New study explores adaptation of a cross-cultural mentoring model

Pryce, J., Gilkerson, L., Baruah, N., & Solis, A. (2022). Adaptation of the mentoring FAN cross-culturally: Lessons from India. Journal of Social Service Research. Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Despite the increasing presence of youth mentoring programs in non-western countries, many programs focus on informal mentoring processes and outcomes. This study assesses […]

Does mentoring by teachers help academically at-risk high school students ?

Larose, S., Duchesne, S., & Châteauvert, G. B. (2020). How does mentoring by teachers improve the adjustment of academically at-risk students in high school? International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 8(1), 36–49.    Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  The study aims to better understand how to help academically at-risk students in their adjustment […]

At UC San Diego, retired professors are mentoring first-generation college students

By Melvin H Green, The Conversation Thursday, January 7, 2016 My mother cried when I told her I was changing my major from engineering to chemistry. Her fear was that I would never earn a living as a chemist. When she heard a few years later that I planned to go for a PhD in […]

Study explores how student/mentor attachment styles affect relationships and outcomes

Bernier, A., Larose, S., & Soucy, N. (2005). Academic mentoring in college: The interactive role of students’ and mentors’ interpersonal dispositions. Research in Higher Education, 46(1), 29-51. Background Studying the interpersonal styles of mentors and mentees provides a key to understanding the effectiveness of mentoring.For years, Professor Simon Larose and colleagues have been study the interactions […]