New LAS mentoring platform officially launches

June 11, 2020

LAS Connect logoThe College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has announced the official launch of LAS Connect, an online student/alumni mentoring platform for the college. LAS Connect platform will connect LAS current students and young alumni with volunteer mentors for professional and personal development. Students can search for a mentor, while alumni can sign up to be a mentor or receive mentoring. Here are some of the benefits of offering a student/alumni mentoring platform:

Mentee benefits:

  • Students gain enhanced professional skills and are better prepared to enter the workplace
  • Provides networking opportunities for students and young alumni
  • Provides avenue for internship/employment opportunities for students and young alumni

Mentor benefits:          

  • Provide an opportunity for sharing valuable professional experience
  • Increase campus interactions
  • Feel-good opportunity to give back to the college

College benefits:

  • Increase student recruitment and retention
  • Strengthen ties with alumni
  • Provide stronger connections between industry and the college