About Our Mentoring Experiences

Ball State offers a plethora of mentoring opportunities for students, faculty/staff, alumni, and friends. Our programs help the mentor and mentee grow as a person and introduces those involved to new ways of thinking, valuable life lessons, and more. Explore how you can be a mentor or discover a mentee program for yourself.

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Employees, Alumni, & Friends
Faculty Alumni

The R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning works with ACE’s thousands of mentors to create a large, diverse, and better-prepared workplace.

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Become a mentor for graduating students in our interactive platform that allows Ball State students and alumni to network personally and professionally with fellow Cardinals worldwide.

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This two-year program for women in the Muncie community provides opportunities for professional development through individual learning and mentor relationships.

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The College of Sciences & Humanities program is designed to provide instrumental and social support to faculty throughout the course of their careers. Both traditional mentoring and peer mentoring opportunities are available.

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Connects students with industry-leading executives and innovative entrepreneurs to help them work through the nuances of building and implementing a business plan.

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The Pathways Project is a Graduate School initiative and features three distinct programs which support students from marginalized backgrounds. Faculty and staff mentors are needed.

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Students in the SOAR Program experience immersive opportunities such as connecting with a mentor, community service, internships, study abroad, and attending professional conferences, allowing them to solidify skills and become a well-rounded professional ready for the next step in life. Alumni and friends of the University are needed as mentors for the Miller College of Business students.

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This campus-wide, one-semester program engages undergraduate student researchers in five hours per week of research or a creative endeavor with their mentor. Faculty and staff mentors are needed.

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Student

Upper-level students are trained to enhance the academic success of residents living in one of Ball State’s 13 Living-Learning Communities.

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Students lobbied to create an experience to acclimate first-year students to the Honors College and Ball State community. The result was Honors 100, which is staffed by peer mentors who are Honors College students in their second, third or fourth year at Ball State.

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Connects students with industry-leading executives and innovative entrepreneurs to help them work through the nuances of building and implementing a business plan.

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The Pathways Project is a Graduate School initiative and features three distinct programs which support students from marginalized backgrounds.

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REACH is a peer mentoring program and focuses on the experiences of students of color and first-generation college students. First-year students are paired with returning student mentors who serve as a resource and a support person.

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Students in the SOAR Program experience immersive opportunities such as connecting with a mentor, community service, internships, study abroad, and attending professional conferences, allowing them to solidify skills and become a well-rounded professional ready for the next step in life.  

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This campus-wide, one-semester program engages undergraduate student researchers in five hours per week of research or a creative endeavor with their mentor.

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