Southwest Mentors Advancing Retention, Teamwork, and Success (SMARTS)

The mission of SMARTS is to develop supportive relationships between faculty/staff and students to provide campus advocates, resource information, guidance, and problem solving methods in order to encourage students to advance toward completion of a certificate or degree and ultimately, enter a career of choice.

Partner with a Faculty/Staff Mentor to:

  • Increase access to college-level education and academic program completion
  • Increase student involvement with faculty, staff and peers
  • Receive recognition at student award programs and other media events

Student/Mentee Qualifications:

  • New and returning Southwest students
  • Commitment to partner one semester with a faculty or staff mentor
  • Commitment to attend SMARTS meetings and events

Steps to Apply

Remember to check Student Events Calendar for additional SMARTS related events.

Saluqi Success Pathway for Adult Learners (SSPAL) Liaisons, Lashelle McCarley, Office: Macon Cove Campus, Farris Building, Room 2140 Phone: 901-333-4012 and Tamera Hines, Office: Union Avenue Campus, B Building, Room 106, Phone: 901-333-5380