New 2013 Fall Semester....
Peer Mentors are student leaders who are available to assist new students in the MAN UP program make a successful transition to college. The Peer Mentors collaborate with other campus departments and community services to provide programs that promote the academic, personal, social, career, moral, and cultural growth and development of minority male students. The peer mentors will meets twice a month with students to provide assistance in resolving difficulties and in negotiating the university environment and to ensure they are applying effective study skills and strategies. The program is designed for participants to have fun learning.
Benefits of becoming a Peer Mentor:
• Opportunity to develop close working relationships with other peers
• Demonstrate greater motivation and academic success
• Increase your sense of contribution and self esteem
• Enhance your personal growth, knowledge and interpersonal skills
• Increase your ability to solve complex problems while assisting students
Criteria for becoming a Peer Mentor:
• Completed at least 18 credit hours or one academic year at CPCC
• Currently have a 2.3 cumulative grade point average
• Established leadership skills at CPCC or in the community
• Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014
• Ability to dedicate a minimum of 1hours per week in the mentoring lab
• Commit to a 1 or 2 day training
2013-2014 Peer Mentors (pictures coming soon)