AGEP Student Success Conference

The Alliance for Graduate Education and Professoriate (AGEP) provides funds and fellowship awards to increase the pool of candidates pursuing masters or doctoral degrees for postsecondary faculty teaching careers from underrepresented backgrounds. A featured experience for program fellows is the annual fall conference for networking, and academic career development.

We are excited to welcome you and your colleagues to participate in the 2019 Fall AGEP Student Success Conference November 22-23, 2019. The Saturday portion of the conference will be held in East Lansing, MI at the Kellogg Conference Center and Hotel.   The Friday portion will be held at Chittenden Hall at MSU’s campus. All AGEP and KCP affiliated graduate students, post-docs, educators, alumni and professionals are welcome.  Student affiliated with the McNair, MARC, GSEF, BUILD, Rise, LSAMP and SROP programs are welcome to attend.

We want the conference to be a cross-disciplinary experience, full of scientists, engineers, economists, policy makers and scholars of the arts. AGEP Student Success conference will have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd cash prizes for the best presenters (oral and poster) for the undergraduate and graduate student/post-doc divisions.

Conference Agenda

Kellogg Center Floor Map

Speaker Line-up



Call for Abstracts

Abstract submissions have been extended to Friday November 1, 2019 at 3pm EST

Click here for submission instructions.



Registration Information: Due Monday November 18, 2019 at 12pm EST.

AGEP affiliates, Post-docs, undergraduates (see above) can register online for free here: http://bit.ly/2NkSemr



Hotel Information

To make your reservation at the suggested hotel, the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (219 S. Harrison Rd. East Lansing, MI 48824) call (800) 875-5090.

Other hotels in the area include the following:

Residence Inn by Marriott East Lansing
2841 Hannah Blvd
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone number: (517) 657-2875

Courtyard Lansing
2710 Lake Lansing Rd
Lansing, MI 48912
Phone number: (517) 482-0500

East Lansing Marriott at University Place
300 M.A.C. Ave
East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone number: (517) 337-4440

Quality Inn University
3121 E Grand River Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
Phone number: (517) 351-1440

For information about previous AGEP conferences, click here for the 20182017 and 2016 meetings.