A.L.A.S. Mentoring Program - Assisting Latinos to Achieve and Succeed

Our mission is to foster the moral, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and cultural qualities of Latino students to become academically, professionally, and civically engaged. Our goal is to establish a personal connection between the student and the mentor through common passions, interests, and academic and professional aspirations.

Objectives:

  • Increase the persistence, course success and graduation rate of Latino students.
  • Enhance students’ social capital
  • Foster cognitive and affective skills
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Promote habits of success

Students

If you are a student and would like to take advantage of this opportunity, please download and fill out the A.L.A.S. Mentee Intake Form located under our "Documents" section. This form is also available in Spanish under our Spanish website.

Once you have filled out the form, please send it to our español@grcc.edu email. A team member will contact you once your application has been processed.

If you have any questions please contact any of our staff members listed under our Faculty and Staff page.

Mentors

If you are an individual that would like to participate in our mentoring program as one of our mentors, please feel free to fill out the A.L.A.S. Mentor Intake Form located under our "Documents" section.

Once you have filled out the form, please send it to dhernandezgomez@grcc.edu. A team member will contact you once your application has been processed.

Requirements

  • Have passion for human development social mobility.
  • Exhibit mature and professional supportive skills (Active listening, non-judgmental support, etc.).
  • Attend the program orientation (you will be contacted with dates and times.
  • Commit at least two hours a month to meet with mentee.
  • Complete the mentor intake form for matching purposes.
  • Must be able to comply with a criminal background check (for non-GRCC employees).
  • Must sign the GRCC FERPA policy (for non-GRCC employees).

Benefits of being a mentor

  • Increase your personal and professional network.
  • Sharpen your skills and knowledge on developing people.
  • Enhance your professional resume.
  • The joy of observing your professional experience influence the growth of an individual.

If you have any questions please contact any of our staff members listed under our Faculty and Staff page.