APPLY FOR AMP COORDINATOR FOR 2016-2017
The Asian/Pacific Islander Mentorship Program is continuing to look for those interested in fostering bonds between APIA mentors and mentees and in delivering workshops about APIA heritage! Coordinators will be working with MESA and a MESA program manager! Please apply as soon as possible as we're reviewing applications on a rolling basis!
Arise is a partnership between MESA and the South Asian Awareness Network (SAAN) student organization. Arise is a peer mentorship program for first-year students that strives to create a platform for dialogue on the intersection of social justice and culture. Through dialogues and more intimate settings, the program hopes to create a safe space for students to grow and improve their experience at the University, while empowering individuals to develop an awareness and a passion for activism.
The ALMA (Assisting Latin@s to Maximize Achievement) Program is an orientation and year-long peer-to-peer mentorship program open to all students that provides a unique learning experience and assists to develop and further explore identities, while also providing space to discuss topics and issues relating to the Latin@ experience.
Through peer-to-peer mentoring, networking amongst students, faculty and staff, ALMA provides an important community building opportunity and introduces knowledge of campus resources and skills vital to the new student experience to increase student retention.
Support for Incoming Black Students (S.I.B.S) is a year-long student coordinated peer mentorship program that is open to all students at the University of Michigan who are interested in issues that affect the black community, and who are dedicated to the retention and success of the students in the program. SIBS's goal is to provide unique mentorship and educational opportunities for students on the University of Michigan campus. This includes personal, academic, and professional development opportunities that create a fulfilling first- year experience and that enhances community members awareness of their experiences on the U of M campus.