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Mentoring for any first-year students

Peer mentoring recruitment table at Bierce Library on Wednesday, Feb. 11.

By Grant Morgan, News Editor

February 11, 2015

There is a program at UA for both new students who need advice for college life and any experienced student who is willing to give that advice. The Office of Multicultural Development’s peer mentoring program has been around for more than 20 years, but recently has been growing and flourishing. “[Peer...

Mentoring program provides resources for new students

February 21, 2013

Victoria Teresko Having someone show all the resources available to students is often the key to success at The University of Akron, and the peer mentoring program is a vital part of implementing this success on campus. This program pairs underclassmen with upperclassmen who have a GPA of at least ...

The Barberton Project changes lives

April 10, 2012

Written by: Kate Powell A select group of University of Akron students is going back to high school as students of a different kind. The Barberton Project, developed and nurtured by Dr. Hal Foster over the past 20 years, is a unique, real-world experience that allows UA students to act as academic ...