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Each TRiO student is assigned a Peer Mentor. The primary role of the Peer Mentor is to
meet one-on-one with their mentees, guiding them along their college journey to
"success." The mentor will follow up with each student in the following areas: Academic
Literacy; and Career/Major
Choices. We especially encourage first year students to meet with their Peer Mentor at least twice throughout the semester. This supports the transition process and helps students work toward the TRiO scholarship.
(-: Meet Your Peer Mentors :-)
Junior, Communications Major from NY
Tues: 2:30-4:30pm Wed: 4-6pm Thurs: 2:30-4:30pm
Sophomore, Dietetics Major from PA
Tues: 4:30-6pm Wed: 3-5:30pm Thurs: 4-6pm
Junior, Special Education Major from OH
Mon: 6:30-8pm Tues: 12-1pm
The primary role of the Mentor Leader is to meet with the Peer Mentors in order to guide and facilitate their development as student leaders. The Mentor Leader will follow up with each Peer Mentor in the following areas: Student Advocacy; Ethical Development; Attitudes and Behaviors; and Practical Application of Training.
TRiO SSS Peer Mentor Program
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
mentors are students who have successfully made the transition to the college
environment and who can provide other students with advice on adapting to the
shift in social and academic expectations at the college level. Mentors strive to develop a relationship of
guidance, instruction, support, and advice with peers through the intention of
providing them with friendship and valuable lifelong skills and habits. A successful mentor will have a sincere desire
to further the success of his/her mentees by being caring, honest, supportive,
and available. The anticipated outcome
of the peer mentor program is that students will develop meaningful connections
within the university community to achieve educational, social and personal
goals, participate in opportunities, and strive academically, socially, and
After completing the program, mentees will:
1. Discuss what it means to
be successful in college, as defined by the student.
2. Identify TRiO workshops and activities, which
contribute to student success in college, as defined by the student.
resources available on campus, which support academic performance and personal
growth (i.e. Learning Center, Counseling Center, Financial Aid, Registrar,
Residence Life, Career Center, etc.).
4. Demonstrate how to navigate the
University website in order to access important student information on Web
Advisor, D2L, Mounties Email, TutorTrac, MyMansfield, the MU One Card System,
and E-time, as applicable.
5. Demonstrate how to schedule appointments with tutors
and peer mentors via TutorTrac.
6. Examine relationships with friends, family,
professors, and advisors and discuss ways in which these relationships can be
7. Appreciate the support of the peer mentor program with feedback
through the peer mentor satisfaction survey.