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Making the college transition: New study explores mentoring among foster youth

Gowdy, G., & Hogan, S. (2020). Informal mentoring among foster youth entering higher education. Children and Youth Services Review, 105716.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105716 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: This study explores what kinds of informal mentors foster youth preparing to enter a four-year university have access to, as well as how this affects the support foster children […]

Strive for College Joins with College Board and CommonApp to Provide Virtual Mentoring to Millions of Underserved College Hopefuls

New collaboration will integrate UStrive into student offerings to better support underserved high school students, as the pandemic drives unprecedented interest in virtual mentoring News provided by Strive for College, PR Newswire Strive for College, a nonprofit organization that provides free online mentoring services for college-bound students, announced that they are collaborating with the College […]

A conversation with Jefferson Singer: The Posse Scholar campus mentoring program

By Justin Preston This week we sat down with Jefferson Singer, Faulk Foundation Professor of Psychology and Dean of the College at Connecticut College. Dean Singer has been serving as a faculty mentor and now director of the Connecticut College chapter of the Posse Scholar program for several years. Since 1989, the nationwide Posse Foundation […]