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Mentoring Matters

Published: 03/11/2014

Members of the Promoting Academic Success for Students (PASS) Peer Mentoring Program participated in an event to bring together friends, fellowship, and service. The Promoting Academic Success for Students (PASS) Mentoring Program Reconnect Meeting was held on January 20, 2014. This meeting focused on “Mentoring Matters.” Mentors and mentees arrived by 4:00 p.m. and signed in. The meeting included reflections on the fall semester and upcoming events such as the Mentor of the Year Award. Questions for mentors included: What kind of mentor are you? What are your goals for mentoring this semester? The discussions lead to addressing some of the common issues students face and the importance of the mentor/mentee relationship. Each mentee shared his or her experience. The meeting revealed some great mentor/mentee matches. Experiences with mentors included mentors are great advisors on various situations from joining organizations to coursework to networking on campus. Overall, each mentor/mentee relationship is going very well. The meeting was wrapped up by thanking everyone for their participation and encouraging the mentee/mentor pairs to continue getting to know each other.
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