STARS Peer Mentoring Mission Statement
The mission of STARS Peer Mentoring Program is to promote the improvement of academic success, retention, and to increase the number of students entering graduate school in the sciences through mentoring activities and support programs that encourage academic excellence, self-esteem, and personal growth of participating students.
What is a Mentor?
A mentor is...
The Importance of Mentoring
Mentoring is one of the oldest practices in our society that encourages human growth on a broad and diverse spectrum. Mentoring has been more commonly revered in the workforce as a necessity for upward mobility. Rarely has a healthy relationship between a parent and child been viewed as one of a mentor and mentee. However, the principles taught by parents or guardians are what shape the individual. Reflect for a moment on the following questions. Do not spend time focusing on the external, but on the developments of changes that occurred within you.