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UHD Scholars Academy - Mentors

The Scholars Academy has enhanced the undergraduate learning environment at UHD by cultivating a peer culture of achievement, a sense of community, and a support system tailored for Scholars Academy members. The Academy assigns faculty mentors (with a Ph.D.) and a peer mentor (upper-level undergraduate) to groups of about ten students who share common academic experiences and majors as reflected within our organizational chart.

Mentoring provides an academic resource though for a safe and reliable source of information and advice. The Peer Mentor offers advice about college life, courses, research, SA requirements, and he/she organizes semester networking/study meetings. Discipline-specific faculty "parents" for each of the groups provide field trip opportunities, organize meetings and panel discussions, and other activities they deem valuable for their groups of scholars.

Peer Mentor Coordinator Senior Peer Mentor
Mitsue Nakamura, MSTakese McKenzie
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Natural Sciences Department

Faculty Mentors Peer Mentors
Jon Aoki, PhDAna Rubio
Maria Benavides, PhDAaron Torres
Gabriela Bowden, PhD
Alejandra Parra
Mian Jiang, PhDMeheret Tadesse
Yuan Yuan, PhDFatma Diefalla
Jeffrey Martz, PhDJulio Enriquez
Hamida Qavi, PhDRaven Robertson
Sanghamitra Saha, PhDKinjal Patel
Michael Tobin, PhDAllison McKee
Eszter Trufan, PhDFikir Tadesse


Mathematics & Statistics Department   

Faculty Mentors Peer Mentors
Katarina Jegdic, PhDWalter Hill
Timothy Redl, PhDNancy Uroza


Computer Science & Engineering Technology Department

Faculty Mentors Peer Mentors
Yuchou Chang, PhDEva Ruiz
Hong Lin, PhD
Diana Rodarte
Weining Feng, PhDErick 
Arash Rahmatian, PhDKarina Filipovich
Ling Xu, PhDNina Lalonde
Ting Zhang, PhDIliana Barrera

Last updated 11/14/2018 11:31 AM