Minority Access’ 16th National Role Models Conference


Conference agenda.
Please note time of opening session on conference agenda.


College and Career Showcase
Shuttle service will be provided for conference attendees to Morgan State University from the Royal Sonesta Hotel.

Morgan State University
University Student Center
Calvin and Tina Tyler Ballroom
1700 East Cold Spring Lane
Baltimore, Maryland 21251

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Conference Opening Session

Marilyn J. Mosby, J.D.
State’s Attorney for Baltimore City

Guest speaker during opening session.

Undergraduate Student Researchers Seminar Sessions
Develop a deeper understanding of your role as a student, researcher and professional.


Luncheon and Recognition of Institutions Committed to Diversity

Congressman Elijah Cummings
U.S. Representative

Guest speaker during luncheon.

Undergraduate Student Researchers Competition
Promote your research to the STEM and biological/biomedical sciences community.
Outstanding presenters will be awarded cash prizes!
Ten minute oral presentation utilizing PowerPoint (or other presentation software) followed by Q&A from the audience and judges. For more information about registering for the USR Competition, click here.

Role Models Awards Gala

Nominate a role model today!
The deadline for nominations is September 3.


Undergraduate Student Researchers Competition Awards
Student presenters judged to be outstanding will be awarded cash prizes.


Hotel Information
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel
550 Light Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

The 16th National Role Models Conference room rate is $165 Single/Double. Please click “More Information” button to book your room or call (410) 234-0550. Please make your hotel reservations by Friday, September 11.

Parking is available at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Hotel at the rates of $22.00 /day for self-parking and $30 /day valet parking. Other parking may be available close by – this parking guide should help you plan for your parking needs.

What’s Happening?
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