The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is housed on the third floor of Coughlin Hall. This is where you’ll find our staff offices, student study spaces, computer lab and more resources.

Coughlin Hall
1303 Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.


McNair Scholars Program Staff

Dr. Donte McFadden (he/him/his)


UW-Milwaukee McNair alum ‘98

Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Research and High Impact Practices (McNair Scholars Program Director)

Coughlin Hall, 343

(414) 288-3011


Ayaa Shanaa (she/her/hers)


Marquette University McNair alum‘17

McNair Scholars Program Grad Assistant

Coughlin Hall, 319



Additional Support Staff

Roy C Avila (he/him/his)


IT & Data Systems Coordinator

Coughlin Hall, 358

(414) 288-6724

Book an appointment with Roy.