Jenkins Named Mentor of the Year

Jan Jenkins was named Arkansas Tech University Bridge to Excellence (B2E) Mentor of the Year for her service in the 2014-15 program. Jenkins, director of University Honors and professor of history, served as a mentor during this year’s program. The Bridge to Excellence program helps guide Tech freshmen as they transition to college by providing motivation and support.

In all, 22 faculty and staff members were nominated for mentor of the year for their efforts in the B2E program.
Jenkins received the highest number of nominations. One of her mentees wrote,”Dr. Jenkins helped to sooth some of my nerves because I always knew that if I had an issue I could go to her office and speak with her at any time. I knew that she would not turn me away, and if she could not personally resolve the problem she would tell me who to speak with or advise me on how to handle it myself.”
Learn more about the Bridge to Excellence program at Arkansas Tech.