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Peer Mentoring Program

 

The Honors Peer Mentoring Program matches freshmen students with an upperclassmen honors students to guide their transition into Merrimack. 

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The Program 

Freshmen honors student are assigned a peer mentor who is available to help ease their transition into the Honors community and Merrimack at large. Peer mentors are upperclassmen students who are selected by the Honors Program staff to be role models for new students. Peer mentors are available to help freshmen…

  • Get oriented to the Merrimack campus, by showing them around  and introducing them to various services available on campus.
  • By introducing them to the Honors Program and its requirements.
  • With any social or roommates issues or questions that may come up over the course of the year. 
  • Get involved with on-campus activities and become student leaders. 

2014-2015 Honors Peer Mentors

Every incoming Honors freshmen from the class of 2018 will be paired with an Honors mentor this summer. Mentors will meet with mentees in small groups and one-on-one throughout the school year. Mentors serve as a resource for incoming students by helping them with academics, getting to know the Honors Program, and their general transition to college. Incoming freshmen will be allowed to pick their mentors from the following list of Peer Mentors. 

This program would not be possible without the help, guidance and oversight of our Lead Mentors:  Kate Culverhouse and Joe Fisher. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact them.

Name

Class of 

School 

Major

Vince Bellino

2015

Business

Business Administration

 Megan Bouchard

2017

Education & Social Policy

STEM/Education

Matthew Chirokas

2015

Business

Business Administration

Marlo Dell’Aquila

2017

Science & Engineering

Sports Medicine

Amushula Divadkar

2017

Liberal Arts

Sociology/Mathematics

Brittany Doherty

2017

Science & Engineering

Biology/Psychology

Lindsey Goldstein

2016

Education & Social Policy

Criminology

Joanna Haswell

2017

Education & Social Policy

Human Development

Molly Malinowski

2017

Education & Social Policy

Human Development

Myriam Philitas

2017

Liberal Arts

International Studies

Kathleen Renzi

2017

Science & Engineering

Health Science

Ashley Tomich

2017

Education & Social Policy

Human Development

Caroline Urbanek

2017

Science & Engineering

Health Science

Lisa Vassallo

2015

Liberal Arts

Communications/Spanish

Jared Walters

2017

Liberal Arts

Religious and Theological Studies/Sociology

Davida Winn

2017

Science & Engineering

Chemistry/Education 

Peer Mentor selection has now closed. Please check your Merrimack email for important information regarding your assigned Peer Mentor.