Program Benefits

Benefits to Mentors

  • Share knowledge and experiences
  • Enhance self-esteem
  • Shape educational, leadership, career and learning goals
  • Gain self-renewal
  • Develop a new generation of successful advocates
  • Gain recognition for service
  • Experience a feeling of pride in seeing the mentee learn and focus on goals
  • Enjoy the feeling of being useful and supportive
  • Appreciate the ability to lead the mentee to higher levels of thinking

Benefits to Mentees

  • Learn more about KSU and the campus community
  • Build self-esteem
  • Enhance interpersonal skills
  • Increase self-motivation, self-discipline, and goal setting skills
  • Experience an atmosphere of professionalism, trust, and respect
  • Be more successful in one’s academic career
  • Lessen the stress associated with college attendance
  • Receive peer guidance in academic decision making
  • Enhance overall learning and career aspirations