EFFECTIVE PEER & ALUMNI MENTORING
LESSONS FROM 100+ PROGRAMS AND JHU HOMEWOOD’S CENTER FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
On January 15, 2019, Mentor Collective (a JHU partner) and the Homewood Center for Student Success met for a catered Lunch and Learn event. The event welcomed the entire Johns Hopkin’s community where we focused on mentorship as a model for supporting large-scale student success in higher education.
In particular, we covered:
Best practices from Mentor Collective’s research on 114 unique mentorship programs across higher education
Highlights from mentorship programming in the Center for Student Success
Collaborative discussion on how various mentoring models can serve the needs of students at Johns Hopkins
Co-facilitators and hosts:
Dr. Kelly Barry
Joined JHU in 2011 to create the National Fellowships & Scholarships Program.
Dr. Irene Ferguson
Student Enrichment Programs
Over 25 years of experience supporting mentorship and diversity and inclusion in higher education
Co-founder and CEO Mentor Collective
Recently named Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education and frequent speaker on student success, mentorship, and social capital in higher education.
About Mentor Collective: Mentor Collective partners with Johns Hopkins’ Center for Student Success to support two mentoring initiatives aimed at first-gen and underrepresented students: JUMP and Hop-in. Beyond JHU, MC partners with a 50+ institutions to support large-scale, technology-enabled mentorship programs that improve student acclimation, retention, and career development.