[Perform-talk] In need of a mentor

Dennis HR Sumlin DHolston at nyc.rr.com
Wed Aug 8 22:13:58 UTC 2012

Hello all.
Below is a request from Mississippi State University.  They are in need of a mentor in Ohio.  
To respond to this request, use the contact info below.

We are currently in particular need of a mentor for a college student pursuing a career in performance studies or French translation. We are seeking a mentor who is legally blind, currently working or recently retired from this field, and lives within an hour or so of Medina, OH (Cleveland/Akron Area). This students' group begins the third week of August 2012, so if you or anyone you know is able to work with this student, please contact Jamie O'Mally as soon as possible at 662-325-3151, or by email at nrtc2 at colled.msstate.edu. 
Here is general information about the project:
The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University is currently seeking college students and professionals who are legally blind to participate in a nationwide research project that pairs students with mentors who live close to them. The project will evaluate the impact of face-to-face mentoring relationships on employment outcomes for college graduates who are legally blind. Participants enroll for 1 year and students are provided incentives for participation. Recruitment is ongoing through December 2013. Read more about the project and how to sign up at http://tiny.cc/mentoring-project. Contact Jamie O'Mally with any questions at nrtc2 at colled.msstate.edu or 662-325-2001.
Thank you,
Jamie O’Mally, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor

The National Research and Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision (NRTC)

Mississippi State University

P.O. Box 6189

Mississippi State, MS 39762


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