photo of a group of students at a first year programs event

Peer Mentors

photo of peer mentors in a training exercisePeer Mentors are important paraprofessional staff members of Wright State University who help faciliate UVC 1010: First Year Seminar I (a.k.a. "Freshman Seminar") for new students as part of the Learning Communities Program at Wright State. Peer Mentors are highly trained juniors, seniors, and graduate students who serve as teachers, role models, sources of information for new students, and representatives of Wright State.

Be a Peer Mentor

Peer Mentors are important paraprofessional staff members of Wright State University who teach UVC 1010: First Year Seminar I for new students as part of the Learning Communities (LC) Program at Wright State. Peer Mentors are students who serve as teachers, role models, sources of information for new students, and representatives of Wright State. This position enables students to develop valuable skills in communication, teaching, leadership, organization, and creativity.

Want to be a Learning Community Peer Mentor?

Download: Peer Mentor Job Description (PDF)

Apply to be a Learning Community Peer Mentor

Download: Peer Mentor Application Form (PDF)

 

​Peer Mentors Awards

Peer Mentors recognized for excellence in teaching Wright State University Learning Communities.

2013

  • Amber Vlasnik, Holly Jackson Award for Outstanding Innovation in Co-Curricular Activities
  • Melissa McCune, Holly Jackson Award for Outstanding Innovation in Co-Curricular Activities
  • Kaytee McBride, Doug Saul Award for Excellence in Learning Community Instruction
  • Bethany Foureman, Outstanding Collaboration
  • Samantha Stewart, Doug Saul Award for Excellence in Learning Community Instruction
  • Kirsten Halling, Doug Sal Award for Excellence in Learning Community Instruction
  • Charene Thornton, Outstanding Innovation in Teaching

2012

  • Alyxis Camden, Outstanding Collaboration
  • Urmimala "Urmi" Chaudhuri, Outstanding Innovation in Teaching
  • Karli Lightner, Doug Saul Award for Excellence in Learning Community Instruction
  • Ashley Marshall, Doug Saul Award for Excellence in Learning Community Instruction
  • Leah Miller, Outstanding Collaboration
  • Alex Oxner, Holly Jackson Award for Outstanding Innovation in Co-Curricular Activities
  • Penny Sobocinski, Outstanding Collaboration

2011

  • Bradley Custer, Outstanding Innovation in Teaching
  • Holly Jackson, Honored for Significant Contributions to Learning Community Programs
  • Zachary Moore, Doug Saul Award for Excellence in Learning Community Instruction
  • Whitney Soares, Outstanding Collaboration

2010

  • Zach Moore, Outstanding Innovation in Teaching
  • Shane Wells, Outstanding Innovation in Teaching
  • Jennifer Cloud-Buckner, Outstanding Innovation in Co-Curricular Activities
  • Tiffany Fridley, Doul Saul Award for Excellence in Learning Community Instruction

2009

  • Dwayne Fowler, Doug Saul Award for Excellence in Learning Community Instruction
  • Holly Jackson, Innovation in Co-Curricular Activities
  • Ashley Marshall, Innovation in Teaching