Peer Mentors are Students Helping Students. Peer Mentors work in all departments of Student Services, providing invaluable assistance to fellow students. They have top academic skills and are genuinely interested in helping other students succeed at Sheridan!
The benefits of working as a Peer Mentor are numerous:
- Reward of assisting fellow students
- Gain programme related experience
- Build confidence and leadership skills to make a difference
- Add experience that looks great on a resume
- Enjoy a great job on campus that works around your schedule
The Support Report - December 2012
2nd Issue - The Support Report
The Support Report
Newsletter created by the Davis Social Service Worker Peer Mentors
Congratulations to Peer Mentor - Omar Al-Hafidh
Please read the latest issue of Sheridan President Jeff Zabudsky's blog "From The President's Desk"
He has some wonderful things to say about Omar.
New General Elective - HUMN13912G Leadership in Action: Engaging the Student Leader
This course seeks to provide students with a unique service based learning experience. The intention of the course is to foster civic engagement and leadership within Sheridan, while at the same time meeting the internal needs of the academic community.
The course description for HUMN13912G Leadership in Action: Engaging the Student Leader:
Students gain a theoretical and applied understanding of leadership, peer mentoring, and collaborative learning in the context
of higher education. Utilizing project management skills, students develop leadership projects in areas of service to the
Sheridan community. They may develop projects in a number of diverse areas from improving student life to using the
expertise of their program area to serve the needs of the Sheridan community. Through a combination of interactive
lectures, role-plays, collaborative research and presentations, students develop competencies in interpersonal
communication, learn strategies for student engagement and foster leadership skills. Upon completion of this course,
students may be eligible for placement directly within peer mentor positions in Student Services.
Congrats to Ernest Wong - Career Centre Peer Mentor - Won a Halton Human Resources Professionals Scholarship!
Congrats to Ti Tran - Counselling Peer Mentor - Rotary Youth Leadership Award!
Congrats to Joy Umoafia - Selected for Rotary International Leadership Award!
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