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:

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Dr. Kelly Barry
Executive Director
Student Success

Joined JHU in 2011 to create the National Fellowships & Scholarships Program.

Dr. Irene Ferguson
Director
Student Enrichment Programs

Over 25 years of experience supporting mentorship and diversity and inclusion in higher education

Jackson Boyar
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.