The Peer Mentoring Program is an exciting volunteer opportunity for sophomores, juniors, and seniors looking to gain leadership and teaching experience.
The College of Art and Design Peer Mentoring Program is a peer support system for first-year students. Sophomores and juniors serve as mentors to provide guidance, advocacy, friendship and advice to freshman. Additionally, mentors are afforded the opportunity to develop unique leadership skills and to positively affect the lives of first-year visual arts students.
"During my first year here I really valued the peer mentors' help, with not only my foundation photo classes, but with my LU general education classes as well..."
"I remember how helpful my own mentor was to me in the beginning of my freshman year! I learned so much from them and it was a very comforting feeling to know that there was someone there for me who could help me if I had any questions, someone also close to my age..."
"My peer mentor was so helpful this year, whenever I needed to know anything she was that person..."
"As a peer mentor I got pretty close with three of my mentees. One in particular texts me when he has a problem with school. I like knowing I can be a helpful resource..."
"My past year as a mentor has been an interesting journey. it has introduced me to a myriad of new and excited students, and helped to keep me inspired as well."
"My year as a peer mentor was filled with a great amount of learning and leadership experience."
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For more information about the Peer Mentoring Program, contact:
Julie Stanwood Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
Angela Mittiga Assistant Director of Academic Advising