Induction and Graduation Torch Ceremony:
The McNair Induction Ceremony is a formal recognition of the incoming cohort of McNair Scholars as members of the McNair family. Members of the incoming cohort will be pinned by current McNair Scholars and the McNair Scholars contract will be signed. The signing of the contract formalizes the agreement of McNair Scholars to fulfill McNair Scholar Program requirements and embody the values of the McNair Scholars Program. The Torch Ceremony is where the McNair Scholars who are graduating seniors are specially recognized for their commitment, investment, growth, and achievement during their service to the program as McNair Scholars. Family, friends, professors, and community members are encouraged to attend.