Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will host an intensive, immersive, four-week summer bridge program for spring 2023 high school graduates enrolled in HCC classes for the fall semester. The Academic Success Center announces a Peer Mentor position to assist with this summer and fall 2023 program.
The Peer Mentorâ€™s primary responsibilities will include complementing college success course classroom instruction, providing support and guidance to new students, helping with program set-up and maintenance, and meeting with students directly through the completion of the fall semester. Duties will vary based on scheduled events and activities within the program.
Current HCC student enrolled at least half-time with: â€¢ At least a 3.0 GPA with demonstrated academic excellence in English and mathematics. â€¢ Availability to work six hours daily (Monday-Thursday) from 9a-3p with possible adjustments based on need. â€¢ Demonstrated professionalism, positive attitude, flexible schedule, and knowledge of HCC policies and operations. â€¢ Be available for Mentor training during the week of July 5th. â€¢ Participate in scheduled staff meetings with the program coordinator. â€¢ Provide mentorship for at least two hours per week during the fall semester (emails, phone calls, face-to-face meetings, and one group activity per month. Â
For many residents of western Kentucky and northern Tennessee, higher education begins at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC). As a true comprehensive community college, HCC provides academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; prebaccalaureate education; adult, continuing, and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning. As one of 16 public institutions of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), HCC provides real opportunity to real people – transforming the economy of the region by transforming the lives of the people who live in it. The faculty and staff of the College serve more than 3,800 credit-seeking students each year by assisting them in reaching their educational and career goals.