As Bipartisan as Apple Pie

by Sean Scott At a time when the country seems to be more divided politically than in recent memory, one would think we could at least agree on something as American as apple pie.  The metaphorical apple pie of which I speak is community service and volunteerism. ...

What Makes A Mentor

by Ashley McHaney For the past 20 months I have served as AmeriCorps VISTA and Mentor Program Coordinator at St. Joseph’s Villa, a nonprofit in Richmond, VA, that for 179 years has exemplified belief in children.  I personally screen each and every individual seeking...

Mentoring: A Team Approach

by Michael Rogers Last October, I wrote a blog post about the importance of mentor teams at the University of Richmond and the plan to further develop these programs. Then, the primary goal was to sustain our three longest-running mentor teams through critical...