Mentorship

Emerging Leaders Program

ELP Peer Mentors

Frequently Asked Questions

    • An ELP Peer Mentor is a current Barry U student leader who assists with the implementation of the Emerging Leaders Program
    • ELP Peer Mentors are trained to facilitate activities and discussions with ELP participants throughout sessions
    • ELP Peer Mentors are assigned 1-2 participants to meet with 2 times throughout the program
    • A role model eager to help student participants and fellow Peer Mentors
    • Someone who is reliable, collaborative, and takes the initiative to help others
    • An outgoing student who is energetic and shows pride in Barry University
    • A positive attitude about campus life and getting involved
    • Increased leadership, mentoring, and facilitation experience for resume
    • Build relationships and develop community with fellow Peer Mentors
    • Influence participants’ college experience in a positive way
    • Professional networking with staff, faculty, and students from various university departments
    • Possible funding through Federal Work Study program for eligible students
    • Attend August training sessions
    • Attend all assigned ELP sessions
    • Meet with each mentee 2 times during the assigned mentorship weeks
    • Co-facilitate icebreakers, team builders, and reflections with staff members
    • Be positive and have fun with ELP participants!
    • Session 1: Tuesday, 9/14
    • Mentoring Meeting: Tuesday, 9/21
    • Session 2: Tuesday, 9/28
    • Session 3: Tuesday, 10/5
    • Session 4: Tuesday, 10/12
    • Mentoring Meeting: Tuesday, 9/28
    • Session 5: Tuesday, 10/26
    • Session 6: Tuesday, 11/2

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For more information, contact us at leadership@barry.edu or 305-899-4782.

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Meet the ELP Peer Mentors

The ELP Peer Mentor team is comprised of volunteer student leaders from across campus who assist in the implementation of the annual Emerging Leaders Program. Peer Mentors meet with their mentees throughout the fall semester to serve as conversation partners as first-year students transition to college life.

Rania Pierre

Major: Psychology
Year: Sophomore
3 words to describe me:
Honest, Committed, Visionary

Olivia Klein

Major: Marketing
Year: Junior
3 words to describe me:
Strong, Independent, Open-minded

Kristen Blandon

Major: Pre-Nursing
Year: Sophomore
3 words to describe me:
Go-getter, Creative, Intentional

Shanieya Harris

Major: Spanish Language & Literature
Year: Sophomore
3 words to describe me:
Attentive, Innovative, Philomath

Victor Zamora

Major: Television & Digital Media
Year: Senior
3 words to describe me:
Resourceful, Reliable, Dedicated

Taymaa Nofal

Major: Business Management
Year: Sophomore
3 words to describe me:
Funny, Determined, Empathetic

Heaven Jeffries

Major: International Studies & Social Work
Year: : Sophomore
3 words to describe me:
Genuine, Empathetic, Inclusive

Chislaine Richardson

Major: Criminology
Year: Sophomore
3 words to describe me:
Adventurous, Understanding, Compassionate

Odalis Garcia

Major: Marketing
Year: Sophomore
3 words to describe me:
Charismatic, Caring, Funny

Blaine Montgomery

Major: Broadcast & Emerging Media
Year: Sophomore
3 words to describe me:
Charismatic, Compassionate, Versatile

T'Darius Gibson

Major: Business Management
Year: Junior
3 words to describe me:
Intelligent, Funny, Motivational

Meagan Carter

Major: Biomedical Science
Year: Graduate Student
3 words to describe me:
Hardworking, Enthusiastic, Dedicated

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