PATH Mentoring

Honors student mentors will help you navigate your time at Arizona and beyond – because they were once in your shoes.

Becoming a PATH Mentee

We know that coming to college can be intimidating, but a PATH peer mentor can help ease your transition to the University of Arizona and the Honors College! 

PATH (Partnerships through Honors) is the Honors College peer mentorship program for first-year students. Participants in the program will be assigned a PATH mentor (an experienced Honors College student) who can answer questions and be a friendly guide throughout your transition. Participants can expect regular meetings with their matched mentor as well as access to unique social and professional development events. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to start building your honors network! 

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Becoming a PATH Mentor

Mentors accepted to this selective opportunity have the opportunity to build partnerships across the Honors College: with incoming students, fellow PATH Mentors, Honors staff, and alumni of the program. In each partnership formed through this program there will be the opportunity, supported by Honors College staff and events, for each partner to grow personally and professionally.

Mentors receive in-depth mentoring training and participate in ongoing leadership and professional development, earning two units of Honors internship credit over the course of a two-semester commitment.

If you are interested in building community and connections while gaining important skills for your future, PATH is the program for you. 

Want to be a Mentor? 

APPLY IN SPRING 2021

Deadline: is March 5, 2021

2019 - 2020 PATH Mentors

 

Taylor Alphabet

PATH Mentor Taylor Alphabet

Hi!  My name is Taylor Alphabet and I am a sophomore at the University of Arizona.  I am currently double majoring in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science and Philosophy with a pre-medical track in mind.  After graduating, I aim to attend medical school and pursue my lifelong dream of being a surgeon.  I am involved with A Moment of Magic, U of A running club, and Jewish Arizonans on Campus.  In addition, I love exploring different parts of Tucson, watching John Hughes movies, and spending time with friends.  I am looking forward to getting to know each of my mentees in both their academic pursuits and their personal aspirations and quirks.

Gemma Ayer

PATH Mentor Gemma Ayer

Hi everybody! My name is Gemma Ayer and I am a sophomore majoring in Physiology with a minor in Government and Public Policy. When I’m not in the Science and Engineering Library studying, you can find me at practice for the U of A equestrian team or hanging out with my friends. I’m excited to help with your transition to college and I can’t wait to meet all of you! Bear down!

Kailey Baker

PATH Mentor Kailey Baker

Hi everybody! My name is Kailey Baker and I am junior studying Accounting and Business Management with a minor in Spanish. My goal is to attend law school and study immigration and family law here at the University of Arizona after graduating. My dream is to open my own legal clinic specializing in juvenile and immigration law. I currently work as a student tutor at the SALT Center and as an elementary school tennis coach. Outside of work and school, I like to play tennis, read, hike, and hang out with my dog, Freddy! I’m most excited to meet a new group of mentees and see them find their personal fit at UA! I am excited to meet you all! 

Nitza Cabral

PATH Mentor Nitza Cabral

I’m a senior studying history, and I’m originally from Northern California and the first time I ever toured the UA was when I can for orientation!! I love history because it allows me to study everything, while honing I’m on my reading and writing skills! In my free time I love camping, going to concerts, and watching movies with friends! I’m also a camp counselor and youth outreach is incredibly important to me. The UA has a special place in my heart because ever since I was a little girl I loved Wildcat softball,I still have so much school spirit and LOVE attending sporting events whenever I can! 

Tiana Case

PATH Mentor Tiana Case

Hi! I'm Tiana! I am currently a Sophomore and majoring in Communication. I love to read, travel, cook, and watch documentaries on Netflix. In the future I hope to pursue a Masters and PhD in International Communication and work abroad. I love helping others and will continue to do so on an interpersonal level through PATH helping you navigate your way through the U of A, Honors College, and all of their amazing resources. I'm looking forward to getting to know you all and help you dive deeper into the campus community around us!

Lizzie Church

PATH Mentor Lizzie Church

Hi! My name is Elizabeth “Lizzie” Church and I am a junior majoring in Physiology and minoring in Psychology and Music. I am currently a part of the Alpha Epsilon Delta: Pre-Health Honorary, HOSA: Future Health Professionals, and the Physiology Honors Academy (PHA) along with PATH. My future goals include attending medical school and pursuing a career in emergency medicine. This is my second year being a PATH mentor and I am looking forward to meeting my new mentees!

Stephanie Clinch

PATH Mentor Stephanie Clinch

My name is Stephanie Clinch, and I am a senior from Douglas, Arizona majoring in Law and French. Outside of class, I am president of the SBS Ambassadors and a member of Phi Alpha Delta. I also work as an undergraduate research fellow on the anatomy of resistance campaigns in sub-Saharan Africa. I plan on practicing law in the future! I am involved in PATH because I would like to be able to help others find their path and make their experience at the University of Arizona excellent! I am looking forward to meeting new people with diverse goals and aspirations. In my spare time, I love to read, garden, spend time with animals, and watch movies with my friends!

Alison Conley

PATH Mentor Alison Conley

I'm Alison Conley and I am an Environmental & Water Resource Economics major with a minor in Business Administration. I am passionate about social justice and environmental sustainability! A lot of my free time is spent hiking or weightlifting. This year I founded a new club on campus called Empower: Strength & Wellness that focuses on creating a campus fitness community and encouraging students to try new ways of staying active. I'm super stoked to be a mentor because I have managed to navigate my way through UA as an out-of-state student and have an awesome time so I'm hopeful I can help others have as great of an experience as I have had. After graduation, I plan to pursue a graduate degree in Economics.

Gloria Cota Aguirre

PATH Mentor Gloria Cota Aguirre

Hello Wildcats! I am a Public Health major with a Spanish minor. In my free time, I love to paint and do tie dye. I plan on applying to medical school when I graduate and specializing in Podiatry. I’m looking forward to mentoring and teaching the importance of determination, networking and having a great time! 

Brianna Dilodilo

PATH Mentor Brianna Dilodilo

Hello! I am a sophomore studying Public Health as well as Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences. After graduation I aspire to earn a graduate degree in Public Health and then attend medical school. My ultimate goals include becoming a surgeon and devoting time to mental health advocacy! Outside of studies I enjoy volunteering, watching movies, and spending time with my service dog Penny. This year I will be a Resident Assistant in Kaibab-Huachuca and working as a Take Charge Cat. I am ecstatic to share my love for the UA Honors College with my mentees and make their first year worth while!

Emma Eddy

PATH Mentor Emma Eddy

I am a senior completing degrees in Physiology and Anthropology. After school I will be applying to medical school to specialize in fertility treatments. Currently, I work within a research lab, the Sarver Heart Center, and the outdoor recreation center. I have completed several health-related internships and recently worked abroad through the WWOOF program. Outside of school, I find myself always outdoors either, climbing, hiking, or relaxing in my hammock when the weather is nice. Since I work within the Outdoor Rec, I am always involving myself in helping run outdoor trips and other programs! I have been a PATH mentor for three years and I love working with freshman that are transitioning into college. I am excited to work with my mentees this year and help them with scholarships, research, and other social events! 

Gabrielle Encinas

PATH Mentor Gabrielle Encinas

I am a Junior at the University of Arizona. I am studying Family Studies and Human Development with a minor in Leadership Studies and Practices. I love puns and find out random facts about random things. I am a night dweller so I enjoy late nights out with my dogs, cats, and/or friends. My goal is to become a Dean of some sort. I have passion for Higher Education. I want to postiviely impact students lives. I am involved with PATH because I want to help guide students towards success. I am looking forward to working with each of ya'll and sharing new experiences and new puns! I hope to get a new view of what it means to be part of the University of Arizona by empathizing and working with y'all! 

Hi! My name is Taylor Alphabet and I am a sophomore at the University of Arizona. I am currently double majoring in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science and Philosophy with a pre-medical track in mind. After graduating, I aim to attend medical school and pursue my lifelong dream of being a surgeon. I am involved with A Moment of Magic, U of A running club, and Jewish Arizonans on Campus. In addition, I love exploring different parts of Tucson, watching John Hughes movies, and spending time with friends. I am looking forward to getting to know each of my mentees in both their academic pursuits and their personal aspirations and quirks.

Hi everybody! My name is Kailey Baker and I am junior studying Accounting and Business Management with a minor in Spanish. My goal is to attend law school and study immigration and family law here at the University of Arizona after graduating. My dream is to open my own legal clinic specializing in juvenile and immigration law. I currently work as a student tutor at the SALT Center and as an elementary school tennis coach. Outside of work and school, I like to play tennis, read, hike, and hang out with my dog, Freddy! I’m most excited to meet a new group of mentees and see them find their personal fit at UA! I am excited to meet you all! 

Hi! I'm Tiana! I am currently a Sophomore and majoring in Communication. I love to read, travel, cook, and watch documentaries on Netflix. In the future I hope to pursue a Masters and PhD in International Communication and work abroad. I love helping others and will continue to do so on an interpersonal level through PATH helping you navigate your way through the U of A, Honors College, and all of their amazing resources. I'm looking forward to getting to know you all and help you dive deeper into the campus community around us!

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