Latino Center

Latino Success Peer Mentorship

photo of two students laughing on campusOverview

The Latino Success Peer Mentorship Program is designed to connect Latino students with upperclassmen for regular support. The program matches you with a Latino Center peer coach for regular meetings that encourage, give direction, and help you navigate Wright State successfully. Our peer coaches focus on holistic well-being by providing support, problem-solving, and goal-setting tips that assist you in reaching your educational goals. The Latino Success Peer Mentorship Program seeks to:

  • Increase sense of belonging with a built-in peer support system
  • Initiate early intervention strategies as needed
  • Provide an additional touchpoint via regular follow up
  • Identify barriers prohibiting student success
  • Allow students to see their peers model excellence
  • Assist in the transition between high school and university life
  • Promote healthy classroom behaviors

If you are interested in joining the Latino Success Peer Mentorship Program, apply today.

Once your application is received and reviewed, you will be contacted directly by a member of the Latino Center regarding your matched peer coach. For questions, email

Get to Know Our Latino Success Peers Mentors

Maxwell Bacon

Sociology major, College of Liberal Arts


Selvin Bacon-Velazquez

Art major/Graphic Design minor, College of Liberal Arts


Marcela Gallegos-Holguin

Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies major, College of Liberal Arts


Andrea Hernandez

Biological Sciences major, College of Science and Math


Felipe Perez

Marketing major, Raj Soin College of Business


Melanie Garza Villanueva

Nursing major, College of Health, Education, and Human Services


Amy Walker

French major, College of Liberal Arts