First Year Experience
61 Sever Street
Worcester, Ma 01609
The Peer Mentoring Program is a part of the First Year Experience (FYE), in which upper-class students are placed in each First Year Experience course to assist first-year students in their transition to the college. Peer Mentors serve as role models through their adoption of Becker College’s Core Values: excellence, accountability, community & diversity, social responsibility, integrity, and creative expression. Peer Mentors also complement the work of FYE Instructors by providing their knowledge and experience of campus life, as well as academic and social advice.
Peer Mentors participate in an extensive five-day training prior to the start of the fall semester, one-day winter training, one-day spring training, and bi-monthly in-service trainings. Each peer mentor has attained sophomore standing and earned a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
In addition, Peer Mentors maintain a strong connection with fellow students, faculty, and staff.
Peer Mentors develop skills in:
For more information please contact Matthew Guiry, Peer Mentor Coordinator email@example.com 508.373.9791
Wednesday, August 26, 9am—11am: Peer Mentors Move into Residence Halls
Wednesday, August 26 – Saturday, August 29: Peer Mentor Training
Sunday, August 30, 5pm, Daniels Hall, Leicester: Fall Convocation
Thursday, September 3, 7pm Daniels Hall, Leicester: Presentation by Warren St. John, author of Outcasts United
Monday, September 28, 4pm, Multipurpose Room, Student Center, Worcester: Agile Mindset Speaker
Tuesday, September 29, 7pm, Daniels Hall, Leicester: Agile Mindset Speaker
Monday, October 19, 6:30pm, Daniels Hall, Leicester: Global Voices of Change Speaker
Friday, December 11, 2pm: Peer Mentor Social
Thursday, January 21, 7pm-9pm: Peer Mentor Spring Training
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society Induction
Thursday, May 5, 2pm: Peer Mentor Social