development of the scholar. This ambassador is also responsible for getting valuable information from the scholar, and for gathering and getting information about Research Experience for Undergraduates students (REU) to the scholars.

Ambassador of Special Events and Planning
Roxey Alam

The Ambassador of Special Event Planning oversees the design and development of programming the McNair Scholars Program. This can be advertising the program in recruitment efforts or preparing programmatic events to enhance the overall experience of our scholars. This ambassador is also in charge of working with McNair staff to establish effective programs.