Students serve as Peer Academic LeadersJune 20, 2012
A group of Emporia State students have been busy this summer assisting new students in the enrollment process as Peer Academic Leaders during Hornet Connections.
PALs is a student-mentoring program created in spring 2012. PALs work with the Student Advising Center to create and market programming primarily for first-year students and assist with Hornet Connection sessions by answering questions from incoming freshmen and their parents regarding the freshman first-year experience. Peer Academic Leaders also serve as role models for first-year students.
Criteria for selection as a PAL included being a full-time student with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and being comfortable talking to groups and answering questions. Students serving as PALs are:
For more information about PALs at Emporia State, go to www.emporia.edu/sac/peer-academic-leaders/.