Multicultural Assistance Peer Program Mentors (MAPP)
The Multicultural Assistance Peer Program (MAPP) is a program designed to assist first year multicultural students in their transition to the University of South Carolina. Each first year student in the program will be provided with a peer mentor. The program works to establish positive networks for the student’s matriculation; academically, socially and culturally.
In order to serve as a M.A.P.P. Mentor, applicants must successfully complete and submit the application and recommendation form by the designated due date . Applicants must maintain a 2.50 cumulative and semester GPA and be in good academic standing with their respective college.
Have completed at least 2 semesters at USC-Columbia
Spring training following selection of M.A.P.P. Mentors; Refresher training occurs during Welcome Week. Peer Mentor training is on-going throughout the academic year.
1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month; 6:00pm Russell House Theater
Approximately 6-8 hours per month, which include bi-weekly meetings, social outings, service opportunities, and one-on-one time with assigned Mentee(s).
Please contact Nakia Strickland, Assistant Director, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803.777.1658.
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