Professor Jean Rhodes honored as one of “25 Legends of Mentoring”

Boston, October, 2015 – Jean Rhodes, Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring, was recognized as one of the “25 Legends of Mentoring” by the National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR). The MENTOR is marking its 25th year by paying homage to transformative thought leaders, athletes, researchers, politicians, and activists who have made significant contributions to the mentoring […]

Professor Jean Rhodes receives 2015 Chancellor’s Distinguished Scholarship Award.

This award is based on the scholarly work that Professor Rhodes has presented to the public during the period of her association with UMass Boston. The Award recognizes the candidate’s work, as evidenced by peer recognition of its import and impact. Comparing scholarship and creative activity in the social science is a complex task. For […]

The Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring’s Veteran’s History Project-Student Edition receives White House Recognition

The Veteran’s History Project-Student Edition, which was developed at the Center in collaboration with Iraq vet, Travis Bickford and the Library of Congress’ Veteran’s History Project, received a special recognition this month. Along with Free Spirit Media, students participating in the VHP-SE created and submitted a short film that received Honorable Mention in the White […]

Jean Rhodes and her colleagues receive Department of Justice Award to improve mentoring services for children of incarcerated parents.

University of Massachusetts Boston psychology professor Jean Rhodes, a nationally recognized expert on youth mentoring, has received a $2.5 million grant from the United States Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to develop and evaluate efforts designed to bolster the effectiveness of mentors working with children of incarcerated parents. Rhodes, the […]