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Mentoring Opportunities

  • Mentorship Programs at Prince George's Community College:

    Diverse Male Student Initiatives (DMSI) 

    Student program targeted to improve the academic success and overall development of the diverse male students who enroll at PGCC.  

    International Education Center

    Academic service designed to support all students and facilitate dialog and understanding among cultures and backgrounds. Offers a peer mentoring program for international and American students.

    Faculty Mentoring Program

    Through the Faculty-Student Mentoring Program, faculty, staff, and administrators are paired with students to share their knowledge and experiences.

    Women of Wisdom (WOW) 

    A highly comprehensive and specialized program, designed to provide unique opportunities for women students at Prince George’s Community College, to enhance their academic, personal, and professional development, in a holistic environment.  

    Mentee Learning Outcomes:    

    The following learning outcomes are for the mentee(s) in the five Mentoring Programs (Diverse Male Student Initiatives (DMSI), International Education Center (IEC), African-American, Latino, Asian-American, Native-American (The ALANA Experience), the Faculty Mentoring Program, and the Women of Wisdom Program:

    • Connect with their Prince George’s Community College peer mentor or professional mentor at least four (4) times per semester
    • Develop at least three (3) S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely) goals per semester—two (2) academic learning goals and one (1) professional development goal
    • At the end of the first semester, define the elements of a mentoring relationship
    • At the end of the academic year, articulate at least one way in which their experience as a mentee supported their academic and professional development
    • Transition successfully from their first year to their second year

     Roles/Responsibilities/Expectations of PGCC Mentors:

    • Connect with their mentee(s) at least four (4) times per semester
    • Assist mentee (s) in shaping and defining an appropriate mentoring relationship
    • Inform mentee(s) of the range and scope of experiences available at the college academically, professionally and socially
    • Provide mentee(s) assistance with the development and attainment of at least three (3) S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely) goals per semester—two (2) academic learning goals and one (1) professional development goal  
    • Support mentee(s) in addressing and overcoming barriers that affect academic success
    • Refer mentee(s) to college offices and personnel, as needed
    • Advise mentee(s) on college policies and procedures
    • Complete a mentoring assessment