TABPHE Launches Mentor Program

Tarrant County Chapter of the Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education recently hosted a workshop for mentors. Held on South Campus, the launched TABPHE’s mentor program that will help with student retention.

SO Counselor Annie Dobbins led the training for the Village Mentoring Program. The Village matches mentors with African-American students who want to experience a smoother transition to higher education. Mentors meet monthly with their students to help them adjust to college life.

To date, 19 faculty and staff are mentoring 45 students in the newly launched program.

Faculty and staff interested in becoming mentors should contact their campus coordinators listed below by campus:

Northeast: Shewanda Riley, ext. 6507
Northwest: A’isha Malone, ext.7230
South: Natalie Johnson, ext. 4340
Southeast: Tamika Steward, ext. 3340
Trinity: Kiesha Harvey, ext. 1284.

Click this link to see photos of the training.