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Mentoring in the News / Staff Spotlight

February 4, 2016

Happy February!  Last week, most of the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) staff was traveling for the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, D.C.  As a result, we are giving you two blog posts instead of one!  #score! As you may have heard, January was National Mentoring Month (NMM). January is...

Quality Corner: Go-To Blogs and Newsletters for Mentoring Programs

January 25, 2016

Quality Corner is a monthly space for MPM to share new research, resources, and ideas for program quality and development. These posts can range from a new perspective to think about and discuss with your staff to a helpful resource or tip you can incorporate into your everyday work. For the...

Staff Spotlight: …in with the new!

January 11, 2016

Happy New Year from all of us at the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota! First, we’d like to take a moment to thank everyone for all of your the continued support throughout our 20+ years of serving Minnesota!  2015 was a year of change here at MPM and our entire...

New role for Kimberly F. Price at 3Mgives

November 18, 2015

3M announced on November 10th, 2015 that Kimberly F. Price, vice-president, 3Mgives, was appointed to the position of senior vice president, Corporate Communications and Enterprise Services, effective January 1, 2016. She replaces Ian F. Hardgrove who will retire. “Kim is a highly accomplished and respected leader with a proven...

Mentoring 365 Project: Leading and Mentoring By Example

November 12, 2015

Anthony Harris is currently a senior majoring in Biology at Carleton College. Upon transferring to Carlton as a sophomore, he decided to get involved on campus by pursuing a position as an OIIL Peer Leader. Anthony did not have a mentor to guide him while he was in boarding...

Mentoring 365 Project: A Passion for Peer Mentoring

October 15, 2015

Jeffrey Bissoy-Mattis is a junior at Carleton College, and has been OIIL Peer Leader for the past two years. Even though he initially didn’t consider taking the position, someone noticed how naturally mentoring came to Jeff and decided his outgoing personality and compassion for others was a natural fit...

Mentoring 365 Project: Championing Quality Mentoring Relationships

September 8, 2015

Gloria Lewis is the President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities and also serves on the board of the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM). She has been in her current position for the last ten years, but has been supporting community and healthy...

Mentoring 365 Project: Gaining a New Perspective

August 12, 2015

“Some of the most important factors in promoting youth development are clear boundaries and expectations, constant optimism and showing up and being consistent. I think everything else builds on those three.” Christina Saunders is the recently named Executive Director of Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES). ACES (a Mentoring...

“So…what do you do?” or My #mnfund15 Story

July 30, 2015

“So…what do you do?” It’s a question we’re asked almost daily. I know I can’t escape the question, even from my own family.  Now imagine your job description is: Development and Program Support Coordinator.  Huh?  Where do I even begin?  I usually see eyes glaze over when I start...