Peer Mentoring Goal: To provide a sense of belonging to TRiO/SSS students who are new to college. Increase level of campus awareness, involvement and guidance with a supportive non-judgmental environment by partnering them with knowledgeable and successful peers.
Biographies for Peer Mentors
My name is Dalia Rodriguez. I am a student of Eastfield College and also a member of TRIO/SSS. I am currently pursuing an Associate in Science degree. I am double majoring with Radio/Television/Film under the school of Communications and Teaching with an Emphasize in Mathematics. I am currently working as Peer Mentor. I love helping students and showing them all the opportunities they have here at Eastfield College. The TRIO/SSS staff has changed my life and made me feel that pursuing a degree is not difficult, but rather different. As a result of being in TRIO/SSS, I have learned a lot about Eastfield College, and I plan to show others what I know and help them be successful.
My name is Ogheneovo Edward Ejus. I am a student of Eastfield College and also a member of TRIO/SSS. I am currently pursuing an Associate in Science degree and I hold a G.P.A of 3.67. My major is Pre-Medicine. I am currently working as a Peer Mentoring. I love helping students. The TRIO/SSS staff is so helpful, nice, well organized and knowledgeable. As a result of being in TRIO/SSS, I have learned a lot and still learning. I look forward to helping others along the way. I love my job!
My name is Rachel Knowles. I am a sophomore at Eastfield College. I have been in the TRiO program for 2 years. My GPA is 3.6. I am pursuing a double major in Biology with Emphasis in Zoology and Composite Teaching. I am also the President of the Phi Theta Kappa chapter on campus. I enjoy helping others achieve their goals. Having been given the opportunity to peer mentor students will allow me to be a part in student success.
Funding for the TRiO/Student Support Services program is provided by the U.S. Department of Education.