On May 11th, 2023, doctoral student Saniya Soni presented at a local conference on technology-enhanced peer mentoring. She discussed the current state of college support, identifying gaps in services and room for improvement. Findings from a pilot study of a first-year college peer mentoring program that leverages technology was presented, as well as next steps in supporting students as they transition to university life.
Researchers included Saniya Soni, Megyn Jasman, Alexandra Werntz, and Jean Rhodes. This was presented at the University Conference on Teaching and Learning (UCTLT) at the University of Massachusetts Boston, in which faculty and researchers could attend to learn innovative approaches to student education and support. The slides from Saniya’s presentation are below.