Mission Statement and Goals

Mentor UPP: Undergraduate Peer Partnering

Mission Statement

  • Provide Mentees an instant connection with trained UA College of Engineering Peer Mentors, who can offer a complete picture of campus life
  • Give Peer Mentors leadership opportunities to serve the College of Engineering and its students as well as provide future leadership opportunities to current Mentees
  • Make encouraging environments where Peer Mentors provide assistance and information and share experiences with their peer groups
  • Offer information on a variety of activities, programs and events that touch on the full experience of campus life to Mentees and Mentors with little or no cost
  • Foster community with students where they can share their unique academic and extra‚Äźcurricular interests
  • Make UA and the College of Engineering personal by connecting campus and community resources and activities

Goals

  • To cultivate relationships between upper- and underclassmen
  • To increase underclassmen involvement, retention and confidence
  • To provide a support system for College of Engineering students
  • To present upperclassmen with leadership opportunities
  • To offer underclassmen an opportunity to explore the resources and activities provided at UA and the College of Engineering
  • To give Mentees an opportunity to give back to future students as future Peer Mentors

Mentor UPP: Undergraduate Professional Partnering

Mission Statement

The mission of Mentor UPP: Undergraduate Professional Partnering is to facilitate the professional development of College of Engineering upperclassmen by providing alumni engagement and support as well as networking opportunities.

Goals

  • To cultivate relationships between College of Engineering upperclassmen and alumni
  • To provide a support system for College of Engineering students as well as networking and professional development opportunities
  • To help upperclassmen transition from an academic environment to the workforce
  • To allow alumni to stay engaged with the College of Engineering and its students
  • To facilitate alumni in identifying talent for their respective employer
  • To impart alumni knowledge, experience and expertise to College of Engineering students
  • To increase student retention, alumni involvement and Capstone Engineering Society awareness
  • To provide an idea and information exchange between upperclassmen, alumni, and the College of Engineering