Entries by Jean Rhodes

Review of Older and Wiser: Rethinking Youth Mentoring for the 21st Century

by Richard M. Lerner, Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science, Professor and Director, Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, Tufts University Albert Einstein once famously said that, “”If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” In this superb book, Professor Rhodes has demonstrated why she is regarded as our nation’s, and […]

Meeting youth where they are: Why social-emotional skills and cultural responsive mentoring is critical for college and career readiness

 Joana Ortiz, Manager of Marketing and Communications, Mass Mentoring Partnership July 25th, 2018 Posted In: Campaigns, Education, Mentoring Partnership I knew something was off when I couldn’t focus in my courses, the weight of my head was too much to bear, and getting out of bed was increasingly difficult as the days passed. I couldn’t articulate this at […]

Predictors of close teacher−student relationships in college: Findings from the Gallup−Purdue Index

Raposa, E. B., Hagler, M., Liu, D. & Rhodes J. E. (in press). Predictors of close faculty−student relationships and mentorship in higher education: findings from the Gallup−Purdue Index. Annals of the New York Academy of Science. From the abstract College students’ supportive relationships with mentors—professors, advisors, and other caring adults to whom students turn as they […]