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Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support

Mentoring, Advocacy
and Peer Support
• IDEAS Coordinator
• LGBTQIA Outreach
• Title IX Advocacy
• Tutoring

Academic Resource Coaches (ARCs)

ARCs are peer mentors who live in the residential environment (residence halls or apartments) to provide direct assistance and coaching to students with academic concerns. These individuals are students trained to provide ongoing support to their peers through one-on-one contact, group tutoring, and programs related to academic skill building. In partnership with the Community Adivsors, ARCs are involved in dorm life through bulletin boards and programs.

In addition to their presence in the residence halls, ARCs are available during certain hours in the Learning Commons on the 3rd floor of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library. These office hours vary by semester, and will be posted here and in the Learning Commons at the beginning of each semester.


Fall 2016 ARCs


Marena Coonrod North Ellis
Katherine Scherry North Ellis
  North Ellis
Paige Sinclair East Ellis
Natalia Hernandez East Ellis
Kyla Robinson South Ellis
Kelsey Lane-Hatfield South Ellis
Megan Ebrecht UCC
Tyler Burkemper UCC
Raven Alade Fitzgerald
Lauren Newsome Fitzgerald
Arissa Calvert South Yeater
Kaylah Griffith South Yeater
Abigal Swinney South Yeater
Tierra Jones Hosey/Houts/Todd/S. Todd
Alina Kryshchendyuk Hosey/Houts/Todd/S. Todd
Jessica Garrett Hosey/Houts/Todd/S. Todd
Denise Elam Nickerson
Tia Henderson Nickerson
Sydney Montague Nattinger
Valicitie Nichols Nattinger
Calli Brewer Bradshaw
Noelle Brooks Bradshaw
Ashley Williams Commuter
Taylor Hughes Commuter
Diamond Martin Commuter


Applications can be found on the UCM Human Resources website.

For more information, please contact the Office of Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support at 660-543-4156 and ask to speak with the Student Outreach Graduate Assistant or Suzy Latare, MAPS Coordinator.