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Tag: NIU Student-Alumni Mentoring Program
Mentoring: It works. Find out why.
Mentoring, a critical ingredient in student career success, will soon be receiving additional support and awareness from NIU students, faculty and staff. The Huskie Mentoring Summit, hosted by University Honors, will offer students the opportunity to explore the lifelong benefits of serving as a mentor or mentee. NIU undergraduate students with experience as mentors or...
Gavin Engel and Michelle Delgadillo
When Gavin Engel (B.A. ’97, sociology) attended NIU Spring Homecoming last year, he learned about the Student-Alumni Mentoring Program and thought it was a great way to give back to NIU and help undergraduates find their way. He ended up getting more than he bargained for. “I enjoyed the experience because I got something out...
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The pilot alumni mentoring program just started in January. But word is getting out on the airwaves about its success. Lizzy de Guia, a junior in nursing, and a few other students went on the air last week on WREX, the NBC station in Rockford, to share how they are blossoming with the help of...
Bold Futures
NIU President Doug Baker’s ambitious effort to offer peer or alumni mentors to all students is gaining big-time momentum. At least three new mentoring initiatives have sprouted up this semester. Inventories are being conducted of the many existing programs. And Baker is expected to talk about NIU’s efforts to expand mentoring and internship opportunities Thursday,...