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Researcher-Mentor Challenges Students to Pursue Purpose

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Shana Stoddard, who is being commended for that passion through the 2023 Council on Undergraduate Research’s Silvia Ronco Innovative Mentor Award. Stoddard is the founding director of Rhodes' STEM Cohort Mentoring Program, a demonstration of her dedication to mentoring and teaching. She holds a Ph.D.

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My Mentors Taught Me to Be Career-Ready

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Not all students go on to find mentors like I did. In a recent survey from MENTOR, a national nonprofit that advocates and provides resources for mentoring, Generation Z students reported having fewer mentors than older generations. Horus Hernandez is KIPP alum.

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Advising, Counseling, Mentoring and Teaching Black Males in Secondary and Postsecondary Settings

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Hines Our co-edited book, Black Males in Secondary and Postsecondary Education: Teaching, Mentoring, Advising and Counseling, is one of the most comprehensive textbooks on Black males. With this in mind, we (Hines and Fletcher) compiled the collection of readings by prominent scholars, as described herein. Dr. Erik M.

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Why Mentoring Programs Matter

Steve Keating

For the purposes of our post we call that “sharing” mentoring. Many large companies have formal mentoring programs in place. All organizations, large and small, will benefit from a formal mentoring program. Paring a mentor with incoming employees shortens the learning curve of the incoming employee. It’s a win, win, win.

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Engineering Ph.D. Candidate Relishes His Role as a Mentor

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In addition to his other responsibilities, Childs said he has taken on the role of mentor for five undergraduate students, a responsibility that he takes seriously, but also views as enjoyable. “I So, you get to do research at the same time as mentoring. It’s fun and it’s a challenge too.”

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Here’s Why You Need a Mentor

Steve Keating

I have been blessed to have had outstanding mentors throughout my life. No matter where you are in life or your career a mentor is incredibly important for personal and professional growth. The role of a mentor goes beyond providing guidance; they act as a trusted advisor, supporter, and source of wisdom.

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Mentoring FGLI Students with Empathy

Close the Gap Foundation

Becoming a mentor has always appealed to me. To me, being a mentor meant I had my life together. When browsing online, I saw an opportunity with Close the Gap to be a mentor, and it seemed to be a great way to give back! After applying and being accepted, it made me ponder what it meant to be a mentor.