We are very proud of our McNair alumni and their accomplishments.  They've worked hard to achieve their goals and embody the mission of the McNair Scholars Program.

PhDs  Conferred

Daisy Izaguirre, BS (2006) Biology, St. Edward’s University; Ph.D. (May 2016) Cancer Biology, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston

Dan Lyles, BA (2010) Sociology, St. Edward’s University; PhD (August 2016) in Technology Studies at Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute

Brenda Torres, BS (2010) Biochemistry, St. Edward’s University; PhD (September 2016) Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Master's Programs

Vanesa Lerma (2016)
New York University, Masters in Psychology

Presidential Award

Diana Michelle Hernandez

Cheyenne Rohmann

Summer 2015 Academic Excellence Award

Luana Chaires

Melissa Chavarria

Amy Ontai

Outstanding Student in History

Ashley Vance

Outstanding Student in Psychology

Cheyenne Rohmann

Emma Lou Linn Student Research Award

Ashley Vance

The Lilian Cervenka Endowed Scholarship

Ana Avalos

The Dr. M. Jean McKemie Endowed Scholarship

Crisel Suarez

Dr. Allan W Hook Endowed Wild Basin Creative Research Fund

Jaquelin Ortuno

Summer 2016 Research Awards

Isavannah Reyes
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program, Summer 2016 participant at the University of Washington

Crisel Suarez
Declarative Programming and Its Applications REU for Summer 2016 at Texas Tech University

2015-2016 Fellowship Awards

William Miller Haynes III, May ’15, Fulbright Scholar Program Fellowship for Study in Kosovo
Currently in a Master’s program in Security Studies at Georgetown University

Elvia Valle, May ’14, The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
Currently in a Master’s program in German and European Studies at Georgetown University