The Angelina College Mentoring Program (AMP) strives to empower students to achieve academic success. The program supports students in their academic pursuits and personal growth by creating one-to-one mentoring relationships. AMP assists students with the confidence, belonging, resources, and support they need to persist to complete and achieve their potential.
The goal of the AMP is to guide and equip students to overcome challenges throughout the semester to achieve academic and personal success. With support from trained mentors and program staff, students will:
AMP focuses on four broad-range student support areas:
AMP will provide students with personalized support in accessing higher education resources.
Through the AMP, students will become better acclimated to college and their classes; program participants will develop a deeper knowledge of the institution to make the most of their academic career and to be included and connected on the campus.
AMP will work collaboratively with students and their mentors to develop tools that will empower students to maintain good academic standing.
AMP will develop the skills necessary to realistically incorporate academic success with non-academic responsibilities.
Mentors, consisting of students and faculty, will assist the Mentees with the necessary guidance and support to successfully navigate their college experience. Each Mentor will be assigned to a Mentee and will be equipped with training and team support. The program will strive to find a balance between setting boundaries and remaining flexible to the individual needs of each Mentee and Mentor pair.