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Effective mentoring has long been recognized as important for success in professional and academic environments. Mentors are often assigned to persons entering a new academic or professional environment, but they are seldom provided the training needed to ensure that the mentoring relationship is most beneficial to the protégé and to the mentor.
This interactive workshop will discuss strategies for effective mentoring of today’s students, and will contrast the behaviors of masterful vs. misguided mentors. Additionally, techniques for producing proactive vs. problematic protégés will be discussed. The discussion will help mentors at all levels become more effective at guiding protégés to success.
Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire is Professor of Chemistry and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Learning, Teaching and Retention at Louisiana State University. She is the former director of LSU’s Center for Academic Success, the winner of the 2004 National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. She served as a mentor at the 2011 and 2007 NCLCA Summer Institutes and at the 2006 Winter Institute. Most recently, in 2010, she was awarded Level 4 Lifetime Learning Center Leadership Certification.
Dr. McGuire was named a 2011 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and in 2010 she was named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society. She received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring in a 2006 White House Oval Office Ceremony.
Dr. McGuire has been teaching chemistry and working in the area of learning support for the past 40 years and has presented her widely praised workshop, “Teaching Students How to Learn”, at over 100 colleges and universities.
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