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ATMentors Monthly

Howdy Mentors


The Spring semester is underway and summer will soon be here! In this month’s issue of ATMentors Monthly, make sure you read [What’s New with Mentors?] to catch up on our plans for 2011. Also, [Mark Your Calendar] with some dates and events occurring within the next few months. WHOOP!


[What’s New with Mentors?] Do you know someone that you think would be a great mentor for our Aggies? E-mail or have them submit the New Mentor Application online at

Look at the Mark Your Calendar page, we are including helpful workshops/seminars to mention to students. There is also a Mentor Luncheon this month; please rsvp as soon as possible.

Have a great story about mentoring, testimonial, or just something fun (recipe, good book, etc.) you would like to share with the other mentors? Please email ATMentors@ and tell us about it! It could be featured in a new section of ATMentors Monthly called Mentors Corner!

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“Be the change you want to see in the world.” -Ghandi

Welcome NEW Mentors!

Emily Dykes, Academic Advisor, College of Geosciences Sanjeev Bhatia, College of Education and Human Development Casey Schumacher, Academic Advisor, College of Education and Human Development Jose Vazquez, Student Enhancement Specialist, College of Engineering

Book Suggestion..... 100 Ways to Motivate Others Many students that see mentors need motivation to keep them moving or get back on track. This book would be an excellent resource!

[Tips for March]

This section contains hints and resources that will help you while mentoring.

We know how much you love your students for all the wonderful things they do and that you care about their safety. Spring break is right around the corner, and students are already abuzz about their plans for the week. We know they need the time for relaxation and fun. We want all our Aggies to have a fun, safe, and stress free Spring Break. As your students are preparing for Spring Break, remind them to be safe in their adventures. and encourage your students to attend our Safe Spring Break events March 3rd-9th. We want all our Aggies to return to Aggieland refreshed and ready to finish out the semester.

SAFE SPRING BREAK: Luau at Mockaritaville! Presented by Alcohol and Drug Education Programs Thursday, March 3rd Resource Tables 11am-1:30pm Koldus and Sbisa Friday, March 4th H2O Distribution 11:45pm-2am Northgate Back Porch Monday, March 7th Grab and Go Breakfast 7:30am-9:30am Reed Arena Bus Stop Tuesday, March 8th Educational Activities 11am-2pm Academic Plaza Wednesday, March 9th Pool Party 2pm-6pm 2818 Place

Alcohol and Drug Education Programs C-116, 1257 TAMU | College Station, TX 77843-1257 Tel. 979.845.0280 | Fax. 979.845.6136 

[Campus Highlight] This section contains helpful hints and resources that will help you while mentoring.

Department of Recreational Sports Spring Break is quickly approaching and many students are trying to get in shape...and fast! Most students want to get in shape to look good, but being healthy is most important. The mission of the Department of Recreational Sports is to provide quality programs, services and facilities to a diverse Texas A&M Community. We encourage the lifelong pursuit of active, healthy lifestyles, and enhance student development by providing leadership and employment opportunities. Spring 2011 Hours at the Student Recreation Center: Monday-Thursday: 6am-12am (midnight) Friday: 6am-11pm Saturday: 8am-11pm Sunday: 12pm (noon) - 12am (midnight) For more information, please contact the Department of Recreational Sports at 979-845-7826 or at

[Mark Your Calendar] Important Dates & Events

March 9: Study Success Strategies

1:50pm-2:50pm, Cain Hall B103

March 14-18 Spring Break March 23:

ATMentor Luncheon Presenter: Student Counseling Services 12-1pm Cain POD, B-111 RSVP to by March 21

March 23: “I got the job, now what?�

4pm-5pm, Rudder Tower 410 Career Center, 979-845-5139

Have suggestions, comments, or an addition to the newsletter? Please e-mail or call 979.845.5826.

ATMentors March Newsletter  

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