At Academic Impressions, we have offered a number of articles and other resources on peer mentoring, and our readers and participants at our events have asked, "Is peer mentoring effective in a niche academic program -- such as nursing or aviation -- or at a niche institution?"
We forwarded this question to a panel of experts on peer mentor programs. This article provides their answers.
Included on the panel:
- Margie Bader, SMILE program coordinator and professor at Seneca College
- Bryce Bunting, program administrator and learning specialist for Brigham Young University's college of undergraduate education
- Wayne Jackson, director of multicultural academic and support services at the University of Central Florida
- Stacey Wilkerson, interim director of the First Year Experience and Family Programs at Longwood University
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