Location

Campus Center Room 174

Event Website

http://www.umass.edu/studentsuccessconference/resources2011.php

Start Date

23-9-2011 1:15 PM

End Date

23-9-2011 2:15 PM

Description

"National research has demonstrated that integrating peer mentors into first-year seminars positively impacts student retention and success. This session will review national literature and trends in peer mentoring in the first year experience, as well as, provide the model utilized in the Learning Community Peer Mentor program at Bunker Hill Community College. Student, faculty and administrative perspectives will be represented in an interactive conversation where participants will be encouraged to apply best practices in peer mentoring to challenges faced by first year students on their campuses."

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Sep 23rd, 1:15 PM Sep 23rd, 2:15 PM

Concurrent Session, Peer Mentoring in the First Year: Perspectives on Student Success

Campus Center Room 174

"National research has demonstrated that integrating peer mentors into first-year seminars positively impacts student retention and success. This session will review national literature and trends in peer mentoring in the first year experience, as well as, provide the model utilized in the Learning Community Peer Mentor program at Bunker Hill Community College. Student, faculty and administrative perspectives will be represented in an interactive conversation where participants will be encouraged to apply best practices in peer mentoring to challenges faced by first year students on their campuses."

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/studentsuccess/2011/Sep23/16