Currently, New Student and Family Programs houses a mentoring program for students receiving the Albertsons “Go On” Scholarship. This portion of our program will continue on to the end of the Spring 2011 semester, and we will continue to provide support for the Go On Scholars. A new program is beginning to develop, and it’s quite exciting!
Broncos Guiding Broncos is a mentoring program open to first-year students here at Boise State. We will have a limited number of spots open in the program, and the program is available to all students coming to Boise State who will attend a BroncoVenture orientation program this summer. The mentors are an all-volunteer, super motivated and dedicated team of current Boise State students who will work in Fall semester to ensure the success of our students.
Recruitment is currently open for new mentors! See below for details.
More details about the requirements for students and information for families is soon to come.
For questions, comments or concerns about the mentoring programs in New Student and Family Programs, please contact the Program Coordinator, Nate Wiley, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or give our office a call (208-426-1679)
A Call for New Mentors!
As we prepare for Fall Semester, New Student and Family Programs is now opening up the call for new volunteer mentors. Being a mentor is an amazing way to make a positive impact on the life of a new Boise State student. Students who received guidance as a first-year often find that they now want to “give back” and create that experience for other new students.
If you are interested in being a mentor for new students in the Fall, or want to learn more about the position, come down to New Student and Family Programs to pick up an application and info sheet. As always, questions can be directed to the Program Coordinator, Nate Wiley.
Mentorship Students Give Back
On Sunday, March 7, three of our mentorship students volunteered to get the ‘Go On’ message out statewide while helping Idaho Public Television with their annual big fund raising event. Stephen Porter, Megan Buxton and Katie Rainey donated their Sunday evening to answer phone calls, take donations and talk on television about the impact the Go-On Scholarship has had on their lives. Thanks so much for helping out!
If you’d like to see more pictures, check out the Facebook page for Idaho Public Television
Here’s what students had to say about our program…
“My mentor was really helpful in giving me advice on what sort of organizations to take a look at as well as what classes to take. I feel a lot more prepared for 2nd semester.”
“…Having someone I was comfortable talking to who could help me to get involved or just to get through the semester. It was reassuring to know that he was going through some of the same things I was.”
“I like how it’s other students who are mentoring me. I can personally relate to my mentor and feel like she was also a friend.”