Call for Mentors: University Minority Mentor Program (UMMP)
Dr. Joseph Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dave Kratzer, Vice President for Student Affairs
I am writing to ask you for your support to serve as a mentor for the University Minority Mentor Program (UMMP) in the 2012-2013 academic year. As you may know, the University Minority Mentor Program (UMMP) provides an opportunity for each participating student to be mentored by a faculty or staff member who supports, guides and facilitates their transition to the University of Florida.
In the program, one or two students are assigned to a faculty or staff member, and we ask that the faculty or staff member make a serious effort to carry out this assignment by scheduling meetings with each student throughout the academic year.
Participants in the program agree this kind of interaction is positive and productive, and assists greatly in making this large university more personal for students, especially our underserved students.
Please think about serving as a mentor for the 2012-2013 academic year by submitting a quick application at http://www.multicultural.ufl.edu/ummp/mentorform/. Please submit your interest by Monday, July 23, 2012.
If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jarrod Cruz, Director of Multicultural & Diversity Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you in advance for your participation in making this program a success and assisting our students in their transition to college.
Dr. Joseph Glover
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Vice President for Student Affairs