Category: Mentorship

A collection of blog posts related to advice surrounding mentorship.

Three Tips for Mentors

Did you know January is National Mentoring Month? This month, the UNMC Alumni Association hopes to help invest in mentorship relationships between UNMC alumni and students by providing tools and resources for mentors and avenues to find alumni mentors for mentees. To start, Tanner Johnson, PharmD’19 explains three tips he follows as a mentor. To […]

January 18, 2023

A UNMC Mentorship Success Story

“The most important role that I have is to listen. My role as a mentor is to understand my mentee’s passion and where they want to fit in at the end of our mentorship.” Jeff Hines, PharmD’82 One of the most valuable relationships in the professional world is that of a mentor and mentee. This […]

January 19, 2022

How Do I Find or Become a Mentor?

In last week’s blog post, you heard from Ernest Sigler, DDS’75 about the importance of a mentor. Now, you might be thinking, “How do I find or become a mentor?” Well, we have an answer for you! Our online community for UNMC students and alumni, Alumni Connections, is the perfect place for you to find […]

July 29, 2021

The Importance of a Mentor

Ernest Sigler, DDS ’75 has had the opportunity throughout his career to be mentored and to mentor others. Today he shares a few experiences he had while serving in the military–how people found him to be supportive because he took the time to listen and how others in his life took the time to mentor […]

July 23, 2021

Join our online community

Alumni and students now have a dedicated online community to connect for networking, mentoring, interprofessional groups, and discussion boards.   The community, UNMC Alumni Connections, is managed by the Alumni Relations Office and was created in partnership with industry leader, PeopleGrove. It was first made available to alumni earlier this month.  Individuals who are interested in signing […]

April 14, 2021

Two UNMC Pharmacy Alumni Share Their Mentoring Experience

We love our #unmcalumni and this video is a great example of how our alumni care about one another, both professionally and personally. Jeff Hines, PharmD ’82 and Jolyn Merry PharmD’12 are mentor and mentee and they share their story and tips for others. “We stand upon the shoulders of those who have gone before […]

July 25, 2019

How Having A Mentor Can Enhance Your Career

Today on National Dentists Day, we hear from Dr. Brett Thomsen ’92 about how having mentors has helped him in his dental practice. “I found ways to aspire to practice and in certain ways that they did and form my own ideas about how I wanted to practice…there are people you can talk to and […]

March 6, 2019