Event Title

Freshman Connection Mentorship Program

Location

Virtual

Start Date

3-5-2021 10:00 AM

End Date

3-5-2021 11:00 AM

Description

This workshop will present the Freshman Connection mentorship program and its impact on freshman students at Eastern Illinois University. The program focuses on building inclusivity at EIU and supporting students from all backgrounds, like commuters and first generation students. The data will also highlight leadership opportunities and benefits of the program.

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Dr. Heidi Larson: Since the academic year of 2013-2014, Dr. Larson and a team of counseling graduate interns have partnered with Mattoon High School to implement B.I.O.N.I.C (Believe It Or Not I Care), a school wide mentoring program. Dr. Larson has utilized her experience to implement a peer mentorship program on a collegiate level at EIU. Dr. Larson collaborates with a number of individuals to manage the program, including three faculty program coordinators and three graduate interns.

Aileen Tierney: Aileen Tierney is a second-year graduate student in the Counseling and Higher Education program with a concentration in School Counseling. She is one of the three graduate supervisors who oversees 10 student mentors.

Max Smith: Max Smith is a second-year graduate student in the Counseling and Higher Education program with a concentration in School Counseling. He is one of the three graduate supervisors who oversees 10 student mentors.

Audrey Kim: Audrey Kim is a second-year graduate student in the Counseling and Higher Education program with a concentration in School Counseling. She is one of the three graduate supervisors who oversees 10 student mentors.

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Mar 5th, 10:00 AM Mar 5th, 11:00 AM

Freshman Connection Mentorship Program

Virtual

This workshop will present the Freshman Connection mentorship program and its impact on freshman students at Eastern Illinois University. The program focuses on building inclusivity at EIU and supporting students from all backgrounds, like commuters and first generation students. The data will also highlight leadership opportunities and benefits of the program.