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Phyllis Floro, Associate Director Ray FeDora, Graduate Assistant. Student Affairs mentoring Programs Intercultural & Diversity Center. Mentoring Programs Offered. Offered to Students who are interested in exploring the field of Student Affairs and/or higher education as a career path.

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Phyllis floro associate director ray fedora graduate assistant

Phyllis Floro, Associate Director

Ray FeDora, Graduate Assistant

Student Affairs mentoring ProgramsIntercultural & Diversity Center


Mentoring programs offered

Mentoring Programs Offered

  • Offered to Students who are interested in exploring the field of Student Affairs and/or higher education as a career path.

  • IDC offers 2 programs

    • NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP)

      http://www.naspa.org/programs/nufp/

    • Student Affairs Mentoring Program & Leadership Experience (SAMPLE)

      http://www.ub-diversity.buffalo.edu/samentor.php


Nufp vs sample

NUFP vs. SAMPLE

NUFP

  • Coordinated through NASPA

  • Specific Student Populations

    • LGBTQ

    • Students of Color

    • Students w/disabilities

  • Requirements outside of UB

  • National Opportunities

    • Networking

    • Sessions at Annual Conference

SAMPLE

  • Coordinated through IDC (Student Affairs)

  • Open to all under-graduate students

  • Flexibility

  • No requirements outside of UB

  • Students learn about various national organizations


Advantages nufp

Advantages - NUFP

  • Participants…

    • Are exposed to various aspects of NASPA

    • Can apply for leadership positions nationally (i.e. internships, summer retreats, etc.)

    • Connect with students at various institutions throughout the U.S.


Advantages sample

Advantages - SAMPLE

  • Participants…

    • Have less structure/more flexibility

    • Are exposed to various national organizations

    • Expectations are less intense


The role of the idc

The Role of the IDC

  • Coordinate the selection of students

  • Facilitate mentor-mentee pairing process

  • Provide support to Mentors (i.e. suggest agenda topics for weekly meetings, check-in for questions, etc.)

  • Provide support to Mentees (i.e. organize professional development opportunities, host cohort meetings, etc.)

  • Keep cohort abreast of up-coming events and important news.


Choosing a program

Choosing a Program

  • Students submit an application

    • Provides insight about the student’s interest

  • IDC staff member interviews applicants

  • Based on interview, determines which program is best fit

    • SAMPLE – recommended for students who are “not sure” or who do not fit the NUFP criteria

    • NUFP – recommended for students who understand Student Affairs/Higher Education and fit criteria


Other things happening in idc spring 2012

Other Things Happening in IDCSpring 2012

  • SAGE Internship Program

    • Applications Due 3/21/12

    • http://www.ub-diversity.buffalo.edu/sage.php

  • Courses

    • Diversity Advocates

    • Diversity & Identity - *NEW

  • ALANA Celebration of Achievement (5/11/12)

    • Registration opens February 1st

    • Speakers – undergraduate/graduate students

  • Spring Events list (handout)


  • Contact info

    Contact Info

    Phyllis Floro

    [email protected]

    645-2731

    Ray FeDora

    [email protected]

    645-8528


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