EFFECTIVE PEER & ALUMNI MENTORING

LESSONS FROM 100+ PROGRAMS AND Northeastern University Khoury College of Computer sciences

On March 11, 2019, Mentor Collective (a Northeastern University partner) and the Khoury College of Computer Sciences hosted a catered Lunch & Learn event. The event welcomed the entire Northeastern University community, including Mentor Collective’s other partners at the institution, the College of Professional Studies and the Office of Global Services, 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 Khoury College of Computer Sciences

  • Collaborative discussion on how various mentoring models can serve the needs of students at Northeastern University

Co-facilitators and hosts:

Catherine Gill
Managing Director - Align Program
Student Enrichment Programs
Northeastern Khoury CCIS

Catherine leads the Align program who’s mission is to make computer science degrees accessible to those traditionally underrepresented in computing, thereby opening up the talent pipeline for careers in technology.

Megan Barry
Director - Align Program
Student Enrichment Programs
Northeastern Khoury CCIS

Megan leads the Align Program's graduate student experience and services, developing initiatives and strategies for supporting students’ learning inside and outside of the classroom.

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 Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences, College of Professional Studies, and Office of Global Services to support a wide range of students through mentorship. Beyond Northeastern University, Mentor Collective partners with a 50+ institutions to support large-scale, technology-enabled mentorship programs that improve student acclimation, retention, and career development.