McNair in the News

McNair Scholar Orozco Learns to Defy Her Self-Doubts
March 29, 2020When she arrived at Stan State as a nervous freshman, Georgina Orozco had no idea what she wanted to study. During her senior year at Downey High School in Modesto, her friends and classmates all seemed to have a plan, or at least a major in mind...


McNair Scholar's Goal Inspired by Dad's Cancer Diagnosis

November 26, 2019

Emma Van Hoogmoed graduated from high school in Madera and enrolled as a theatre major at Fresno City College, anxious to continue the backstage production work of designing sound, lighting, and sets that she had enjoyed in high school...


Thirst for Knowledge

A Thirst for Knowledge

November 20, 2019

Germán Silva, a 2019 Stan State graduate, found research he participated in while earning his bachelor’s degree to be a pivotal experience.