2017 Projects

Brain Trust: Students for Students: VCU to RPS Mentorship Program

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The Students for Students: VCU to RPS Mentorship Program will connect current VCU students to current RPS freshmen through a formal, multi-year mentorship. The ultimate goal of this program is to support and positively influence RPS high school students by motivating them to improve performance in school, graduate on time, and craft a post-high school graduation path.

Members
Diana Burkett, Director of Communications and Enrollment Management, School of Education
Laura Morgan, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education, School of Pharmacy
Thomas Gresham, Assistant Director of News Operations, University Public Affairs
Courtney Harris, Assistant Professor and Chair of Department of Dance and Choreography, School of the Arts
Mark Meadows, Director of Enrollment, School of Engineering
Susan White, Administrator, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Tiffany Williams, Assistant Professor and Director of Pre-Doctoral Education, School of Dentistry

Sponsor
Lynn Pelco
, Associate Vice Provost, Office of Community Engagement

Quest for Distinction Theme
Theme I: Become a leader among national research universities in providing all students with high-quality learning/living experiences focused on inquiry, discovery and innovation in a global environment
Theme II: Attain distinction as a fully integrated urban, public research university through contributions in human health, research, scholarship and creative expression that advance knowledge and enhance the quality of life