Fifth annual Mentoring and Advising Summit set for March 4

The fifth annual Mentoring and Advising Summit from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 4 will explore how Pitt can continue to build a strong culture of inclusion and belonging in mentoring and advising work.

During this virtual summit, participants will engage with and learn about specific tools, techniques, theories and concepts to support students as they chart goals, develop enduring networks of colleagues and mentors, and sustain their pursuit of success after graduation.  

The summit is open to any faculty member, staff member, administrator, graduate student, or researcher who advises, mentors or coaches undergraduate or graduate students. 

Topics at this year’s summit include:

  • Creating a sense of belonging and inclusion through mentoring and advising 

  • Leveraging technology to improve advising policies and practices 

  • Highlighting collaborative and holistic advising and mentoring approaches 

  • Building bridges for student success 

  • Developing strategies for student, staff and faculty well-being 

The opening keynote will be presented by Provost Ann Cudd and Laurie Schreiner, professor and chair of the Department of Higher Education at Azusa Pacific University. They will discuss a holistic view of student success.

Learn more on the Summit webpage.

Register to attend and view the full agenda and speaker bios via Accelevents.