Become a Village Mentor

The Resident Mentor application is only available to upcoming juniors and seniors who will be available for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Attend Fall staff training.
  • Meet one on one with each student in your assigned section of Gray Hall on a regular basis.
  • Utilize provided meal plan to schedule structured group and individual meals with assigned mentees to foster community and a sense of mattering.
  • Be available in your residential community as directed by the Community Director (CD).
  • Plan and implement S.T.A.T.E. programs and academic workshops, including the annual S.T.A.T.E. banquet in the spring.
  • Attend one-on-one meetings and staff meetings at the discretion of the CD.
  • Abide by all University and Housing standards, procedures and regulations and serve as a positive role model to S.T.A.T.E. students.
  • Be appropriately available to S.T.A.T.E. students and staff while encouraging participation in the hall, campus, and Wolf Village events.

Important Dates

  • February 26: Applications Close
  • February 29-March 3: Review Applications
  • March 21-22: Interview Days
  • March 28: Extend Resident Mentor Offers
  • March 3: Deadline To Accept Offers

2018-2019 Village Mentors

S.T.A.T.E. Village Mentor Alexis

Alexis Riddick

Major: Communication and English

Fun Fact: I can make a laser gun from scratch.

Quote: “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

S.T.A.T.E. Village Mentor CJ

CJ Singleton

Major: Business Administration- IT Concentration

Fun Fact: I lived in England for five years

Quote: “Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place”

S.T.A.T.E. Village Mentor Katelyn

Katelyn Lane

Major: Business Administration with a minor in Accounting

Fun Fact: I like my jokes like I like my macaroni, all kinds of cheesy.

Quote: “You can never be overdressed or overeducated” – Kate Spade

S.T.A.T.E. Village Mentor Kevin

Kevin Matthews

Major: Materials Science and Engineering

Fun Fact: I studied abroad in Australia

Quote: “Those who stand for nothing fall for everything.” – Alexander Hamilton

S.T.A.T.E. Village Mentor Princess

Princess Mutasa

Major: Environmental technology and management, with minors in env. Toxicology and statistics

Fun Fact: I once slept while standing in the shower while it was running!

Quote: “If you believe in yourself and with a tiny pinch of magic, all your dreams can come true.”

S.T.A.T.E. Village Mentor Rebecca

Rebecca Matthews

Major: Accounting BS, Business Analytics Honors Program

Fun Fact: I have been to over eight countries, and I’m wearing the same jacket in all of my picture from five of them.

Quote: “Wrong fortune cookie” – fortune cookie

S.T.A.T.E. Village Mentor Shukri

Shukri Qubain

Major: Computer Science

Fun Fact: I enjoy drawing, painting, and making music in my free time.

Quote: “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world” – Lucille Ball