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Preparing Mentors and Advisors at Xavier (P-MAX)

P-MAX is a program that is designed to provide participating faculty with the knowledge and skills needed to mentor and advise undergraduate students, especially those engaged in research. Ultimately, the goal of P-MAX is to assist faculty in developing effective relationships with their mentees. Topics for discussion and exchange of ideas include:

- communication

- setting goals and expectations

- cultural competence

- strategies for identifying and resolving challenges

- mentor roles and responsibilities

- structure and dynamics of the mentoring relationship

- strategies for facilitating mentoring

- cases to reflect on and put learning into practice

  • Led by: Various facilitators
  • Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room, Library, Room 532B
  • Sponsor: BUILD; CAT
  • More info:

To register: Please RSVP to

Tags: mentoring, STEM, advising, research, NRMN
Format: discussion
Event ID: 01356

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