Mentor Collective Raises $3 Million to Connect College Students and Advisers

September 5, 2019

EdSurge announces Mentor Collective’s $3M in new funding led by Lumina Foundation. Hear George White’s story in becoming one of our strongest partners.

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The Mentor Collective Story

December 18, 2018 interviewed Co-Founder and COO, James Lu Morrissey on his story and details on launching Mentor Collective.

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Mentor Collective co-founders awarded forbes 30 under 30 in education

November 13, 2018

Mentor Collective Co-Founders Jackson Boyar and James Morrissey recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Education category.


Mentor Collective Wins Gold in 2018 Golden Bridge Awards as Startup of the Year

November 2, 2018

Mentor Collective received recognition from the Golden Bridge Awards and BostInno's 50 on Fire as it continues its mission to impact a critical national issue - increasing the 6-year college graduation rate - through large-scale mentoring programs.


Eastern Michigan University partners with Mentor Collective to strengthen support for first-generation students

October 3, 2018

Two hundred incoming first-year, first-generation college students at Eastern Michigan University are getting an early boost in their academic careers with the support of a new partnership between the Mentor Collective, an international online mentoring community.

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Can technology unlock latent social capital on campus?

August 23, 2018

As colleges are increasingly under pressure to demonstrate a return on investment, we view MC’s role as not just helping students persist, but also helping them prepare for—and connect to—transformative career opportunities. Every school has the network to provide this type of personalized support; they just need to unleash it in an intentional way.


How to Ask Someone to Be Your Mentor and Make the Most of that Relationship

August 6, 2018

Having a mentor is one of those things you never knew you needed. You’re driven, successful and seem to have your life together but once you find this relationship, you’ll ask yourself why you waited so long in the first place.


Businesses with Stories: Mentor Collective

July 29, 2018

High School student Joseph Zhang recently interviewed CEO and Co-founder Jackson Boyar about his experience launching and growing Mentor Collective.


shearwater international rebrands as mentor collective

July 24, 2018

Today, we are thrilled to announce a brand change that reflects the mission and vision of our work: Mentor Collective.


Mentor Collective Program Receives Enthusiastic Response

July 9, 2018

Only weeks after launching a partnership, 461 first-year students have signed up for a mentor at Lehigh University.


EdSurge and Mentor Collective

June 5, 2018

Rose Petrozzino joined Mentor Collective after attending EdSurge's Boston job fair. Now she attends the fair to recruit others who are also seeking to make an impact on higher ed.


Mentor Collective Raises $600K to Support Growth
of Student-Centered Mentorship Programs

May 4, 2018

The funding will fuel Mentor Collective's expansion as the company advances its Mentor Collective product.


Washington University in St. Louis launches Mentoring Program

May 1, 2018

WashU University College and Mentor Collective are coming together to launch an online mentorship program that matches students with alumni to help students set and achieve their goals.


Lehigh Introduces Mentor Collective Program

March 27, 2018

Lehigh University will be partnering with Mentor Collective to enhance the student experience.


Bill Gates Says America's College Dropout Rate Is Tragic. 

January 11, 2018

Keeping students in school helps them -- and the economy.


Tufts continues Mentor Collective program for first-generation students

September 18, 2017

Tufts University's Office for Student Success and Advising had 254 students participate in Mentor Collective this past summer.


Indiana University's CEWiT Launches Mentor Collective

July 7, 2017

Indiana University is launching a virtual mentorship program with Mentor Collective for female students pursuing degrees in Technology.


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