A Teacher’s View on Reducing Chronic Absenteeism

Mentors have powerful opportunities to inspire students. This September, as part of the fifth annual Attendance Awareness Month campaign, we will be sharing stories and resources showcasing the power of strong relationships to keep students involved in school. “I missed the bus” or, “My mom said we did not have […]

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Ahmad On Location: Sea Island, Georgia

May 2014 This past weekend, Back9Network’s Executive Producer and Host, Ahmad Rashad, was at the MENTOR’s Champions Golf Challenge in Sea Island, Georgia.  The premier celebrity-amateur golf competition was hosted by Celtics Legend, NBA Hall of Famer, and 12-time All-Star, Bill Russell. This year MENTOR partnered up with the […]

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May 8th, 2014
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Golfing and Giving Back: MENTOR’s Champions Golf Challenge

May 2014 Back9Network Guest Host Win McMurry caught up with PGA Tour Players at the MENTOR’s Champions Golf Challenge in Sea Island, Georgia to discuss the importance of mentoring and giving back. Celtics Legend, NBA Hall of Famer, and 12-time All-Star, Bill Russell hosted the 3rd annual premier […]

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May 8th, 2014
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SiriusXM Fairways of Life Live Segment at MENTOR’s Champion’s Golf Challenge

May 2014 SiriusXM Radio’s Fairways of Life host Matt Adams interviewed players at the MENTOR Champions Golf Challenge just before the event’s shotgun start. In this clip, he speaks with Khari Thompson, a Hampton University student who spoke to the audience onhealthy neurontin about how his mentor kept […]

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May 5th, 2014
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The Mentoring Effect: One School District’s Success

May 2014 Photo credit: Be a Middle School Mentor, a program of United Way of Allegheny County A mentoring relationship positively benefits the mentor and mentee as individuals. For example, The Mentoring Effect found that young people who were at-risk for not graduating but who had a mentor were 55 […]

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May 1st, 2014
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Mentoring and Middle School Success

May 2014 Started in 2009 as “Be a 6th Grade Mentor,” this program in the Pittsburgh Public School District expanded from matching 225 sixth graders with mentors to 450 middle school students with mentors in 2013 – thereby expanding the mentoring effect across middle school grade levels and […]

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May 1st, 2014
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