Ag Peer Mentoring Program

The College of Ag Peer Mentors serve to enhance the academic advising services and professional development of undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture. Mentor responsibilities include supplementing academic advising services, increasing awareness of and participation in career developments activities, and providing targeted workshops for students to enhance academic performance. Mentors are available to answer questions and provide guidance from a student’s perspective in regards to advising and academic matters, as well insight on high-impact experiences such as internships, study abroad, and undergraduate research. Ag Peer Mentors hold weekly office hours in which current students can schedule meetings to address academic and career exploration questions.

Phone Number: (334) 844-2365

MENTORS

Zachary Burgess Fisheries Senior Anniston, AL

Zachary Burgess

Fisheries

Senior

Anniston, AL

Rachel Kuntz Environmental Science Junior Trussville, AL

Rachel Kuntz

Environmental Science

Junior

Trussville, AL

Eric Nelson Animal Sciences - Muscle Foods Senior Madison, AL

Eric Nelson

Animal Sciences – Muscle Foods

Senior

Madison, AL

Lilly Oaks Horticulture - Nursery & Greenhouse Junior Moulton, AL

Lilly Oaks

Horticulture – Nursery & Greenhouse

Junior

Moulton, AL

Mary Jo Toohey Food Science Junior River Forest, IL

Mary Jo Toohey

Food Science

Junior

River Forest, IL

Cammie Grace Weaver Ag Communications Junior Opp, AL

Cammie Grace Weaver

Ag Communications

Junior

Opp, AL

Jaida West Animal Sciences - Pre-Vet Junior Mobile, AL

Jaida West

Animal Sciences – Pre-Vet

Junior

Mobile, AL

 

Office Hours for SPRING 2017

MONDAY
 NO OFFICE HOURS
  TUESDAY
 11 a.m. -noon — Jaida West
 12:30 -2 p.m— Zach Burgess
 2  -3:30 p.m. — Cammie Grace Weaver
  WEDNESDAY
9-10 a.m. — Lilly Oaks
10- 11 a.m. — Rachel Kuntz
11 am.- noon – Jaida West
 Noon-3 p.m. – Mary Jo Toohey
         

THURSDAY
9 -11 a.m. — Zach Burgess
11 a.m.-noon — Jaida West
12:30 -2 p.m. -Eric Nelson
2 -3:30 p.m. -Cammie Grace Weaver

 

FRIDAY
9-10 a.m. – Lilly Oaks
10-11 a.m. — Rachel Kuntz
11 a.m.-Noon — Lilly Oaks
1 – 2 p.m.-Cammie Grace Weaver

   
Megan Ross
Coordinator II, Student Services
107 Comer Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3201

Peer Mentor Applicant Requirements:

  • Must be an entering junior or senior enrolled in a major in the College of Agriculture.
  • Have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Be highly motivated, energetic, dependable and knowledgeable.
  • Be able to demonstrate outstanding leadership skills.
  • Must have participated in career development either through the College of Agriculture or University Career Center.
  • Must be able to speak about experience with academic support services.

Application Process:

Applications for the College of Agriculture Peer Mentoring Program are distributed via email during late February and are due my mid-March. The interview and selection process is completed at the end of March. Students interested in serving the college as a Peer Mentor should check their email regularly for the application and submission deadlines.