The mission of the Green & Gold Excel: Peer Mentor Program (GGE) is to facilitate a unique connection between newly enrolled students and a positive, influential Green & Gold Peer Mentor (PM) on the Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus. The GGE will focus on the development of academic and personal growth and the competencies important to a first-year student’s success.
The Green & Gold Excel: Peer Mentor Program aims to assist the Mentees in their transition to Arkansas Tech University- Ozark Campus. The GGE primary goals for each cohort are to:
How to become a peer Mentor
How to become a mentee
Role of a peer mentor
Green & Gold Excel Peer Mentors (PM) are responsible for mentoring a small group of students (Mentees) through meaningful conversations and unique experiences. PMs are expected to be a resource to their Mentees by, but not limited to, providing information about the campus/resources, sharing their experiences as a first-year student, meeting with Mentees (1:1 & as a group), answering general questions, and attending planned trainings and events.
Benefits of a being a Peer Mentor
The Peer Mentors participating in this program will have the opportunity to:
Peer Mentor Responsibilites & Expectations
Role of a Mentee
Green & Gold Excel Mentees are newly enrolled students, including but not limited to, conditionally admitted students, first-generation students, transfer students, and/or a student wishing for additional guidance and support. Mentees are expected to actively communicate and meet with their Peer Mentor, attend and participate in planned events and workshops, and positively engage with the resources available on campus.
Benefits of being a Mentee
The Mentees actively participating in this program will obtain the following benefits:
Mentee Responsibilities & Expectations
Hours of Operation: M-F 8:00 am-5:00pm
Technology and Academic Support, Suite 140
1700 Helberg Ln
Ozark, AR 72949