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.

Recruiting information will be available late Fall 2015.

​Peer Mentors Awards

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

2014

  • Alex Wenning, Holly Jackson Award for Outstanding Innovation in Co-Curricular Activities
  • Amanda Spencer, Holly Jackson Award for Outstanding Innovation in Co-Curricular Activities
  • Kari Simpson, Holly Jackson Award for Outstanding Innovation in Co-Curricular Activities
  • Emily Simpson, Outstanding Innovation in Teaching Award
  • Pascale Adabie, Outstanding Collaboration Award
  • Jasmine Hunsberger, Outstanding Collaboration Award
  • Doug Petkie, Outstanding Faculty Commitment to a First-Year Learning Community

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