PictureProgram Benefits

Will I Benefit From The Program?

When a mentee commits to his/her academic success and selects the Peer Mentor Program, everyone benefits. The mentees, mentors, and Ferris State University will receive numerous benefits.

Benefits to Mentors

  • To share one's knowledge and experiences
  • To enhance self-esteem
  • To share educational, leadership, career and learning goals
  • To gain recognition for service to the individual and the University
  • To enjoy the feeling of being useful and supportive
  • A meaningful resume entry

Benefits to Mentees

  • To learn more about the University and the community
  • To build self-esteem
  • To enhance self-motivation, self-discipline and goal setting
  • To be more successful in one's academic career
  • To be motivated by academic success

Benefits to Ferris State

  • Increase student retention
  • Increase cultural diversity awareness
  • Improve instructor/student rapport
  • Improve campus climate