LaGuardia’s peer programs can help you adjust to college life, teach you about opportunities, and motivate you to seek resources that can contribute to your success. The Peer Programs focus on four areas: mentoring, tutoring, health education, and academic support and leadership. They are an essential part of the culture of caring at LaGuardia.
Peers are like you! They are LaGuardia students who know the campus, the professors, and the classes. They can relate to your experience and help guide you toward achieving your goals. Peers are always in the know about services and resources, and can assist you in times of need.
Each of the three Peer Programs concentrates on a specific area of your Personal Wellness:
For more information, please contact the Office of Student Services at 718-482-5143.
Peer Leaders are students who re selected by one or more faculty members to assist the first year students with becoming more acclimated to LaGuardia Community College. He/She will serve as an academic mentor for assigned subject matters, assist the faculty with his/her instruction within and outside of the course review sessions and they will also assist students with the organization of peer study groups.
Renée ButlerAssistant DeanStudent DevelopmentRoom Cfirstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Eduardo ViannaAssistant Professor,Social Science DepartmentRoom C-459HH718email@example.com
Peer Mentors endeavor to help students acclimate to college life, teach students about Institutional opportunities and motivate them to seek conventional and supplemental methods towards Student Success.
The role of a Peer Mentor is to serve as a link between students and the college to assist in the transition in the college experience. The goals of the Peer Mentor program include:
Regina Varin-MignanoCounselor/Coordinator,Room M-102M(718) firstname.lastname@example.org