Fall 2014 - Program Calendar (to be determined)
Peer Mentor Connection
Students are matched with a first generation upperclassmen who is readily available to act as a resource to the student during their entire first year. The mentor attends on campus events and encourages students to utilize campus offerings.
Are you interested in becoming a Peer Mentor this coming semester? Send us an e-mail to let us know!
Students are engaged through study skills workshops, self-exploration, decision-making, goal setting, time management, and study sessions.
Students are encouraged to connect with their mentor to make the most of their time at Merrimack by getting involved in various ways both on/off campus. Some examples include joining various organizations, participating in campus activities, and obtaining an on campus job.
Both mentors and students are equipped with career related goals each month of the academic year. The mentors sharpen their professional image and confidence while assisting their students in gaining valuable insight to future careers through utilization of O’Brien Center services.
Various faculty members visit with mentors once per month to discuss topics relevant to the success of first generation college students such as Grit, Study Abroad, Importance of Networking, and Financial Literacy.